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No. 1 Men’s Lightweight Crew Vies for Haines Cup in Maryland Saturday

No. 1 Men’s Lightweight Crew Vies for Haines Cup in Maryland Saturday

Opponent
Date

Venue
Start Time

Haines Cup
April 21
Severn River, Annapolis, Md.
7:30 a.m.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nation's No. 1 lightweight men's crew team, the Harvard Crimson, will head to Maryland this Saturday to face No. 6 Delaware and No. 7 Navy for the Haines Cup. Navy will provide live audio of the racing HERE.

SCHEDULE
7:30 a.m. - 5V
8:00 a.m. - 1V
8:30 a.m. - 2V
9:00 a.m. - 3V
9:30 a.m. - 4V 

PROBABLE BOATINGS
1V: Jack Stone (Cox), David Wexner (Stroke), Andrew Wilkins (7), Victor Olsen (6), Chris Skokowski (5), Sean Hayes (4), Drake Deuel (3), Nick Barry (2), Hunter Wallace (Bow)

2V: Annina Kennedy-Yoon (Cox), Andrew Sterne (Stroke), Isaac Walker (7), Andre Dupuis (6), Rob Lowe (5), Freddie Johnson (4), Spencer Kaplan (3), Eryk Dobrushkin (2), Toby Satterthwaite (Bow)

3V: Mary Yeh (Cox), Owen Niles (Stroke), Aidan Crawford (7), Brady Stevens (6), Mike Genovesi (5), Zach Altshuler (4), Michael Yuan (3), Nick Kochanek (2), Noah Burhance (Bow)

4V: Matty Cheng (Cox), Chris Jarrett (stroke), Wes Fabyan (7) Liam Daily (6), Oliver Hansen (5),  (6), Josh Kuppersmith (4), David Gonzalez (3), Tate Huffman (2), Dillon Dunteman (Bow)

5V: Cat Li (Cox), William Weiter (Stroke), Derek Woo (7), Andrew Hebert (6), Reed McMurchy (5), Conlan Olson (4), Sam Detmer (3), Robert Powell (2), Nate Dempsey (Bow)

RISING UP THE RANKS
Following its victories over Dartmouth and MIT last week, the Crimson improved to 6-0 on the year and earned the No. 1 ranking in the US Rowing Men's Lightweight Varsity Eight poll. Harvard received five first-place votes and 89 total points, edging No. 2 Columbia by three points. Princeton, Cornell and Yale round out the top five.

Week

Position

March 21
March 28
April 4
April 11
April 18

5
4
4
2
1

 

LAST WEEK
No. 2 Harvard men's lightweight crew remained unbeaten with a victory Saturday morning on the Charles River in the Biglin Bowl regatta. Hosting No. 9 Dartmouth and No. 12 MIT, the Crimson won all three races staged to move to 6-0 this season in head-to-head competition. Harvard has won every Biglin Bowl since 2009 and 55 total in the history of the event. 

HAINES CUP HISTORY
Harvard boasts a 43-8 advantage all-time in Haines Cup races against Navy. The Crimson has won eight of the last nine, including last year's race by 5.9 seconds. The Midshipmen won the event in 2016 by 1.1 seconds.

ABOUT No. 7 NAVY
Navy garnered its first win of the spring last weekend, defeating Georgetown by 6.4 seconds in Forester Cup. Prior to the win, Navy had suffered losses to Princeton, Yale and Columbia.

ABOUT No. 6 DELAWARE
The Blue Hens, a club crew, finished second against a field of heavyweight crews last weekend at the Kerr Cup.

IVY LEAGUE NETWORK
The Ivy League Network returns for a fifth season as the home for all live streaming and on-demand video content for each of the conference's eight institutions. Broadcast in full HD and featuring a live score bug and play-by-play and color commentary, the Ivy League Network provides fans with unprecedented access to the Ancient Eight.

Multiple subscription options are available to fans, including school-specific and league-wide passes. To learn more about the Ivy League Network or to sign-up today, click here.

UP NEXT
Harvard concludes the regular season April 28 in Derby, Connecticut, racing for the Goldthwait and Vogel Cups against Yale and Princeton.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS