DERBY, Conn. - The MIT men's lightweight crew team traveled to Derby, Conn. to take part in the Joy Cup against Yale and Georgetown on Saturday morning. The Engineers entered two Varsity 8 boats and two Varsity 4's, finishing in second place in three of the events and first in another.
In the first event of the day, the MIT Varsity 8 A boat finished with a time of 5:45.17, finishing a few seconds faster than Georgetown with a 5:52.14 and behind Yale in 5:35.99. In the next event, the B boat completed the course in 5:54.48, just four seconds slower than Yale with its time of 5:50.50.
The Varsity 4 boat raced to a 6:54.14, finishing behind Yale with a 6:42.10. The Novice 4 boat completed the event in 7:14.24, leaving a sizeable gap between them and Georgetown, who finished with a time of 7:28.37.
MIT will return to the water next Saturday, April 13 when it travels to Hanover, N.H. to race in the Biglin Bowl against Dartmouth and Harvard.
Varsity 8 B Cox Henry Skupniewicz 8 Tom Altmann 7 Mycal Tucker 6 William Martin 5 Luke Koblan 4 John Kongoletos 3 Devin Cela 2 Keanu Delgado 1 Michael Wu
Varsity 4 A Cox Ali Finkelstein 4 Peter Florin 3 Berk Ozturk 2 Richard Chew
Novice 4 Cox Anthony Mark 4 Jonathon Zuniga 3 Carlos Torres Quinones 2 Patrick Lowe 1 Robert Hunt