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Harvard Lightweight Crew Set for Two Regattas to Open 2019

Harvard Lightweight Crew Set for Two Regattas to Open 2019

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 5 Harvard lightweight crew team will race in two regattas to open the 2019 season this weekend, April 6-7. On Saturday, the team will compete for the Matthews-Leonard Cup in Philadelphia, Pa. against No. 5 Penn and No. 2 Cornell, before turning around to try and claim the Wales-Kirane Cup on Sunday in Leonia, N.J. against No. 3 Columbia and No. 8 Georgetown. 

SCHEDULE
Saturday
9 a.m. – 4V/5V
9:20 a.m. – 3V
9:40 a.m. – 2V
10 a.m. – 1V 

Sunday
9 a.m. – 5V4+
9:20 a.m. – 4V
9:40 a.m. – 3V
10 a.m. – 2V
10:20 a.m. – 1V

PROBABLE BOATINGS
1V – Jack Stone (coxswain), David Wexner (8), Hunter Wallace (7), Nicholas Barry (6), Andrew Wilkins (5), Andrew Sterne (4), Chris Skokowski (3), Victor Olsen (2), Drake Deuel (bow)

2V – Mary Yeh (coxswain), Owen Niles (8), Isaac Walker (7), Freddie Johnson (6), Thomas Satterthwaite (5), Jon Keles (4), Spencer Kaplan (3), Sean Hayes (2), Rob Lowe (bow) 

3V – Matty Cheng (coxswain), Jake Marlo (8), Cameron McInroy (7), Conlan Olson (6), Aidan Crawford (5), Nicholas Kochanek (4), Tate Huffman (3), Eryk Dobrushkin (2), Henry Bellew (bow) 

4V – Catherine Li (coxswain), Oliver Hansen (8), Michael Genovesi (7), Zach Altshuler (6), Christopher Jarrett (5), Petter Svingen (4), Noah Burhance (3), Fraser Darling (2), Nate Dempsey (bow) 

5V – Michael Medaugh (coxswain), John Weiter (8), Westby Caspersen (7), Brady Stevens (6), Reed McMurchy (5), David Gonzalez (4), Greg Cain (3), Tomas Spiers (2), Joshua Kuppersmith (bow)

5V4+A – Michael Medaugh (coxswain), Tomas Spiers (4), Westby Caspersen (3), Brady Stevens (2), Joshua Kuppersmith (bow) 

5V4+B – Hyun Seo (coxswain), David Gonzalez (4), Greg Cain (3), John Weiter (2), Reed McMurchy (bow)

  

MATTHEWS-LEONARD CUP
Harvard owns a strong lead in the all-time series, having won 18 cups to Cornell's 10 and Penn's one, and also snapped Cornell's four year run at the title last season. 

WALES-KIRANE CUP
Harvard owns a far more convincing record individually against Dartmouth and MIT. All-time versus Dartmouth, the Crimson is 64-4, having won each of the last 10 meetings between the programs. Against MIT, Harvard owns a 92-13 record, winning every race since 1983. 

IN THE POLLS
(USRowing Coaches Poll)
Week               Position
Preseason      t-6th
April 3              t-5th 

UP NEXT
Harvard will head to Hanover, N.H. next weekend to take on Dartmouth and MIT for the Biglin Bowl.

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