July 25, 2011
McDermott Helps U.S. Four To Fifth Place Finish At U23 World Rowing Championships
Rising senior Catherine McDermott helped the United States’ women’s four to a fifth-place finish at the 2011 World Rowing Under-23 Championships on Saturday. McDermott sat in the bow seat for the U.S. boat, which crossed the line in 6:47.83.

July 21, 2011
Representing Country Special For McDermott
Rising senior Catherine McDermott didn’t get much of a break after a long spring of rowing for Yale. Shortly after helping the Bulldogs’ varsity eight to an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championship in late May, McDermott was off to Oklahoma City to train with the U.S. national team. All the hard work paid off when she was selected to the women’s four that is currently competing at the 2011 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Amsterdam.

July 20, 2011
Afeyan To Row In Single Scull At Under-23 World Championship
Rising senior Armine Afeyan, who helped the Yale varsity eight to an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in May, will row in a single scull for Armenia at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Amsterdam. Afeyan’s first race is scheduled for Thursday.

July 15, 2011
McDermott Named To United States Under 23 World Championship Roster
Rising senior Catherine McDermott, who helped the Yale varsity eight to an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in May, will represent the United States at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships scheduled for July 21-24 in Amsterdam.

July 14, 2011
Christine Glandorf ‘09 Named Assistant Coach
Christine Glandorf ’09 had tremendous success as a student and rower at Yale. Two years after graduating, she is returning as an assistant coach to help ensure that the next generation of Yale rowers has a similar positive experience.

June 15, 2011
O’Keefe To Serve As 2011-12 Yale Women’s Crew Captain
Kathleen O’Keefe, who helped Yale’s second varsity win a silver medal at the Eastern Sprints this spring, has been elected captain of the 2011-12 Yale women’s crew.

June 8, 2011
Two Yale Rowers Earn CRCA All-America Honors
Two Yale rowers have earned Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association All-America recognition. Stephanie Madner was selected to the first team, while Caroline Nash was a second team selection.

June 2, 2011
Nine Bulldogs Honored By CRCA
Nine members of the Yale women’s crew were recently honored by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. Seniors Stephanie Madner and Caroline Nash were selected first team All-New England, while junior Catherine McDermott earned second team recognition. In addition, Madner, Margaret Ayers, Dara Dickson, Alexandra Fields, Nikki Grigg, Elizabeth Kalina and Lauren Ross were named Scholar Athletes.

May 29, 2011
Bulldogs Finish 11th At NCAA Championship
The Yale women’s crew finished 11th at the 2011 NCAA Championship on Lake Natoma. The Bulldogs had 42 points, two less than 10th-place Ohio State. On the final day, Yale’s varsity eight placed second in the petite final. The second varsity and varsity four both finished sixth in the petite final.

May 28, 2011
Varsity Eight Comes Up Just Short In Bid To Reach Grand Final
Yale’s varsity eight made a valiant effort to qualify for the grand final at the NCAA Championship but came up just short. The Bulldogs finished fourth in the second semifinal with a time of 6:32.26, a little more than four seconds behind third-place Michigan State. Only the top three qualify to the grand final. Yale, the defending varsity eight champion, will have to settle for a spot in the petite final.

May 27, 2011
Varsity Eight Earns Spot In Semifinal On Opening Morning Of NCAA Championship
Yale’s varsity eight finished third in its heat to earn a berth in the semifinals on the opening morning of the NCAA Championships on Lake Natoma. The second varsity and varsity four both placed fourth and will have to finish in the top three of Friday afternoon’s repechage to advance to the semifinals.

May 27, 2011
Second Varsity Eight, Varsity Four Advance To Semifinals
A long day for the Yale women’s crew became a little longer than expected, but the end result was well worth the wait. Both the second varsity eight and varsity four earned spots in the semifinals following the afternoon repechege session.

May 26, 2011
Bulldogs Set For NCAA Championship
The first time the Yale women’s crew raced on the Lake Natoma course at the NCAA Championships in 2004, the Bulldogs had one of their most memorable performances. Yale placed a surprising second that year, its highest finish ever, despite having come in third in the varsity eight at Eastern Sprints just two weeks earlier.

May 17, 2011
Yale Earns 10th Straight NCAA Team Championship Bid
The Yale women’s crew is heading back to Lake Natoma. The Bulldogs received a berth in the NCAA Championship for the 10th straight year when the 16-team field was announced on Tuesday. The three-day championship begins on May 27 in Gold River, Calif. Yale will field two boats of eight rowers each one boat of four rowers.

May 15, 2011
Second Varsity Captures Silver Medal; Varsity Four Wins Bronze At Eastern Sprints
All four Yale crews had top four finishes at the Eastern Sprints on Sunday on the Cooper River. More importantly, it would appear the Bulldogs had strong enough finishes to earn their 10th straight appearance in the NCAA Championships, but they'll have to wait until the 16-team field is announced on Tuesday to be sure. Yale’s second varsity finished second, the varsity four was third and the varsity eight and third varsity eight each placed fourth.

