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    RALEIGH, N.C. – No. 9 Virginia won four of five grand finals to claim its 13th consecutive ACC Rowing championship Saturday (May 13) morning on Lake Wheeler.

    Virginia finished with 95 points followed by Syracuse (86), Duke (83), Notre Dame (62), Miami (61), Clemson (41), Louisville (27), North Carolina (24) and Boston College (24).

    The Cavaliers have won 22 of the 23 ACC championship regattas and 90 of the 100 championship races.

    “The 3V8, 2V4 and V4 really started things off with great wins,” Virginia head coach Kevin Sauer said. “The second varsity eight race was incredible. Duke’s 2V8 raced so well. We found another gear and I don’t know where it came from to bring it home. We showed a lion’s heart in the V8 race as well, but came up 0.8 seconds short against a really fast Syracuse V8.

    “This team is a mixture of incredible people and rowers/coxswains. I’m really happy and proud they earned this ACC championship.”

    UVA’s Third Varsity Eight started the grand finals by rallying past Duke and holding off runner-up Syracuse 6:49.096-6:51.932. Duke finished third at 6:53.620.

    The Third Varsity Eight pulled away from Duke and held off Syracuse to win the ACC title

    Virginia defeated runner-up Duke 7:17.988-7:21.084 in the Second Varsity Four, while Syracuse finished third at 7:27.060.

    The Second Varsity Four claims the ACC title with an outstanding race

    UVA’s Varsity Four (7:08.947) sprinted past Duke (7:15.717) and Syracuse (7:22.199) to claim the ACC title.

    The Varsity Four sprints to the ACC title

    The Cavaliers’ Second Varsity Eight rallied for a win over runner-up Duke 6:34.625-6:34.981 in the highly-competitive grand final. Syracuse placed third at 6:51.877.

    The Second Varsity Eight rallies for a win in a highly-competitive grand final

    In the premier race of the championship, Syracuse held off Virginia’s late push to defeat the Cavaliers 6:20.495-6:21.351. Duke finished third at 6:29.283.

    The NCAA Rowing Championships are set for May 26-28 on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J. The NCAA DI Rowing Selection Show is set for Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. on

    The Varsity Eight’s runner-up finish secures our 13th consecutive ACC championship

    ACC Crew of the Year – Varsity Eight, Syracuse
    ACC Coach of the Year – Luke McGee, Syracuse
    ACC Newcomer of the Year – Ellie-Kate Hutchinson, Syracuse

    All-ACC Rowing First Team
    Leia Till, Virginia
    Larkin Brown, Virginia
    Janet Conklin (Coxswain), Virginia
    ViVi Van Ingen (Coxswain), Virginia
    Annika Maxson, Syracuse
    Kami Kralikaite, Syracuse
    Megan Lee, Duke
    Natalie Hoefer, Notre Dame
    Constance Stirling, Miami

    All-ACC Rowing Second Team
    Tahne Badenhorst, Virginia
    Hannah Murphy (Coxswain), Syracuse
    Lauren Sizemore, Duke
    Maggie Newell, Notre Dame
    Alyssa Bacchus, Miami
    Anna Luttrell, Clemson
    Caitlin Bentley, Louisville
    Natalie Timinskas, North Carolina
    Rebecca Butler, Boston College

    Saturday Grand Final Results
    Third Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia, 6:49.096, 2. Syracuse, 6:51.932, 3. Duke, 6:53.620, 4. Notre Dame, 7:02.140, 5. Clemson, 7:14.092, 6. Louisville, 7:25.658

    Second Varsity Four: 1. Virginia, 7:17.988, 2. Duke, 7:21.084, 3. Syracuse, 7:27.060, 4. Notre Dame, 7:31.448, 5. Boston College, 7:49.208, 6. Clemson, 7:52.308, 7. North Carolina, 7:55.644, 8. Miami, 8:09.748

    Varsity Four: 1. Virginia, 7:08.947, 2. Duke, 7:15.717, 3. Syracuse, 7:22.199, 4. Notre Dame, 7:35.847, 5. Miami, 7:43.267, 6. North Carolina, 7:46.239

    Second Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia, 6:34.625, 2. Duke, 6:34.981, 3. Syracuse, 6:51.877, 4. Notre Dame, 6:51.877, 5. Miami, 6:54.837, 6. Clemson, 7:00.697

    Varsity Eight: 1. Syracuse, 6:20.495, 2. Virginia, 6:21.351, 3. Duke, 6:29.283, 4. Miami, 6:34.211, 5. Notre Dame, 6:35.787, 6. Clemson, 6:41.099


    Varsity Eight: Coxswain: ViVi Van Ingen, Stroke: Kate Kelly, 7: Elsa Hartman, 6: Lauren Benedict, 5: Leia Till, 4: Jenna Hajji, 3: Larkin Brown, 2: Lily Jarrett, Bow: Eva Frohnhofer

    Second Varsity Eight: Coxswain: Janet Conklin, Stroke: Sophia Coppola, 7: Catherine Williams, 6: Lauren Orr, 5: Paige Loh, 4: Cillian Mullen, 3: Sarah Bradford, 2: Riley Richardson, Bow: Sky Dahl

    Third Varsity Eight: Coxswain: Sarah Statler, Stroke: Izzie Bird, 7: Helene Dmitrijev, 6: Grace Lebo, 5: Teagan Orth, 4: Tahne Badenhorst, 3: Bianka Smeulders, 2: Brooke Alexander, Bow: Beatrice Jones

    Varsity Four: Coxswain: Nora Grabcheski, Stroke: Lauren Jochims, 3: Lauren Jochims, 2: Meagan Goldsmith, 2: Kate McGee; Bow: Addison Luce

    Second Varsity Four: Coxswain: Zoe Tekeian, Stroke: Katie Stephens, 3: Nel Straub, 2: Natalie Bailey; Bow: Izzie Begley

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