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Joseph Murtaugh Cup (Murtaugh Cup)


Photo courtesy of Navy Lightweight Crew.

From 1988 – 2005, Joseph "Joe" Murtaugh served as the head lightweight crew coach at Princeton University, and he is also a past coach of the U.S. National Team. Coach Murtaugh was on-hand to present the inaugural trophy; he was and is a mentor of Navy Coach Rob Friedrich.

The Murtaugh Cup was established on 29 March 2008 in Annapolis, Maryland and is presented to the winner of the annual Navy – Princeton MVL8 match race.

Princeton leads the match race series: 48 – 11

Princeton leads the Murtaugh Cup series: 8 – 2

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Match Race and Murtaugh Cup Winning Crews

Year Winner Series

N - P
Cup

N - P
1956 Princeton 0 - 1 No Cup
1957 Princeton 0 - 2 No Cup
1958 No Race 0 - 2 No Cup
1959 No Race 0 - 2 No Cup
1960 Princeton 0 - 3 No Cup
1961 Navy 1 - 3 No Cup
1962 Princeton 1 - 4 No Cup
1963 Princeton 1 - 5 No Cup
1964 Navy 2 - 5 No Cup
1965 Princeton 2 - 6 No Cup
1966 Princeton 2 - 7 No Cup
1967 Princeton 2 - 8 No Cup
1968 Princeton 2 - 9 No Cup
1969 Navy 3 - 9 No Cup
1970 Princeton 3 - 10 No Cup
1971 Princeton 3 - 11 No Cup
1972 Princeton 3 - 12 No Cup
1973 Princeton 3 - 13 No Cup
1974 Princeton 3 - 14 No Cup
1975 Princeton 3 - 15 No Cup
1976 Navy 4 - 15 No Cup
1977 Princeton 4 - 16 No Cup
1978 Princeton 4 - 17 No Cup
1979 Princeton 4 - 18 No Cup
1980 Navy 5 - 18 No Cup
1981 Princeton 5 - 19 No Cup
1982 Princeton 5 - 20 No Cup
1983 Princeton 5 - 21 No Cup
1984 Princeton 5 - 22 No Cup
1985 Princeton 5 - 23 No Cup
1986 Princeton 5 - 24 No Cup
1987 Princeton 5 - 25 No Cup
1988 Princeton 5 - 26 No Cup
1989 Princeton 5 - 27 No Cup
1990 No Race 5 - 27 No Cup
1991 Princeton 5 - 28 No Cup
1992 Princeton 5 - 29 No Cup
1993 Princeton 5 - 30 No Cup
1994 Princeton 5 - 31 No Cup
1995 Princeton 5 - 32 No Cup
1996 Princeton 5 - 33 No Cup
1997 Princeton 5 - 34 No Cup
1998 Princeton 5 - 35 No Cup
1999 Princeton 5 - 36 No Cup
2000 Princeton 5 - 37 No Cup
2001 Princeton 5 - 38 No Cup
2002 Navy 6 - 38 No Cup
2003 Princeton 6 - 39 No Cup
2004 Navy 7 - 39 No Cup
2005 Navy 8 - 39 No Cup
2006 Navy 9 - 39 No Cup
2007 Princeton 9 - 40 No Cup
2008 Navy 10 - 40 1 - 0
2009 Princeton 10 - 41 1 - 1
2010 Princeton 10 - 42 1 - 2
2011 Princeton 10 - 43 1 - 3
2012 Princeton 10 - 44 1 - 4
2013 Princeton 10 - 45 1 - 5
2014 Princeton 10 - 46 1 - 6
2015 Princeton 10 - 47 1 - 7
2016 Princeton 10 - 48 1 - 8
2017 Navy 11 - 48 2 - 8
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2020