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Lightweight Crews Hosts Cornell For Baggaley Bowl

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By Gil Talbot
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Men's Lightweight Rowing
Saturday, Apr. 28
- vs. Cornell (Hanover, N.H.)

The Dartmouth men's lightweight team hosts Cornell on the Connecticut River this weekend. This will be the final Cup race of the season for the Big Green as they will be battling for the Baggaley Bowl on Saturday (April 28).

Schedule of Events
Third Varsity Eight +
- 8:40 a.m. (Dartmouth 2F will race here)
Freshman Eight +
- 9:20 a.m.
Second Varsity Eight + 
- 10:00 a.m.
First Varsity Eight +
- 10:40 a.m.

Raceday Spectator Information
-All spectators must use the shuttle bus from parking as described below.  NO dogs allowed on the shuttle bus, sorry.

-Spectators must park at the Garipay Rugby Fields parking lot.  A shuttle bus will take them to the finish line area on the river's edge below the Chieftain Motor Lodge.  There is NO parking at the Chieftain for spectators.  The motel kindly allows us access to the river so long as we park elsewhere, please relay this to your supporters.  The walk from the shuttle drop off to the river is down a steep hill on a dirt road.

-The Garipay Fields are off of Route 10 just north of Hanover.  Take the first right off of the first traffic circle, then the next right into the parking area.  Landmarks include:  golf course on the left, driving range on the right, a CO-OP grocery store on the far right corner of the traffic circle.

Big Green Tidbits
Home Sweet Home -
The men's lightweight squad concludes its three-race homestand this weekend. The Big Green's three home races (Yale, Columbia, Cornell) are the most home races since 2010. Dartmouth has won at least one home race in each of the last three seasons.

Racing Well - The Big Green have solidified themselves as one of the top crews in the country this spring. Dartmouth's first varsity eight boat has only lost one race all season and that was to top-ranked Harvard. The Big Green's first varsity eight is currently ranked No. 2 in the country behind Harvard. The two boats will race again at EARC Sprints on May 13.

Baggaley Bowl On Tap - The Big Green will take on Cornell for the Baggaley Bowl on Saturday (April 28). The Big Green is seeking its third Cup win of the season and its second consecutive Baggaley Bowl after winning the Bowl last season in Ithaca.

Cornell Times Two - The lightweights aren't the only Big Green squad racing Cornell this weekend. The women's  squad will also host the Big Red on the Connecticut River on Saturday.

Movin' On Up - The Big Green are at No. 2 in the latest USRowing Collegiate Poll released on Wednesday (April 25). Harvard earned the top spot while Ivy League foes; Yale (No. 3), Cornell (No. 5), Princeton (No. 6), Columbia (No. 7) and Penn (No. 10) are also ranked this week. Additionally, non-league opponents Delaware (No. 9) and MIT (No. 12) are also ranked.

CMax Ranking Released - This week's CMax rankings have the Big Green as the second fastest boat in the country, trailing Ivy League foe, Harvard by just 2.1 seconds. Last week, Dartmouth was the third fastest boat in the country.

EARC Seedings Released - The second EARC seeding poll was released on Wednesday (April 25) and the Big Green's varsity eight checks in at No. 2 while its second varsity eight is at No. 4. The freshman eights is at No. 10 while the second freshman eight checks in at No. 5

Welcome to the Big Green Team - The lightweight squad features eight newcomers this season. The Big Green add Dario Aharpour (La Jolla, Calif.), Chris Calkins (Concord, Mass.), Julian Danziger (New York, N.Y.), Nash Larmoyeux (Palm Beach, Fla.), James Mock (Mattapoisett, Mass.), Austin Moore (West Chester, Pa.), Zach Nelson (Singapore) and Zachary Queen (McLean, Va.). 

Dartmouth Opens Season Ranked No. 8 in USRowing Collegiate Poll - The Big Green, earned a No. 8 ranking in the first poll of the 2012 season released on March 28. The poll ranks the top men's lightweight varsity eights throughout the country. Harvard has the top boat while Princeton, Yale, Georgetown and Cornell round out the top five. Other league boats receiving rankings are Columbia at No. 7, and Penn at No. 10

Three Chances to See the Big Green at Home This Season- Dartmouth crew fans will have three instances in which they can catch the Big Green on the Connecticut River this season. The lightweight men will host Yale on April 21, Columbia on April 22 and will close the home slate against Cornell on April 28. The last time Dartmouth had three home races was during the 2010 season.   

Leader of the Pack - Head coach Dan Roock returns for his fourth season as the man in charge of the Dartmouth lightweight crew team. Former Dartmouth rower, Emerson Curry, who has been a member of the staff since 2010, and Jason Cottingham, who is a volunteer assistant coach, assist Roock.

Probably Lineups
First Varsity 8 +:
Cox Andrea Daley, Stroke: Josh Konieczny, 7- Henry Luehrman, 6- Ian Accomando, 5-Josh Sans, 4-Lowell Reeve, 3 -Colin Heneghan, 2-Phil Grisdela, Bow- Sam Morris

Second Varsity 8+: Cox Megan Jang, Stroke-Brendan Murphy, 7-Drew Wong, 6-Rajas Kane, 5-Brian Frake, 4-Ken Grein, 3-Eric Edelstein 2-Hank Savage, Bow-Ryan Archer

Third Varsity 8 +:  Cox Liz Aviv, Stroke-Jackson Berler, 7-Hunter Kappel 6 -Chase Weidner, 5-Peter Lee, 4-Christian Van Dyke, 3- Nash Larmoyeux, 2-Bassel Zikry, Bow-Alex Olesen

First Freshmen 8+: Cox: Liz Treacy, Stroke: Austin Moore, 7 -James Mock, 6 - Julian Danziger, 5-Paul Frasel, 4 -Brendan Goldrick, 3- Doug Payne, 2 -Zach Queen, Bow- Chris Calkins

Second Freshmen 8+: Cox: Suyash Bulchandani, 8- Willis Russell, 7- John Conley 6-Robert Meyer, 5-Hunter van Adelsberg, 4-Christian Chai, 3- Jamie Yang, 2- Aaron Goodman, Bow: Zach Nelson

Upcoming Schedule
May 13 -
at EARC Sprints - Worcester, Mass.