May 11, 2011
No. 9 Bulldogs Ready For Competitive Eastern Sprints
There will be much at stake when the Yale women’s crew heads to the Eastern Sprints on Sunday on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J. The varsity eight will be looking to win the Ivy League title for the fifth time in the last seven years, and the Bulldogs will be in search of their third straight Charles Willing Team Trophy for overall supremacy. It is also one more chance for Yale to impress the NCAA selection committee.

April 30, 2011
Battle Of Top 10 Crews Saturday On Housatonic
The final regular season race of the season is a big one for the Yale women’s crew. The Bulldogs, ranked ninth in this week’s CRCA/US Rowing national poll, face No. 6 Brown in what has developed into one of the top rivalries in the nation in recent years. The first race is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. The teams will be battling for the Nat & Anne Case Cup.

April 30, 2011
No. 6 Brown Retains Nat & Anne Case Cup
The sixth-ranked Brown women’s crew retained the Nat & Anne Case Cup by winning five races over No. 8 Yale Saturday on the Housatonic River.

April 23, 2011
No. 8 Yale Wins Three Of Four Races Against Radcliffe
The Yale women’s crew won three of four races against Radcliffe on Saturday on the Charles River. The Crimson’s varsity eight, though, edged the Bulldogs by three seconds to reclaim the Case Cup.

April 22, 2011
No. 8 Yale Heads Back To Charles River To Face No. 16 Radcliffe
A strong showing last week against top-ranked Princeton and Ohio State helped Yale’s women’s crew move up to eighth in this week’s CRCA/US Rowing national poll. The Bulldogs hope to build on that performance when they face Radcliffe on Saturday on the Charles River. The first race is slated for 7:36 a.m. The two varsity eights will be competing for the Case Cup.

April 16, 2011
Varsity Eight Tops Ohio State Falls To No. 1 Princeton
A young Yale women’s crew showed it is more than capable of competing with the top teams in the nation on Saturday on the Housatonic River. Racing No. 1 ranked Princeton and No. 10 Ohio State, the Bulldogs, ranked 11th, finished second in four races.

April 15, 2011
No. 1 Princeton, No. 10 Ohio State In Town Saturday
The Yale women’s crew spent much of the last four years at or very near the top of the national rankings. That put a big target on Yale’s back in each race. The roles will be reversed for the Bulldogs on Saturday when No. 1 Princeton along with No. 10 Ohio State visits Gilder Boathouse. Racing kicks off at 8 a.m. The Yale and Princeton varsity eights will be racing for the Eisenberg Cup.

April 9, 2011
No. 10 Bulldogs Race For Class of 1985 Cup
The first road trip of the spring season takes the Yale women’s crew to a familiar spot. The Bulldogs will race Boston University and Dartmouth on Saturday on the Charles River in Boston. The first race kicks off at 7:24 a.m. The winner of the varsity eight will capture the Class of 1985 Cup.

April 9, 2011
Bulldogs Sweep Dartmouth, Boston University
The Yale women’s crew rolled to victory in all four races against Dartmouth and Boston University on the Charles River. The victory in the varsity eight allowed Yale to retain the Class of 1985 Cup for the 12th straight year.

April 2, 2011
No. 6 Yale Seeks 10th Straight Cayuga Cup Victory
The Cayuga Cup has been sitting safely in the trophy case at Gilder Boathouse for nine years. The Yale women’s crew hopes it stays right there after Saturday’s race with Cornell and Syracuse. It won’t be easy, however. Both the Big Red and Orange programs are on the rise. Racing on the Housatonic River gets under way at 8 a.m.

April 2, 2011
Bulldogs Win Three Of Four Races But Cornell Captures Cayuga Cup
Tight racing highlighted Saturday’s battle between the Yale, Cornell and Syracuse women’s crews on the Housatonic River. Three of the four races were decided by less than three seconds. Cornell claimed the Cayuga Cup by winning the varsity eight, while the Bulldogs captured the three other races.

March 26, 2011
No. 6 Bulldogs Kick Off Season Against Penn, Columbia
Yale’s varsity eight won the NCAA title for the third time in the last four years last May. Six members of that winning boat have graduated, so it would only seem natural for Yale head coach Will Porter to have different expectations for his squad in 2011. Porter, though, never changes his outlook.

March 26, 2011
No. 6 Bulldogs Top Penn, Columbia In Opening Race
There certainly was a little bit of uncertainty when the Yale women’s crew hit the Housatonic River for the first time on Saturday. After all, the Bulldogs had new lineups in just about every boat. The results, however, were just what Yale fans have come to expect.

