NCAA Rowing ACCtion: Friday, May 31

NCAA Rowing ACCtion: Friday, May 31

May 31, 2013

No. 5 Virginia Advances Three Boats to Semifinals at NCAA Championships

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The fifth-ranked Virginia rowing team advanced all three boats to the semifinals on the first day of the NCAA Championships Friday morning (May 31) on Eagle Creek Park Lake in Indianapolis, Ind.

On a rainy and windy morning, the Cavaliers' Varsity Eight and Varsity Four picked up victories in their respective heats, while the Second Varsity Eight placed second in its heat to qualify for Saturday's semifinals, which begin at 8:30 a.m. with the V8 followed by the 2V8 and the V4. Live results and live video links will be available and linked through VirginiaSports.com.

The top three teams from each semifinal will advance to Sunday's grand finals (places 1-6), while the last three will move onto the petite finals (places 7-12) on Sunday.