The Lightweight Men's Program
The Princeton Heavyweight Men, Lightweight Men and Lightweight Women are currently in Sacramento CA preparing for the IRA National Championship. Racing will be held from Friday 5/31 to Sunday 6/2.
If you’re coming to watch the racing in person, you can find information about the event here: http://row2k.com/news/5-24-2013/IRA-Logistics-FAQs/80765/#.UZ9H76H72K9
If you are unable to attend the event in person you can find a live video stream for the racing here:
The webcast coverage will start at 7:30am PST/ 10:30 am EST on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, the webcast will go live 30 minutes before racing is set to begin which will be at 8:00 am PST or 11:00am EST. The Heavyweight Men will be the only squad in action on Friday. The Lightweight Women will start their racing with heats on Saturday with Finals on Sunday. All of the Lightweight Men's races will be held on Sunday with heats in the morning before the Grand Finals Sunday afternoon.
You can also find results and other information on our twitter feeds. We'll be updating them regularly thoughout the weekend.
You can find the Heavyweight Men’s twitter feed @Tigerheavies here: https://twitter.com/tigerheavies
You can find the Lightweight Men’s twitter feed @Tigerlights here: https://twitter.com/tigerlights
Stay tuned for race updates throughout the weekend and GO TIGERS!!!
The Princeton Heavyweight and Lightweight Men raced the Eastern Sprints this past weekend and came away with some solid results, and some work to do before the IRA Championships.
This year marked the first time that Freshman were allowed to race in crews other than the Freshman eight. With their entire squad mixed in, the Tigers were entered in the Varsity, Second Varsity, Third Varsity, and Fourth Varsity. In the first final of the day, the Heavyweight Tigers came away with a win in the Fourth Varsity. The Third Varsity narrowly missed the medals dock finishing fourth and just edged out by Navy. The Second Varsity was in a battle with Brown the whole way down the course and crossed the finish line in second place to Brown. The Tiger Varsity finished just off the podium in fourth place to Harvard, Brown and Northeastern. You can find a nice write-up on the day HERE at goprincetontigers.com
On the Lightweight side of things, Princeton came away with some strong finishes in a very tight field of crews. The Lightweight Tigers finished fourth in the third Varsity 4, sixth in the Third Varsity 8, fifth in the Freshman 8, third in the 2V 8, and fifth in the Varsity 8. A full recap of the racing can be found HERE, courtesy of goprincetontigers.com
Both Tiger squads are back hard at work and will now have two weeks to prepare for the IRA National Championship which will be held on Lake Natoma in Sacramento CA. We'll post more info regarding the IRA next week and we hope to see you there.
This weekend the Heavyweight Men and Lightweight Men will head to Worchester Massachusetts to compete in the Eastern Sprints Regatta. The crews have spent the past two weeks preparing for the competition and are tuned up and excited to race.
If you’re planning on attending the racing, the heats will start at 7:56 in the morning and conclude at 12 pm. After the lunch break, finals racing will resume at 1pm with the Heavyweight 4V8 and conclude with Varsity Lightweight Eight Grand Final at 5:30pm.
A schedule of racing can be found on our Race Calendar.
Alternatively, the schedule for the heats can be found here: http://www.row2k.com/earc/2013/051413EARCSchedule.pdf
A direct link to the schedule of the finals can be found here: http://www.row2k.com/earc/2013/051413EARCFinals.pdf
If you are unable to attend the Eastern Sprints in person, live video of the racing can be found here: http://d3cast.com/rowing/
Our twitter feeds will be active throughout the day as well.
The Lightweight Men’s twitter feed can be found here: https://twitter.com/TigerLights
The Heavyweight Men’s twitter feed can be found here: https://twitter.com/TigerHeavies
The Open Women will head down to Cherry Hill, NJ to race their Ivy Championships on the Cooper River. On the line are both the Ivy League Title and a berth in the NCAA Championship Regatta to be held in Indianapolis, IN from May 31st to June 2nd. A nice write up on the weekend can be found HERE courtesy of www.goprincetontigers.com
The racing will kick off at 8:30 am with heats of the B 4’s. Heats will conclude at 9:40 with the second of the Varsity 8 heats. After a break in racing, the finals will start with the C4+ at 3:05 and conclude with the Varsity 8 Grand Final at 5pm.
