Men's Lightweight Crew Outpaced in Matthews and Leonard Cups


ITHACA, N.Y.--The Penn men's lightweight rowing team finished third in Matthews and Leonard Cups Saturday, behind Cornell and Harvard.

The Quakers' Varsity 8 finished at 5:57.5 while the 2nd Varsity 8 also took a third-place finish at 6:35.0. Cornell swept the Varsity races including the 3rd Varsity duel with Harvard.

In the freshman boats, Havard was the champion in both the Freshman 8 and 2nd Freshman 8 races. In the 1st Freshman 8, it was a photo finish withCornell at 6:01.80, edging Penn's 6:01.85.

The Red and Blue will travel to New Haven, Conn. for the Dodge Cup with Yale and Columbia, April 19.