August 11, 2011
Bulldogs Chosen as an All-Academic Team
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named its All-Academic teams this Thursday and the Bulldogs were recognized as one of 164 teams nationwide for their academic success. Squads needed at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA to qualify and Yale was well above the mark, coming in with a 3.46.
August 4, 2011
Gamble, Kayali and Marvin Earn All-Academic Honors from USTFCCCA
Three sophomores on the Yale women’s track and field team -- Annelies Gamble, Nihal Kayali and Elizabeth Marvin -- have been named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Track & Field team for their work in the classroom in 2010-11. The USTFCCCA made the announcement Thursday.
June 17, 2011
Track and Field Teams Blog from Trip Abroad
The Yale men's and women's track and field teams traveled abroad for meets at Limerick and Swansea in addition to the traditional Yale-Harvard vs. Oxford-Cambridge meet. Team members blogged about their experiences on yalebulldogs.com.
June 13, 2011
Kate Grace Earns Fourth All-America Honor
Senior Kate Grace was named a first-team All-American after her fifth-place performance in the national final of the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division I Championship on Friday. Grace has earned three previous All-America nods, most recently at the 2011 Indoor NCAA Division I Championship in March.
June 10, 2011
Grace Finishes Fifth in the Nation
Senior Kate Grace competed in her final collegiate race today, and she went out with a bang. The All-American added another national honor to her career as she placed fifth in the final of the 800-meter run at the NCAA Championship. Grace finished in 2:04.22, less than a second off of her preliminary time of 2:03.48 on June 8.
June 8, 2011
A Second Straight Trip to the National Final for Grace
Senior Kate Grace advanced to the final of the 800-meter run during the first day of competition at the NCAA Division I Championship. Grace placed second in her heat in 2:03.48, which was also second-fastest of all 24 competitors in the national semi-final. She has competed in the national semi-final in each of her four seasons at Yale, and this marks her second time advancing to the final; she placed seventh last year in 2:05.92 to earn All-America honors.
June 6, 2011
Grace Selected as the Northeast Region Track Athlete of the Year
Senior Kate Grace was recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association today as the Division I Northeast Region Female Track Athlete of the Year. Grace’s undefeated season in both the 800-meter run and the 1,500-meter run precipitated the honor; she will challenge to extend her streak beginning on June 8 when she competes in the NCAA National Championship in the 800-meter run.
June 5, 2011
Grace to Compete at NCAA Championship
The culmination of senior Kate Grace’s track and field career at Yale will take place on the most competitive stage possible: the NCAA Championships. By virtue of her first-place finish in the 800-meter run at the NCAA First Round on May 27, she advanced to compete in the national semi-finals in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 8. The top eight athletes in those races will move on to race for the championship on June 10.
June 2, 2011
Dakota McCoy Named Academic All-District
Rising junior Dakota McCoy (Wexford, Pa.), who competed for Yale at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships both indoors and outdoors this past season, has been named first team Capital One Academic All-District 1 in women's track & field/cross country. She was one of 10 first-team selections in the university division of District 1, which includes seven U.S. states in the Northeast plus five Canadian provinces.
May 28, 2011
Bulldogs Conclude NCAA First Round Competition
On the final day of the eastern NCAA First Round meet, two more Bulldogs competed in their final races of the season. Sophomores Nihal Kayali and Elizabeth Marvin competed in their signature events, the 1,500-meter run and the 5,000-meter run, respectively.
May 27, 2011
Grace Punches Ticket to NCAA Nationals with Style
All-American senior Kate Grace qualified for the NCAA National Championship today by finishing first in her heat during the semi-finals of the 800-meter run at the First Round meet. Grace’s time of 2:03.41 is not only a school record outdoors, but it was also the fastest time of the meet by more than a second. By virtue of her place, she automatically advances to the national meet hosted by Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 8-11.
May 26, 2011
Two Advance on First Day of NCAA Competition
Three Bulldogs competed in two events on the first day of the NCAA First Round. This meet culls the fastest athletes from the east region, where they race for the chance to compete at the NCAA National Championship next month in Des Moines, Iowa. Two Yale athletes advanced to compete in further rounds of this meet later in the weekend.
