Crimson staff writer
Alexa N. Gellman
As the spring rowing season gets underway, both the Harvard men’s heavyweight and lightweight crews posted strong showings this weekend against Ivy League and local competitors.
For the fourteenth time in Harvard history, both the Crimson heavyweight and lightweight crews achieved first-place finishes in the first varsity event at the 2013 EARC Sprints. The competition took place on Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Both the Harvard men’s heavyweight and lightweight crews continued undefeated spring seasons over the weekend. The No. 2 heavyweights took two of four races against Princeton on Sunday to secure the Compton Cup while the No. 1 lightweights captured three out of four races against Navy on Saturday at home on the Charles River.
It proved to be a successful weekend for the Harvard men’s heavyweight and lightweight crews, who each toppled opponents to extend undefeated spring season records. The No. 4 heavyweights defeated No. 3 Brown on Saturday at home on the Charles River, taking three of five races on the morning. The No. 1 lightweights displayed their dominance by sweeping all four races against Dartmouth and MIT.
Harvard sophomore lightweight rower Andrew Campbell capped off a busy summer with a third-place finish at the 2012 Senior World ...