PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 15 Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew team was defeated by No. 8 Brown today, April 20 on the Seekonk River. The two teams raced against incoming tide with 13-15 mph headwind gusting to 20+. Additionally, the varsity eight race featured rain.
The Brown Bears topped the Black and White by 5.7 seconds in its varsity eight race, as Radcliffe clocked in at 7:15.10. Brown swept the last four races of the day, improving to 23-4 in its all-time series against Radcliffe.
Radcliffe picked up its sole win of the day in its B Varsity Four race, as the Black and White bested Brown's B and C varsity four with a time of 9.10.30.
Radcliffe will return to Cambridge to host Yale and Northeastern on the Charles River next weekend, April 27.
Varsity Eight: Katherine Paglione (coxswain), Teresa Rokos (stroke), Georgia Wheeler (seven), Desmon Goodwin (six), Lucy Hamilton (five), Stephanie Eble (four), Isabelle Bastian (three), Rafaela Stalph (two), Erica Holmes (bow)
Second Varsity: Holly Conlon (coxwain), Sarah Tisdall (stroke), Eliza Kallfelz (seven), Caroline Noble (six), Caroline Sharis (five), Amanda Caromicoli (four), Kayla Baker (three), Grace Eysenbach (two), Sophia Young (bow)
Varsity Four A: Sophie Haugen (coxswain), Gretchen Schoenberger (stroke), Catherine Joyce (three), Georgia Bradley (two), Mirabel Levine (bow)
Third Varsity: Haeyun Li (coxswain), Sofia-Marie Mascia (stroke), Mackenzi Curtin (seven), Mckenzy Wall (six), Meaghan Townsend (five), Ella Brown (four), Elizabeth Roe (three), Alexandra Dobbins (two), Maria Splaine (bow)
Brown – 7:09.40
Radcliffe – 7:15.10
Second Varsity Eight
Brown – 7:40.60
Radcliffe – 7:43.20
Brown – 8:46.80
Radcliffe – 9:17.90
Radcliffe B – 9:10.30
Brown B – 9:17.60
Brown C – 9:47.30
Third Varsity Eight
Brown – 8:09.10
Radcliffe – 8:32.20