May 24, 2011
Bulldogs Start NCAA Competition Thursday
Four members of the Yale women’s track and field team will take part in NCAA First Round competition, which starts Thursday in Bloomington, Ind. Events will last from May 26-28. Athletes are competing for the chance to race at the NCAA National Championship meet on June 8-11.
May 22, 2011
Kate Grace Receives Nellie Pratt Elliot Award
Kate Grace, a six-time Heptagonal champion in the 800-meter run, is the recipient of the 2011 Nellie Pratt Elliot Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior female at Yale. The award was presented at the Class Day exercises on May 22.
May 19, 2011
Four Bulldogs to Compete at NCAA First Rounds
The competitors for the NCAA First Rounds were announced today, and four Bulldogs were named to the list for the East Preliminary. They will compete in three events at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., from May 26-28. The top 48 athletes from the East region were chosen to compete in each track event.
May 16, 2011
Four Bulldogs Named to the All-East Team
After their top-eight performances at the ECAC Outdoor Championship this weekend, four Yale Bulldogs were selected as members of the All-East Team. Freshman Melissa Chapman, All-American senior Kate Grace, sophomore Nihal Kayali and sophomore Elizabeth Marvin were named All-East.
May 15, 2011
Three More Score at ECACs
Three more Bulldogs scored on the final day of the ECAC Outdoor Championship to give Yale 23 points total. The team tied with Princeton and the University of Maryland for 12th place. All-American senior Kate Grace and sophomore Nihal Kayali finished first and second, respectively, in the 1,500-meter run. Both lowered their personal bests as the number one and two athletes on the school record list. Freshman Melissa Chapman was seventh in the 3,000-meter run.
May 14, 2011
Two Advance to ECAC Finals
On the second day of competition at the ECAC Outdoor Championship, two Bulldogs have qualified to advance to the finals. In all, six athletes competed in three individual events and one relay. Yale concluded the day with 3 points for 28th place.
May 13, 2011
Marvin Scores on Day 1 of ECACs
Two Bulldogs raced on the first day of the ECAC Outdoor Championship today. Sophomore Elizabeth Marvin and junior Jennifer Downing competed in the 5,000-meter run, and both delivered season-bests.
May 12, 2011
ECAC Championships Ahead
The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) will host its annual outdoor Championship this weekend, May 13-15, for athletes who have qualified. Several Bulldogs will travel to Princeton, N.J., to compete.
May 11, 2011
Kelly Elected 2011-2012 Captain
At the annual team banquet, held this year on Tuesday, May 10, the Bulldogs elected their captain for the coming season. Junior Gabriella Kelly was chosen to lead the team next year and several other athletes received awards.
May 10, 2011
Two Bulldogs Named to All-Ivy Team
After last weekend’s Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, two Bulldogs have been selected to the All-Ivy team. All-American senior Kate Grace was named first team All-Ivy after her wins in the 800-meter run and the 1,500-meter run. Sophomore Nihal Kayali was named second team All-Ivy based on her second-place finish in the 3,000-meter run. The first and second finishers in each event were selected for the team.
May 8, 2011
Grace Wins Two on Second Day of Heps
The Bulldogs finished up their final day of competition at the 2011 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships with 46 points. All-American senior Kate Grace was the top team performer with two wins on the day, as well as one school record. She was chosen as one of the meet’s Most Outstanding Performers. Five other individuals, as well as two relay teams, scored for the Bulldogs.
May 7, 2011
Several Bulldogs Advance to Finals
The Yale Bulldogs took to the track and field today during the first session of the Ivy League Heptagonal Championship. The day was filled with preliminary heats, to allow athletes to qualify for tomorrow’s finals. Five Bulldogs advanced in their events on the track, with several just missing.
May 5, 2011
Ivy League Will Descend on New Haven This Weekend
This weekend, the Bulldogs will host the rest of the Ancient Eight at Cuyler Athletic Complex and Dwyer Track for the Ivy League Heptagonal Track and Field Championships. Heps will be the final meet for many Bulldogs, as only those that qualify for ECACs or NCAA Nationals can advance. This meet is also the most competitively charged all season, as the Ivy League rivalry is played out on the field and track.
May 1, 2011
Many Season-Bests at Springtime Invitational
Spring was in the air at Cuyler Field and Dwyer Track as the Bulldogs hosted their last meet of the regular season. Championships begin next weekend when Yale hosts the Ivy League Heptagonal Championship (Heps). Many Bulldogs posted eleventh-hour times and distances to improve their season bests before the competition heats up.
April 30, 2011
4x800-Meter Relay Team Runs Fastest Time Since 1986
On the final day of competition at the 117th Penn Relays, four Bulldogs competed in the 4x800-meter relay. The team combined for the fastest time that a Yale foursome has raced in 25 years; their blistering mark of 8:45.38 was good for eighth of the 14 teams competing in the Championship of America heat. 26 other teams competed in the college heats.
April 28, 2011
School Record Shattered at Penn Relays
Though the weather had other things in mind, the 117th running of the Penn Relays went smoothly for the Bulldogs on Thursday. A 90-minute rain delay pushed all of the afternoon’s races back, meaning that the day’s events continued well into the night. Despite the set-back, the distance medley relay team was able to blast the school record by 18 seconds and several athletes ran season-best times.
April 26, 2011
Storied Penn Relays This Weekend
The Yale Bulldogs will compete in a duet of competitions this weekend. The first is the annual Penn Relays held from Thursday to Saturday, one of the most famous meets in the world. On Sunday, athletes who do not compete in Philadelphia will host the Yale Springtime Invitational at Cuyler Field and Dwyer Track.
April 26, 2011
Dakota McCoy Wins Goldwater Scholarship
Last month, sophomore Dakota McCoy was selected as one of 275 recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, which recognizes undergraduate excellence in science, mathematics and engineering. Each scholar is awarded up to $7,500 annually to be applied towards tuition, room and board, fees and books. Sophomore recipients receive two years of funding while junior recipients receive one.
April 23, 2011
Several Top Times in Distance Races on Friday Night
A handful of Yale distance runners competed in Friday night’s edition of the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton. The Friday Night Races field a more selective crop of racers who need to achieve meet standards before entering. Even so, the Bulldogs were able to win several heats and place competitively in the enormous meet.
April 23, 2011
Many Season-Bests at the Larry Ellis Invitational
The Bulldogs finished up their second day of competition at Princeton’s Larry Ellis Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Though rain and the size of the meet lead to many scratches, several athletes were able to run season-best times, continuing the pattern of yesterday’s performances in the Friday Night Races.
April 21, 2011
Yale One of 35 Teams to Compete in Larry Ellis Invitational
This Friday and Saturday, the Bulldogs will compete in the Larry Ellis Invitational, hosted by Princeton University. 35 teams will descend on Weaver Stadium to contest a series of Friday night distance races as well as a full complement of field and track events on Saturday. A smaller contingent of Bulldogs will compete mostly in track events this weekend.
April 16, 2011
Yale Takes on Harvard, Stormy Weather
Though the sun refused to come out on Saturday, the Bulldogs didn’t hold anything back from their annual contest against Harvard. The much smaller Yale squad ultimately finished behind its rival’s 113 points, but won five events on the day. The top two finishers in each event will travel to England this summer to compete in the bi-annual Harvard-Yale vs. Oxford-Cambridge meet.
April 13, 2011
Bulldogs Host Harvard in Annual Grudge Match
This weekend, the Yale Bulldogs will descend on the Dewitt-Cuyler Track, their home turf, as they play host to the Harvard Crimson. The team looks forward to this meet not only as a chance to show up its rival, but also as an opportunity to vie for spots in the bi-annual Harvard-Yale vs. Oxford-Cambridge meet this summer.
April 9, 2011
Yale Competes Against Penn and Princeton
The Bulldogs wrapped up their first tri-meet of the outdoor season today against Penn and Princeton. While Princeton ran away with 106 points and the title, Yale finished the day with 28 points to place third.
April 6, 2011
Ivy Matchup This Weekend
On Saturday, the Bulldogs will travel down to Philadelphia to take on Princeton and host school Penn in the annual tri-meet. This is the same track that several Bulldogs will compete on at the Penn Relays later this month. Yale has won two of the past seven meetings between the three schools, most recently in 2006. The small size of the meet will allow Yale to show off its depth.
April 2, 2011
Strong Showing on Second Day of Sam Howell Invite
As the Sam Howell Invitational drew to a close on Saturday afternoon, the Bulldogs showed no sign of slowing down from their dominant pace of the day before. Most impressive was sophomore Nihal Kayali’s second win of the competition in the 3,000-meter run. The weather improved significantly over last night’s rain, and the Bulldogs took full advantage.
