Men’s Lightweight Crew Finishes Fourth in Petite Finals at EARC Sprints

Men’s Lightweight Crew Finishes Fourth in Petite Finals at EARC Sprints

THE BASICS:

- Event: EARC Sprints

- Location: Worcester, Mass. (Lake Quinsigamond)

- The Lead: The MIT men's lightweight crew team saw its nationally-ranked No. 13 Varsity 8 boat finish fourth in the Petite Final of the EARC Sprints on Sunday while the Second Varsity 8 had the same showing in its Petite Final race.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- No. 2 Princeton won a tight Varsity 8 heat in the morning, crossing the finish line in 5:46.019, followed by No. 6 Navy (5:47.246), No. 5 Penn (5:47.478), and No. 3 Yale (5:48.307). MIT came in fifth with a time of 6:08.317. In the Petite Final, Yale had a comfortable victory in 6:13.556. No. 12 Dartmouth was the runner-up (6:17.847) while No. 10 Georgetown (6:20.224) and MIT (6:26.059) rounded out the field.

- The Engineers' 2V8 heat was another close affair that saw Princeton record the victory in 6:00.691, followed by Yale (6:01.422), Penn (6:04.063), and MIT (6:33.889). Returning to the water for the Petite Final, Penn cruised to the victory in 6:10.885. Dartmouth had another runner-up performance with a time of 6:17.580 while Georgetown was third (6:25.263) and the Engineers were fourth (6:33.442).

V8+
Cox: Kathryn Sessa
8: Lee Mount
7: Patrick McClure
6: Cameron Douglas
5: Jeremy Stroming
4: Collin Renae
3: Connor Anderson
2: Kevin Yue
1: Allan Wu

2V8+
Cox: Christopher Jaicks
8: Alden James
7: Liam Green
6: Joseph Pierre
5: Gabriel Margolis
4: Steve Yang
3: Michael Carolan
2: Gavin Fischer
1: Severyn Kozak

UP NEXT:

- MIT awaits the announcement for selections to the IRA National Championship which will be held June 1-3 at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J.

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