Men's Heavyweight Rowing Races Northeastern at Home

PHILADELPHIA--The Quaker men's heavyweight rowing team hosted Northeastern on the Schuylkill River Sunday for the Burk Cup. The Huskies claimed the Burk Cup in the Varsity 8 race with a time 5:39.4. First contested in 1970, it was the40th Burk Cup race.

Northeastern also took wins in the 2nd Varsity and Freshman 8 races. The Quakers' 3rd Varsity won the Varsity 4 race with a time of 6:40.48, edging Northeastern's time of 6:40.93 while Penn's 2nd Freshman boat clocked a time of 7:14.33.

The Quakers will be back on the water for Eastern Sprints in Worcester, Mass. on May 10.


Varsity 8

Northeastern 5:39.4


2nd Varsity 8

Northeastern 5:56.1


Freshman 8

Northeastern 5:53.1


Varsity 4

Penn 3V 6:40.48

Northeastern 6:40.93

Penn 2F 7:14.33