The No. 1 Harvard-Radcliffe lightweight crew headed to Camden, N.J. on Sunday to compete in the EAWRC Sprints event as the regatta’s defending champions. In winning the Ulbrich Trophy for the second straight year, the varsity eight set a new course record on the Cooper River.
It was divide and conquer for the No. 14 Harvard coed sailing team this weekend, as the Crimson spread out all over the New England area to compete in four regattas. The team came out on top of many familiar opponents and earned three top-five finishes on the weekend.
On Saturday morning, the Black and White faced tough opposition and lost to Ancient Eight rivals Princeton and Cornell in the Class of 1975 Cup. Then, on Sunday, Radcliffe rowed to victory against Northeastern and Boston University in the Beanpot Regatta.
Harvard started off the day on the right foot by battling to capture a tight 6-5 victory over Cornell in ten innings. But the Big Red bounced back in the rubber game, earning a 6-2 victory over the visiting Crimson.
For both the Harvard and Brown men's lacrosse teams, this Saturday’s game carries the same weight as the teams' contest did a year ago: beat a conference rival, set the tone in the Ivy League, and get in position for a postseason run.
Despite not arriving in Cambridge as one of the top high school recruits in the country, men’s swimming and diving co-captain Chris Satterthwaite showed this weekend why he is now considered one of the best swimmers in the conference.