Radcliffe Heavyweight Crew Wins Fours Races vs. Princeton, Cornell

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew varsity eight fell to Princeton and Cornell Saturday morning, as the Tigers reclaimed the Class of 1975 Cup with a time of 6:47.7.

Cornell ranked second overall in the marquee matchup of the morning with a time of 6:54.6. Radcliffe crossed just a few seats behind in 6:57.2.

On a beautiful day for racing, the varsity four and second varsity four both earned wins for Radcliffe. With a quartering headwind building to last race, the Black and White V4 posted a time of 7:47.9, downing Princeton (7:54.7) and Cornell (7:59.8) by open water.

The second varsity four also notched a win over the Tigers and Big Red, posting the exact time of the first varsity (7:47.9). Princeton clocked a time of 7:52.8, while Cornell (7:52.8) and the Princeton C squad (8:33.2) lagged behind.

Princeton took the 2V8 and 3V8 races, as Radcliffe earned second-place finishes in each event. In the second varsity, Princeton clocked a time of 6:48.7, while Radcliffe finished 17 seconds ahead of Cornell with a time of 6:57.5.  

In the first race of the day, Radcliffe 3V and 4V finished second and third, respectively. Princeton earned the win (7:06.8), finishing ahead of the Black and White 3V (7:28.8), 4V (7:44.8) and Cornell (7:54.9).

Radcliffe hits the road for the Clemson Invitational in South Carolina next weekend.


First Varsity
Coxswain: Greer Rosenbaum; Stroke: Lize Flint; 7: Lizzy Fitzhenry; 6: Kelsey Barolak; 5: Freddie Archibald; 4: Lauren Tracey; 3: Mary Carmack; 2: Deva Steketee; 1: Sofia Jonas

Second Varsity:
Coxswain: Jenny Wong; Stroke: Bella Benduski; 7: Kelly Bauer; 6: Katie Wilcox; 5: Erin Slatery; 4: Kelly Whelan; 3: Laura Bleeke; 2: Jenna Gregoire; 1: Mimi Tanski

Varsity 4A:
Coxswain: McKenna Kardish; 4: Abba Parker; 3: Emi Nietfeld; 2: Gen Mulligan; 1: Lena Afeyan

Varsity 4B:
Coxswain: Valeriya Tsitron; 4: Maeve Hoffstot; 3: Emily Gaudiani; 2: Ellie Parker; 1: Maura Church 

Third Varsity:
Coxswain: Victoria Lellis; Stroke: Rose Traubert; 7: Susannah Maybank; 6: Tori Basedow; 5: Emily Johansen; 4: Caitlin Fai; 3: Maddy Berg; 2: Danielle Feffer; 1: Corinne Bozzini

Fourth Varsity:
Coxswain: Kavya Pathak; Stroke: Cecilia Laguarda; 7: Sidney Hilker; 6: Ali Forelli; 5: Simi Tani-Olugbemi; 4: Nina Kosaric; 3: Rachel Milam; 2: Bella Gomez; 1: Molly Moore

Varsity 8:
Princeton – 6:47.7
Cornell – 6:54.6
Radcliffe - 6:57.2 

Second Varsity 8:
Princeton - 6:48.7
Radcliffe – 6:57.5
Cornell – 7:14.6 

Varsity Four:
Radcliffe – 7:47.9
Princeton – 7:54.7
Cornell – 7:59.8 

2V Four:
Radcliffe – 7:47.9
Princeton – 7:52.8
Cornell – 8:08.6
Princeton C – 8:33.2 

3V Eight:
Princeton – 7:06.8
Radcliffe 3V – 7:28.8
Radcliffe 4V – 7:44.8
Cornell – 7:54.9

Second Varsity Race:


Varsity Four Race: