Kevin Bendesky
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FIELD HOCKEY: Field hockey drops pair

After failing to complete a comeback from three goals behind Penn on Saturday, the Yale field hockey team saw a 1–0 lead slip away on Sunday to Bucknell, conceding four unanswered goals to cap off a disappointing weekend of action.

CREW: Historic victory at Head of the Charles

A historic first-place finish by the Yale heavyweight crew team highlighted the performances of Eli rowers at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston this weekend.

SAILING: Elis settle over weekend

“The team is very pleased with the result as we have been with nearly all of our finishes so far this year,” coed skipper Nicholas Baird ’19 said. “That’s what’s important to us: having the fundamentals down to second nature.”

CREW: Yale teams impress at home

In their first races of the fall season, all three of Yale’s crew teams dashed across their home water at the Head of the Housatonic with successful results on Saturday.

MEN’S SOCCER: Season on the line at home

Coming off of four straight losses, the Yale men’s soccer team looks to keep its season hopes afloat in a home contest against Dartmouth on Saturday.

SAILING: Elis sail to victory at Hewitt

Splitting its squad between a pair of regattas this past weekend, the No. 2 Yale coed sailing team coasted to a 60-point victory to repeat as champions at the Dartmouth-hosted Hewitt Trophy, while notching a fourth-place finish at the Danmark Trophy in New London, Connecticut as well.

Volleyball triumphs against New York foes

The Elis (8–4, 3–0 Ivy) rode the comeback wave on the hands and forearms of setter Kelly Johnson ’16 and outside hitter Kelley Wirth ’19. Johnson had 29 assists and Wirth contributed 16 kills. The game was Yale’s second victory of the weekend after handling Columbia (3–9, 1–2) 3–1 on Friday.

SAILING: Elis sail to Nationals

Yale’s coed sailing team — the reigning national champions who are currently ranked number one in the nation — had three of its members qualify for the ICSA Singlehanded National Championship this past weekend.

Marlins president talks career, baseball

David Samson, the president of Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins and the man who negotiated and authorized a $325 million contract, the largest in the history of sports, spoke to an audience of roughly 35 students at a Pierson Tea on Thursday.