MIT Showcases Talent at US Rowing Club National ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT rowing program saw six current student-athletes, two incoming freshmen, and one alumna compete at the 2010 US Rowing Club National Championship held July 14-18 in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Kate Hoff ’08, Richard Suarez ’11, Lucas Goodman ’11, Ben Potash ’14, and Andrew Schlaepfer ’14 earned medals while Lauren Ayers ’13, Meghan Dow ’12, Katie Everett ’12, and Clare Flanagan ’11 turned in solid performances.
MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup RankingsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful campaigns in Institute history, MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. This was the highest ranking for the Engineers in the 14-year history of the program and the first time they were the best performers in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Lucas Goodman Invited to USRowing Pre-Elite CampCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT heavyweight oarsman Lucas Goodman is one of 14 collegiate rowers to be invited to the 2010 USRowing Mens Pre-Elite Camp to be held in Oklahoma City, Okla. this summer. Sponsored by the sports national governing body, the USRowing pre-elite is focused on developing athletes for the United States Under-23 and Senior National Teams.
Tech Heavies Finish Second at Compton CupCAMBRIDGE, Mass. For the second year in a row the MIT mens varsity heavyweight crew finished second to Harvard University in the Compton Cup. Unlike last years race, which was rowed on placid Lake Carnegie in beautiful weather, this years edition took place in typical early spring conditions in Boston: cold, rainy, and windy.
2009 Heavies Win Rusty Callow AwardCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MITs 2009 varsity heavyweight crew received the Russell S. Callow Memorial Award, which is presented each year by the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges (EARC) to the crew that, in the previous racing season, best personified the virtues of spirit, courage and unity.