PRINCETON, N.J. – Concluding the three-day regatta on Mercer Lake, Harvard men's heavyweight crew earned a silver medal in the third varsity, while the first and second varsities each placed fourth in the grand final.
Rowing in adverse conditions, the varsity eight finished fourth in the grand final with a time of 6:10.717, beating Princeton and Brown. The crew was edged by California for a place on the medal stand.
The second varsity tallied an identical result, coming in fourth place after stopping the clock in 6:39.773. The Crimson battled Northeastern to the finish in a race for fourth, with the Crimson topping the Huskies by .06 seconds.
The third varsity posted the best result of the day, taking the silver medal with a time of 6:37.214. Harvard finished five seconds ahead of California to earn its fourth-consecutive silver medal in the division.
Due to weather, the varsity four races were cancelled.
The team puts a cap on the 2018 season, when it heads to New London, Connecticut for the 153rd Harvard-Yale Regatta on the Thames River. Scheduled for June 9, the race will be broadcast on Facebook Live.