CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 1 Harvard men's lightweight crew suffered their first loss of the season Saturday in Derby, Connecticut, falling to No. 5 Princeton and No. 4 Yale on the Housatonic River. Princeton won the varsity eight race and the points title with 39 to earn the Goldthwait and Vogel Cups.
Yale place second in the Vogel Cup with 28 points and Harvard tallied 25.
The first varsity eight race was a tight competition over the 2,000 meters, but Princeton pulled ahead over the final 500 meters to edge Yale by 1.2 seconds at the flag. Harvard placed third in 5:48.97.
The second varsity eight saw the Crimson place runner-up trailing Princeton at the finish by just under four seconds with a time of 5:47.11. Harvard's lone victory of the day came in the fifth varsity race where the Crimson won by a lengthy margin over the Tigers with a 5:55.0.
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), Liam Daily, (Stroke), Dillon Dunteman (7), Chris Jarrett (6), Wesley Fabyan (5), Tate Huffman (4), Oliver Hansen (3), Josh Kuppersmith (2), David Gonzalez (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)
First Varsity Eight
Princeton – 5:42.7
Yale – 5:43.9
Harvard – 5:48.97
Second Varsity Eight
Princeton – 5:43.2
Harvard – 5:47.11
Yale – 5:53.54
Third Varsity Eight
Princeton – 5:43.8
Yale – 5:45.6
Harvard – 5:49.75
Fourth Varsity Eight
Princeton – 5:47.5
Yale – 5:50.04
Harvard – 5:52.52
Fifth Varsity Eight
Harvard – 5:55.0
Harvard will be off until May 13 when it heads to Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester to compete in the Eastern Sprints Championships.