CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT heavyweight crew competed in its final competition of the fall season, the Foot of the Charles, on a chilly November Saturday. Tech entered one varsity 8 boat and two varsity 4 boats in the annual event.
Starting the day off bright and early in a race that included lightweight, heavyweight and novice rowers was the MIT 8 boat, coming in 11th place with its time of 14:47.8. Boston University's A boat completed the course the fastest with a time of 12:56.0. Tech finished a full minute ahead of Boston College's B boat in 15:49.7.
To end the day, the two MIT varsity 4 boats took to the water, with the B boat completing the event in 20th place out of 33 boats in 14:54.0. They were soon followed by the A boat in 24th with a time of 15:11.4. Harvard's B boat came in first place with a 13:27.4 and had their own A boat come in second in 13:32.4.
Tech will return to the water in April of 2014 for the spring season.
Varsity 4+ "A" c. Janelle Mansfield 4. Matthew Miklasevich 3. Erik Pearson 2. Matthew Connelly 1. Daniel Dalton
Varsity 4+ "B" c. Alexander Feldstein 4. Nathan Colgan 3. Steven Gerasimoff 2. Aaron Baumgarten 1. Alexander Nelson