- Event: Princeton Chase
- Location: Princeton, N.J. (Lake Carnegie)
- The Lead: Racing in perfect conditions with warm temperatures and flat water at the three-mile Princeton Chase on Sunday, the MIT men's heavyweight crew team saw its first Varsity 8 capture 14th place while the second Varsity 8 ranked 39th out of 44 entries.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Varsity 8 started in the 10th slot and held its position throughout a clean solid race, finishing with a time of 13:29.190 that put it 10th among the first varsity boats and 14th overall. In addition, the Engineers improved upon last year's ranking of 22nd. The second Varsity 8, meanwhile, logged a time of 14:14.940 which also put it 10th among the "B" boats but resulted in 39th place in the overall standings.
- MIT will be competing in the Pairs Race against Harvard and Boston University slated for Saturday, Nov. 5 on the Charles River.