2013-14 MIT Men's Lightweight Crew News

June 1, 2014
Men’s Lightweight Crew Wraps Up Season at IRA Championships
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – On the final day of the 2014 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships, on Lake Mercer, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team wrapped up its 2013-14 season, with both its Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 crews in action.

May 18, 2014
MIT Lightweight's Second V8 takes 2nd in Petite Final at EARC Sprints
WORCESTER, Mass. – MIT’s men’s lightweight crew team traveled to Lake Quinsigamond for the 2014 EARC Sprints Regatta on a sunny Sunday morning. Tech entered three crews in the event. Overall, the Engineers earned 12 points, finishing just behind Dartmouth College with its 13 points in the Jope Cup.

May 9, 2014
Lightweight's Varsity 8 Claims First in Finals of Dad Vail Regatta
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – At the 76th annual, two-day Dad Vail Regatta, the MIT men's lightweight Varsity 8 boat finished in first place in the final of the Thomas W. Loschiavo Trophy on a rainy Saturday afternoon on the Schuylkill River.

April 26, 2014
Lightweight Crew Wins Three against Drexel and UPenn
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - For the second weekend in a row, the MIT men's lightweight crew team competed in two races. Early on Saturday morning, the Engineers faced Drexel University and, that afternoon

April 19, 2014
Tech's Lightweight Crew Competes in Two Events on Saturday
OVERPECK PARK, N.J. – On a busy, sunny Saturday, the MIT men's lightweight crew team competed in two separate events. At the Geiger Cup in New Jersey, Tech entered three boats in the 2,000m race against host Columbia University and Cornell University

April 12, 2014
MIT's Lightweight 8 Takes Second at the Biglin Bowl
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its first home event since the Foot of the Charles in November, the MIT men's lightweight crew team hosted Harvard University and Dartmouth College on a sunny, blue-skied Saturday morning at the Biglin Bowl.

April 5, 2014
Men's Lightweight Crew Takes Fourth at San Diego Crew Classic
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – MIT’s men’s lightweight crew team traveled to California for the San Diego Crew Classic, which will take place from Friday, April 5 through Saturday, April 6. Tech entered just one boat in the event, a Varsity 8, that fared well on the first day of competition.

March 29, 2014
Tech Opens Spring Season against BC and Delaware
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT's men's lightweight crew opened the spring season on Saturday morning, returning to the recently thawed Charles River to face Boston College and the University of Delaware.

November 23, 2013
Men's Lightweight Crew Completes Final Regatta of Fall Season
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT men's lightweight crew team competed in the Foot of the Charles on a cold November Saturday in Cambridge. This is the final regatta of the fall season; the Engineers will not return to the water until April of 2014 for the start of the spring season. Tech entered one varsity 8 boat and two pairs in the annual event.

November 2, 2013
MIT Enters One Boat in Dartmouth Green Monster
HANOVER, N.H. – MIT men's lightweight crew traveled to New Hampshire for the annual Dartmouth Green Monster Invitational, a novice rowing event that took place on an uncharacteristically warm November Saturday. Tech entered just one boat in the regatta and combined with members of the MIT women's lightweight crew team to make another.

October 20, 2013
Men's Lightweight Crew Competes at Head of the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On a beautiful, clear-skied Saturday in Cambridge, the MIT men's lightweight crew team opened the season at the 49th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Tech entered just one boat in the race, a Lightweight Eights boat, that was the second to last heat to race on the final day of competition.

September 9, 2013
Hwang and Young Represent United States at 2013 World Rowing Champs
CHUNGJU, South Korea – Former MIT crew members Michael Hwang ’13 and Steve Young ’09 recently represented the United States in the World Championships that took place in South Korea on Tangeum Lake from August 25 – September 1. Hwang was part of the men’s lightweight team and Young was on the men’s heavyweight team during their time at MIT.