April 4, 2014

Men’s Crew Visits Defending National Champion Washington on Saturday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown University men's crew returns to the water on Saturday, April 4 when the Bears travel across the county to face off against defending national champion Washington on the Montlake Cut. For live race coverage, follow the Brown crew on twitter at @BrownMensCrew.

Saturday Schedule
1F – 11:10 a.m. EST
JV – 11:40 a.m. EST
V8 – 12:10 a.m. EST 

Lineups
First Varsity
Bow: Avery Reavill - Culver, Indiana / Phillips Exeter Academy
2: Ian Connor - Arlington, MA / Belmont Hill
3: Bailey Willis - Seattle, WA / Northwest
4: Brooks Reavill - Culver, Indiana / Phillips Exeter Academy
5: Morgan Gerlak - Baltimore, MD / St. Paul's School (MD)
6: Quinten Richardson - Vancouver, BC / Shawnigan Lake
7: Hunter Leeming - Sarasota, FL / Riverview
Stroke: Anders Weiss - Barrington, RI / Barrington
Cox: William Quirk - Rumson, NJ / Rumson-Fair Regional 

Second Varsity
Bow: Danny Delaney - Hinsdale, IL / St. Ignatius College Prep
2: Michael Devereux - Asheville, NC / Asheville
3: Walker Mills - Wynnewood, PA / Lower Merion
4: Liam Casey - Saratoga Springs, NY / Saratoga Springs High School
5: Isaac Bierer - Cambridge, MA / Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
6: Martin Aspholm - Minneapolis, MN / South
7: Alex Berner - Williamsville, VT / Deerfield Academy
Stroke: Alexander Meade - New York, NY / Bronx Science
Cox: Pranay Bose - Lexington, MA / Belmont Hill School 

Freshman Eight
Bow: J.D. Laurence-Chasen - Redmond, WA / International Community School
2: Finn Meeks - Lake Forest, Ill. / Phillips Exeter Academy
3: Ben Stops - Melbourne, Australia / Scotch College
4: Michael Wicks - Melbourne, Australia / Melbourne Grammar
5: Jackson Dobronyi - Corte Madera, CA / Redwood
6: Anand Rajesh - Lake Forest Park, WA / Lakeside
7: Max Lowndes - Auckland, New Zealand / Saint Kentigern College
Stroke: Peter Woolley - Ross, CA / Redwood
Cox: Neil Mckenzie - Oxfordshire, United Kingdom / Abingdon School 

State of the Bears
Brown most recently down Boston University last weekend to retain the Michalson Cup. The Bears claimed victories in the freshman eight, third varsity, and varsity eight races. The varsity eight cruised to a victory with a time of 5:48.2, while the Terriers crossed at 5:51.2. Brown was topped at Yale in the season opener, falling in the varsity eight and the junior varsity races. 

Brown vs. Washington
Brown will make the trip to Washington for the third straight season in a meeting between two of the top programs in collegiate rowing. In last year's race during harsh conditions, the Huskies edged the Bears in a shortened racecourse in the varsity eight, crossing in a time of 5:12.68. 

Scouting the Huskies
Washington hits the water for the first time this spring and will look defend its national title at the Husky Open, which includes Brown. Washington captured its third-straight national title at the 2013 IRA Championships, sweeping all five grand finals.

Follow the Bears on Social Media
For live race coverage, follow the Brown crew on twitter @BrownMensCrew. Fans can also follow the Bears on Facebook at facebook.com/browncrew. 

Up Next
After Washington, the Bears return to College Hill on Saturday, April 6 when they host Harvard for the Stein Cup.