The final eight races of the ICSA Women's Dinghy National Championship will be sailed this afternoon. Fourteen races have been sailed in both A and B division so far and race 15A is scheduled to start at noon today.
After three days and 36 races, the Yale women’s sailing team finished in sixth place at the ICSA Women’s National Dinghy Championship. Eighteen schools competed in the event and in the end only five points separated the Bulldogs from a place on the podium.
On Tuesday, the No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team will travel to St. Petersburg, Fla., to compete in the 46th ICSA Women’s National Dinghy Championship. Eighteen schools will be represented at the event, which is being hosted by the University of South Florida. Racing will take place May 22, 23 and 24 on Tampa Bay, southeast of the Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove.
Seven seniors and one team were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The women’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Sam Haig (Greenwich, Conn.) of the men’s squash team, Heather May (Newport Beach, Calif.) of the coed and women’s sailing teams and Alyssa Zupon (Basking Ridge, N.J.) of the women’s ice hockey team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Dakota McCoy (Wexford, Pa.) of the women’s track and field team and Patrick O’Keefe (Pittsford, N.Y.) of the lightweight crew team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Lexy Adams (Lancaster, Pa.) of the field hockey team and Collin Bibb (San Antonio, Texas) of the football team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.
The New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) recognized the most outstanding women’s sailors in its conference at the conclusion of the Women’s New England Championship on Sunday. Seven members of the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team received awards. The team with next most awardees was Dartmouth with five.
After the regatta was postponed due to the terrorism events in Boston, the No. 1 Yale Women’s sailing team finally competed in the Women’s New England Championship this weekend. The team finished second overall, just shy of claiming the Reed Trophy but good enough to secure itself a spot at the 2013 ICSA Women’s National Championship.
It was announced on Friday night that all collegiate sailing regattas in the Boston area, including the Women's New England Championship at Tufts, were cancelled this weekend due to the Boston "lockdown." At the time the announcement was made, the terrorist suspect was still at large and the duration of the lockdown was unknown.
Over the past seven weeks the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team has competed at seven different regattas and its results have earned it the top spot in the national rankings. However, those regular season regattas have just been warm-ups for the Women’s New England Championship which is to take place this weekend. The regatta will be hosted by Tufts University on Mystic Lake in Medford, Mass.
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team increased its winning streak to four regattas this weekend by winning the Wick and Shrew Trophies on the Thames River. 55 points separated the Bulldogs and the No. 7 Tufts Jumbos who finished second overall.
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will compete for the Emily Wick and Sloop Shrew Trophies this weekend at its last regatta before the championship season begins. The Wick/Shrew, as the regatta is known, will be hosted by the US Coast Guard Academy and sailed on the Thames River in New London, Conn.
The No. 1 Yale women's sailing team won the President's Trophy by a comfortable 49-point margin this weekend. Boston University hosted the 17-school regatta on the Charles River in strong and shifty winds. 12 races were completed in both A and B division.
After a come-from-behind victory at the Dellenbaugh Trophy last weekend, the Yale women's sailing team returned to the top of the national rankings in this week's coaches' polls. The Bulldogs will try to back up this new ranking at the President's Trophy, hosted by Boston University, this weekend.
The No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team won the last six races of the Dellenbaugh Trophy at Brown on Sunday, boosting itself from fifth to first in the overall standings. 17 other schools competed in the regatta which consisted of 10 races in both A and B division.
After winning the Duplin Trophy Team Race last weekend, the No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team will return to fleet racing this weekend at the Dellenbaugh Trophy, hosted by Brown. The longer days and recent nice weather have helped the Bulldogs to prepare by enabling them to get a series of productive, afternoon practice sessions this week.
The No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team proved its depth this weekend by winning the Duplin Team Race Regatta at Tufts University. All nine teams at the event sailed a full round robin and then were divided into a final four and bottom five based on the results from that round. Yale and Boston College, which tied for the best first round record with one loss each, were joined by Tufts and Brown University for the final four series on Sunday.
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team finished fourth overall at the St. Mary’s Women’s Regatta this past weekend. Seventeen teams competed in the event and thirteen races were sailed per division in a two-division format. Both divisions were able to race simultaneously, one in 420s and the other in FJs, thanks to the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Seahawks’ large fleet of boats. Challenging wind conditions were the only impediment to completing a full seventeen-race rotation.
After a full week of practice in sunny and windy St. Petersburg, Fla., the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team heads to St. Mary’s College of Maryland this weekend for the St. Mary’s Women’s Interconference Regatta.
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team finished fourth at the Navy Spring Women’s Regatta this past weekend. It was the second regatta of the Bulldogs’ spring season and it marks the beginning of their two-week spring break.
The Yale women’s sailing team claimed the No. 1 spot in this week’s national rankings and is preparing to defend that ranking at the Navy Women’s Interconference Regatta this weekend. The new ranking comes after the team placed second at the Charleston Women’s Regatta, its first competition of the spring season, last weekend. Charleston was the Bulldogs’ first time on the water since November, but this week they were finally able to rig up and go sailing at their home venue in Branford, Conn.
The No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team finished second overall at the Charleston Women’s Interconference Regatta this past weekend, matching their 2012 result. It was the first regatta of the Bulldogs’ spring season and their first time on the water since the Atlantic Coast Championships in November.
After a three-month break, the No. 2 Yale women's sailing team will return to competition this weekend. The Bulldogs have not been able to make it out on the water in frozen New England yet, but they will fly to Charleston, S.C., for the Charleston Women's Interconference Regatta to get their spring season started.
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team’s last weekend of the fall season did not go exactly as planned. Light and variable winds combined with strong currents made for challenging racing at the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship where the team finished eighth overall. This was the first time that the Bulldogs have finished outside of the top three all season long.
The Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship, being hosted by Connecticut College this weekend, will be the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team’s last regatta of the fall season. The Bulldogs qualified for the championship by finishing second at New England’s fall dinghy championship, the Victorian Coffee Urn, two weeks ago. Like the New England championship, the Atlantic Coast Championship will be raced in FJs on the Thames River in New London, Conn.
The last two races of the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded National Championship were sailed on Sunday in tricky wind conditions. Every so often an offshore breeze would interfere with the westerly sea breeze, keeping the competitors constantly on their toes in anticipation of major wind shifts. Senior Claire Dennis managed the conditions well, earning herself a third-place-overall finish in the regatta. Senior Emily Billing finished 10th overall, less than 10 points out of seventh.
Despite the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, senior members of the Yale women’s sailing team Emily Billing and Claire Dennis were back on the water on Wednesday to practice. It was their last opportunity to sail before the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded Championship, which they will compete at this weekend in Long Beach, Calif.
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team finished second at the Victorian Coffee Urn, which was hosted by Connecticut College this past weekend. This finish earned the team one of seven New England berths to the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship, which will take place on November 10th and 11th. Like the Urn, the championship will be raced on the Thames River in New London, Conn.
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will race at the Victoria Urn Trophy this weekend in New London, Conn. This regatta serves as the New England district’s qualifier for the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship. Teams that finish top seven at the Urn will return to New London on the second weekend of November to race against the top 18 schools from up and down the eastern seaboard.