2018-19 Yale Women's Track and Field News

  • USTFCCCA Honors Team, Four Individuals for Academics
    August 02, 2019
    The Yale women's track and field team earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team recognition for the 2018-19 season, and four Bulldogs were honored individually with USTFCCCA All-Academic recognition: first year Jocelyn Chau (Toronto, Ont.), sophomore Kayley DeLay (Jacksonville Beach, Fla.), first year Samantha Friborg (Acton, Mass.) and senior Andrea Masterson (Seattle, Wash.). The USTFCCCA announced the awards July 22.
  • Grace Finishes Fifth at USA Championships
    July 27, 2019
    After cruising to a first-place finish in the semifinals on Thursday, Yale track and field alum Kate Grace '11 earned a close fifth-place finish in the 1500 meter finals at the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships Saturday.
  • Kate Grace '11 Qualifies for Finals in USATF Outdoor Championships
    July 26, 2019
    Olympic finalist and member of the Bowerman Track Club Kate Grace ’11 is competing in the 1500 meters at this year’s USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships. After finishing 8th in the 800 meters at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Grace has turned her focus to the slightly longer events, specifically the 1500 meters. In Thursday night’s prelim round in Des Moines, her training certainly seemed to pay off.
  • Chau Grabs Bronze at U20 Pan-Am Championships
    July 22, 2019
    Rising sophomore Jocelyn Chau was the third to cross the finish line while racing in the 1500 meters in Sunday’s U20 Pan-American Championships. Chau finished behind only fellow Canadian Maggie Smith, who won the race in a time of 4:25.47, and Rachel Hickey of the United States.
  • Chau to Race at Pan Am U20 Championships
    July 15, 2019
    Chosen as one of just 47 total athletes to represent her home country of Canada at the Pan-American U20 Championship this summer, middle-distance runner Jocelyn Chau will compete against the top talent from numerous other countries this Sunday, July 21 as she toes the line in the women’s 1500 meters.
  • Yale Bests Oxford and Cambridge on Trip's 125th Anniversary
    June 29, 2019
    Yale and Harvard took home their 14th straight victory against Oxford and Cambridge this Saturday at Wilberforce Road Track in Cambridge, winning 16 to four in the scored events.
  • Masterson Nominated For NCAA Woman Of Year Award
    June 27, 2019
    Andrea Masterson, one of the most accomplished runners in Yale women’s cross country history, has been nominated for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
  • Yale-Harvard to Face Oxford-Cambridge
    June 26, 2019
    After a whirlwind week touring the UK and competing against the University of Limerick and the University of Birmingham, the Yale women’s track and field team is slated to square off against Oxford and Cambridge this Saturday, June 29th at the University of Cambridge's Wilberforce Road Track.
  • Chau Selected for 2019 Pan American U20 Championships
    June 14, 2019
    After an exceptional rookie season with the Yale women's track and field program, outstanding middle-distance runner Jocelyn Chau has been selected as one of just 47 athletes to represent Canada at the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships.
  • 2019 Marks 125th Anniversary of HYOC Trip
    June 10, 2019
    This year marks the 125th anniversary of the meeting between the track and field programs of Harvard, Yale, Oxford and Cambridge. Older than the modern day olympics, this competition occurs every two years and features a dual meet where a hybrid Harvard Yale team takes on a combined Oxford and Cambridge squad.
  • Chau Competes in 1500 Meter Quarterfinals
    May 25, 2019
    After an impressive finish in Thursday’s semifinal of the 1500 meters, Jocelyn Chau competed in Saturday’s quarterfinals in an effort to qualify for the first round of NCAA nationals.
  • DeLay and Friborg Compete at Day Two of Regionals
    May 24, 2019
    During day two of the NCAA east regional, the Yale women’s track and field team had athletes competing in the quarterfinals of both the 800 meters and the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Against the top athletes in the east region, both Samantha Friborg and Kayley DeLay held their own in hot and humid conditions.
  • Chau, Friborg Advance to Next Round of East Prelims
    May 23, 2019
    The first day of the NCAA East Preliminary Round started off on a high note for the Bulldogs on Thursday.
  • Feshbach Elected to Lead Bulldogs for 2019-2020
    May 21, 2019
    At the annual track and field banquet honoring athletes’ accomplishments during the track campaign, the Yale women’s track and field team elected junior Natasha Feshbach to lead the team next season.
  • Bulldogs Off to Jacksonville
    May 21, 2019
    Concluding the regular season each ranked in the top 48 for their respective events, a group of four runners on the Yale women’s track and field team is officially set to compete in the East Preliminary Round of NCAA Track and Field Championships this week. While this marks the second trip to regionals for senior veteran Andrea Masterson, this is the first time qualifying for Jocelyn Chau, Kayley DeLay and Samantha Friborg.
