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Men's Lightweights Retain Murtaugh Cup In Impressive Start To 2013 Season

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 03/23/2013
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Princeton topped Navy for the Murtaugh Cup Saturday morning..
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Racing for a Cup named after one of the legendary coaches in the program's proud history, the Princeton men's lightweights opened their 2013 season in style Saturday morning on Lake Carnegie. The Tigers retained the Joseph Murtaugh Cup and won three of five races, including the freshman debut, in the first event of the Princeton Rowing season.

The Princeton lightweights retained the Murtaugh Cup by more than nine seconds, taking the last race of the morning in 6:26.2. Navy finished in 6:35.4.

The 2V grabbed a win by nearly 12 seconds (6:22.4), while the freshman eight earned a hard-fought win in 6:27.2 for its first collegiate race. Navy finished second in the freshman eight in 6:30.9.

"It was a good day for our team today," head coach Marty Crotty said. "The Murtaugh Cup is a special race for us because of what Joe means to this boathouse and the standards that his teams achieved. I was happy to see a lot of guys on our team today win their first race in a Princeton uniform against some tough competition in Navy and in some pretty tough conditions. Hopefully they never forget today."

Princeton will remain home next weekend and take on Georgetown for the Fosburgh Cup. The showdown will be part of a full weekend of home racing for Princeton. The third-ranked open women and the men's heavyweights will also compete Saturday, while the women's lightweights will take on Wisconsin in a battle of the last two Eastern champions Sunday morning.

Murtaugh Cup • First Varsity
Princeton 6:26.2
Navy 6:35.4

Second Varsity
Princeton 6:22.4
Navy 6:34.0

Third Varsity
Navy 6:44.9
Princeton 6:57.0

Fourth Varsity
Navy 7:05.8
Princeton 7:51.1

Freshman Eight
Princeton 6:27.2
Navy 6:30.9

PRINCETON LINEUPS
Fourth Varsity
c-Ilana Polster, Jason Yu, Geoff Malloy, Karthik Dhore, Devon Varichone, Jooho Shin, Suraj Bhat, Domagoj Babic, Devon Varrichione, Derek Xu
Third Varsity
c-Brian Rosenfeld, Andrew Frazier, James Agolia, Alec Buckenheimer, Zach Ogle, Sean McIntee, Adam Geilker, Jacques Singer, Nate Jaffe
First Freshman
c-Trip Henningsen, Christian Wawrzonek, Sam Jordan, Ed Northrop, Isaiah Brown, Ed Walker, Jack Jablonski, Mack Singer, Kevin Putt
Second Varsity
c-Jim Li, Taylor Freeman, Steve Swanson, Will Dalton, Tom Owlett, Jason Elefant, Bo Peard, James Kwan, Matt Drabick
First Varsity
c-Hafiz Dhanani, Greig Stein, Tyler Nase, Scottie Tinsman, Cameron Howie, Casey Ward, Fabrizio Giovannini Filho, Gordon Eccles, Will Downing
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