Crew announced for Lightweight Women’s Boat Race

We are delighted to introduce the Cambridge crew to race Oxford’s Lightweight Women.


At 3pm on Sunday 15th March the annual varsity match between CUWBC Lightweights and Oxford Lightweights will take place. Cambridge have been racing Oxford since 1984 in the annual Varsity Boat Race at Henley-on-Thames where the race was over 2,000m. Now, for the first time in the race’s history, it will be held along the Championship Course from Putney to Mortlake, a distance of 6.8km.  CUWBC alumna, Claire Briegal will act as Umpire. The Lightweight  Men’s race will take place one hour after the women’s at 4pm.


The following athletes have been selected from the squad to race in Light Blue


Coxswain: Emily Insanally (Fitzwilliam College)

Stroke: Catherine Walker (Gonville & Caius College)

7: Florence Alexander (Sidney Sussex College)

6: Morgan Morrison (Homerton College)

5: Yfke van der Heijden (Girton College)

4: Miranda Clements (Hughes Hall)

3: Regan Hamel (St Edmund’s College)

2: Freya Sutcliffe (Jesus College)

Bow: Victoria Walker (Gonville & Caius College)


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The CUWBC reserves for the Lightweight Women’s squad are:

Billie Meadowcroft (Queens’ College),

Ulrika Andersson (Queens’ College),

Olivia Alliott (Jesus College),

and Cox, Josh Kershaw (St John’s College).