February 5, 2023

COURTESY OF UVA ATHLETIC
PHOTO BY LISA WORTHY

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. – Virginia rowing coach Kevin Sauer announced the Cavaliers’ 2023 schedule Monday (Jan. 23). The 12-time Atlantic Coast Conference champion will compete in six regattas beginning with the ACC/Big Ten Regatta on April 1 at Rivanna Reservoir.

“We’re excited to go head-to-head with many of the top teams in the country this spring,” Sauer said.

Virginia hosts Duke (March 4) and Syracuse (March 18) in two shows before entertaining Ohio State and Michigan in the ACC/Big Ten regatta on Saturday, April 1 at Lake Monticello.

UVA travels to Princeton for the Ivy Invite on Saturday and Sunday 15-16. April. Brown, Oregon State, Pennsylvania, Rutgers and SMU join the Cavaliers and Tigers in the seven-team field.

The Cavaliers host two-time NCAA titleholders, Texas, at Rivanna Reservoir on Monday, April 24 before hosting Navy, North Carolina and Tennessee during the UVA on Saturday, April 29.

The ACC Rowing Championships will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 12-13 in Lake Wheeler, NC. Virginia has won 21 of the 22 conference championships and won 86 of the 95 events held. The conference regatta consists of five events including Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Eight, Third Varsity Eight, Varsity Four and Second Varsity Four.

The NCAA Championships will be held Friday through Sunday, May 26 through 28 in Camden, NJ. The Cavaliers finished ninth at the 2022 NCAA Championships.

2023 Virginia Rowing Plan

Date event/location of opponent

Saturday, March 4 Duke (exh.) Lake Wheeler, NC

Sat. Mar. 18 Syracuse (Exh.) Earlysville, Virginia.

Sat, April 1 ACC/Big Ten Regatta Lake Monticello, Virginia.

Sat.-Sun., 15.-16. April Ivy Invite Princeton, NJ

Monday April 24 Texas Earlysville, Virginia

Sat 29 Apr UVA Invitation Earlysville, Virginia.

Fri.-Sat., 12.-13. May ACC Championships Lake Wheeler, NC

Fri.-Sun., 26.-28. May NCAA Championships Camden, NJ

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