No. 3 Men’s Heavyweight Crew Travels to Cornell for Season Opener

Photo by: Zack Williamson
Photo by: Zack Williamson

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 3 Harvard men's heavyweight crew team will open its season this weekend with a trip to No. 12 Cornell. The Crimson will face the Big Red, along with No. 15 George Washington, this Saturday, April 6 on Cayuga Lake. Racing begins at 8:45 a.m. with the third varsity eight and will continue through 10 a.m.

8:45 a.m. – Third Varsity Eight
9:10 a.m. – Varsity Eight
9:35 a.m. – Second Varsity Eight
10:00 a.m. – Fourth Varsity Eight

What to Know
- The Crimson opened the season ranked No. 3 in the USRowing Coaches Poll.
- Harvard recorded a 6-2 overall record in head-to-head competition last year.
- The Crimson tabbed a third-place finish at Eastern Sprints and a fourth-place mark at the IRA National Championships a year ago.
- Harvard has posted eight consecutive victories in head-to-head competition over Cornell since 2010, including a 10-second triumph last season.

Probable Boatings
Varsity Eight: George Cozens (cox); Clark Dean (stroke), David Ambler (seven), Douwe de Graaf (six), Lars Lorch (five), Liam Corrigan (four), Patrick Adams (three), Arthur Doyle (two), Kenny Coplan (bow).

Second Varsity: Edward Bracey (cox); David Fleming (stroke), Calvin Tarczy (seven), Harrison Burke (six), Andrew Morley (five), Pieter Quinton (four), Ethan Seder (three), Samuel Meijer (two), Lucas Clarke (bow).

Third Varsity: Nicolas Yan (cox); Anthony Kenny (stroke), Carter Dickinson (seven), Samuel Monkley (six), Christian Tabash (five), James Clarke (four), Henry Jones (three), Curtis McLeod (two), John Luby (bow).

Fourth Varsity: Isabella Rhyu (cox); Matt Fischer (stroke), John Richards (seven), Thomas Macky (six), Zachary Keller (five), Joseph Johnson (four), Stephen Cox (three), Christopher Fenaroli (two), Andrew Haimovici (bow).

Leading the Way
Charley Butt enters his sixth season at the helm of the Harvard men's heavyweight crew team and 34th overall season with the Harvard rowing program, previously serving as the Friends of Harvard Lightweight Rowing Coach for Men's Lightweight Crew for 28 years. Butt owns a 33-6 overall record with the heavyweight program.

Up Next
Harvard will return home to the Charles River on Saturday, April 13 to take on Brown.