No. 4 Radcliffe Lightweight Crew to Contend for Knecht Cup

photo credit Zack Williamson
photo credit Zack Williamson

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 4 Radcliffe lightweight crew team will head to the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J. this weekend to compete for the Knecht Cup. The crews will race Saturday for a chance to advance to Sunday's petite and grand finals. More information about the regatta, including a full schedule and results, can be found here

SCHEDULE
Saturday
7 a.m. / 7:08 a.m. / 7:16 a.m. – Lwt 8+ Heats
9:40 a.m. / 9:48 a.m. / 9:56 a.m. – Lwt 4+ Heats
10:04 a.m. / 10:12 a.m. / 10:20 a.m. – 1V8 Heats
10:52 a.m. / 11 a.m. – 2V8 Heats
3:56 p.m. / 4:04 p.m. – 1V8 Semifinals
5 p.m. – V4 Final 

Sunday
7:32 a.m. – Lwt Four Petite Final
7:40 a.m. – Lwt Four Grad Final
10:12 a.m. – Lwt Eight Petite Final
10:20 a.m. – Lwt Eight Grand Final
11:24 a.m. – 2V8 Petite Final
11:32 a.m. – 2V8 Grand Final
12:44 p.m. – V8 Third Final
12:52 p.m. – V8 Petite Final
1 p.m. – V8 Grand Final 

KNECHT CUP
Radcliffe will look to claim the top spot at the Knecht Cup for the first time since 2015. Since that victory, the team hasn't placed above fourth in the competitive regatta. 

IN THE POLLS
(USRowing Coaches Poll)
Week               Position
Preseason      5
April 3              4
April 10            4 

UP NEXT
The Black and White will take a brief hiatus next weekend before going head-to-head with MIT and Boston University on the Charles River on April 27.