April 1, 2011
Track Association Celebrates Annual Dinner and Honors Mark Young
Over 150 student-athletes, alumni and friends gathered at the Yale Club of New York City to celebrate the annual Track Association dinner and honor retiring coach, Mark Young ’68, for his incredible service to his alma mater.
April 1, 2011
Two Wins on First Day of Sam Howell Invitational
On the first day of the Sam Howell Invitational, the Yale Bulldogs posted impressive performances, with two wins on the day. All four athletes competing in track events placed within the top three overall, and two Bulldog throwers advanced to the final in their event.
March 30, 2011
Bulldogs Head to Princeton
This Saturday, the Bulldogs will travel to Princeton, N.J., to compete at the annual Sam Howell Invitational. Several athletes will try their hands at slightly different distances than they are used to, which will give the team a chance to see where its strengths lie. Competitive distance races will take place on Friday night with field events and other races on Saturday.
March 19, 2011
Strong Start to Outdoor Season
The Bulldogs competed in their first meet of the outdoor track season today. Yale showed off its spring training thus far with many top-five performances on the day. Though the meet was unscored, the team performed well as a whole.
March 16, 2011
Spring Will See the Bulldogs on the Outdoor Track
After an indoor track season that gave the Yale record books 17 new top-10 times and distances, the Bulldogs will head to an outdoor track for the first time this year. They will compete at the William and Mary Tribe Invitational this weekend, held in Williamsburg, Va.
March 15, 2011
A Third All-American Honor for Kate Grace
Senior Kate Grace was honored for her performance at the NCAA Divison I Championship last weekend with second-team All-American accolades. She placed 13th overall in the one mile run with a time of 4:43.07. Grace has previously earned All-American honors twice in the 800-meter run, once indoors and once outdoors. Last weekend was her fifth appearance at an NCAA Championship in seven collegiate track seasons.
March 11, 2011
Grace 13th at NCAA Division I Championship
The indoor track and field season finally drew to a close today for All-American senior Kate Grace, who placed 13th in the country in the one mile run at the NCAA Division I Championship. For more than four months, she has trained indoors, and will now set her sights on the outdoor track this spring
March 8, 2011
Eight Bulldogs Awarded All-East Indoor Track Honors
After the Yale Bulldogs combined for 25 points this weekend at the ECAC Championship, the most they’ve scored since 2006, eight athletes were named to the All-East team. One title, one third-place relay, two fifth-place finishes, and one eight-place finish propelled the team to a tie with Princeton for ninth. 50 teams scored at the meet, with over 60 squads competing.
March 8, 2011
Kate Grace Heads to NCAA Nationals
This weekend, All-American senior Kate Grace will travel to College Station, Texas, to race in the NCAA Division I Championship, hosted by Texas A&M University. She will compete against 15 other athletes for a national title in the one mile run. Grace qualified for the meet in both the one mile run and the 800-meter run but will only contest the mile. The meet will conclude her final indoor track season as a Yale Bulldog.
March 6, 2011
Yale Ninth at ECAC Championship, Eight Athletes Score
The Bulldogs combined for 25 points this weekend at the ECAC Championship to tie for ninth place with Princeton. Each individual athlete as well as the distance medley relay team scored in their respective events. Overall, more than 60 teams competed for ECAC glory this weekend. Despite finishing eighth at Ivy League Championships just last weekend, the Bulldogs redeemed themselves by besting Brown, Penn and Dartmouth with five outstanding performances. Connecticut won the meet with 96.50 points, while Cornell took second with 52 points.
March 5, 2011
All Four Bulldogs Advance at ECAC Championship
The Yale Bulldogs found much success in their preliminary heats today at the ECAC Championships. All four athletes competing in individual events advanced to tomorrow’s finals. The distance medley relay team will also compete on the second day of the ECAC Championship.
March 3, 2011
ECAC Championship Ahead This Weekend
This weekend, the Bulldogs will head to Boston to compete in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship. Seven athletes have qualified in individual events and three relay teams have bested the qualifying mark this season. The ECAC Championship is the last meet before the NCAA Division I Championship on Mar. 11-12.
March 1, 2011
Kate Grace Named First-Team All-Ivy
Senior All-American Kate Grace earned first-team All-Ivy accolades this weekend after winning the 800-meter run at the 2011 Ivy League Championships. This is the third straight year that she has received this honor, after winning the event in both 2009 and 2010. Including the outdoor 800-meter run, Grace now has five consecutive Ivy titles.
February 27, 2011
Kate Grace Wins Third Consecutive Ivy 800-Meter Run Title
On the second and last day of competition at the Indoor Ivy League Heptagonal Championship, the Yale Bulldogs began their post-season with several season-best times and distances. The team’s top performance from the day came from All-American senior Kate Grace, who won the 800-meter run and anchored the 4x800 meter relay to a third-place finish. Overall, the team scored 24 points to finish in eighth.
February 26, 2011
Strong Preliminaries Performances During Heps Day One
The Yale Bulldogs descended on the Armory in New York City today for Day One of Ivy League Championships. Most of the competitions were preliminary heats to determine final competitors in tomorrow’s races, but the Bulldogs displayed their competitive edge.
February 24, 2011
Ivy League Championships Ahead for Bulldogs
The women’s track and field team will travel to the Armory in New York City this weekend to toe the line with the rest of the Ancient Eight for Heptagonal Championships. Heps represents the culmination of the season for athletes who do not move on to ECAC Championships next weekend.
February 12, 2011
Bulldogs Host Harvard and Princeton
In the annual Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet on Saturday, many outstanding performances by the middle distance and distance athletes buoyed the Bulldogs. Although the team placed third overall, several runners brought home records over the course of the day.
February 9, 2011
Annual Harvard-Yale-Princeton Meet This Weekend
Coxe Cage, already the site of much Bulldogs track and field competition this winter, will be lit up once again on Saturday with Yale Blue, Harvard Crimson and Princeton Orange. This ancient rivalry will be contested a mere two weeks in advance of Ivy League Championships on Feb. 26-27.
February 5, 2011
Bulldogs Conclude Giegengack Invitational
Day two of the 7th Annual Giegengack Invitational drew to a close Saturday evening with several Bulldogs on the ECAC qualifying list. Several top five finishes, along with two wins, propelled Yale in the unscored meet.
February 4, 2011
Day One of Giegengack Invitational Draws to a Close
During the first day of the Giegengack Invitational, the Bulldogs had a great showing. The weight throw, long and high jumps, distance medley relay, 200-meter dash, and 5,000-meter run were contested at Coxe Cage.
February 3, 2011
Bulldogs to Host Giegengack Invitational
This weekend, Coxe Cage will see more Yale track and field action. About two dozen teams will descend upon New Haven for the annual two-day Giegengack Invitational. This meet marks the end of the regular season for the Bulldogs, with the annual Harvard-Yale-Princeton grudge match on tap for next weekend, and the championship season beginning on Feb. 26-27 with Ivy League Championships.
January 29, 2011
Yale Shows Depth at Boston Indoor Classic
On Friday night, the Yale women’s track and field team traveled to Boston to compete in its largest scored meet yet this season. The middle distance squad headlined the day, with several impressive performances against competitive teams. Overall, the Bulldogs combined for 53 points, which won them eighth place out of 17 teams.
January 26, 2011
Bulldogs Head to Beantown
This Friday, the Yale Bulldogs will suit up for the Boston Indoor Games, hosted by Northeastern University. After several strong performances lifted the Bulldogs to second place between Columbia and Dartmouth last weekend, the team will look to kindle its competitive spirit among non-Ivy opposition. Brown will be the only other member of the Ancient Eight present.
January 23, 2011
Grace Repeats as Hepstrack.com Female Athlete of the Week
Senior Kate Grace was again selected as the Female Athlete of the Week by Hepstrack.com. At Saturday's tri-meet against Columbia and Dartmouth, Grace won both the 800-meter run and the mile run. She helped lead her team to second place overall. An All-American in the 800-meter run outdoors, Grace is the current school record holder in the 800-meter run indoors, and is also on the all-time top ten list for the 1,000-meter run.
January 23, 2011
Bulldogs Best Dartmouth, Fall Narrowly to Columbia
Yale’s first scored, away meet of the season saw them defeat Dartmouth handily, but finish just behind Columbia by a mere 12 points. On the day, the Bulldogs scored 65 points to Dartmouth’s 38, while Columbia garnered 77 points in this annual tri-meet. Several Bulldogs placed first in their events to drive the team to its second place score, with many others qualifying for championship meets.
