No. 5 Harvard Lightweight Crew Set for IRA National Championships

photo credit Gil Talbot
photo credit Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 5 Harvard lightweight crew team is set to compete at IRA National Championships this coming weekend in Folsom, Calif. Racing begins on Friday, May 31 and runs through Sunday, June 2. Harvard will field three boats in the competition. 

SCHEDULE

Click here for the full regatta schedule. 

PROBABLE BOATINGS

V8 – Matty Cheng (coxswain), Jake Marlo (stroke), Hunter Wallace (7), Nick Barry (6), Drake Deuel (5), Victor Olsen (4), Andrew Wilkins (3), David Wexner (2), Aidan Crawford (bow) 

V4- - Andrew Sterne (stroke), Tate Huffman (3), Nick Kochanek (2), Chris Skokowski (bow) 

V4+ - Jack Stone (coxswain), Fraser Darling (stroke), Rob Lowe (3), Zach Altshuler (2), Henry Bellew (bow) 

IRA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Harvard has placed in the top four each of the last two seasons but has not been able to capture the national title since back to back wins in 2012 and 2013. 

IN THE POLLS

(USRowing Coaches Poll)

Week               Position

Preseason      t-6th

April 3             t-5th

April 10           4th

April 17           4th

April 24            4th

May 1              5th

May 8              5th

May 15            5th