first_img LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With a field featuring six ranked crews, the University of Louisville rowing team faces its toughest test of the season this weekend as it heads to the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. Live Results In the Friday morning flights, the Cardinals will take on No. 10 Virginia, No. 18 Oregon State, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Dartmouth and San Diego. Earlier in the spring, the Cards faced the Cavaliers at Oak Ridge, with the varsity eight finishing five seconds behind in second place. The evening field consists of No. 12 Wisconsin, Oregon State, Clemson, Navy, Cornell and Washington State. Louisville and Clemson have raced each other at both Oak Ridge and the Sunshine State Invitational.  Print Friendly Version Louisville, who received one vote in this week’s CRCA Coaches Poll, opens its competition Friday with a pair of heat sessions in the morning and evening. The morning session begins with the third varsity eight racing at 8:46 a.m., while the same crew starts the later session at 5:08 p.m. Following Friday’s action, the crews will be ranked and placed into one of three tiered championships races on Saturday morning. Schedule Regatta Information Story Links The regatta field includes 21 schools from nine conferences, including five from the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Cardinals will return to Lake Hartwell next month for the ACC Championships on Saturday, May 18. Two week ago at Sarasota, three of the Cards’ four crews advanced to their respective grand finals, with the varsity eight placing second overall in the heat with a time of 6:31.34. On Saturday, the V8+ once again placed second with a time of 6:33.42, placing three seconds behind No. 18 Alabama. In their grand finals, both the V4+ and 2V4+ boats finished fifth, while the second varsity eight was runner-up in the petite final with a time of 6:58.31. Friday Afternoon5:08 p.m. – 3V8+ (Flight 2): Duke B, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Virginia5:34 p.m. – 2V4+ (Flight 2): Alabama, Clemson A, Oklahoma, Tennessee B, Virginia5:52 p.m. – V4+ (Flight 1): Clemson, Cornell, Navy, Oregon State, Washington State, Wisconsin6:18 p.m. – 2V8+ (Flight 1): Clemson, Cornell, Navy, Oregon State, Washington State, Wisconsin6:44 p.m. – V8+ (Flight 1): Clemson, Cornell, Navy, Oregon State, Washington State, Wisconsin Heat Sheets Live results from the regatta will be available on, followed by full recaps on Fans can follow Louisville rowing on Twitter (@UofLRowing) at, on Facebook at and on Instagram at Saturday Morning8:30 a.m. / 8:38 a.m. / 8:46 a.m. – 3V8+ Finals (C, B, A)8:56 a.m. / 9:04 a.m. / 9:12 a.m. – 2V4+ Finals (C, B, A)9:22 a.m. / 9:30 a.m. / 9:38 a.m. – V4+ Finals (C, B, A)9:48 a.m. / 9:56 a.m. / 10:04 a.m. – 2V8+ Finals (C, B, A)10:14 a.m. / 10:22 a.m. / 10:30 a.m. – V8+ Finals (C, B, A) SCHEDULEFriday Morning8:46 a.m. – 3V8+ (Flight 3): Alabama, Duke, Tennessee, Washington State9:04 a.m. – 2V4+ (Flight 2): Clemson A, Oregon State, Tennessee, UCF, Virginia9:30 a.m. – V4+ (Flight 2): Dartmouth, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Virginia9:56 a.m. – 2V8+ (Flight 2): Dartmouth, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon State, San Diego, Virginia10:22 a.m. – V8+ (Flight 2): Dartmouth, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon State, San Diego, Virginialast_img

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