Rising sophomore forward/midfielder Camille Scheyer (Glencoe, Ill.) of the Yale field hockey team is preparing for a special experience this summer: representing the United States at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Israel. The U.S. opens competition on July 5 against Israel.
The Yale men’s swimming and diving team received Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Moreover, five Bulldogs also received individual honors for CSCAA Scholar All-America team.
During their time in New Haven, the seven former Bulldogs currently playing professional basketball won numerous individual accolades and helped Yale earn national recognition for its success on the court. Now, Greg Mangano ’12, Javier Duren ’15, Armani Cotton ’15, Justin Sears ’16, Brandon Sherrod ’16, Nick Victor ’16 and Khaliq Ghani ‘16 are thriving on the international stage.
The Yale women’s swimming and diving team received Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Additionally, 11 members of the team were recognized as Honorable Mention selections for CSCAA All-America team.
Three of Yale’s finest athletes will hit the track at the USATF Outdoor Championships this weekend in sunny Sacramento, Calif. Middle-distance athletes Kate Grace ’11 and James Randon ’17 will compete in the 1,500-meter run while Kira Garry ’15 will be featured in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. All three Bulldog alums will compete back-to-back-to-back in the first rounds of their respective events on Thursday evening: Garry will compete at 7:13 p.m. PST, and Randon and Grace will compete in the 1,500-meter run at 7:44 p.m. and 8:05 p.m. PST, respectively.
Six games against teams that played in the 2017 NCAA Tournament highlight the 2017-18 Yale women’s ice hockey team schedule, which was announced Wednesday. The 29 game regular season also includes eight games against teams that ended the past season ranked in the top 10.
Snowcapped mountains in the backdrop and sunny and warm weather on the water is what met the three Yale sailors on the English Bay when they arrived on Monday to begin training for the 2017 Laser North American Championships hosted by Royal Vancouver Yacht Club.
Seventy-two players have been invited by US Lacrosse to try out for the 2018 U.S. National Team that will compete at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship in Israel a year from now. Only three selected are college underclassmen, and one of them is Yale captain Ben Reeves, a two-time Tewaaraton finalist and first-team All-American.
Two members of the Yale women’s crew who helped the varsity eight reach the grand final at the NCAA Championship have been selected to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Pocock All-America team. Junior Lily Lindsay was named to the first team, while senior Kate O’Brien earned second team recognition.
Senior Frances Schmiede, who capped her Yale track and field career with the ninth-fastest time in the semifinals of the 1,500-meter run at the NCAA Championships this past week, has been named second team All-American. Her time of 4.15.70 was the second-fastest of her career.
The new captain of the Yale Heavyweight Crew helped the varsity boat win a school-record three straight Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges Sprints Championships and a 2017 national championship. Paul Jacquot, who was voted captain of the 2017-18 squad after helping the Elis sweep Harvard on June 10, has been in the No. 5 seat of Yale’s top boat the last three years.
What’s the best way to cap off what might be the best season in the history of Yale heavyweight rowing, just six days after winning a national championship at the IRAs? How about sweeping your archrival in America’s oldest intercollegiate athletic competition?
Amy Warner, who sat in the bow seat of the varsity eight that reached the grand final at the NCAA Championship, will serve as captain of the 2017-18 Yale women’s crew. Warner, a South Africa native, has been a member of the first or second varsity eight throughout her career at Yale.
The Yale field hockey team welcomes six incoming freshmen to the roster for the 2017 season. The group comes from six different high schools and three different U.S. states, along with one from Scotland and one from South Africa. It includes three forward/midfielders, two midfielders and one goalkeeper.
The 2017 Yale baseball team won two games in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 69 years. That 1948 Bulldog squad had a captain named George H.W. Bush, whose wife, Barbara, was the team’s primary score keeper.
Rudy Meredith will welcome eight talented freshmen to Yale this fall. Reina Bonta, Kristen Enriquez, Mia Grillo, Sarah Jordan, Alexandra McCraven, Christine Oberhausen, Ciara Ostrander and Lydia Shaw all bring strong credentials to New Haven.
Senior Frances Schmiede wrapped up the year of competition for the women’s track and field team at the NCAA National Championship tonight, ending a prodigious collegiate career in the semifinal of the 1,500-meter run.
Two of the fastest boats in the history of collegiate rowing will compete against each other on the Thames River this Saturday morning in the 152nd edition of America’s oldest intercollegiate athletics event, the Yale-Harvard Regatta. The Bulldog heavyweight varsity eight, coming off a national championship less than a week ago, takes on the archrival Crimson in one of the most anticipated Yale-Harvard Regattas in many years.
Yale sophomore Trevor Reinhart ran one of his best times of the season in the semifinals of the 1500-meter run in Eugene, Ore. last night, but finished less than a second away from qualifying for the event championships. Although he did not advance to the championships, his race marks the second consecutive year that the Bulldogs will finish out their season at the NCAA Championships, signaling the strength of the team over the past two seasons.
This weekend, the Yale women’s track and field team sends senior Frances Schmiede to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. She will be competing in the 1,500-meter run, becoming the first Bulldog to advance to the National Championship in six years. Schmiede will look to finish her collegiate career on top as she competes in her third consecutive National Championship this year. She will be competing in the semifinal of the 1,500-meter run on Thursday afternoon in the first of two heats.
For the first time in the long history of Yale Heavyweight Crew, the Bulldogs defeated the best crews in the nation to win the 2017 IRA Rowing 1V8 Grand Final. Yale bested the Washington Huskies by a matter of inches to claim its first National Championship. The Elis will conclude the season on Saturday June 11th in the 152nd Edition of the Yale-Harvard Regatta on the Thames River in New London, CT.
Yale sophomore Trevor Reinhart is traveling to Eugene, Ore., this week, where he is scheduled to compete in the NCAA Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Reinhart was the sole athlete to qualify from the men’s track and field team to the NCAA Championships. He will be competing in the 1500-meter run.
Three members of the Yale women’s crew have earned CRCA All-Region 1 honors. Junior Lily Lindsay and senior Kate O’Brien were both named to the first team, while junior Marybeth Swords was a second team selection.
The Yale heavyweight crew program continues to make history -- even 165 years into its existence. The latest addition to the Bulldogs’ long list of achievements came in dramatic fashion Sunday afternoon on Lake Natoma, as the varsity eight boat edged top-seeded Washington in the Grand Final for the IRA National Championship. This is the school’s first IRA title; the event dates back to 1895 and Yale crew dates back to 1852.