A full schedule of racing can be found on our Race Calendar. A direct link can also be found here: http://www.ivyleaguesports.com/championships/wcrew/2012-13/schedule
The Open Women’s twitter feed will be active throughout the day and can be found here: https://twitter.com/Tigerwcrew
We’ll have Recaps of the entire racing up early next week.
Good luck to all the crews racing this weekend and GO TIGERS!
The Heavyweight Men, Open Women, and Lightweight Men will wrap up their regular seasons this weekend.
The Heavyweight men will kick off the weekend’s racing against Brown for the Content Cup. The racing will start at 9:00 am with the 4th Varsity Eight and conclude at 10:00 am when the Varsity races for the Content Cup.
The Open Women will take the course next as the face off against Michigan. The B and C 4+ will race first at 10:20 am and conclude at 11:40 am with the Varsity Eight.
Finishing off the day, the Lightweight Men will race Delaware and Columbia. Their racing will start with the 3V/4V/2F 4+ races at 12:00 pm and conclude with the Varsity race at 1:00 pm.
These races will make the final time the Tigers will race before their League Championships on May 19th.
A full schedule of events can be found on our Race Calendar.
If you’re coming into town for the races, we hope to see you at the finish line. If you are unable to attend the racing we will have streaming audio and video available to you.
You can tune into the live video stream of the racing HERE.
Our live audio stream can be found HERE.
Alternatively, if you are unable to be at your computer, you can dial into our conference line at 213-493-0216 to listen in by phone.
Also in action this weekend, the Lightweight Women will race their league championship this Sunday on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, NJ. Their races will take place at 12:00 pm in the Varsity 4+ and 12:45 pm for the Varsity.
We’ll post recaps of the entire racing later this weekend so stay tuned.
The Heavyweight men raced for the Carnegie Cup at Yale’s course in Derby, CT this weekend and raced well winning 3 of their 4 races including the Varsity race. The Tigers were able to bring the Carnegie Cup back to Princeton and for the 37th time. You can find a recap of the racing HERE courtesy of goprincetontigers.com. Results of the racing can be found HERE courtesy of row2k.com.
In the Open Women’s Racing, the Tigers were able to retain the Class of 1984 Plaque. Unlike other Cup races of the season, the Class of 1984 Plaque is awarded based on points earned in the Varsity, 2V, and Varsity 4+. The Tigers earned victories in all those races as well as in the B4+ and the 3V/4V races. You can find a recap of the racing on goprincetontigers.com HERE. A photo gallery of racing can be found HERE and results of the racing can be found HERE. Both the photo gallery and results come courtesy of row2k.com.
The lightweight men faced a tough battle in the Goldthwait and Vogel Cup racing. The Tigers raced well but were unable to overcome the crews from Harvard and Yale. The Tigers have one more regular season race next weekend where they face off against the crews from Columbia and Delaware on the Carnegie next weekend. A photo gallery of the racing can be found HERE on row2k.com. Results of the weekend’s racing can be found HERE on row2k.com. A writeup of the weekend’s racing can be found HERE courtesy of goprincetontigers.com.
The Lightweight Women closed out their season racing for the Class of 2006 Cup against Georgetown down in DC. The Tigers were able to retain the Class of 2006 Cup and remain undefeated in the series against Georgetown. Results of the racing can be found HERE on row2k.com and a writeup can be found HERE on goprincetontigers.com.
All Tiger Squads will be in action next weekend with the Lightweight Men, Open Women and Heavyweight Men in action on the Carnegie and the Lightweight Women racing in Camden for their Championship. Schedules of Racing can be found on our Race Calendar.
We’ll have previews of next weekend’s racing posted later in the week so stay tuned! Thanks for all your support and see you next weekend.
The Tigers are back in action this week with two squads racing on the Carnegie.
The Lightweight men will race for the Goldthwait and Vogel Cups as they play host to both Harvard and Yale. That race is popularly named The HYP. The Open women will compete for the Class of 1984 Plaque as they host the University of Pennsylvania and Dartmouth. The University of Tennessee will also join in on the fun. The racing will kick off Saturday morning at 9:00 am with the Lightweight Men’s 2F 4+ and conclude with the Open Women’s 3V/4V eight at 12:00 pm. The Lightweight Men’s Varsity will race at 10:00 am and the Open Women’s Varsity will race at 11:40 am.
