ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Men’s Heavyweight Crew Advances to Semifinals

Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson
Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson

The Crimson finish first in its heat to advance to semifinal action.

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – The Harvard heavyweight crew varsity eight picked up a win in its heat Friday morning, advancing to the semifinals tomorrow on Mercer Lake.

The Crimson clocked a time of 5:40.204 to edge out Northeastern (5:42.555) by a half-length. Columbia finished third with at time of 5:50.230.

Harvard will face Yale, Princeton, BU and Cornell Saturday, May 31 at 11:30 a.m.

Also registering a great showing was the freshman eight, finishing second in its heat with a strong final push. The Crimson clocked a time of 5:45.021, just under three seconds behind Washington. Harvard will fight for a grand final finish tomorrow against Penn, Brown and Columbia.  

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS