Thirty-nine (39) members of the Harvard men's heavyweight, men's lightweight and Radcliffe lightweight crew teams earned Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) All-Academic distinction, as announced by the IRA Board of Stewards Thursday.
After trailing the pack on day one of IRA National Championships, the No. 5 Radcliffe lightweight varsity eight rebounded to finish fifth at the regatta today, June 3. Due to high winds and unsafe conditions, the varsity four and double races were cancelled.
The No. 6 Radcliffe lightweight crew was in action Sunday afternoon at the Eastern Sprints Championships on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester. The Black and White competed in four races with its third varsity posting the best finish, a third-place showing.
The No. 6 Radcliffe lightweight crew brought home the Muri Cup Saturday morning, defeating No. 7 MIT in all four races staged. No. 2 Boston University edged the Crimson in all four races to earn the Beanpot.
Despite weather forcing the racing of the two-day Knect Cup to a single day of busy racing Saturday on Mercer Lake in West Windsor Township, New Jersey, the No. 6 Radcliffe women’s lightweight crew was able to reach the grand final of three events and the final of two more against some of the best competition in the country.
The No. 6 Radcliffe lightweight crew returns to New Jersey for the second weekend in a row, this time to compete in the Knect Cup regatta on Mercer Lake. Racing will take place over Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15 with a plethora of the nation’s top crews competing in the event.
The Ivy League and ESPN have agreed to a long-term relationship to showcase Ivy League events through a variety of ESPN platforms, including at least 24 events annually on ESPN’s linear networks and more than 1,100 annually on ESPN+. This will include coverage for all 42 Harvard varsity programs.
The second-ranked Radcliffe women’s lightweight crew suffered a season-opening loss to No. 8 Georgetown Saturday on the Charles River. The Black and White also hosted Bates in a trio of varsity eight races.
The second-ranked Radcliffe women’s lightweight crew opens the 2018 season Saturday on the Charles River, hosting No. 8 Georgetown and Bates. The matchup against Georgetown will see the victor hoist the Class of 2004 Cup.
Rowers from across the world will descend upon the Charles River this weekend, as the waterway will host the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta Saturday and Sunday. All four Harvard and Radcliffe varsity crews will be in action over the weekend.
With the chance to represent their home countries this past week, seven Harvard heavyweight rowers, two Radcliffe lightweight rowers and one Radcliffe heavyweight rowers traveled to Plovdiv, Bulgaria for the 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships.