Men’s Lightweight Crew Competes at EARC Sprints

Men’s Lightweight Crew Competes at EARC Sprints

THE BASICS:

- Event: EARC Sprints

- Location: Lake Quinsigamond (Worcester, Mass.)

- The Lead: Battling cold, windy, and rainy conditions at the EARC Sprints on Sunday, the MIT men's lightweight crew team placed fourth in the Petite Finals of both the Varsity 8 and 2V8. Despite the rough weather, the Engineers had their best row of the year.

HOW IT HAPPENED – V8:

- MIT finished fifth in its Varsity 8 heat, which resulted in a spot in the Petite Final. In their second outing of the day, the Engineers took two seconds off their time from their morning race to finish fourth in 6:02.003. Navy captured the top spot (5:48.886), followed by Georgetown (5:49.602), and Dartmouth (5:55.984).

V8
Cox: Katie Sessa
8: Cameron Douglas
7: Jeremy Stroming
6: Lee Mount
5: Allan Wu
4: Haofeng Xu
3: Liam Green
2: Alden James
1: Jake Liguori

HOW IT HAPPENED – 2V8:

- MIT's fifth-place finish in its 2V8 heat put Tech in the Petite Final. The Engineers saw a nine-second improvement between races as they crossed the finish line in 6:12.246 to place fourth. Penn came away with the win (5:58.146), followed by Dartmouth (6:01.721), and Georgetown (6:05.544).

2V8
Cox: Chris Jaicks
8: Jeevesh Konuru
7: Ruben Merenfeld
6: Nicolas Amato
5: Alex Derry
4: Timothy Leplae-Arthur
3: Gabriel Margolis
2: Patrick McClure
1: Sev Kozak

UP NEXT:

- MIT travels to Lake Natoma in Sacramento, Calif. for the three-day IRA National Championship beginning on Friday, June 2.

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