The Lions' varsity eight finished behind the Terriers by four seconds as BU took the Doc Lusins Trophy.
The Lions take on the Orange and Terriers in Liverpool, New York. The races will be streamed live on Cuse.TV.
Yale used a strong start of the gates in the varsity eight to top the Penn and Columbia heavyweights to retain the Blackwell Cup on its home water Saturday morning.
The regatta will feature three races against Yale and Penn, beginning with the varsity eight at approximately 8:45 a.m. There will be a live broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.
Princeton's heavyweight varsity eight retained the Childs Cup for the eighth straight time as they knocked off Columbia and Penn Saturday morning on Lake Carnegie.
The Lions, Quakers and Tigers will now race on Lake Carnegie due to potential flooding on the Schuykill River. Saturday marks the 106th running of the race.
The Lions bounced back from an early defeat to Dartmouth and topped MIT to retain the Alumni Cup in less than ideal racing conditions.
The Lions will look to continue another streak and retain the Alumni Cup against MIT for the seventh straight time at Overpeck Park.
The Lions swept three races against the Scarlet Knights, including the varsity eight regatta, to begin the spring season.
The Lions will look to defend the Collins Cup for the 13th consecutive year Saturday on the Raritan River.
Members of Columbia rowing, past and present, gathered in the Low Library Rotunda to celebrate the lightweight rowing varsity eight and team IRA National Championship, as well as George Yancopoulos '80CC, at the annual Kings Crown Rowing Association Banquet on December 3.
The Lions came up with a clean sweep, boasting a winning crew in all four events they entered to wrap up the fall season.