No. 10 Cornell, No. 15 GW
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The second-ranked Harvard men's heavyweight crew will be in action for the first time this spring Saturday, hosting No. 10 Cornell and No. 15 George Washington on the Charles River.
The race will be streamed live on the Ivy League Network with Bill Spaulding on the call.
7 a.m. – 5V
7:16 a.m. – 4V
7:40 a.m. – 3V
8:04 a.m. – 2V
8:28 a.m. – 1V
5V: Katherine Wang (coxswain), Bryce Anderson (stroke), Travis Anderson (7), David Orner (6), Alexander Green (5), Marshall Sloane (4), Zachary Keller (3), Randle Steinbeck (2), Andrew Haimovici (bow)
Men's and Women's Crew – Free Shuttle Service from 74 Mt. Auburn St. to the Mass Ave. Bridge from 8-11 a.m. for Harvard undergraduates. Breakfast and coffee will be provided.
In head-to-head competition, the Crimson was 6-1 last season. At Eastern Sprints on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Harvard placed second and at the IRA National Championship on Lake Natoma in California, the Crimson placed third.
Similar to the Crimson, this will be the first competition of the season for the Big Red. Last season, Cornell placed seventh at Eastern Sprints and 12th at IRAs.
SCOUTING GEORGE WASHINGTON
The Colonials raced in a tune-up scrimmage last weekend against Princeton, Georgetown and Drexel, but Saturday's regatta will represent the first regular season racing this spring. Last season, George Washington placed 11th at Eastern Sprints and 14th at IRAs.
Harvard, Cornell and GW met in Ithaca, New York April 2, 2016 with the Crimson coming away victorious. Harvard has beat Cornell head-to-head every year since 2010, including a 16-second triumph last season.
IN THE POLLS
Harvard opened the season at No. 4 in the USRowing Coaches Poll. This week, the Crimson moved up to No. 2.
IVY LEAGUE NETWORK
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Harvard remains at home for its next two regattas, hosting Brown in the Stein Cup April 7 and Princeton in the Compton Cup April 14.