All Four Bulldog Boats In Semifinals
HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England - Both Yale boats that raced on Saturday advanced at the Henley Women's Regatta on the Thames River. The Bulldogs' elite four with coxswain defeated the Thames Rowing Club by a half-a-length, finishing in a time of 5:28. The Yale senior eight cruised to a win over Dublin University with a time of 5:02.
The senior eight of coxswain Sarah Brownlee, Catherine McDermott, Elizabeth McDermott, Stephanie Madner, Karrin Weisenthal, Mary Pat Wixted, Kathleen O'Keefe, Roxanne Carini and Katherine Adams also earned a berth in the semifinal.
Yale's elite eight of coxswain Berkley Adrio, Taylor Ritzel, Cara Dermody, Tess Gerrand, Maren McCrea, Caroline Nash, Christina Person, Alice Henly and Christine Glandorf had a bye into the semifinals and will race the Thames Rowing Club on Sunday.
All of the finals are on Sunday afternoon.
Yale arrived in England last Sunday and had the opportunity to do a little sightseeing during the week. The team visited the Hampton Court Palace and Dorney Lake, the site of the 2012 London Games rowing venue.
Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity