CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The fourth-ranked Harvard men's heavyweight crew team will host No. 6 Northeastern on the Charles River Saturday morning beginning at 8:20 a.m. The regatta is the final regular season matchup for the Crimson and the winner takes home the Charlie Smith Cup.
8:20 a.m. - 3V & 4V
8:40 a.m. - 2V
9 a.m. - 1V
PROBABLE BOATINGS (subject to change)
1V: Cole Durbin (Cox), Arthur Doyle (Stroke), David Ambler (7), Liam Corrigan (6), Lars Lorch (5), Alexander Richards (4), Conor Harrity (3), Sam Meijer (2), Sam Hardy (Bow)
Harvard notched wins against Navy and Penn last weekend to capture the Adams Cup, as well as the Clothier Trophy. The first varsity eight defeated Penn by 6.6 seconds, with the second, third and fourth varsity boats also earning victories. The wins pushed Harvard to 5-1 this spring.
The Huskies will be looking to bounce back from loss in the first varsity race to Brown last weekend. Northeastern's second, third and fourth varsity boats all secured wins over the Bears. Northeastern has wins this spring over Penn and Boston University, as well as a third-place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic.
CHARLIE SMITH CUP HISTORY
Winners of 26 Smith Cups, including 20-straight, Harvard has won 35 of 38 races in the series against Northeastern. Starting in 1989, the trophy is named for Charlie Smith, a boatman at Harvard for 10 years and at Northeastern for five.
IN THE POLLS
Harvard has moved back into the No. 4 national ranking this week, the position it began the season.
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Harvard will ready for the Eastern Sprints Championship held on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester May 13.