Women's Crew

Quite a Splash
Women's Crew

Quite a Splash

The Radcliffe heavyweight boat practices on the Charles earlier this season.

Quite a Splash
Women's Crew

Radcliffe Rowing Earns Top Spots at Foot of the Charles

Both divisions of the Black and White placed in top-10 positions in the premier Varsity Eight event, finishing their respective fall seasons on a fairly high note.

Shells on the Rack
College

Shells on the Rack

Competitors and supporters alike gather in a parking lot, flanked by racing shells used for the Head of the Charles regatta. The annual two-day event featured participants ranging from collegiate teams to Olympic medalists.

Head of the Charles Regatta
On Campus

Head of the Charles Regatta

The men's eights was one of the many races in Saturday’s line-up at the Head of the Charles Regatta.

Head of the Charles
College Life

Head of the Charles

Spectators gathered at the Cambridge Boat Club to watch the Head of the Charles Regatta Sunday morning. This was the 46th year of the race.

Head of the Charles Regatta
College

Photos of the Weekend 10.23.16

Women's Crew

BRIEF: Radcliffe Races Strong Despite Weather Challenges at Head of the Charles

​In the 52nd iteration of the Head of the Charles Regatta, the black and white of Radcliffe Crew topped previous performances facing some of the toughest conditions in regatta history. With tens of thousands of spectators weathering the elements, the crews benefitted strongly from the home field advantage.

Daughter of "God"
Women's Crew

Abba Takes the Stage

Entering her fourth year at Harvard with the Radcliffe varsity heavyweight team, co-captain Abigail Parker has distinguished herself as an exceptional athlete and person.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Supplement Stories

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Vincent Breet once again suits up for the Crimson heavyweights.

Daughter of "God"
Supplement Stories

Daughter of "God"

Co-captain Abigail Parker is the daughter of long-time Harvard coach Harry Parker, often referred to as "God".

A Hard Day's Row
Men's Crew

A Hard Day's Row

The moon greets members of the Harvard Lightweight team as it docks its boat.

A Hard Day's Row
Men's Crew

At the Helm of the Charles

The Head of the Charles got its start because George Ernest Arlett wasn’t a gentleman.

Women's Crew

Radcliffe Rowing Opens Fall Season at Head of the Housatonic

Throughout the day, the conditions were ideal for rowing—overcast, light breezes, and calm waters. In the women’s eight event, Radcliffe fielded seven boats, both lightweights and heavyweights. In this first event, three of Radcliffe’s crews finished in top ten positions with the varsity eight securing a fourth place finish in a time of 14:09 behind Brown and two Yale boats.

Olivia Coffey '11
Women's Crew

Olivia Coffey '11

Harvard alum Olivia Coffey '11 is an alternate on the USA women's heavyweight team, competing in the quadruple sculls.

Olivia Coffey '11
Women's Crew

Olivia Coffey '11

Claiming a seat on the varsity eight boat her freshman year at Harvard, Coffey took the reigns of her athletic career and never looked back.