January 20, 2011
First Taste of Ivy League Competition on the Track
This Saturday will be the Bulldogs’ first away meet of the season, after hosting two meets at Coxe Cage. Yale will head to the Armory in New York City to compete against Columbia and Dartmouth. It will also be the first scored meet for the Bulldogs, giving them a chance to see how they are coming together as a team.
January 19, 2011
Yale Hosts High School Invitational
UPDATE Jan. 21, 10 a.m.: The Yale Scholastic Track and Field Classic will proceed AS SCHEDULED both Friday and Saturday.
January 15, 2011
Bulldogs Host Again, Get Back to the Track
The Yale women’s track and field team hosted their second meet of the season today at Coxe Cage. Strong performances from the jumps, hurdles and relay contingents powered the Bulldogs throughout the day.
January 12, 2011
Bulldogs Will Host College Invitational This Saturday
After a long winter break, and an even longer break from competition, the Yale women’s track and field team will host nearly two dozen schools in the College Invitational on Saturday. The Bulldogs last competed on Dec. 4, when they hosted the Lidlifter Invitational, also at Coxe Cage.
December 5, 2010
Kate Grace Named Female Athlete of the Week by Hepstrack.com
Senior Kate Grace was named Hepstrack.com’s female athlete of the week after shattering the fields in both the 800-meter run and the 1,000-meter run on Saturday at the Lidlifter Invitational at Coxe Cage. This is the first season that Hepstrack.com has selected athletes for the honor, making Grace an inaugural honoree, along with Brynn Smith of Brown University, with whom she shares the award.
December 4, 2010
Yale Kicks Off the Indoor Season at Home
Coxe Cage was abuzz with Bulldogs track and field competition for the first time since February as Yale hosted the annual Lidlifter Invitational meet to begin the 2010-2011 track season. Though the meet was unscored, several Bulldogs had excellent showings in their first meet of the year.
December 1, 2010
David Shoehalter Begins Role as Yale’s Mark T. Young ‘68 Director of Cross Country and Track and Field
With the start of the track and field season this coming Saturday, David Shoehalter officially takes over the Bulldogs’ program as the Mark T. Young ’68 Director of Cross Country and Track and Field. Shoehalter, who has helped build the program in his 16 seasons as a coach at Yale, succeeds legendary Yale coach Mark Young ’68 in the director’s position. In addition to Shoehalter’s promotion, the Bulldogs also promoted assistant coach Marc Davis to head coach of the men’s track and field team.
December 1, 2010
Yale Will Host First Meet of the Indoor Track Season
The indoor track season will get underway this Saturday when Yale hosts the Lidlifter Invitational at Coxe Cage. Distance runners will take a break after their cross country season, while Bulldog sprinters, jumpers, hurdlers, and throwers compete for the first time in many months.
December 1, 2010
Women’s Track & Field Anticipates 2010-11 Season
The track and field season will begin on Dec. 4 when the Bulldogs host the annual Lidlifter Invitational at Coxe Cage. Although the Bulldogs lost only eight team members to graduation last year, the distance team had the most of these seniors. However, after the members of the cross country team take a well-deserved break after their season, the entire team, including distance runners, will look to find success on and around the track.
August 27, 2010
Mark Young 68 to Retire After Cross Country Season
Mark Young 68, Yales Mark T. Young 68 Director of Cross Country and Track and Field, announced on Friday that he will retire from that position at the conclusion of the upcoming cross country season. Young, who is entering his 31st season as a coach at Yale, will remain with the program coaching the womens track and field teams distance and middle distance runners through the spring. Associate head coach David Shoehalter will be Yales new Mark T. Young 68 Director of Cross Country and Track and Field.
June 30, 2010
Yale Student-Athletes Making an Impact with Underprivileged Youth through ELI Africa
Former Yale football defensive lineman Vedant Seeam has taken his game to a larger playing field since he last donned a uniform more than two years ago. Seeam, a native of Mauritius, Africa, is the Founder and President of the international non-profit ELI (Experiential Learning Initiative) Africa, which aims to empower underprivileged youth in Africa and to promote sustainable development through educational initiatives.