The Heavies had a solid weekend of racing in the 101st running of the Childs Cup down on the Schuylkill River this past Saturday. The 1V, 2V, 3V and 1F all came away with wins. The 1V win returned the Childs Cup to Princeton for the 17th time in 18 years and the win brought Princeton up to level with Penn for overall Childs Cup wins. Penn and Princeton are now tied at 44 wins each and Columbia has won the cup 12 times. We now have the full results, race recaps and video from each of the races linked up on the front page of our website:
It was a solid weekend of racing for the Open Women and the Heavy Men. The Open Women travelled up to Boston to meet up with league rivals Harvard and Cornell. The conditions out on the basin were ideal, making for great racing. The Tigers won the 1V, 2V, 3V races, and finished 2nd in both of the V4 events. The varsity win returned the Class of 1975 Trophy to Princeton for another year. You can find the full results HERE. You can find the GoPrincetonTigers.com race recap HERE.
Down on the Schuylkill, the Tiger Heavies met up with Penn and Columbia for the 101st running of the Childs Cup. The conditions were great down in Philly with little or no wind, flat water and a following current. The Tigers had a solid day, winning the 1V, 2V, 3V and 1F races. The 1V win returned the Childs Cup to Princeton for the 17th time in 18 years and the win brought Princeton up to level with Penn for total wins in the race. The tally now stands at 44 wins for Princeton, 44 wins for Penn and 12 wins for Columbia. The Childs Cup is the oldest trophy in intercollegiate sport with the first race for the trophy taking place in 1879. You can find the full race results HERE. You can find the GoPrincetonTigers.com race recap HERE. Because there were no home races on Carnegie this week, our video team travelled down to Philly to cover the racing live. Video from the Childs Cup can be found HERE.
The Light Men and Women were off this weekend. All four squads will be in action again on April 16. The Heavy Men will meet up with Harvard and MIT here on Lake Carnegie for the Compton Cup. The Light Men will travel to Ithaca to meet up with Cornell. The Open Women will travel to Derby to meet up with Yale and guest Ohio State for the Eisenberg Cup. The Light Women will travel to Washington DC to meet up with Georgetown. For the full schedule including race times, visit our Race Calendar.
The Princeton open women, ranked No. 1 in the latest national rankings, improved to 6-0 on the season with a first varsity victory over both Cornell and Harvard Saturday morning on the Charles River. Princeton, which will take on defending Ivy champion Yale next weekend, won three of five races in the regatta.
The Childs Cup is the oldest trophy in all of collegiate rowing, and the Princeton men's heavyweight crew can now say it has won the title as often as anybody else. The fifth-ranked Tigers matched Penn with 44 victories by sweeping their Ivy-opening regatta on the Schuylkill River.
TigerHeavies: Tiger 1V by 3.6 over Columbia. Penn 3rd
TigerHeavies: Tiger 2V by 2.5 sec over Penn. Columbia 3rd.