Home waters unfriendly to Elis

Coming off a groundbreaking season last year, the sailing team began their 2002 campaign by hosting the Harry Anderson Trophy Sept. 7-8. The Bulldogs, who were competing without captain and A team skipper Stu McNay ’04, finished 10th in a strong 22-team field. McNay’s absence — the junior is currently racing at the World Championships […]

Women and lightweight crews set pace

The women’s crew and men’s lightweight crew maintained a strong pace entering the final stretch of the season, while the heavyweights struggled in their races over the weekend. The lightweights kept a flawless record intact, crushing Dartmouth and Rutgers Saturday at the Durand Cup in Hanover, N.H. Despite rough racing conditions and equipment problems — […]

Crews race toward Eastern Sprints, NCAAs

Yale’s varsity crews — lightweight, heavyweight and women — all took another step forward this weekend in their preparation for Eastern Sprints and the NCAA Championships. The lightweight crews remained untouched as they swept all of the varsity races against Penn and Columbia in the Dodge Cup on the Housatonic River in Derby, Conn. “I […]

Sailors take first New England title since 1979

The women’s sailing team cruised past the competition this weekend to win the New England Women’s Championships for the first time since 1979, and earned a berth to the National Championships in Hawaii May 29-31. Isabelle Kinsolving ’02, Meredith Killion ’05, Julie Papanek ’05 and Jennifer Hoyle ’05 were named First Team All-New England. “It […]

Bulldog crews continue early season successes

The crew teams maintained their early season pace with a trio of impressive regattas over the weekend. The No. 5 women’s varsity eight put forth a dominating effort, highlighting a day in which the Bulldogs took three out of four races against Boston University and Dartmouth at the Yale Class of ’85 Cup in Boston, […]

Eli sailors capture 3rd on home waters

Fighting through car problems and elite competition, the Eli sailing teams recorded three top 10 finishes over the weekend. The No. 5 coed team steered its way to third place in the highly competitive Ted Ferrarone Team Race, while the No. 11 women’s team sailed to eighth and ninth place finishes. The Ferrarone race, which […]

Lightweights win 2 in California

The men’s crew team traveled west last weekend to compete in the San Diego Crew Classic in Mission Bay, Calif. The lightweights, who are currently unranked, continued their West Coast domination winning their two races, including the Secretary of the Navy Trophy, for the fifth time in six years. The No. 9 heavyweight rowers placed […]

Women’s crew races by Cornell, Syracuse

The women’s crew team maintained its early season pace and remained undefeated, knocking off No. 7 Syracuse and Cornell on the Housatonic River in Derby, Conn. Saturday. Battling through blustery, near-freezing conditions, the No. 5 Bulldogs’ first varsity eight, second varsity eight and novice eight all moved to 4-0 on the season. “I was pleased […]

Eli runners impress at competitive Raleigh Relays

Facing some of its strongest competition of the year, Yale’s top track and field athletes raced at the Raleigh Relays at North Carolina State University over the weekend. In a meet of more than 3,000 competitors, the races of All-American Kate O’Neill ’03 and sister Laura O’Neill ’03 highlighted the Bulldogs’ performance. “This is probably […]

Sailors take 4th in Boston’s light winds

Despite a lack of wind to buffet its sails, the No. 12 coed sailing team recorded two strong finishes over the weekend. The Bulldogs took fourth out of 16 teams at the 67th Annual Boston Dinghy Club Cup hosted by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday and Sunday. On the first day, […]

Eli sailors finish second at Owen Trophy Regatta

Battling high winds and strong competition, the sailing team navigated to second, ninth and 14th place finishes in three regattas over the break. The Bulldogs recorded their best finish of the break when the coed team placed second out of 16 in the Owen Trophy Regatta at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy March 23-24. St. […]