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@CanesRowing Heads to Orlando for UCF Invite

@CanesRowing Heads to Orlando for UCF Invite

ORLANDO, Fla. — A week after traveling to South Carolina for a regatta, the University of Miami rowing team will race in their home state

The Hurricanes are back on the water this week, traveling to Orlando, Fla., for the UCF Invitational. Miami will face off against Tulsa, Old Dominion and the host, UCF.

“This is our first back-to-back travel experience this spring, but we are prepared,” Miami head coach Dave Sanderson said. “We have had a solid week of training and look forward to each race with UCF, Tulsa and ODU as we develop and progress with an eye towards ACCs.” 

The four schools will race in three sessions over two days. The Canes will race a 1V8+, 2V8+ and V4+on Lake Pickett, home to the UCF rowing program.

“Heading into the UCF Invite, we appreciate the opportunity to race locally while implementing the lessons we have learned through the spring racing season,” Sanderson said.

The Hurricanes will face the host Knights in the morning session on Saturday. The V4+ will be the first boat in the water, racing at 9:20 a.m., while the 2V8+ will compete at 10 a.m. and the 1V8+ is set to race at 10:40 a.m.

Saturday afternoon, Miami will race against Old Dominion in the 1V8+ and 2V8+ divisions, while the V4+ will face boats from all three schools. The V4+ will race first, beginning at 3:40 p.m., while the 2V8+ is set to race at 4:20 p.m. and the 1V8+ will hit the water at 5 p.m.

Sunday morning’s session has the Canes facing boats from all four schools in the 1V8+, 2V8+ and V4+ divisions. Miami’s races will start every 20 minutes beginning with the V4+ at 9:40 a.m.

Miami Lineups
1V8+: Meghan Hamilton (cox), Breanna Hayton, Hannah Nielsen, Sarah Aschebrock, Caitlin Lowe, Alison Whitty, Maggie Fragel, Catherine Tayler, Frida Carlsson
2V8+: Lydia Barber (cox), Jaimie Snelgrove, Joanna Unsworth, Devon Phelan-Patton, Hannah Meister, Courtney Keller, Nicola Eick, Erin Ryan, Alex Gunner
V4+: Sophia Doughty (cox), Caroline Escobar, Kelly O’Boyle, Joletta SIlva, Lindsay Bouchacourt

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