CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On a sunny Saturday morning on the Charles River, the MIT heavyweight crew team hosted Harvard University and Princeton University. Tech entered just two Varsity 8 crews in the 2,000m race, while the Crimson and the Tigers entered an additional two Varsity 8 boats in the event.
In the first Varsity 8 race, the Engineers completed the course with a time of 6:45.4. Harvard was first in 6:09.0, narrowly outracing Princeton with its 6:10.1. In the second Varsity 8, Harvard, once again, finished just a hair ahead of Princeton with their times of 6:19.3 and 6:19.7 respectively. Another Harvard crew was third in 6:30.6 and MIT followed in fourth with its time of 7:09.9.
Next Saturday morning, April 26, the Cardinal and Gray will host the University of Massachusetts and Delaware in a race that will start at 9:25 a.m.V8+ c. Janelle Mansfield 8. Nathan Colgan 7. Alexander Nelson 6. Aaron Baumgarten 5. Trevor Day 4. Matthew Connelly 3. Daniel Dalton 2. Matthew Miklasevich 1. Ben Potash
JV8+ c. Alexander Feldstein 8. Connor McMahan 7. Erik Pearson 6. Ryan Webb 5. David Ashpole 4. Wickham Egan 3. Connor Popik 2. Matt Hunter 1. James Krasner