Magic of Numbers: Row Those Cos(x) Waves to the Gold

Published by Martin Kessler on July 30, 2010 at 3:11AM

Each Friday, The Crimson will compile a series of unique statistics about Harvard's sports scene from the preceding week. Welcome to the Magic of Numberswithout the problem sets. We'll do the math for you.

SHARPENING SUTER

1.27 - The earned run average of Harvard pitcher Brent M. Suter this summer in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.

5.26 - The earned run average of Suter with the Crimson during the 2010 season.

 

STRIKING GOLD

11 - Number of Harvard/Radcliffe rowers and coaches who competed at the 2010 World Rowing Under 23 Championships last weekend at Brest, Belarus.

4 - Number of gold medals won by Harvard representatives at the competition.

 

THE TRAVELING JEREMY LIN SHOW

6,455 - Number of miles Jeremy Lin traveled from the Golden State Warrior’s Oracle Arena to Taipei Arena in Taiwan to participate in Yao Ming’s charity game.

17 - Number of points Lin scored in the contest, which featured seven other active NBA players.

 

HOMETOWN HERO

1 - Number of players of Taiwanese descent in the NBA.

1 - Number of players from the Ivy League in the NBA.