Yale football devotee Wallace ’45W dies at 88

William N. Wallace ’45W, a former New York Times sports writer and lifelong Yale football fan, died Aug. 11 of acute myeloid leukemia in Norwalk, Conn. He was 88. Wallace’s sportswriting career began at the News, where he covered football and other sports as a Yale undergraduate. After graduation, he reported on local sports for […]

FIELD HOCKEY | Holland ’14 makes USA U21 team

Field hockey player Georgia Holland ’14 is one of 30 players in the country to have been selected for USA Field Hockey’s U21 National Team. The Yale midfielder/back will attend the team’s Pan American Training Camp at the University of Maryland in mid-August and vie for a spot on the United States’ Junior Pan American […]

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HEAVYWEIGHT CREW: Elis swept in 147th Yale-Harvard regatta

On Saturday morning, the heavyweight crew team battled Harvard on the Thames River in New London, Conn., in the 147th Yale-Harvard Regatta. The Bulldogs’ varsity boat lagged 9.9 seconds behind its opponent at the finish line of the four-mile downstream course, finishing at 19:51.2 and ceding a fifth consecutive victory of the annual race to […]

CREW | Bulldogs beat opponents at EARC Sprints

The lightweight crew team won two of four races at the EARC Sprints on Sunday in Worcester, Mass. The Bulldogs also took home the Jope Cup for overall team performance with 34 points. Princeton and Harvard tied for second place with 29 points, marking the first time since 2002 that the Bulldogs have achieved the […]

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M. CREW | Both teams face first losses

It was a disappointing weekend for the heavyweight and lightweight crew teams, as both of their previously undefeated varsity eight boats lost their titles and finished in last place. On Saturday, the heavyweight team took on Cornell and Princeton in Ithaca, N.Y., while the lightweight team travelled to Dartmouth to race the Big Green. The […]

Marrow drive adds over 500 new potential donors

The fourth annual Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive, held in Commons on Thursday, registered over 500 people as potential marrow donors. Including the totals from Thursday’s drive, Yale’s marrow drives have added over 3,000 potential donors to the national registry. The drive is named in honor of former women’s hockey player Mandi Schwartz ’11, […]

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Heavyweight crew trims roster, gains speed

At the end of the 2010-’11 rowing season, his first year with the Bulldogs, heavyweight crew head coach Stephen Gladstone set a 6000m time standard for all oarsmen planning to return to the team in the fall. “[Gladstone] made it clear that only people who were entirely committed to the team and to going fast […]

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Bulldogs sweep third straight regatta

The heavyweight crew team managed to come back from a slow start in the varsity race on Saturday to beat Columbia and Penn and retain the annually-contested Blackwell Cup for the third straight year. The Bulldogs — undefeated this season in the F 8+, JV 8+ and V8+ categories — continued their Ivy League winning […]

LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Elis dominate doubleheader

The lightweight crew team faced a challenging doubleheader on Saturday, racing against Columbia and Penn in the morning and against Cornell in the afternoon. But the Bulldogs reigned victorious, winning the F 8+, JV 8+ and the V 8+ in each regatta. “Beating three [Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges] opponents in one weekend is an […]

Cycling team beats Ivy League competitors

Twenty-seven members of the Yale Bulldog Cycling Club spent Saturday and Sunday racing up and down East Rock in the fourth annual Lux et Velocitas race. The race, contested by members of Yale’s cycling club, was the seventh of nine consecutive weekend races in the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference. It drew approximately 300 athletes from […]

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Elis retain Olympic Axe

On Saturday, the heavyweight crew team swept its second and last home regatta of the season, winning all three races against Dartmouth and retaining the contested Olympic Axe for the ninth straight year. Since 2004, the winner of the annual Yale-Dartmouth race has received the battle-axe trophy — and the Big Green has yet to […]