Men's Lightweight Crew


2014-15 MIT Men's Lightweight Crew News

May 17, 2015
Engineers Impress at EARC Eastern Sprints
WORCESTER, Mass. – Racing on Lake Quinsigamond in the EARC Eastern Sprints, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team turned in several fine performances against Division I foes on Sunday morning. The Engineers were sixth in the varsity eight grand final, first in the second varsity eight petite final, and third in the third varsity eight petite final.

May 9, 2015
Men’s Lightweight Crew Shines at Dad Vail Regatta
PHILADLEPHIA, Pa. – In its last tune-up before heading into postseason action, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team had both of its entries compete in the finals at the Dad Vail Regatta this weekend in Philadelphia. The varsity eight was the runner-up for the Thomas W. Loschiavo Trophy while the second varsity four finished fourth while vying for the James J. Lynch Trophy.

April 25, 2015
MIT Men’s Lightweight Crew Competes in the Geiger Cup
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 5 MIT men’s lightweight crew team generated a trio of third-place finishes as it hosted No. 1 Cornell University and No. 2 Columbia University in the Geiger Cup on Saturday morning.

April 19, 2015
Lightweights Defeat Delaware and Penn
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – In a pair of outings on the Schuylkill River, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team picked up victories over the University of Delaware and the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday.

April 11, 2015
Harvard Edges MIT Men’s Lightweight Crew at Biglin Bowl
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second week in a row, the MIT men’s lightweight varsity 8+ nearly picked up a win but Harvard edged out the Engineers by one second in the Biglin Bowl on Saturday. The Engineers also finished second in the JV4+ while placing third in the second and third varsity 8+ races.

April 4, 2015
MIT Men’s Lightweight Crew Has Solid Showing at the Joy Cup
DERBY, Conn. – Racing on the Housatonic River, the MIT men’s lightweight varsity 8+ was four tenths of a second shy of defeating host Yale at the Joy Cup on Saturday morning. The Engineers also secured runner-up finishes in the second varsity 8+ and third varsity 8+ events.

November 1, 2014
Engineers Participate in Dartmouth Green Monster
HANOVER, N.H. – Battling cold temperatures and light rain on the Connecticut River, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team captured 13th place at the Dartmouth Green Monster on Saturday. Competing in an event for novice crews, all but two members of the Engineers’ boat saw their first action of the year.

October 19, 2014
Men’s Lightweight Crew Has Solid Showing at Head of the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s lightweight crew team kicked off the 2014-15 season with several strong performances at the 50th Head of the Charles on Sunday. The Engineers began the day with a 10th place finish in the Lightweight Fours before their two entries in the Lightweight Eights captured ninth and 16th place.