Strong Showing For Bulldogs At Under-23 World ChampionshipsThe Yale contingent at 2013 Under-23 World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria, all turned in fine performances for U.S. Rowing. Rising senior Maddie Lips was 11th in the single scull, an improvement from her 15th-place finish last year. Rising senior Kim Szokol sat in the two seat of the women’s four that placed eighth, and rising junior Kristina Wagner finished 12th in the 2- with partner Elizabeth Fitzhenry.
Yale Trio Ready For 2013 World Rowing ChampionshipsYale rowers Maddie Lips, Kim Szokol and Kristina Wagner are ready to showcase their skills against international competition. The three are in Linz, Austria, as part of the 20 crews that will represent the United States at the 2013 Under-23 World Rowing Championships, which begin on Wednesday.
Three Bulldogs Earn Spot In Under-23 World ChampionshipsYale women’s crew will have an impressive presence at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria, in late July. Rising seniors Maddie Lips and Kim Szokol and rising junior Kristina Wagner all earned a spot representing the United States on the final day of the trials on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J.
Pair Of Bulldogs Earn CRCA All-America HonorsTwo Yale rowers have earned All-America honors from the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. Natalie King was named to the first team, while Elisa Hastings earned second team recognition.
Lips Elected Captain Of 2013-14 BulldogsMaddie Lips, a three-year member of the varsity eight, has been elected captain of the 2013-14 Yale women’s crew. The announcement was made recently following a team vote.
Bulldogs Finish Eighth At NCAA ChampionshipThe Yale women’s crew has earned another top-10 national finish. The Bulldogs placed eighth with 84 points after the final day of the 2013 NCAA Women’s Rowing Championship at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis.
NCAA Championship Set To Get Under Way (Updated With Time Changes)Throughout his long tenure as Yale’s head coach, Will Porter has talked about how grueling the NCAA Championship can be. Racing three days straight is challenging both physically and mentally. Now, it has become even more difficult. With the expansion of the field from 16 to 22, spots in the coveted grand final are harder to come by.
Porter Named New England Coach Of Year; 11 Rowers Honored By CRCAThe Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association has announced its regional and scholar athlete awards, and Yale is very well represented. Head Coach Will Porter was named the New England Coach of the Year, four rowers earned first team All-New England honors, one was selected to the second team and six were named Scholar Athletes.
No. 9 Bulldogs Cruise To Victories Over URIThe Yale women’s crew will take a bunch of positive momentum into next Sunday’s Ivy League championship. The Bulldogs cruised to easy victories over Atlantic 10 champion Rhode Island in all four races Saturday on the Housatonic River.
Bulldogs Set To Face Atlantic 10 Champion Rhode IslandThe Yale women’s crew will conclude the regular season against an unfamiliar opponent. The Bulldogs race Rhode Island on Saturday at the Gilder Boathouse. The first race is set for 10 a.m. and the day concludes with the two varsity eights facing off at 11 a.m.
Varsity Eight Completes Perfect Weekend; Cruises Past BrownIt doesn’t get much better for the Yale varsity eight. The Bulldogs knocked off two of their biggest rivals in a three-day span. After edging Radcliffe on Saturday, Yale cruised to a nearly nine-second victory over Brown in a rare Monday race on the Housatonic River.
Bulldogs Hold Off Radcliffe, Retain Case CupYale’s varsity eight got back on track with an impressive victory over Radcliffe on the Charles River. The Bulldogs edged the Crimson by a little over a second to retain the Case Cup. Northeastern finished third.
Busy Stretch Ahead For BulldogsThe Yale women’s crew will face two of its biggest rivals over a three-day stretch beginning on Saturday. The Bulldogs, ranked 12th in this week’s CRCA/US Rowing national poll, race No. 7 Radcliffe and Northeastern on Saturday on the Charles River and then is back at Gilder Boathouse to host No. 9 Brown on Monday.
No. 7 Princeton Sweeps No. 11 YaleThe spring season is about at the halfway mark so Saturday’s Yale-Princeton regatta was a good gauge of where the two perennial Ivy League title contenders stand heading down the stretch. It was the seventh-ranked Tigers that made the big statement. Princeton won all five races, including the varsity eight to retain the Eisenberg Cup, on the Housatonic River.
