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No. 1 Men’s Lightweight Crew Caps Regular Season Against No. 4 Yale, No. 5 Princeton

No. 1 Men’s Lightweight Crew Caps Regular Season Against No. 4 Yale, No. 5 Princeton

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 1 Harvard men's lightweight crew team will bring the dual season to a close this Saturday, racing against No. 4 Yale and No. 5 Princeton for the Goldthwait and Vogel Cups. The top crew in the first varsity eight race earns the Goldthwait, while the overall point champion takes the Vogel. Racing will be held in Derby, Connecticut.

SCHEDULE
10 a.m. - 5V
10:20 a.m. - 4V
10:40 a.m. - 3V
11:00 a.m. - 2V
11:20 a.m. - 1V 

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), Michael Genovesi (5), Zach Altshuler (4), Michael Yuan (3), Nicholas Kochanek (2), Noah Burhance (Bow)
4V: Matty Cheng (Cox), Liam Daily, (Stroke), Dillon Dunteman (7), Chris Jarrett (6), Wesley Fabyan (5), Tate Huffman (4), Oliver Hansen (3), Joshua Kuppersmith (2), David Gonzalez (Bow)
5V: Catherine Li (Cox), John 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 April 14, the Crimson earned the No. 1 ranking in the US Rowing Men's Lightweight Varsity Eight poll and it maintained that spot this week after victories against Navy and Delaware.

Week

Position

March 21
March 28
April 4
April 11
April 18
April 25

5
4
4
2
1
1

 

LAST WEEK
Harvard improved to 8-0 in head-to-head competition this spring with triumphs over Navy and Delaware last Saturday. In the first varsity eight race, Harvard led down the stretch but needed one final surge over the final couple hundred meters to hold off a charging Navy to win the Haines Cup by 1.2 seconds. Harvard's second and fifth varsity teams also posted wins.

GOLDTHWAIT CUP HISTORY
Harvard is the defending Goldthwait Cup champion and has won the most of the three schools with 45. Princeton has won 27, most recently in 2015, and Yale has won 20, last in 2016. Harvard is also the defending Vogel Cup champion, amassing 37 points last year to Yale's 31.
ABOUT YALE
The Bulldogs are coming off a victory in the Durand Cup over Dartmouth last Saturday. Yale also has wins against Navy and in the Joy Cup against MIT and Georgetown this spring.

ABOUT PRINCETON
The Tigers are 6-1 this spring with its lone blemish a 1.1 second loss to Columbia for the Campbell Cup March 31. Since then, Princeton has defeated Dartmouth, Delaware, Cornell and Penn.

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UP NEXT
Harvard will be off until May 13 when it heads to Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester to compete in the Eastern Sprints Championships.

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS