October 23, 2005

Bulldogs Impress at Head of the Charles

Oct. 23, 2005

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Elis turned in a strong performance on the Charles River's waters on Sunday, making school history along the way.

In the women's Championship Eight, the Bulldogs finished in sixth place with a time of 17:05.3742. The U.S. National team from the Princeton training center finished in first with a time of 16:34.633. The Elis finished third among college teams.

In the Championship Four race, the Bulldogs finished seventh overall after incurring a 30 second penalty that cost them dearly. Yale won the youth eight race for the first time in school history, topping second-place Brown University by over six seconds.

"[It was] a good showing for Yale women's crew and a good start to our season," Head Coach Will Porter said.

For complete results, visit www.hocr.org. The Elis return to action when they host the Yale Invitational on Nov. 5.

Report filed by Sean Singer '06, Yale Sports Publicity

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