Men’s Lightweight Crew Varsity 8+ Defeats BC

Men's lightweight crew
Photo by Liam Green

THE BASICS:

- Event: Boston College

- Location: Cambridge, Mass. (Charles River)

- The Lead: In its second race of the weekend, the MIT men's lightweight crew team saw its Varsity 8+ register a narrow victory over Boston College but the Second Varsity 8+ was edged out by the Eagles at the finish line on Sunday.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- The 2V8 competed first with BC winning in 6:46, exactly .08 seconds ahead of MIT. The Engineers and the Eagles fought side-by-side the entire length of the race, but BC surged ahead during the last 200 meters for the win. MIT, however, had a five-second margin over BC's 3V and a 14-second difference against BC's 1F.

- In the V8+ race, the Engineers had a strong start and built a large lead through the first 700 meters. MIT was unable to maintain its pace but held the Eagles off for a slim .4 second victory (6:36.5 – 6:36.9).

V8+
Cox: Christopher Jaicks
8: Collin Renae
7: Liam Green
6: Severyn Kozak
5: Allan Wu
4: Peter Hegel
3: Héctor Javier
2: Michael Carolan
1: Alden James

2V8+
Cox: Elley Goldberg
8: Jeevesh Konuru
7: Alexander Hom
6: Gabriel Margolis
5: Ari Grayzel
4: Jan Wojcik
3: Gannon Barnett
2: Anton Peraire-Bueno
1: Luke Stewart

UP NEXT:

- MIT travels to Mission Bay for the San Diego Crew Classic on Saturday, April 6.

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