SAILING | Bulldogs dominate U.S. Team

Kids everywhere dream of being in the Olympics, but few get to wear their country’s colors as the world watches. Four Yalies, however, just got one step closer to donning the red, white and blue in 2012 by being named to the 2010 U.S. Sailing Development Team, the USSDT. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”8860″ ] The team is […]

Aiming for the top

A bunch of Ivy Leaguers from a small city in Connecticut do not often beat the military in shooting. Yet that has happened twice this year as the Yale Skeet and Trap team continues to storm through its fall season. The club sport has been adding to its arsenal in the past three years as […]

M. HOCKEY | Hometown rivalry

With a hometown rivalry heating up the ice this weekend, fans are predicted to fill the Whale for a match between New Haven hockey giants Quinnipiac and Yale. Both teams are known for their strong offenses and are in the top 10 in the national rankings. No.4 Quinnipiac (12–1–0, 7–0 ECAC) leads the league. […]

SAILING | Light winds slow sailors

This season, both the coed and women’s sailing teams usually overcame their opponents on the second day of weekend competition to win their regattas. But light winds limited the women to two races and canceled coed events this Sunday, preventing the teams from catching their second winds at the Atlantic Coast Championships. In the last […]

Phase II underway at Reese

In artists’ sketches, arches engraved with the names of former Yale soccer and lacrosse players beckon fans to the new Reese Stadium. While not yet a reality, the 10-month renovation of Reese Stadium began Monday. Phase I of the Reese Stadium construction, completed in 2005, outfitted the joint soccer and lacrosse field with an artificial […]

SAILING | Sailors cruise in Texas

This past weekend, Eli sailors Thomas Barrows ’10, Claire Dennis ’13, Sarah Lihan ’10 and Emily Billing ’13 traveled south to Corpus Christi, Texas, and took the ICSA Singlehanded Championships by storm. The three-day regatta hosted sailors from all seven intercollegiate sailing districts in the United States, including nine sailors from NEISA, Yale’s district. In […]

Sailing relies on walk-ons

Even though the Yale coed sailing team is ranked No. 1 in the country, most of its members were not recruited to sail for the Bulldogs. Unlike most Yale varsity sports that maintain a full roster of recruits year after year, the coed sailing team has historically relied heavily on walk-on team members in order […]

SAILING: Bulldogs win Erwin Schell

With a first-place finish at the 69th Erwin Schell Trophy at MIT — considered the unofficial fall NEISA championship — the coed sailing team earned a place in the Atlantic Coast Championships (ACCs), to be held Nov. 14-15 in Boston. It was the team’s first victory at the Schell since 1976. Across the Charles River […]

Sailing 101: The basics

Intercollegiate sailing is complex, even the sailors themselves find it difficult to describe. “It’s so hard to explain,” Blair Belling ’11 said. “It’s just not really like any other sport. Sometimes, people think it’s like cruising along in a boat, but it’s usually more intense than that.” [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”9474″ ] Competing in multiple events per […]

SAILING: Coeds win another race

With both Eli sailing teams ranked first in the country, it’s a great time to be a Yale sailor. The No. 1 ranked coed Bulldogs sailed to their fifth victory in seven weeks Sunday at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy at Brown. The coeds also sent sailors to the Oberg Trophy at MIT, where they placed […]

SAILING: Light winds slow sailing

Amid the cold, wet blast that ripped through New England this weekend, the Bulldog sailors took to the seas. The coed team placed sixth at the Captain Hurst Bowl, fourth at the Norm Reid Trophy and 11th at the Great Herring Pond Open. The women’s team placed first at the Yale Women’s Fall Intersectional at […]