RACE DAY CENTRAL: North Carolina

Feb. 28, 2014


  • This exhibition race is the second race for the Lady Volunteers in the 2014 competition season.
  • The team traveled to Orlando, Fla. to race UCF and Michigan two weekends ago in their first exhibition race.
  • The Big Orange began with races early Saturday morning, Tennessee took four out of five during the 4:00 pieces and during Saturday afternoon, UT swept all the 15-stroke pieces, 10 out of 10.
  • During Sunday's exhibition in Orlando, Tennessee competed in eights in multiple 1500-meter pieces, Tennessee prevailed against UCF while Michigan prevailed over Tennessee and UCF.
  • The Lady Volunteers had a strong fall season with at least one first place finish at every fall race.
  • Last season, the team finished second at the Conference USA championships, falling to Oklahoma.
  • For more information about the Tennessee rowing team, follow on @LadyVol_Rowing Twitter and on Facebook.

Series History

Melton Hill Lake
Oak Ridge, Tenn.

North Carolina

All-Time: This is the first head-to-head meeting between the two teams.
2013-14: At the Head of the Hooch Regatta this fall, UT raced against the Tarheels in the Champ 8+, Novice 8+ and the Champ 4+.
Saturday, March 1
9 AM


  • This is the first exhibition race for the Tarheels of North Carolina.
  • At the Head of the Hooch, the Carolina varsity eight was seventh in the Championship 8+, with the second varsity eight finishing 21st. UNC then split up its varsity eight to make two varsity fours that raced in the Championship 4+, finishing ninth and 10th.
  • During the fall, UNC swept both Old Dominion and Navy for the first time in program history.





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