CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 6 Radcliffe lightweight crew will host No. 7 MIT and No. 2 Boston University Saturday on the Charles River with the Muri Cup/Beanpot on the line.
Fans can watch the live broadcast Saturday morning on the Ivy League Network with Bill Spaulding on the call.
7:10 a.m. – V4X
7:40 a.m. – V4
8:10 a.m. – 3V8
8:40 a.m. – 1V8
PROBABLE BOATINGS (Subject to Change)
4X – Marissa Saenger (stroke), Ellie Bernstein (3), Gretchen Dougherty (2), Molly Lesser (bow)
V4 – Electra Lang (cox), Abigail Koerner (stroke), Mykayla Sandler (3), Julia Davis (2), Gina Cusing (bow)
3V8 – Juliet Pesner (cox), Emily Moya (stroke), Mackenzie Smith (7), Andie Turner (6), Zizi Kendall (5), Meredith Pong (4), Liz Kaye (3), Molly Sacks (2), Jacqui Epstein (bow)
1V8 – McKenzie Parks (cox), Alanah Anderson (stroke), Olivia Farrar (7), Samantha Shao (6), Maria Boyle (5), Brigid Kennedy (4), Claire Albert (3), Julia Baumel (2), Tessa Buchan (bow)
Inclement weather forced the two-day Knecht Cup to a lengthy single day of racing last Saturday, but that did not hinder the Black and White from reaching the grand final of three events and the final of two others. Radcliffe placed sixth in the grand final of the open weight varsity eight race and fifth in the lightweight varsity eight race.
LINDA MURI CUP HISTORY
The Muri Cup/Beanpot regatta has been raced since 2009 with the Black and White capturing first on six occasions. Radcliffe won the first race in 2009 and each staging from 2011-15. Boston University has won the event the last two years.
IN THE POLLS
Radcliffe stands pat at No. 6 in the US Rowing Coaches Poll this week.
ABOUT No. 2 BU
The Terriers are coming off a victory in the lightweight varsity eight grand final at the Kencht Cup. It's novice boat also won the grand final of its respective race.
ABOUT No. 7 MIT
The Engineers placed sixth in the lightweight varsity eight grand final at the Knecht Cup, one spot behind Radcliffe.
IN THE LAUNCH
In her third season at the helm, Radcliffe lightweights head coach Sarah Baker guided the Black and White to a 9-7 dual record. Radcliffe captured the Eastern Sprints title last season and earned a bronze medal at the IRA National Championships in 2016.
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Saturday's Muri Cup is the final tune up for the Black and White before heading to Worcester next Sunday, April 29, to defend its Eastern Sprints 1V8 title.