University of Miami Athletics

Virginia Sideleva

position

Rower

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Greenwich, Conn.

High School

Greenwich

2017-18 Throughout March 17 and March 18th, the Hurricanes competed in three sessions of rowing in Oak Ridge, Tennessee as Louisville hosted the competition. On Saturday morning the third Miami Varsity 8 finished fifth with a time of 7:02.476. On Saturday afternoon, the third Miami Varsity 8 finished third with a time of 7:22.562. In the Sunday morning sessions, the third Miami Varsity 8 finished fourth with a time of 6:53.540. On March 31st, in Sarasota, Florida, the Canes faced off against UCF and Wisconsin following a scrimmage the day before. The first Varsity 4 finished second behind Wisconsin with a time of 8:34.5. On April 7th, the Hurricanes competed in the Sunshine State Invitational. Miami’s First Varsity 4 closed out its weekend finishing fifth with a time of 7:27.05. On April 14th and 15th, the Canes competed in the Knecht Cup in Mercer, N.J. Miami’s Varsity Four finished fourth in the grand final with a time of 7:49.16, finishing behind UPenn, Boston College and Temple. The Canes qualified for the grand final after finishing second in semifinal 1 with a time of 3:39.58. The Canes, who finished only behind UPenn in semifinal 1, advanced to the semifinals, finishing second in Heat 3 of the preliminaries with a time of 7:49.18. On April 28th, the Canes traveled to Austin, Texas to compete in the Longhorn Invitational. Miami had five boats competing in several heats prior to their final race of the competition. The first Varsity Four was fourth in the B final with a time of 8:32.492. The Hurricanes finished eighth as a team at the Longhorn Invite with 93 points. Miami’s 1V8 scored 48 points, while the 2V8 added 30 and the 1V4 chipped in with 15 points. On May 13th, the Canes traveled to Clemson, S.C. to compete in the ACC Championships. The Hurricanes’ First Varsity Four also moved on to the petite final after it posted a time of 7:39.368 to finish fifth in Heat 1. The Canes top four boat then placed third in its petite final with a time of 7:38.080.

2016-17 Finished the Women’s Collegiate Champ 4+ final with a time of 18:50.074 at Head of the Indian Creek … Finished first in the Women’s Collegiate Champ 8+ race with a time of 15:58.630 at the Head of the Indian Creek … Member of the Miami ‘A’ boat that finished 20th in the Women’s Club 4+ event at the Head of the Charles with a time of 20:36.687

2015-16: Placed sixth in the Collegiate Championship 4+ at the Head of the Indian Creek with a time of 18:39.37 … Placed third in the Collegiate Championship 8+ at the Head of the Indian Creek with a time of 17:10.03 … Member of the 1V4+ that posted times of 8:08.74 and 8:16.75 at the Governor’s Cup … Placed sixth in the Women’s Third Varsity Eight Final at the Knecht Cup with a time of 7:27.88 … Had a time of 8:27.07 in the Women’s Varsity Four heats at the Knecht Cup… Placed sixth in the Women’s Third Varsity Eight Final at the Knecht Cup with a time of 7:27.88 … Had a time of 8:27.07 in the Women’s Varsity Four heats at the Knecht Cup … Member of the 2V8+ that posted a time of 7:03.66 against UCF … Member of the 2V8+ that finished second in the Second Varsity Eight Petite Final at the ACC Championship with a time of 6:49.567.