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Bulldogs Open Strong At Longhorn Invitational

Bulldogs Open Strong At Longhorn Invitational

Yale Wins All It Races

Complete Results

AUSTIN, Texas – It was perfect opening day for Yale at the Longhorn Invitational. All five Yale crews won races in both the morning and afternoon sessions.

The varsity eight cruised to a nearly 32 –second win over Canisius in the morning session and then easily beat Tulsa in the afternoon.

The second varsity eight and the varsity four also had little trouble dispatching Canisius and Tulsa.

The second varsity four beat Tulsa twice, and the third varsity eight beat Texas in the morning and Tulsa in the afternoon.

All five Yale crews face San Diego in the morning session on Sunday.

"Texas has been a great host," said Yale head coach Will Porter. "The water has been flat, the weather warm and there has been good racing."

Yale Boatings

Varsity Eight (from the bow):  Maddie Lips, Madeline Dinse, Nina Demmerle, Colleen Maher, Kim Szokol, Kristina Wagner, Claire Tolson, Abbie Young and coxswain Christine Devlin

Second Varsity Eight (from the bow): Mieke Scherpbier, Natalie Lapides, Olivia Maclean, Kara Freeman, Abby Loucks, Kristjana Gudmundsson, Martha Cosgrove, Lydia Keating and coxswain Kristen Brownlee

Varsity Four (from the bow): Emily Patton, Brit Sharon, Kate O'Brien, Schuylery Ritchie and coxswain Laura Grimbergen 

Second Varsity Four (from the bow): Casey Wizner, Mary Farner, Regan Considine, Mimi Reichenbach and coxswain Sarah Weil

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity