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CREW | Good start for rowers

October 14, 2008 • 626
The Head of the Housatonic was crowded on Saturday, when all three of Yale’s crew teams took to the water for their first regattas of the fall season. The women’s crew team started their second consecutive season as reigning NCAA champions with a bang, taking the top four slots in the collegiate eights with times »
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W. Volleyball: Championship aspirations

September 17, 2008 • 0
Women’s volleyball captain Ally Mendenhall ’09 sat down with the News to talk about her team’s dazzling opening weekend, upcoming tournament prospects and where the team is headed this season. Last year, Yale went 16-10 in the regular season, and Mendenhall was the only player to appear in all 91 games of the 2007-’08 season. »
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For w. crew, NCAA championship was more than victory, it was sweet revenge

June 18, 2008 • 4
On the morning of June 1, Yale women’s crew, defending NCAA varsity eight champions, knew that the upcoming races would not be easy. They did not have a perfect record — Brown shattered that possibility with its late-season victory. They did not have a boat full of seniors — the varsity eight boasted just one, »
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W. crew wins fifth regatta of season

April 28, 2008 • 0
With gray clouds looming overhead, stagnant waters and headwinds upwards of 10 mph, the women’s crew team had to overcome rough conditions to defeat two nationally ranked teams this weekend. The No. 2 Bulldogs took the Nathaniel Case Cup for the fifth year running with Saturday’s varsity eight victory over No. 13 Radcliffe and No. »
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W. crew wins again, sweeping four races

April 21, 2008 • 0
The women’s crew varsity boats blazed ahead once again over the weekend, sweeping all four varsity races and handing the team yet another victory over two nationally ranked foes. The Bulldogs took the Carola B. Eisenberg Cup for a second year running after a win by the No. 2 varsity eight boat. Saturday’s regatta on »
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At home, w. crew wins third straight regatta

April 14, 2008 • 0
Three races into the spring season, and the women’s crew team has yet to lose possession of any of last season’s awards. The Bulldogs successfully defended their claim to the Class of 1985 Cup against Dartmouth and Boston University over the weekend in their third-straight regatta on the Housatonic. With victories in the first and »
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W. crew cruises to Cayuga Cup

April 7, 2008 • 0
The women’s crew team glided to a smooth finish on equally smooth Connecticut waters this weekend as it successfully defended its claim to the Cayuga Cup against Syracuse and Cornell. The Bulldogs captured victories in three out of five races on the Housatonic on Saturday, snagging the Cup once again by taking first in all »
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W. crew sweeps every race

March 31, 2008 • 1
Despite high winds and rough water on Saturday, the women’s crew team started its NCAA title defense looking very much as if it deserved its No. 1 national preseason ranking. The Bulldogs conquered Columbia and Penn amid the white-capped waves of the Housatonic in their first regatta of the year, overcoming difficult conditions to retain »
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A pair of losses in OT sends w. hockey packing

March 3, 2008 • 0
One heart-wrenching loss is more than enough for any team. But this weekend, the women’s ice hockey team ended its season with two in a row. The Bulldogs (11-14-6, 8-11-4 ECAC) fell to No. 6 St. Lawrence (27-8-1, 18-3-1) in the first two games of the ECAC quarterfinals this weekend, dropping Friday’s matchup 2-1, and »
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No. 6 St. Lawrence looms large

February 29, 2008 • 0
With the regular season behind them, members of the women’s ice hockey team enter the ECAC quarterfinals looking to break a long-standing losing streak and seeking to move forward in the conference tournament. The Bulldogs (11-12-6, 8-10-4 ECAC), who finished seventh in the conference with 20 points, will face off against No. 6 St. Lawrence »
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Women’s hockey sneaks into playoffs

February 25, 2008 • 0
The women’s ice hockey team won’t be hanging up its skates just yet, thanks to a pair of wins in the final two games of the regular season. After a few tense weeks, the Bulldogs (11-12-6, 8-10-4 ECAC) pulled out of a three-week winless streak in which they went 0-4-2 to defeat Union (3-27-2, 0-20-2) »
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Elis must win to get playoff slot

February 22, 2008 • 0
It could all come down to Saturday night. The women’s ice hockey team (9-12-6, 6-10-4 ECAC) enters its final weekend of regular season play with a playoff slot on the line. The top eight teams advance to the quarterfinals, which begin on Feb. 29 — and the Elis are currently sharing that eighth-place slot with »