2016-17 MIT Men's Lightweight Crew News

  • Intercollegiate Rowing Association Announces 2017 All-Academic Honorees
    July 06, 2017
    The Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Board of Stewards has announced the All-Academic Team for the 2016-17 academic year. A total of 336 student-athletes from 32 institutions were honored, with MIT producing 19 qualifiers, including an IRA-best 10 women’s lightweight representatives.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Wraps Up Season at IRA National Championship
    June 05, 2017
    In its final outing of the season, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team competed at the IRA National Championship this past weekend. The Engineers saw both their Varsity 4+ and Varsity 4- place fourth in their respective Petite Finals.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Competes at EARC Sprints
    May 16, 2017
    Battling cold, windy, and rainy conditions at the EARC Sprints on Sunday, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team placed fourth in the Petite Finals of both the Varsity 8 and 2V8. Despite the rough weather, the Engineers had their best row of the year.
  • Men’s Lightweight Varsity 4 Shines in Regular-Season Finale
    April 30, 2017
    In a pair of outings on the Schuylkill River, the MIT men's lightweight crew battled Temple and Delaware on Saturday morning before returning to the water later in the day against Penn. Victories by the Varsity 4 highlighted the day for the Engineers.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Races for Geiger Cup
    April 24, 2017
    Competing against Cornell, which claimed the 2014 and 2015 national championships, and reigning national champion Columbia, the MIT men’s heavyweight crew team finished third in each of its races at the Geiger Cup on Saturday.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Hosts Biglin Bowl
    April 15, 2017
    The MIT men’s lightweight crew team hosted Harvard and Dartmouth in the Biglin Bowl on Saturday morning. The Engineers captured second place in the fours race and were third in the Varsity 8 and 2V8.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Competes at the Joy Cup
    April 08, 2017
    In its return to the east coast, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team competed against Yale and Georgetown at the Joy Cup on Saturday. Both the Varsity 8 and the 2V8 finished third after completing the 2,000 meter course.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Shines at San Diego Crew Classic
    April 02, 2017
    The MIT men’s lightweight crew team kicked off the spring season with a pair of strong performances at the San Diego Crew Classic this past weekend. The Engineers won the Secretary of the Navy Cup for the second year in a row after capturing second place in the petite final of the American Specialty Health Cal Cup.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Wraps Up Fall Season at Pairs Race and Dartmouth Green Monster
    November 07, 2016
    In its final outing of the fall, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team split the weekend at the Pairs Race on Saturday and the Dartmouth Green Monster on Sunday. The Engineers’ top duo of juniors Lee Mount (New Canaan, Conn.) and Jeremy Stroming (Issaquah, Wash.) placed 13th in the Pairs Race while the Novice 8 captured 11th place at Dartmouth.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Has Solid Outing at Head of the Charles
    October 23, 2016
    In the first of two events during the fall season, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team made its 2016 debut at the Head of the Charles on Sunday afternoon. Battling strong wind, the Lightweight 8+ placed 11th while the Lightweight 4+ was 13th.