No. 11 Bulldogs Back On Housatonic To Host No. 7 PrincetonThe Yale women’s crew will finally get to race on the friendly waters of the Housatonic River on Saturday. The Bulldogs, ranked 11th in this week’s CRCA-US Rowing poll, face No. 7 Princeton. Racing gets under way at 8:20 a.m. The varsity eights will be competing for the Eisenburg Cup at 9:40 a.m.
Varsity Eight Rolls To Five Second Victory; Two Other Yale Crews WinAnother cup is back in the hands of the Yale women’s crew. The Bulldogs’ varsity eight cruised to a five-second victory Saturday on the Charles River, defeating Clemson, Boston University and Dartmouth. The wins over BU and the Big Green allowed Yale to reclaim the Class of 1985 Cup.
Big Test For Bulldogs Saturday In BostonThe Yale women's crew will face a pair of old rivals and a relative unknown on Saturday in Boston. The Bulldogs face Dartmouth and Boston University for the Class of 1985 Cup, but the race will have a twist this year as Clemson will compete as well. The action gets under way just after 9 a.m. on the Charles River.
Bulldogs Reclaim Cayuga Cup With Victory At CornellThe Yale varsity eight reclaimed the Cayuga Cup with an impressive five-second victory over Cornell on Saturday on the Cayuga Lake Inlet. That win was part of strong day for the Bulldogs, ranked 10th in the nation. Yale also won the second varsity, varsity four and second varsity four races.
No. 10 Bulldogs Set To Race No. 18 Cornell For Cayuga CupThe Yale varsity eight will seek to reclaim the Cayuga Cup when it races Cornell on Saturday on the Cayuga Lake. The Bulldogs edged Penn but fell to Columbia in the opening race of the spring season last week. Racing gets under way a 9 a.m.
Bulldogs Capture Three Races On Opening Day Against Columbia, PennThe depth of the Yale women’s crew was on display in Saturday’s season-opening races against Penn and Columbia. The Bulldogs’ second varsity, varsity four and second varsity four were all victorious. Columbia won the varsity eight, topping second-place Yale by five seconds.
Bulldogs Ranked 11th In CRCA/USRowing Preseason PollThe Yale women’s crew will begin the season in a familiar position – nationally ranked. The Bulldogs are 11th in the CRCA/USRowing preseason coaches poll. Yale garnered 276 points and is one of six Ivy League teams ranked.
Bulldogs Set For Head Of CharlesThree Yale crews will compete in the Head of the Charles this weekend in Boston. The Bulldogs will field a championship eight, a championship four and a club eight.
Olympians Honored with Two Rowing ShellsFollowing the Head of the Housatonic Regatta on Saturday, the Yale heavyweight and women’s crew teams dedicated two boats to their respective alumni that competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London this summer.
Bulldogs Open Strong At Head Of HousatonicThe Yale women’s crew kicked off the 2012-13 season in impressive fashion. The Bulldogs turned in several fine performances at the Head of the Housatonic, including a victory in the women’s collegiate eight.
Olympians Share Experiences in Panel DiscussionSix out of the seven Yale grads that competed at the 2012 Olympic Games shared their experiences in a panel discussion at the Law School Auditorium on Thursday night. Rowers Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, Tess Gerrand ’10, Jamie Redman ’08 and Taylor Ritzel ’10 and sailors Sarah Lihan ’10 and Stuart McNay ’05 took turns reflecting on their time in London, both on and off the water. Moderator Ron Vaccaro ‘04, the current Editorial Director for NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network, led the discussion.
Trowbridge Visits White House With U.S. Olympic and Paralympic TeamsYale assistant women’s crew coach Sarah Trowbridge had one last duty to perform as a 2012 Olympian last Friday, and it was quite memorable. Trowbridge was one of more than 400 members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams that visited the White House, meeting with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and participating in a special reception on the South Lawn to celebrate and honor the team’s success at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer.
Gold Medalist Ritzel Honored At Denver Broncos Season OpenerTaylor Ritzel ’10 has had a number of unique and unforgettable experiences since winning a gold medal with the United States eight at the 2012 Olympics in August. The one Sunday night, however, was probably a little extra special for the former Yale rower.