March 16, 2011
Bulldogs Ranked Sixth In CRCA Preseason Poll
The Yale women’s crew has earned a berth in the NCAA Team Championships in each of the last nine years. If the preseason prognosticators prove correct, the Bulldogs will make a 10th straight appearance in 2011. Yale is ranked sixth in the preseason USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I Coaches Poll. The Bulldogs had 369 points and received one first-place vote.

January 21, 2011
Class of 2010 Recognized By Rowing News Magazine
The February issue of Rowing News magazine has a feature on The Best of 2010, and the Yale women’s crew program is prominently mentioned. Yale’s Class of 2010 was selected as the Class of the Decade, and the United States Women’s Eight, which featured Yalies Jamie Redman ’08 and Taylor Ritzel ’10, was named the Crew of the Year.

January 7, 2011
Class of 2015 Announced
Yale women’s crew coach Will Porter will welcome nine rowers to New Haven next fall. The class features size, athleticism and experience. Four of the eight rowers are 6’ or taller, most have rowed for four years and are multi-sport athletes. Seven of the nine have participated at USA JR National Team camps. There are three athletes from the West Coast, four from the East Coast, one from Texas and one from Canada.

December 7, 2010
10 Bulldogs Earn Fall Academic All-Ivy Honors
Ten Yale student-athletes have earned Fall Academic All-Ivy honors. Football players Patrick Witt and Jesse Reising, Jeff Perrella from the cross country team, soccer player Eric Meyer and lightweight rower William Zeng were honored on the men’s side. The women selected were soccer players Kate Macauley and Miyuki Hino, field hockey player Dinah Landshut, volleyball player Taylor Cramm and rower Stephanie Madner.

November 7, 2010
Jamie Redman ‘08, Taylor Ritzel ‘10 Help U.S. Eight Win Gold
The United States’ gold medal winning eight the 2010 World Rowing Championship had a distinct Yale flavor. Jamie Redman ’08 and Taylor Ritzel ’10 both helped the U.S. row to a nearly four second victory over Canada on a spectacular spring afternoon. It was the fifth straight gold medal for the U.S. eight at the world championships, but the first that Redman and Ritzel have been a part of. Ashley Brzozowicz '04 won a silver medal with the Canadian eight.

October 24, 2010
Bulldogs Complete Racing at Head of the Charles
The Yale women’s crew team finished its fall season by participating in the Head of the Charles regatta this part weekend. Yale sent four boats to the race—two Championship Eights, one Championship four and one Club Eight. The Elis finished in fourth and 28th place in the Championship Eights race, tenth in the Championship Fours, and third in the Club Eights.

October 22, 2010
Bulldogs Gear Up for Head of Charles
The Yale women’s crew team will continue its fall season with the Head of the Charles regatta this weekend in Cambridge, Mass. The annual regatta is the world's largest two-day rowing event, with more than 7,500 athletes from around the world competing in 55 different events. After coming up victorious in the Head of the Housatonic two weeks ago, the Elis will look to continue their winning ways in the 46th installment of the Head of the Charles this weekend.

October 10, 2010
Bulldogs Take First at Head of the Housatonic
The Yale women’s crew team kicked off its fall season with a strong win at the Head of the Housatonic, on Saturday, Oct. 9. The Bulldogs took first, fifth, eighth and ninth place in the Division I Women’s Collegiate Eighths. The team also placed second in the Women’s Masters/Open Eighths.

October 9, 2010
Women’s Crew Opens Its Season
The defending national champion Yale women’s crew team will kick off the new season on Saturday with the 16th installment of Head of the Housatonic. The Bulldogs will host teams from throughout the Northeast at their home course on the Housatonic River, in Derby, Conn. The Head of the Housatonic is now the second largest fall race in New England, after the Head of the Charles. Participating in the race will be boats from Fordham, Radcliffe, UMass and Williams.

October 5, 2010
Taylor Ritzel ’10 Added To U.S. Eight For 2010 World Rowing Championships
Taylor Ritzel ’10, who stroked the Yale varsity eight to an NCAA championship in May, has been added to the United States roster for the 2010 World Rowing Championships scheduled for Oct. 31-Nov. 7 in Lake Karapiro, New Zealand. Ritzel will sit in the women’s eight.

September 24, 2010
Jamie Redman ’08 To Represent U.S. At 2010 World Rowing Championships
Jamie Redman ‘08, who helped Yale’s varsity eight to a pair of NCAA Championships, will represent the United States at the 2010 World Rowing Championships scheduled for Oct. 31-Nov. 7 in Lake Karapiro, New Zealand. Redman will compete with the women’s eight.

September 20, 2010
Ashley Brzozowicz ’04 Earns Spot In Canadian Eight For World Rowing Championships
Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, an All-American during her rowing career at Yale, has been named to the Canadian eight that will compete at the 2010 World Rowing Championships in New Zealand from Oct. 31 to Nov. 7.

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