Sports | 10:37 pm | August 10, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Lihan ’10 finishes 10th in medal race

Crew Sarah Lihan '10, left, and skipper Amanda Clark sailed to ninth place overall in the 470 class at the London Olympics.

LONDON — Sailor Sarah Lihan ’10 and her partner Amanda Clark struggled in the light, shifty winds on the course at the women’s 470 Olympic medal race on Friday. The American pair took 10th in the round, and finished ninth overall out of 20 dinghies at the London 2012 Games. Teams from New Zealand, Great »

Sports | 5:31 pm | August 9, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Lihan ’10 set for medal race

Sarah Lihan ’10, right, qualified to represent the United States as crew to skipper Amanda Clark (left) in the women’s 470 class. An All-American at Yale, said her Bulldog teammates and coach Zack Leonard ’89 enabled her to realize Olympic dreams.

“I owe a lot to the quality of the other athletes on the sailing teams at Yale,” Lihan said. “It was those people, my teammates, getting a beer at Rudy’s at the end of a rough weekend or doing another drill when it was snowing in February. They are the reason I love the sport as much as I do.”

LONDON — About three years before the 2012 Games, Stu McNay ’05 and Sarah Lihan ’10 sat on a train traveling through London with the U.S. Sailing Team. McNay had competed in the 470-class at the Beijing Games and Lihan remembers him telling her to make the transition from training as a single-handed radial sailor »

Sports | 4:57 pm | August 8, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | McNay ’05 finishes 14th in sailing

Stu McNay '05 and crew Graham Biehl racing in Skandia Sail for Gold 2012. The pair finished 14th overall in a 27-boat field in Olympic men's 470-class competition.

LONDON – A strong last day of racing on Tuesday for American sailor Stu McNay ’05 and crew Graham Biehl was not enough for the pair to advance towards competing for an Olympic medal. Sailing in the 470 class off the coast of Dorset in southern England, McNay and Biehl finished five points away from »

Sports | 4:15 pm | August 3, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Cole ’07 and Americans race for a medal

This is the first Olympic Games for Cole, who has been rowing with the U.S. National Team for nine years. He is coming off an impressive 2011, in which he finished fourth at the 2011 world championships and was named USRowing’s 2011 Athlete of the Year.

LONDON — Rower Charlie Cole ’07 and his American heavyweight four boat have gone from relative unknowns to top medal contenders with two first-place finishes in the qualifying races at the London Games this week. Cole will have a chance to win his first Olympic medal on Saturday in the gold medal race at the »

Sports | 10:34 am | August 3, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Yale coach Trowbridge takes sixth for USA

New assistant women's crew coach Sarah Trowbridge and teammate Margot Shumway placed sixth in the Olympic double sculls event on Dorney Lake Friday.

LONDON — Facing windy conditions and the home crowd favorite crew from Great Britain, new assistant women’s crew coach Sarah Trowbridge and her partner Margot Shumway finished sixth for Team USA rowing in the double sculls on Friday. Boats from Great Britain and Australia jumped to the early lead, finishing first and second, respectively. The »