BOSTON, MA – The Rutgers lightweight crew defeated MIT April 26 on the Charles River. Rutgers is ranked 10th and MIT is 14th in the latest USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Men’s Lightweight Eights Poll (April 23).
RU won the varsity eight race with a time of 5:59.64, defeating MIT (6:09.04). The Scarlet Knights also won the freshmen eight race with a time of 6:07.15.
The Scarlet Knights will next be in action Sunday, May 11, when Rutgers competes at the EARC Championships in Worcester, MA.
Rutgers/MIT Lightweight Crew
Saturday, April 26; Charles River
1. Rutgers 5:59.64
2. MIT 6:09.04
1. Rutgers 6:07.15
2. MIT 6:36.89