CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia Varsity Four placed fourth overall and second among collegiate boats at the 58th Head Of the Charles Regatta Sunday (Oct. 22).
The Cavaliers’ V4 raced to a time of 18:35.590 to finish fourth behind California Rowing Club/CRC (17:17.577), Ukraine (18:00.349) and Columbia (18:29.217) in the Women’s Championship 4+. UVA finished second behind Columbia among collegiate crews.
UVA’s Varsity Eight placed ninth overall and fourth among collegiate boats in the Women’s Championship 8+. Yale (16:25.277), Stanford (16:28.069) Michigan (16:32.771) and Virginia (16:40.768) were the top four collegiate crews.
The Head of the Charles course is 5,000 meters along the Charles River, featuring seven bridges, multiple turns and passing in a head-race format. In head races, each crew starts single file about 10-15 seconds apart and the results are based on time.
The Cavaliers close out their fall season by hosting the Rivanna Romp on Sunday, Nov. 12.
Coxswain: Zoe Tekeian, Stroke: Lauren Benedict, 7-seat: Catherine Williams, 6-seat: Ava Schetlick, 5-seat: Cillian Mullen, 4-seat: Elsa Hartman, 3-seat: Jenna Hajji, 2-seat: Megan Goldsmith and Bow: Kate Kelly.
Coxswain: Nora Grabcheski, Stroke: Lauren Jochims, 3-seat: Skylar Morrison, 2-seat: Eva Frohnhofer and Bow: Sofia Coppola.