Crimson win 147th Harvard-Yale Regatta



NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Harvard won the 147th Harvard-Yale Regatta on Saturday, completing the 4-mile downstream race on the Thames River in 19 minutes, 41.3 seconds.

Yale finished in 19:51.2.

Harvard is 93-54 in the nation’s oldest intercollegiate sporting event, winning 12 of the last 13 matchups. The Crimson finished perfect in dual completion for the second straight year and third time in four years.

Harvard swept the races Saturday, winning the freshman and junior varsity races, as well.

Yale last won the Harvard-Yale Regatta in 2007 and has been swept in all four races — including the combination race Friday — the last five years.