2013-14 MIT Men's Heavyweight Crew News

June 1, 2014
Heavyweight Varsity 4 Claims Second in Petite Final at IRA Championships
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – MIT’s heavyweight crew team opened competition at the 2014 IRA Regatta on a blue-skied Friday on Mercer Lake. Tech qualified its Varsity 4 in the 112th annual Regatta, a three-day spectacle that is attended by over 1,000 collegiate athletes each year.

May 18, 2014
Engineers Compete in EARC Sprints
WORCESTER, Mass. – On a sunny Sunday morning on Lake Quinsigamond, the MIT heavyweight crew team competed in the 2014 EARC Sprints Regatta. Tech entered two Varsity 8 boats and a Varsity 4 crew in the events for the day.

May 3, 2014
Engineers Finish Second in Cochrane Cup
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its final home event of the season, the MIT men's heavyweight crew team raced just one boat against the University of Wisconsin in the Cochrane Cup on the Charles River on Saturday morning.

April 26, 2014
MIT Heavyweight Crew Wins Three against Delaware, URI and UMass
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s heavyweight crew team braved the wind and the rain to finish first in each of its races against the University of Delaware, the University of Rhode Island, and UMass on the Charles River on Saturday morning.

April 19, 2014
MIT Heavyweight Crew Hosts Harvard and Princeton
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On a sunny Saturday morning on the Charles River, the MIT heavyweight crew team hosted Harvard University and Princeton University.

April 12, 2014
Engineers Perform Well in Donahue Cup
WORCESTER, Mass. - Racing on Lake Quinsigamond for the first time this season, the MIT heavyweight crew team faced Williams College, WPI and Franklin & Marshall College in the Donahue Cup on a warm spring Saturday morning.

April 5, 2014
MIT Heavyweight Takes on Alumni Cup
OVERPECK PARK, N.J. – MIT’s heavyweight crew team competed in the Alumni Cup on a windy, yet sunny, Saturday morning. Tech entered a Varsity 8 and a second Varsity 8 in the event, facing Holy Cross College both times.

March 29, 2014
Heavyweight Crew Opens Spring Season on the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT's heavyweight crew team officially opened the spring season on Saturday morning against Bates College and Boston College. Tech entered three crews in the event: two Varsity 8 boats and a Varsity 4.

November 23, 2013
Heavyweight Crew Completes Fall Season at Foot of the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT heavyweight crew competed in its final competition of the fall season, the Foot of the Charles, on a chilly November Saturday. Tech entered one varsity 8 boat and two varsity 8 boats in the annual event.

November 2, 2013
Heavyweight Crew Competes in Dartmouth Green Monster Invitational
HANOVER, N.H. – MIT heavyweight crew entered one boat in the Dartmouth Green Monster Invitational, a novice-only rowing event that takes place every year on the Connecticut River in New Hampshire.

October 27, 2013
MIT Men's Heavyweight Crew Continue Fall Season at Princeton Chase
PRINCETON, N.J. - After officially opening the 2013-14 season at the Head of the Charles Regatta last weekend, the MIT heavyweight crew team returned to the water, this time traveling to New Jersey, to row in the Princeton Chase. Facing a number of competitors from all over the States, including those from California, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, the Engineers fielded a pair of eights that competed in the varsity competition, an event that included 60 boats.

October 20, 2013
MIT Heavyweight Crew Fares Well at Head of the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On a blue-skied, sunny Saturday in Cambridge, the MIT men's heavyweight crew opened its 2013-14 season at the 49th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Tech entered a Club Eights boat in the regatta that competed on the first day and a Championship Eights boat that raced the following day.

September 9, 2013
Hwang and Young Represent United States at 2013 World Rowing Champs
CHUNGJU, South Korea – Former MIT crew members Michael Hwang ’13 and Steve Young ’09 recently represented the United States in the World Championships that took place in South Korea on Tangeum Lake from August 25 – September 1. Hwang was part of the men’s lightweight team and Young was on the men’s heavyweight team during their time at MIT.