No. 5 Radcliffe Lightweights Place Second at Muri Cup/Beanpot

No. 5 Radcliffe will host No. 3 Princeton next week (Zack Williamson).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  – On a beautiful day of racing on the Charles River, the No. 5 Radcliffe lightweight crew took second at the Muri Cup/Beanpot, defeating No. 8 MIT, but falling to No. 2 Boston University in the first varsity eight event.

With a head wind increasing throughout the morning, Radcliffe took the second varsity eight race to open the day. The Black and White cruised to a 15-second victory, topping BU, 7:07.5 to 7:22.8. Radcliffe's 3V8 placed third in 7:03.4, ahead of MIT 7:37.1.

In the varsity eight event, the Terriers claimed their second-straight Muri Cup/Beanpot by taking the race in 7:03.2, just ahead of Radcliffe (7:06.1). The Engineers took third with a mark of 7:16.4.

For the full, archived replay of the game on the Ivy League Digital Network, click here.

Radcliffe will host No. 3 Princeton in the Class of 1999 Cup Saturday, April 22. The races will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Digital Network.

First Varsity Eight
Coxswain: McKenzie Parks; Stroke: Alanah Anderson; 7: Josie Theile; 6: Samantha Shao: 5: Elizabeth Pate; 4: Ada Bielawski; 3: Genevieve Shaw; 2: Serena Blacklow; Bow: Erin Walk

Second Varsity Eight
Coxswain: Electra Lang; Stroke: Julia Baumel; 7: Maria Boyle; 6: Julia Henry; 5: Ruby Emberling; 4: Molly Lesser; 3: Mykayla Sandler; 2: Julia Davis; Bow: Bel Evans

Third Varsity Eight
Coxswain: Maria Stoica; Stroke: Tessa Buchan; 7: Sarah Lagan; 6: Ellie Bernstein; 5: Allison Oliva; 4: Gretchen Dougherty; 3: Margaret Irwin; 2: Gina Cusing; Bow: Fiona Fitzgerald

Radcliffe 2V – 7:07.5
BU – 7:22.8
Radcliffe 3V – 7:30.4
MIT – 7:37.1

BU – 7:03.2
Radcliffe – 7:06.1
MIT – 7:16.4