Thirty-nine (39) members of the Harvard men's heavyweight, men's lightweight and Radcliffe lightweight crew teams earned Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) All-Academic distinction, as announced by the IRA Board of Stewards Thursday.
In the 153rd racing of the Harvard-Yale Regatta, the No. 1 Bulldogs took the first varsity and second varsity eight races, while the fourth-ranked Crimson earned victory in the third varsity eight on Saturday afternoon on the Thames River.
Continuing action at the IRA National Championships, No. 4 men’s heavyweight crew qualified all three of its varsity eights for the grand finals, while the varsity four will be placed in the petite final.
Searching for a medal for the second-straight season, No. 4 Harvard men’s heavyweight crew travels to the 2018 IRA National Championships this weekend, June 1-3, on Mercer Lake in Princeton, New Jersey. The event will be streamed live on YouTube by US Rowing.
he No. 5 Harvard men’s heavyweight crew finished in third place for the Rowe Cup as a team, while the first varsity eight took silver in the grand final at the 2018 Eastern Sprints Championships on Lake Quisigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts Sunday.
The No. 4 Harvard men’s heavyweight crew closed out the dual portion of its 2018 spring season with an exciting victory over No. 6 Northeastern to capture the Smith Cup on the Charles River Saturday morning.
The fourth-ranked Harvard men’s heavyweight crew team will host No. 6 Northeastern on the Charles River Saturday morning beginning at 8:20 a.m. The regatta is the final regular season matchup for the Crimson and the winner takes home the Charlie Smith Cup.
No. 4 Harvard men’s heavyweight crew and No. 6 Brown competed in a closely contested top varsity race Saturday afternoon in Providence, but it was the Bears that took the victory to earn the Stein Cup on the Seekonk River.
The Ivy League and ESPN have agreed to a long-term relationship to showcase Ivy League events through a variety of ESPN platforms, including at least 24 events annually on ESPN’s linear networks and more than 1,100 annually on ESPN+. This will include coverage for all 42 Harvard varsity programs.
The second-ranked Harvard men’s heavyweight crew started its spring slate off in victorious fashion, winning the top three races on the Charles River against No. 10 Cornell and No. 15 George Washington.
Rowers from across the world will descend upon the Charles River this weekend, as the waterway will host the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta Saturday and Sunday. All four Harvard and Radcliffe varsity crews will be in action over the weekend.
With the chance to represent their home countries this past week, seven Harvard heavyweight rowers, two Radcliffe lightweight rowers and one Radcliffe heavyweight rowers traveled to Plovdiv, Bulgaria for the 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships.