SAILING | Light winds slow sailors

November 17, 2009 • 0
This season, both the coed and women’s sailing teams usually overcame their opponents on the second day of weekend competition to win their regattas. But light winds limited the women to two races and canceled coed events this Sunday, preventing the teams from catching their second winds at the Atlantic Coast Championships. In the last »

Phase II underway at Reese

November 12, 2009 • 0
In artists’ sketches, arches engraved with the names of former Yale soccer and lacrosse players beckon fans to the new Reese Stadium. While not yet a reality, the 10-month renovation of Reese Stadium began Monday. Phase I of the Reese Stadium construction, completed in 2005, outfitted the joint soccer and lacrosse field with an artificial »

SAILING | Sailors cruise in Texas

November 10, 2009 • 0
This past weekend, Eli sailors Thomas Barrows ’10, Claire Dennis ’13, Sarah Lihan ’10 and Emily Billing ’13 traveled south to Corpus Christi, Texas, and took the ICSA Singlehanded Championships by storm. The three-day regatta hosted sailors from all seven intercollegiate sailing districts in the United States, including nine sailors from NEISA, Yale’s district. In »

Sailing relies on walk-ons

November 4, 2009 • 1
Even though the Yale coed sailing team is ranked No. 1 in the country, most of its members were not recruited to sail for the Bulldogs. Unlike most Yale varsity sports that maintain a full roster of recruits year after year, the coed sailing team has historically relied heavily on walk-on team members in order »

SAILING: Bulldogs win Erwin Schell

November 3, 2009 • 0
With a first-place finish at the 69th Erwin Schell Trophy at MIT — considered the unofficial fall NEISA championship — the coed sailing team earned a place in the Atlantic Coast Championships (ACCs), to be held Nov. 14-15 in Boston. It was the team’s first victory at the Schell since 1976. Across the Charles River »
Blair Belling ’11 and Thomas Barrows ’10 finished in first place in the A Division at the Harry Anderson Intersectional on Sept. 12–13.

Sailing 101: The basics

October 28, 2009 • 8
Intercollegiate sailing is complex, even the sailors themselves find it difficult to describe. “It’s so hard to explain,” Blair Belling ’11 said. “It’s just not really like any other sport. Sometimes, people think it’s like cruising along in a boat, but it’s usually more intense than that.” Competing in multiple events per week across the »
Coed team Blair Belling ’11, Thomas Barrows ’10 and Mike Hession ’10 (not  pictured) finished second in the A division at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy, which the Elis won.

SAILING: Coeds win another race

October 27, 2009 • 4
With both Eli sailing teams ranked first in the country, it’s a great time to be a Yale sailor. The No. 1 ranked coed Bulldogs sailed to their fifth victory in seven weeks Sunday at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy at Brown. The coeds also sent sailors to the Oberg Trophy at MIT, where they placed »

SAILING: Light winds slow sailing

October 20, 2009 • 1188
Amid the cold, wet blast that ripped through New England this weekend, the Bulldog sailors took to the seas. The coed team placed sixth at the Captain Hurst Bowl, fourth at the Norm Reid Trophy and 11th at the Great Herring Pond Open. The women’s team placed first at the Yale Women’s Fall Intersectional at »

SAILING: Bulldogs keep sailing past opponents

October 13, 2009 • 0
Yale Sailing saw both individual and team victories at a variety of different races this past weekend. Thomas Barrows ’10 claimed the Men’s New England Singlehanded Championship, beating 21 rivals at the Roger Williams University event in Bristol, R.I. The women’s team won the Navy Women’s Intersectional in Annapolis, Md., while the doublehanded coed sailors »

SAILING | Bulldogs sail to mixed results

October 6, 2009 • 0
The coed and women’s sailing teams finished this weekend with mixed results as the Elis scattered across New England to compete in five events. The first-ranked Yale coed sailors took their third tournament of the year this weekend as they sailed to victory in the Danmark Trophy. The team also sent representatives to the Smith »

VOLLEYBALL | Volleyball to take on Bears

October 2, 2009 • 0
After dominating the non-conference season, the Yale volleyball team is commencing Ivy League play this weekend against Brown. The team, along with the field hockey and women’s soccer teams, will be selling t-shirts for the “Team Up to Fight Cancer” initiative this weekend. The Elis (10-1), who have swept their past six matches, will face »

VOLLEYBALL | Volleyball wins Yale Classic

September 28, 2009 • 1
In another solid weekend on its home court, the Yale volleyball team swept the Yale Classic while recording no set losses against Central Connecticut State, Quinnipiac and Binghamton. The team played around with its usual roster this weekend, spreading playing time among new players. “I thought it was great,” Julia Mailander ’10 said of the »