Four incoming Yalies, Emmeline Laurence, Margaret Hedeman, Alin Pasa and Phoebe Campbell, have officially ended their junior rowing career with strong results at the 2018 Junior World Rowing Championships.
Emmeline Laurence, Margaret Hedeman, Alin Pasa and Phoebe Campbell are very close to beginning their collegiate careers with the Yale women’s crew. The four, though, still have one more adventure before they make their way to campus later this month. Each will compete in the 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships August 8-12 in Racice, Czech Republic.
Lily Lindsay ’18 earned a bronze medal with the United States women’s eight at the 2018 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Poland over the weekend. Lindsay sat in the No. 4 seat and helped the U.S. hold off a late charge from Great Britain to finish third in the A final.
Yale women’s crew will be well represented at the 2018 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Poland this week. Lily Lindsay ’18, who graduated in May, will sit in the No. 4 seat of the United States eight, while rising junior Ella von der Schulenburg is racing a single scull for Switzerland.
Four rowers that helped the Yale women’s crew to an eighth-place national finish at the NCAA Championship have earned All-America recognition from the College Rowing Coaches Association. Lily Lindsay was named to the first team, Daisy Mazzio-Manson was selected to the second team and Marybeth Swords and Amy Warner each were honorable mention.
Yale’s women’s crew made a great showing at the Henley Royal Regatta over the weekend, advancing an eight to the semifinal of the Remenham Challenge Cup and qualifying a coxless four for the Town Challenge Cup. Those weren’t the only Bulldogs, though, who had successful weekends on the water.
Yale’s glorious run at the Henley Royal Regatta came to an end in the semifinals of the Remenham Challenge Cup. An Australian national eight whose stern was a four that just won the most recent World Cup topped the Bulldogs by 2.5 lengths on a beautiful afternoon on the Thames River.
Yale’s eight provided the big crowd at the Henley Royal Regatta with one of the most thrilling races of Friday’s session. The Bulldogs came from behind to defeat ASR Nereus, a Dutch Under-23 national crew, to advance to Saturday’s semifinals.
Yale’s varsity eight won’t have to wait long for its first race at the Royal Henley Regatta on the Thames River in England. The Bulldogs face Oxford Brookes University in the first session of the famed event on Wednesday at noon England time (7 a.m. in New Haven), shortly before the luncheon interval and well before the late afternoon tea interval.
Yale’s coxless four has earned a chance to compete for the Town Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta. The Bulldogs faced off against 10 other crews in the qualifying races on Friday and were one of three to earn a spot in Royal Regatta, which kicks off on July 4.
Yale’s A entry in the Championship 8 made it all the way to the final at the Henley Women’s Regatta in England. The Bulldogs knocked off the University of Iowa in the semifinal on Sunday morning before falling to Plymouth/Tideway Scullers, a crew that is essentially the British Under-23 national team, in the final on Sunday afternoon.
Both of Yale’s eights will row on the final day of the Henley Women’s Regatta in England. Yale’s A entry in the Championship Eight cruised to a 2.5-length victory over NUI Galway BC, while the Yale B crew knocked off the University of Iowa.
It was a great start to the Henley Women’s Regatta in Henley-On-Thames England for the Yale women’s crew. Yale’s A and B entries in the Championship Eight advanced out of the time trials to Saturday’s quarterfinals. Yale’s four was forced into a “row-back” following the time trials but easily defeated Aviron Grenoblois A, one of the top clubs in France, to move on.
Three Yale crews are across the pond and set to compete in the Henley Women’s Regatta starting on Friday on the Thames River in Henley-on-Thames, England. The Bulldogs have two entries in the Championship 8 and one in the Coxless Four.
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2018-19 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports today, and 10 Bulldogs were recognized. The 80 men and women honored from the eight league schools were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each institution nominated five men and five women from its eligible student-athletes.
Sophie Deans, Kate Horvat and Lily Lindsay each shined on the water and in the classroom during their very successful time at Yale. Now they will continue their academic and rowing careers at another very prestigious university. The three will attend Cambridge in England starting in the fall where they will also be members of the rowing team.
Two Yale crews will race for a national championship on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championship at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida. The second varsity eight and varsity four both finished third in the semifinal to advance to the grand finals. The varsity eight, which had overcome a number of obstacles to reach the semifinal, placed fifth in its heat and will race in the petite final.
For the second straight year, Yale was the highest Ivy League finisher at the NCAA Championship. The Bulldogs amassed 93 points, one more than Princeton, to finish eighth overall. It was the 14th top-10 finish in the last 17 years for the Bulldogs.
Yale women’s crew is off to a strong start after the first session of the 2018 NCAA Championship at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida. The second varsity eight and varsity four each finished second in their heats to earn spots in Saturday’s semifinals. The varsity eight, which had an issue with its shell, placed third but will have a second chance to advance to the semifinal in Friday afternoon’s repechage.
They had to overcome some serious obstacles, but the Yale varsity eight is through to the semifinals at the NCAA Championship at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida. The Bulldogs finished a comfortable second in the repechage with a time of 6:14.307, more than four seconds faster than third-place Wisconsin to earn a spot.
There is no women’s rowing event where depth is more important than the NCAA Championship. The winner is determined by the combined results from the varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four. That could bode well for the Bulldogs as they head to Sarasota, Florida, for the 2018 NCAA Championship which begins Friday and ends Sunday at Nathan Benderson Park.
As expected, the Yale women’s crew received one of 11 at-large bids to the NCAA Championships when the field was announced on Tuesday afternoon. The Bulldogs will be one of 22 crews competing for the national championship on May 25-27 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida.
It was a day to remember for the Yale women’s crew at the Ivy League Championship. All five Yale crews finished either first or second as the Bulldogs captured the overall team points trophy, amassing 78, eight more than second-place Princeton. Yale’s varsity four, second varsity four and third varsity eight all won Ivy titles, while the varsity eight and second varsity eight each finished second.
Will Porter, The Friends of YWC Head Coach of the Yale women’s crew, put together a very challenging regular season schedule this spring. The Bulldogs have raced 10 of the crews ranked in this week’s CRCA national top-20 poll. One of the goals was to have his crew ready for the postseason, which kicks off this weekend with the Ivy League Championship on Sunday on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The morning heats begin at 8 a.m. followed by the afternoon finals session at 2 p.m. Video is available from the Ivy League Network.
The Yale-Brown rivalry is one of the best in all of NCAA women’s crew. The teams battled again on Tuesday morning on the Seekonk River in Providence, and this time it was the Bears who came out on top in the majority of the races. Brown reclaimed the Nat & Anne Case Cup with close victories in the varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four. Yale’s second varsity four and third varsity eight both remained undefeated against Ivy competition.
The Yale women’s crew, currently ranked sixth in the nation, has one more race before the post season begins. The Bulldogs travel to No. 11 Brown for a rare Tuesday morning race. The action begins when the varsity eights square off at 10 a.m.