Aug 2nd, 2012
8:16 pm
August 2nd, 2012 | Sports
OLYMPICS | McNay ’05 finishes first day of sailing

LONDON —The day after his 31st birthday, American Stu McNay ’05 took to the water on Thursday for his first two races at the Olympic sailing venue off the coast of Dorset in southern England. McNay and his crew Graham Biehl, ranked No. 5 in the world by the International Sailing Federation, finished the day […]

Aug 2nd, 2012
1:45 pm
August 2nd, 2012 | Sports
OLYMPICS | Ritzel ’10 wins gold for USA

ETON DORNEY, ENGLAND — American Taylor Ritzel ’10 and Canadian Ashley Brzozowicz ’04 won Yale’s first Olympic medals of the 2012 Games with a one-two finish in the women’s eight rowing final at Lake Dorney on Thursday. Ritzel and the favored American boat led the race from start to finish to defend their 2008 Olympic […]

Aug 1st, 2012
6:00 pm
August 1st, 2012 | Sports
OLYMPICS | Elis favored for Thursday medals in crew

LONDON — Yale alumnae have a chance for a podium sweep at the London Olympics on Thursday when rowers Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, Tess Gerrand ’10 and Taylor Ritzel ’10 race against each other in the women’s eight final. Along with the women, who would become the first Elis to win gold, silver and bronze in […]

Jul 30th, 2012
8:00 pm
July 30th, 2012 | Sports
OLYMPICS | New Yale coach rows for Team USA

LONDON — In addition to the seven Yale graduates competing in London, a recent Athletics Department hire is representing her country on the water. Sarah Trowbridge, Yale’s new assistant women’s crew coach, is currently rowing in the double sculls competition. After finishing third in her initial heat, Trowbridge will race in Tuesday’s repechage round in […]

Jul 30th, 2012
2:42 pm
July 30th, 2012 | Sports
OLYMPICS | Brzozowicz, Cole, Ritzel advance

LONDON — Yale is off to a strong start in London, as three crews with Eli rowers won their heats to advance to the medal round of competition over the past two days. Charlie Cole ’07 hit the water on Monday in America’s heavyweight four boat. His crew took an early lead and won its […]

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