Men's Crew In California for IRA National Championship Regatta

Georgetown will race its Heavyweight varsity eight, Lightweight varsity eight and Heavyweight varsity four this weekend

May 30, 2013

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's crew team has sent their heavyweight varsity eight, lightweight varsity eight and heavyweight varsity four to the 111th Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championship Regatta on Lake Natoma in Sacramento, Calif.

This year marks the first time the IRA National Championship Regatta has returned to California since its inaugural hosting job in 2009.

Racing will begin on Friday, May 31 with the men's varsity eight heats and will continue until finals are complete on Sunday, June 2. Georgetown is scheduled to race at 8:15 a.m. on Friday in the heavyweight varsity eight heats against Harvard, Princeton, Navy, Oregon State and University of California, San Diego.

Georgetown's heavyweight varsity four is scheduled to race at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31 in the heavyweight varsity four heats against California, Brown, George Washington, Oregon State and Wisconsin.

Heats for the lightweight eight event will take place on Sunday, June 2 at 8:00 a.m., with the final scheduled for later in the day. Georgetown will race against Harvard, Colombia and Princeton in the lightweight varsity eight heat.

Live streaming of the weekends events will be broadcasted and can be viewed live at Full coverage of the IRA National Championship Regatta can be found at


Lightweight Eight:

Coxswain Cathryn Courtin, Stroke Chan Mahaney, Jack Devlin, Connor Smith, Max Mortimer, Michael Lewers, Alexander Hagan, Charlie Scott, and bow Jack Walsh.

Heavyweight Eight:

Coxswain Kerri McKie, Stroke Matt Stewart, Henry Hoffstot, Benjamin Holtzmuller, Tim Broughton, Graham Miller, Jack O'Donnell, Lazar Zdravkovic, and bow Michael Blommer.



Heavyweight Four:

Coxswain Nathaniel Liu, Stroke Gar Ditz, James Nelson, Kyle Textor, and bow Mike Hennessy.

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