MIT Men's Heavyweight Crew Fares Well Against Trinity, Colgate and URI
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men's heavyweight crew team faced Trinity College, Colgate University and the University of Rhode Island on a clear-skied Sunday morning on the Charles River. The Engineers entered two 8's and a varsity 4 boat in the 2k race.
MIT's varsity 8 A boat raced first, completing the course in second with a time of 6:19.1, just a few seconds behind Trinity with a 6:12. URI was not far behind the Engineers with its time of 6:20.2, while Colgate crossed the line in fourth place with a time of 6:24.2. The second varsity 8 race, which featured the Cardinal and Gray's JV boat, came in third place with a 6:25. Trinity, once again, was first, completing the event in 6:15.1 and URI was second with a 6:16.8.
To wrap up the day, the Engineers competed in the varsity 4 race, coming in second place out of the three teams. Trinity won its third race of the day with a 7:10.3, MIT was second with 7:16 and Colgate was third with a 7:17.3.
Next weekend, MIT will host its final home regatta of the season when it faces the University of Wisconsin and Dartmouth University on the Charles on Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 a.m.Varsity 8+ Cox Charles Hsu 8 Nate Colgan 7 Alexander Nelson 6 Matthew Miklasevich 5 David Ashpole 4 Matthew Connelly 3 Erik Pearson 2 Michael Klinker 1 Ben Potash JV 8+ Cox Alex Feldstein 8 Aaron Baumgarten 7 Nick Lima 6 Christian Vilanilam 5 Andrew Yang 4 Trevor Zinser 3 Bryan Chang 2 Matthew Hunter 1 James Krasner Varsity 4+ Cox Luo Qian 4 Connor McMahan 3 Eric Klinkhammer 2 Ryan Webb 1 Anthony McHugh