  • Yale Honors Six with Awards at Senior Student-Athlete Reception
    May 18, 2019
    Six seniors 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. Trey Phills (Charlotte, N.C.) of the men’s basketball team and Kate Zendell (Suffern, N.Y.) of the women’s cross country and track and field teams were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Carrie Heilbrun (Fairfax Station, Va.) of the women’s swimming and diving team and Simon Whiteman (Trumbull, Conn.) of the baseball team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Shelby Kennedy (Vail, Ariz.) of the softball team and James Kochanski (Colorado Springs, Colo.) of the men’s soccer team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.
  • Four Bulldogs Qualify for Regionals
    May 16, 2019
    With the release of the declarations for the 2019 NCAA Track and Field Championship East Preliminaries, four members of the Yale women’s track and field team secured their spots among the top 48 competitors in their respective events in the East region.
  • Masterson and Vasen Honored at Annual Track and Field Banquet
    May 14, 2019
    Last Wednesday the Yale women’s track and field team gathered at the Carol Roberts Field House for its annual end-of-the-season banquet. In addition to the traditional James Stack and Stroube Family Awards, presented to Emma Vasen and Andrea Masterson respectively, new annual awards were introduced this year to recognize and honor a wider range of the athletes’ accomplishments on both the track and field.
  • Vasen Scores at ECAC Championship
    May 12, 2019
    First year Emma Vasen was the sole athlete to represent Yale on day two of the ECAC Championship.
  • Successful Opening Day for the Bulldogs at ECACs
    May 11, 2019
    Competing at Princeton for the second straight weekend, the Yale women's track and field team brought its best performances to Weaver Stadium on Day 1 of the ECAC Championship Saturday.
  • Chau Wins West Point 1500
    May 09, 2019
    After a hectic week including final exams, the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships and move out, the Yale women’s track and field team saw some of its best results of the season at the West Point Twilight Meet. Four out of five runners for Yale ran lifetime or season's bests as the small but mighty group of middle distance athletes competed in the 800 and 1500 meters.
  • Chau, DeLay, Friborg and 4x800 Relay Runners-Up at Ivy League Championship
    May 05, 2019
    Going head-to-head against history Ivy League rivals, the Yale women’s track and field team put up a number of strong performances.
  • Five Yale Athletes Earn All-Ivy Recognition
    May 05, 2019
    Jocelyn Chau, Kayley DeLay, Samantha Friborg and the 4x800-meter relay team have all earned All-Ivy honors for their impressive performances at the championship meet on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Masterson Takes Third in 10k on Heps Day 1
    May 04, 2019
    On Saturday, several Bulldogs punched their ticket to the finals of the Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Track and Field Championship and senior Andrea Masterson finished third in the 10,000-meter run.
  • Bulldogs head to Princeton for Ivy League Championships
    May 01, 2019
    This Saturday and Sunday the Yale women’s track and field team will compete against all of its Ancient Eight opponents in the 2019 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Championship at Princeton University’s Weaver Stadium. Although the outdoor season didn’t begin until late March, the Bulldogs have been preparing for this meet for many months, using indoor track and in some cases cross country to build fitness and momentum that will serve them well this weekend. Boasting record-breaking performances and some of the top times in the Ivy League, the team is primed for individual success this weekend in New Jersey.
  • Bulldogs Cap off Regular Season with Springtime Invitational
    April 28, 2019
    The Yale women’s track and field team capped off its regular season hosting the Springtime Invitational this past Sunday at the Dewitt Cuyler athletic complex. Despite chilly conditions and rain showers on and off throughout the meet, the Bulldogs put together several impressive performances in their final tune up before the 2019 Ivy League Outdoor Championship next weekend.
  • DeLay Moves Up All-Time List at Penn Relays
    April 25, 2019
    The historic venue and deep field of competition served the Yale women's track and field team well at the Penn Relays on Thursday.
  • Bulldogs to Compete at Penn Relays, Springtime Invitational
    April 23, 2019
    The Bulldogs will have yet another busy weekend of competition as part of the team heads South to the Penn Relays and the rest stays in New Haven to compete at the final home meet of the season, the Yale Springtime Invitational.
  • Bulldogs Compete at Auburn, Mark T. Young and Virginia
    April 20, 2019
    This weekend the Yale women’s track and field team competed in three different meets around the country. A select group of sprinters accompanied by thrower Emma Vasen and pole vaulter Erin Gerardo traveled to the Auburn Invitational in Auburn, Alabama, while distance runners Samantha Friborg and Andrea Masterson ran at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, VA and a remaining group of Bulldogs stayed in New Haven to compete in Yale’s own Mark T. Young Invitational.
  • Bulldogs Split Squad for Packed Weekend of Competition
    April 17, 2019
    Friday and Saturday, the Yale women’s track and field team will split and head to three different states for a packed weekend of competition.
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