CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson rowing program and Lake Hartwell are set to host the 2018 ACC Rowing Championship for the ninth straight year on Sunday. The Tigers will compete against eight schools in five 2,000-meter sprints, with preliminary heats scheduled for the morning and finals for the afternoon. The 19th iteration of the ACC Championship will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra, with live coverage beginning at 8 a.m. for prelims and 5:30 p.m. for finals.
Three conference schools are ranked in the top 20 of the USRowing/CRCA Coaches Poll heading into the weekend, with Virginia being the highest at No. 7, followed by Notre Dame at No. 17 and Duke at No. 18. The Cavaliers have won 17 of 18 ACC titles.
Lane assignments for the finals will be determined by the finishing order from the qualifying heats, set for 8:05 a.m. Sunday. The grand finals of each event will feature the top three finishers from each heat, and will culminate with the First Varsity 8+ showdown at 7:25 p.m. An awards ceremony honoring the team champion and All-ACC individuals will follow shortly after.
Schedule of EventsPrelims
(Sunday Morning)8:05 1V8 Heat 18:15 1V8 Heat 28:30 2V8 Heat 18:40 2V8 Heat 28:55 1V4 Heat 19:05 1V4 Heat 29:20 2V4 Heat 19:30 2V4 Heat 29:45 3V8 Heat 19:55 3V8 Heat 2
(Sunday Evening)5:35 3V8 Petite5:45 3V8 Grand6:00 2V4 Petite6:10 2V4 Grand6:25 1V4 Petite6:35 1V4 Grand6:50 2V8 Petite7:00 2V8 Grand7:15 1V8 Petite7:25 1V8 Grand
8:00 Awards Ceremony
March 16, 2019
March 14, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 11, 2019