NEW YORK – The Columbia heavyweight rowing team is back in action Saturday, April 7, at the Childs Cup Regatta against Penn and Princeton on Lake Carnegie. The Lions will be in search of its third consecutive trophy after claiming the Collins and Alumni Cups in the previous two
WHAT’S ON THE LINE
The Childs Cup was first awarded in 1879 and Saturday will mark the 107th time the Lions, Tigers
Columbia jumped up two spots to the No. 15 ranking in the USRowing Coaches Poll this week. The Lions finished second out of four crews in the varsity eight, placing behind Dartmouth, but ahead of MIT to secure the Alumni Cup.
The Quakers had last weekend off after competing at the San Diego Crew Classic from Mar. 23-25. Penn, who
The No. 5 Tigers are a combined 14-0 in all races this spring, including a 5-0 mark against Navy last weekend. Princeton’s varsity eight came away with a dominant 10-second victory over the Midshipmen.
SATURDAY’S RACING SCHEDULE
8:15 a.m. – Fourth/Fifth Varsity Eight
8:30 a.m. – Third Varsity Eight
8:45 a.m. – Second Varsity Eight
9 a.m. – Varsity Eight
Coxswain: Mihir Gulati, Stroke: Will Taylor, 7: Matt Ryan, 6: Alex Hedge, 5: John Tanguay, 4: Ryan Lee, 3: Kyle Fram, 2: Joe Starc, Bow: Tom Mortimer
Second Varsity Eight
Coxswain: Caroline Hurley, Stroke: Ian Low, 7: Maxim Zwarcyz, 6: Nick Edwards, 5: Frank Baring, 4: Will Randolph, 3: Sean Aral, 2: Noah Ross, Bow: Ivan Perdomo
Third Varsity Eight
Coxswain: Claire Hall-Tipping, Stroke: John Sluis, 7: Chris Magnani, 6: Alex Kutner, 5: Andrew Sizemore, 4: Will Ryan, 3: Kirill Buskirk, 2: Niko Savas, Bow: Riley Marsh