No. 4 Radcliffe Lightweight Crew Falls to No. 3 Princeton

photo credit Zack Williamson
photo credit Zack Williamson
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 4 Radcliffe lightweight crew team fell three races to one, including the varsity eight, against No. 3 Princeton on the Charles River today, April 6. The crews faced early showers with temperatures in the high-40s and winds of 5-10mph. The Tigers took victories in the doubles, four and first varsity while the Black and White was able to grind out a win in the third varsity race.

2x – Molly Sacks (stroke), Molly Lesser (bow) 

3V – Mary Kolesar (coxswain), Ana Watley (stroke), Jeanne Lauer (7), Zizi Kendall (6), Katie Dubinski (5), Mackenzie Smith (4), Clara Duffy (3), Elena Wu-Yan (2), Katherine Ho (bow)

V4+ – Claire Burch (coxswain), Maggie Bartchy (stroke), Hannah McNeill (3), Josephine Volk (2), Julia Davis (bow) 

1V – Juliet Pesner (coxswain), Olivia Farrar (stroke), Maria Boyle (7), Abigail Koerner (6), Brigid Kennedy (5), Tessa Buchan (4), Mackenzie Smith (3), Claire Albert (2), Gina Cusing (bow) 

Princeton – 6:50.9
Radcliffe – 7:01.0

Radcliffe – 7:25.3
Princeton – 7:34.4

Princeton – 7:49.7
Radcliffe – 7:59.6

Princeton – 8:28.9
Radcliffe – 8:32.8

The Black and White will compete for the Knecht Cup next Sunday, April 14, on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J.