William N. Wallace ’45W was a New York Times sports writer, an active follower of Yale football and a devoted Bulldogs fan.

Yale football devotee Wallace ’45W dies at 88

August 29, 2012 • 0
William N. Wallace ’45W, a former New York Times sports writer and lifelong Yale football fan, died Aug. 11 of acute myeloid leukemia in Norwalk, Conn. He was 88. Wallace’s sportswriting career began at the News, where he covered football and other sports as a Yale undergraduate. After graduation, he reported on local sports for »

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW: Elis swept in 147th Yale-Harvard regatta

May 28, 2012 • 0
On Saturday morning, the heavyweight crew team battled Harvard on the Thames River in New London, Conn., in the 147th Yale-Harvard Regatta. The Bulldogs’ varsity boat lagged 9.9 seconds behind its opponent at the finish line of the four-mile downstream course, finishing at 19:51.2 and ceding a fifth consecutive victory of the annual race to »
After starting the season undefeated, heavyweight crew fell to Cornell and Princeton over the weekend.

M. CREW | Both teams face first losses

April 23, 2012 • 0
It was a disappointing weekend for the heavyweight and lightweight crew teams, as both of their previously undefeated varsity eight boats lost their titles and finished in last place. On Saturday, the heavyweight team took on Cornell and Princeton in Ithaca, N.Y., while the lightweight team travelled to Dartmouth to race the Big Green. The »

Heavyweight crew trims roster, gains speed

April 18, 2012 • 0
At the end of the 2010-’11 rowing season, his first year with the Bulldogs, heavyweight crew head coach Stephen Gladstone set a 6000m time standard for all oarsmen planning to return to the team in the fall. “[Gladstone] made it clear that only people who were entirely committed to the team and to going fast »

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Bulldogs sweep third straight regatta

April 17, 2012 • 0
The heavyweight crew team managed to come back from a slow start in the varsity race on Saturday to beat Columbia and Penn and retain the annually-contested Blackwell Cup for the third straight year. The Bulldogs — undefeated this season in the F 8+, JV 8+ and V8+ categories — continued their Ivy League winning »
The lightweight crew team raced twice in one day last Saturday, which captain David Walker ’12 said is good preparation for the Eastern Sprints in May.

LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Elis dominate doubleheader

April 17, 2012 • 1
The lightweight crew team faced a challenging doubleheader on Saturday, racing against Columbia and Penn in the morning and against Cornell in the afternoon. But the Bulldogs reigned victorious, winning the F 8+, JV 8+ and the V 8+ in each regatta. “Beating three [Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges] opponents in one weekend is an »

Cycling team beats Ivy League competitors

April 11, 2012 • 3
Twenty-seven members of the Yale Bulldog Cycling Club spent Saturday and Sunday racing up and down East Rock in the fourth annual Lux et Velocitas race. The race, contested by members of Yale’s cycling club, was the seventh of nine consecutive weekend races in the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference. It drew approximately 300 athletes from »
The seniors on heavyweight crew competed in the final home regatta of their Yale crew careers on Saturday. The team will next face Columbia and Penn in New York.

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Elis retain Olympic Axe

April 10, 2012 • 0
On Saturday, the heavyweight crew team swept its second and last home regatta of the season, winning all three races against Dartmouth and retaining the contested Olympic Axe for the ninth straight year. Since 2004, the winner of the annual Yale-Dartmouth race has received the battle-axe trophy — and the Big Green has yet to »

LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Bulldogs keep Joy cup

April 10, 2012 • 0
The lightweight crew team dominated its second regatta of the season this Saturday, winning all four races against MIT and Georgetown on the Charles River in Boston. Carried by the momentum of last weekend’s four-race victory over Naval Academy, the Bulldogs took home the trophy of the annual boat race, the Joy Cup. Yale’s 3V »

YCC | Nathan Kohrman ’15, treasurer

April 9, 2012 • 0
Nathan Kohrman ’15, a candidate for YCC treasurer, said he first felt inspired to participate in student government during Bulldog Days one year ago: The executive board elections were happening that same week, and his host, then-YCC presidential hopeful Brandon Levin ’13, spoke enthusiastically about the organization. “He said that FCC and YCC were some »
Each year, the Canadians on the women’s hockey team scrimmage against their American teammates.

Canadians opt for Eli teams

April 6, 2012 • 1
While approximately 15 percent of Yale College students are members of varsity athletic teams, that statistic is much higher for Canadian undergrads: Forty percent of Canadian students at Yale are varsity athletes. Yale’s peer institutions show a similar trend: at Harvard, 30 percent of Canadian college students compete at the varsity level, and a whopping »

LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Rowers take home Johnson Cup

April 2, 2012 • 3
On Saturday afternoon, the lightweight crew team swept its first regatta of the season, beating Naval Academy in four races on Lake Carnegie in New Jersey to take home the ninth annual Johnson Cup. Head coach Andy Card said it was the first time Yale has taken every race in the nine-year series. This was »
Despite an early lead, the Bulldogs fell to their Ivy rival Brown in three of the regatta’s four races.