Sports | 8:00 pm | July 28, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Yale rowers begin competition Sunday

Taylor Ritzel '10, right, and Jamie Redman '08, left, hold the Ivy League Trophy after Eastern Sprints in 2007. Ritzel will race for America on Sunday. Redman is an alternate for Team USA.

LONDON — In 2009, Tess Gerrand ’10 and Taylor Ritzel ’10 stood on the dock at Eton Dorney outside London discussing their hopes of returning to the venue to race at the 2012 Olympics. On Sunday, the two women will be the first Elis to compete in London when they row against each other in »

Sports | 5:15 pm | July 28, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Meet Yale’s seven competitors

LONDON — The Games of the XXX Olympiad are open and the first medals have been awarded. Seven Bulldogs are representing three different countries in London. Four rowers — Canada’s Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, Australia’s Tess Gerrand ’10, and America’s Taylor Ritzel ’10 and Charlie Cole ’07 — will race at the Eton Dorney Rowing Center »

Sports | 7:13 pm | July 26, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Full schedule for Elis competing in London

LONDON — Less than 48 hours after Queen Elizabeth declares the London Games open this Friday, Bulldogs will be on the water competing in the Olympics. A total of six Yalies have qualified to represent three different countries in two sports during the Games of the XXX Olympiad. Four rowers — Canada’s Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, »

Sports | 12:28 pm | July 5, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

Grace ’11 races at Olympic trials.

Kate Grace '11 finished less than a second short of qualifying for the 800m semifinals and was about two seconds away from advancing to the 1500m final at the U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene, Oreg.

After racing just quickly enough to advance to the 1500m semifinal at the Olympic Trials, Kate Grace’s ’11 run at making the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team ended last week. Grace, a four-time All-American and six-time Ivy League Champion at Yale, qualified to compete in both the 800m and 1500m races at the trials in Eugene, »

Sports | 10:20 pm | June 29, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

OLYMPICS | Brzozowicz ’04 named to Canadian team

Ashley Brzozowicz '04, bottom left, with the Canadian women's eight boat after winning silver at the World Cup II regatta in Lucerne this May

With a recent Olympic nomination that puts three Bulldogs in the same event, Yale alumnae could sweep the podium at the London Games. On Thursday, Rowing Canada Aviron announced that Ashley Brzozowicz ’04 will row for its Olympic women’s eight boat (8+). Brzozowicz, who competed for Canada at the 2008 Games in Beijing, will row »