No. 5 Princeton
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The seventh-ranked Harvard men's heavyweight crew will host No. 5 Princeton on the Charles River Saturday morning with the teams racing for the right to hoist the Compton Cup.
7:40 a.m. – 3V
8:10 a.m. – 2V
8:40 a.m. – 1V
9 a.m. – 4V
9:20 a.m. – 5V
5V: Katherine Wang (Cox), Bryce Anderson (Stroke), Travis Anderson (7), David Orner (6), Alexander Green (5), Christopher Fenaroli (4), Zachary Keller (3), Henry Lynch (2), Marshall Sloane (Bow)
The Crimson's second, third and fourth varsity eights took down Brown last weekend, but the Bears top varsity eight edged the Crimson by less than two seconds to win the Stein Cup.
The Tigers are unbeaten through the first three weeks of the 2018 season. Princeton swept Georgetown, Drexel and George Washington in week one and then dispatched Navy a week later. Last weekend, Princeton captured the Childs Cup by downing Columbia and Penn at Lake Carnegie.
COMPTON CUP HISTORY
The Crimson has been historically dominant in Compton Cup action, winning the event 63 times to Princeton's 16. Harvard won last year's regatta by four seconds and has won nine of the last 11 Compton Cup races.
IN THE POLLS
The Crimson is No. 7 in the most recent US Rowing Coaches Poll.
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Harvard heads to Annapolis, Maryland next weekend to race against Navy and Penn for the Smith Cup.