CREW: Heavyweight, lightweight take first, women’s falls
On Saturday, the women and lightweight crew teams found themselves in a familiar place: the Gilder boathouse. Both teams raced on the Housatonic, while the heavyweights took on Columbia and Penn on Columbia’s Overpeck Lake, New Jersey course-minute delay, the fog on the Housatonic River lifted and spectators were able to enjoy a clear view.
Gilder: A force for change
On March 3, 1976, 19 members of the Yale women’s crew team marched into the Athletic Department and, completely naked, read a list of grievances stemming from the University’s unfair treatment of male and female athletes.
CREW: Women’s crew dominates, men split
Dispersed throughout New England, Yale’s three crew teams managed to bring hardware back to New Haven after the women and heavyweights found success against Dartmouth.
WOMEN’S CREW: Bulldogs sweep in New York
Facing difficult rowing conditions in Ithaca, New York, the Yale women’s crew team swept Cornell and Iowa this past weekend, building momentum as it looks toward key races in the final weeks of its regular season.
CREW: Elis sweep weekend regattas
The women kept the Connell Cup out of the clutches of Ivy foes Columbia and Penn, the lightweights defeated Navy despite rough conditions, and the heavyweights retained the Albert Cup by beating Brown for the second consecutive year.
CREW: Teams embark on spring season
While many students fled to tropical waters over spring break, the men’s and women’s crew teams could also be found near water — albeit much colder water.
CREW: The art of coxing
Inside every crew boat that competes for Yale, amongst the brawny rowers, is a much smaller member of the team known as the coxswain.
CREW: Elis race to Housatonic success
The Yale crew team kicked off its season with a strong performance at the Head of the Housatonic race Saturday, with the men’s heavyweight crew team’s top boat finishing first in the varsity eight race.
CREW: Yale takes three titles over weekend
The Yale women’s, men’s heavyweight and men’s lightweight crew teams saw intense competition from Dartmouth, Boston University, Penn, Columbia and Cornell this weekend.