Yale women’s crew made its mark at the World Rowing U23 Championships in Sarasota, Florida over the weekend. Rising sophomore Lucy Edmunds captured a silver medal with Great Britain’s eight, while rising senior Daisy Mazzio-Manson took home a bronze medal in the United States eight.
Yale women’s crew will be very well represented at the 2019 World Rowing Under-23 Championship, which gets under way on Wednesday at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla. Eight Bulldogs, representing six different countries, will be competing. USRowing Productions will stream all five days of racing live on ESPN3.
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2018-19 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports, and 10 Bulldogs were selected. The 10 thrived in their sport and in the classroom, as starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each Ivy institution nominated five men and five women from its eligible student-athletes.
It was an outstanding final day to the 2019 season for Yale women’s crew. The Bulldogs had strong finishes in all three petite finals to earn an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championship at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek. Yale amassed 83 points.
After the first two days of the NCAA Championship at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek, Yale women’s crew very much remains in position for another top-10 national finish. The Bulldogs will have three crews in the petite finals on Sunday, all with the opportunity to finish higher than their seed.
The wait proved well worth it for the Yale women’s crew. Overnight storms delayed the start of the NCAA Championships by nearly eight hours, but it didn’t bother the Bulldogs. All three crews advanced to Saturday’s A/B semifinals on the opening day of the NCAA Championship at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park.
The Yale women’s crew will compete for a national title this weekend. The Bulldogs are one of 22 crews in Indianapolis preparing for this weekend’s NCAA Championship at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park. Racing gets under way on Friday with the heats, the semifinals are Saturday and the NCAA champion will be crowned on Sunday. NCAA.com has video on all three days.
Yale women’s crew is headed to the NCAA Championship for the 19th time in the last 20 years. Yale received one of 11 at-large bids when the field was announced on Tuesday afternoon. The Bulldogs will be one of 22 crews competing for the national championship on May 31-June 2 in Indianapolis.
In what has become quite commonplace, all five Yale crews earned medals at the Ivy League Championship on Sunday on the Cooper River. That helped the Bulldogs to a strong third-place finish with 64 points in the overall team point standings. Yale also was third in the NCAA Automatic bid qualifier standings with 36 points, but the Bulldogs figure to be in strong position to earn an at large bid when the field is announced on Tuesday.
The Yale women’s crew looks to be ready for the postseason. In the final race of the regular season, Yale’s varsity eight easily retained the Case Cup by cruising to a victory over Harvard-Radcliffe on a rough morning on the Charles River in Boston. The Bulldogs also defeated Harvard and Northeastern in the varsity four, second varsity four and third varsity eight.
The Yale women’s crew finishes up the regular season by facing Radcliffe and Northeastern on Saturday on the Charles River in Boston. Racing is scheduled to get under way at 6:12 a.m. ESPN+ has the video.
On a rainy and windy morning on Lake Carnegie in New Jersey, Yale, Princeton and Texas – three top-10 nationally ranked crews – went toe-to-toe. The Bulldogs, ranked ninth, more than held their own with the No. 8 Tigers and No. 4 Longhorns, finishing second in all five races.
Three of the nation’s top-ranked crews meet on Saturday on Lake Carnegie in New Jersey. Yale, ranked ninth, races No. 4 Texas and No. 7 Princeton. The first race is set for 8:45 a.m. The varsity eights face off in the finale at 10:55 a.m. when Yale and Princeton will be competing for the Eisenburg Cup. ESPN+ has the video.
Yale women’s crew made the most of its only home race of the spring season. The Bulldogs rolled to commanding victories over Cornell in all four races and then celebrated 45 years of the tremendously successful program.
Yale’s only home race of the spring is set for Saturday. And it will be a big day at Gilder Boathouse. In addition to facing Cornell, there will be a celebration of 45 years of women’s crew at Yale. The first race is set for 8 a.m., and the varsity eights will race for the Cayuga Cup at 9:30 a.m. The Yale heavyweights also will be in action, facing Dartmouth starting at 8:15 a.m.
After testing itself against top national programs in the opening two weeks of the spring season, the Yale women’s crew gets a look at some more familiar opponents. The Bulldogs are headed to Princeton’s Carnegie Lake for the Ivy Invitational on Sunday.
The Boat Race, the famous rowing contest between the crews from Oxford and Cambridge Universities, will have a distinct Yale flavor this year. The men’s and women’s races are set for Sunday on the Thames River in London. There will be three former Yale women’s rowers – Sophie Deans ‘18, Kate Horvat ‘18 and Lily Lindsay ‘18 - sitting in the Cambridge eight that faces its archrival over the grueling four-mile course. In addition, Gerard Kuenning ’14, who rowed for the heavyweights at Yale, will sit in the No. 4 seat of the Cambridge reserve men’s eight.
For the third straight year, Yale will get to test itself against the top crews in the Big Ten. The Bulldogs, ranked fifth in this week’s CRCA-US Rowing national poll, face No. 18 Indiana, Michigan State and No. 9 Michigan in the Ivy-Big Ten Double Dual on Belleville Lake in Michigan.
Yale women’s crew is off to a very strong start at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational in Tennessee. The Bulldogs varsity eight picked up four victories, including over perennial national power Virginia in the afternoon session. Yale’s varsity four also went undefeated over the two sessions.
Jamie Snider has enjoyed tremendous success guiding the fours for the Yale women’s crew. Now he will share his knowledge with US Rowing. Snider has been named an assistant coach for the United States team at the World Rowing U23 Championships.