Heavyweights fall to Princeton

When asked what it will take in the coming weeks to get to the medal dock at the Eastern Sprints, Pat Purdy ’07 had a savage answer. “We need to be absolute animals whenever we row in terms of the type of intensity that we bring to every stroke that we take,” Purdy said. “Just […]

Heavyweights top Penn, Columbia

With the EARC Sprints coming up in three weeks, the heavyweight crew team is picking up steam. After a rocky start to the spring season in California over spring break, the Bulldogs have come back to trounce Ivy League rivals on consecutive weekends. Last weekend, Dartmouth was the victim, incapable of breaking Yale’s monopoly on […]

Bulldogs bring home Olympic Axe again

Despite the rainy weather, the heavyweight crew team put on a show for any would-be spectators at the Gilder Boathouse on Saturday. For the third time in as many meetings, Yale defeated Dartmouth to keep possession of the Olympic Axe trophy. The Bulldogs achieved the three-peat with dominance, winning all four races on the day. […]

Heavyweights fall to Stanford, Cal

If it is possible to draw any conclusions from this weekend’s early-season results, then it is safe to say that the men’s heavyweight crew team has some work to do if it wants to be a force come June. In their first action of the season, the Bulldogs struggled during their weekend trip to Redwood […]

M. tennis posts solid trip

After a tough spring break schedule that featured a six-match tour of the west coast, the men’s tennis team is poised to challenge for the Ivy League title this spring. Despite finishing 2-4 over the break, the Bulldogs (6-6) have high hopes for the rest of the season. After going 1-4 against California teams, the […]

Crews finish fall with substantial gains

The fall season may be over for the three Yale crew teams, but the heat is on to see who can gain the most speed on their opponents by the time racing starts again in the spring. If the head racing season proved one thing to the Elis, it is that discipline and simple dedication […]

M. lightweight and heavyweight crews find success in N.J.

This year, the men’s crew teams have a lot to live up to. The lightweights, national champions in 2005, have the pressure of defending their title. On the other hand, the heavyweight squad has the challenge of returning the Yale program to its storied prominence after frustration last spring. With the results the two crews […]

Elis succeed at Head of Charles

Always a heavily spectated event, this year’s Head of the Charles Regatta proved no exception. Despite the chilly weather and morning showers, crowds gathered along the banks of the Charles River in Boston to watch the biggest crew race of the fall. Supporters came to cheer on the diverse field as they stroked upstream through […]

Crew dominates on home waters

Saturday’s weather provided little incentive to go outside — with New Haven’s streets familiarly flooded and leaves littering the sidewalks, the day’s storm stirred visions of colder days ahead. Even so, Yale’s crew teams took to the water for their first event of the fall season, the Head of the Housatonic, held on their home […]

Heavyweights look for powerful start

The rowers on the men’s heavyweight crew team are looking for a fresh start after last year’s combination of a solid fall but disappointing spring. The Bulldogs rattled off a string of good finishes and made improvements at each weekend’s regatta, culminating in a third place finish among college teams at the prestigious Head of […]

Top teams, wind blow away golfers

At this year’s Adam’s Cup, the men’s golf team needed more than just windbreakers to keep from getting blown off the course. The Cup presented the Bulldogs with a higher level of competition than what they will face for the rest of the year. Hosted by the Newport National Golf Course in Newport, R.I., the […]