2013-14 Yale Lightweight Crew News
November 2, 2013
Freshmen Prepare for The Green Monster
Freshmen lightweights will travel north to Hanover, N.H. this weekend for the Green Monster regatta. Held on Dartmouth’s home course on the Connecticut River, the race will see two Yale freshmen eights compete against other league competition-- marking the last race of the fall season for the Y150.
November 2, 2013
Lightweight Freshmen End Season on a High
Yale’s Freshmen rowers capped a successful fall season for the program on Saturday, at the Green Monster regatta. The Bulldogs posted the fastest time among lightweights, beating the majority of heavyweight crews in the process. After strong team performances at the Head of the Charles and the Princeton Chase, the freshmen rowers went into the weekend looking to make their own mark-- something they certainly achieved.
October 27, 2013
Bulldogs Win The Princeton Chase
It was a successful day of racing for the Yale lightweights on Sunday, as they were victorious in the varsity eight at the Princeton Chase for the first time in five years. It was a promising regatta for the team all round, with strong performances across the ranks. The result means that the crew ends the fall racing season on a high-- which will serve as encouragement for the upcoming months away from competition.
October 24, 2013
Bulldogs Ready for the Chase
The Yale lightweight crew travels down to Princeton, N.J. this weekend to compete in the Princeton Chase. The race marks the first opportunity for the entire squad to compete against league competition; at the Chase, they will face competition from across the EARC.
October 20, 2013
Lightweights Perform at the Head of the Charles
It was a successful day of racing for the men’s lightweight crew team on Sunday, as five boats raced down the course at the 44th Head of the Charles Regatta. The regatta represented the first opportunity for the team to race against league competition. The team faced tough competition across all events, and learned a great deal ahead of the Princeton Chase, to be held on Lake Carnegie next Sunday.
October 17, 2013
Lightweights Head to the Charles
Yale lightweight crew travels to Boston, Mass., this Sunday for the 49th Head of the Charles Regatta. The regatta promises strong competition for all entries, and marks the first opportunity of the season for the Elis to face EARC competitors. The Bulldogs will be fielding four boats this weekend: two eights and two fours.
October 12, 2013
Bulldogs Open Season at the Head of the Housatonic
The Yale lightweights had their first race of this season Saturday at the 19th Head of Housatonic Regatta. The Elis put on an strong showing at the local regatta, with impressive performances across the entire squad. Following the day’s racing, a gathering at the Gilder Boathouse took place in celebration of the recently successful campaign to endow the lightweight head coaching position.
October 10, 2013
Lightweights Prepare For Season Opener
The Bulldogs kick off their 2013-14 season at home this Saturday, at the 19th Head of the Housatonic regatta. The lightweights will be looking to gain valuable racing experience and set themselves up for a successful fall campaign. The prospects for the 2013-14 season look bright; coming off an impressive spring racing season, the Y150 will look to carry this momentum through the fall, starting this weekend.
August 9, 2013
Head Coach Position Endowed
A network of alumni spanning seven decades of Yale rowing have gotten together to endow the Yale University Lightweight Crew head coaching position. The new title, which Andy Card now carries, is Y150 Alumni Head Coach of Lightweight Crew.