Away for the weekend are the Heavyweight Men and Lightweight Women. The Heavyweight Men will race for the Carnegie Cup in Derby, CT against Yale and Cornell. The Lightweight Women will race for the Class of 2006 Cup against Georgetown in Georgetown. Races for the Heavyweight Men will start at 8:30 am with the First Varsity leading the way. Races will conclude at 9:30 am with the 4th Varsity.
The Schedule of the entire racing can be found on the RACE CALENDAR of our website.
If you are planning on traveling to Princeton for the racing we hope to see you at the Finish Line. However, if you are unable to make it for the races, you can tune into our broadcast of the races through our website.
A link to the live video can be found HERE. A link to the live audio can be found HERE. If you’re unable to tune in to our broadcast, you can also dial into our dedicated conference line at 213-493-0216.
The broadcasts of the racing could not be possible without the generosity of the PURA. For more information on how to support the PURA please check our support page HERE.
As always, GO TIGERS!!!
This past weekend saw our Tiger squads away in action across the Ivy League.
The Heavyweight Men’s squad traveled to Columbia to race for the historic Child’s Cup against Penn and Columbia. The Heavyweight Men were able to win all their races and retain the Child’s cup. It was very competitive racing across the board with tight margins in the 1V race. For a full recap of the race, we would encourage you to see the nice write-up published on goprincetontigers.com. A summary of results and a photo gallery can be found courtesy of Row2k.com.
The Lightweight men were in action against Cornell up in Ithaca where they fell to Cornell in the Platt and Harriet Cups. After some hard fought races, the Tigers will return to Princeton and will work to improve their base rhythm in an attempt to improve their speed heading into the Wood-Hammond Cup next week against Penn and Georgetown. A recap of the races can be found HERE on goprincetontigers.com. Results are posted HERE on Row2k.com.
The Open Women also traveled to Ithaca to race Cornell and Harvard in the Class of 1975 Cup. The Lady Tigers fell to Harvard in the Varsity Eight and the Varsity 4 in some exciting and well fought races, but were able to win the day in the Second Varsity, Second 4, 3V Eight and 4V Eight. The most exciting race of the weekend proved to be the 4V eight where all 3 crews were level going into the last 500m of the race. The Tigers were able to pull away from the field in the last 500m to secure victory. For a recap of the days racing you can tune in HERE at goprincetontigers.com. Results of all the races are posted HERE on row2k.com.
Next weekend the Heavyweight Men will be at home racing for the Compton Cup against Harvard and MIT. The Lightweight men will travel to Philadelphia to race Penn and Georgetown in the Wood-Hammond Cup, the Open Women will travel to Derby, CT to face Yale in the Eisenberg Cup, and the Lightweight Women will travel to Boston to face Harvard in the Class of 1999 Cup. It should be an action packed weekend. A full schedule of races will be posted later this week on our Race Calendar.
If you’re traveling to the races next weekend, we look forward to seeing you there. If you're unable to attend, we'll be live streaming both Video and audio commentary of the Compton Cup.
Greeting Tiger rowing fans, this weekend features a full slate of away races.
For the second weekend in a row, a Tiger squad will travel to Overpeck Creek. This time the Heavyweight squad will be there racing to defend the Childs cup against Columbia and University of Pennsylvania. Racing will begin at 9:00 am and conclude with the Varsity at 10:20 am. A full schedule of the racing can be found on our Race Schedule. If you’re planning on attending the races, you can find directions HERE at our venue page.
The Lightweight Men will travel to Ithaca this weekend to race Cornell for the Platt Cup and the Harriet Trophy. They will attempt to regain the Platt Cup in the Varsity race and will try to retain the Harriet Trophy in the Freshmen race. You can find the schedule of races HERE.
The Open Women are also traveling to Ithaca to attempt to retain the Class of 1975 Cup against both Cornell and Harvard. You can find the schedule of racing HERE on our Race Schedule page. Directions to the race course can be found HERE on our parent information page.
Up in Ithaca, the Lightweight Men will kick things off with the Freshmen eight at 8:30am. Races will run every 30 minutes and conclude at 10:00am with the Lightweight 3V. The Lightweight Varsity will race at 9:00am. The Open Women will start off at 8:35am with their 3V eight. Again, races will be run on 30-minute centers with the Varsity eight racing at 9:05am and the 4V eight concluding things at 10:35am.
The Lightweight Women are off this weekend but will be back next weekend racing Harvard up in Boston.
If you’re planning on attending any of the races we hope to see you there.
As always, GO TIGERS!