July 4, 2015
Yale Eight Advances to Ladies' Challenge Plate Final at Henley
Early racing on Saturday at the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta brought two more big victories for the Yale heavyweight crew team, with the Bulldogs' varsity eight beating England's Leander Club and the Bulldogs' coxed four beating Delftsche Studenten Roeivereeniging Proteus-Eretes of the Netherlands. The eight has advanced to the final of its event, and the coxed four was to race again later in the day Saturday in the semifinals of its event.

July 3, 2015
Friday Victories at Henley Include Coxed Four Beating Harvard
The Yale heavyweight crew team earned some big wins in early racing on Friday at the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta, with the Bulldogs' varsity eight beating Germany's Ruderclub Germania Düsseldorf and the Bulldogs' coxed four beating Harvard.

July 2, 2015
Coxless Four Advances at Henley
The Yale heavyweight crew team began racing at the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta Thursday, with the Bulldogs’ coxless four of rising sophomore Lucas Peilert, rising sophomore Kevin Kiernan, Clemens Barth ’15 and rising senior Adam Smith (stroke to bow) advancing to the quarterfinals with a win over Eton Vikings Club & Griffen B.C. in the first round of competition for the Visitors’ Challenge Cup. Yale will race in the quarterfinals of that event on Friday.

July 1, 2015
Erica LaGrow Named Yale’s Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Lacrosse
Erica LaGrow, a former US National Team member who spent the past seven years as an assistant coach at Florida, has been named Yale’s Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse. Yale Director of Athletics Tom Beckett made the announcement today. LaGrow helped the Gators make five straight NCAA Tournament appearances, win five regular season conference championships and win three conference tournament championships. She also has a gold medal from the Women’s World Cup during her time playing with the National Team.

July 2, 2015
Butwin’s Bulldogs Take Over Reese Stadium
Jenny Butwin, who captained the 2013 Yale women’s soccer team, has stayed very involved with the program since graduating. Butwin, a volunteer assistant coach in 2013 and currently the Director of Soccer Operations, also has made sure to keep Yale Soccer involved in her full-time job as a teacher at the Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School in New Haven.

June 30, 2015
Heavyweights at Henley Royal Regatta
The Eastern Sprints and Ivy League Champion Yale heavyweight crew team is preparing to participate in the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta, which takes place July 1-5 on the Thames River in Henley-on-Thames, England. The annual regatta, which dates back to 1839, includes 526 crews from 18 countries this year. Yale is looking to add to its highlight-loaded season, which included wins against archrival Harvard in varsity and junior varsity competition at the 150th Yale-Harvard Regatta June 7.

July 2, 2015
Bulldogs Earn 6th Highest Team GPA in Nation and Honor Ten Individual Scholar All-Americans
Earlier this week, the women's swimming and diving team was honored as a Scholar All-America team for the past spring semester, by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The minimum criterion for the Scholar All-America honors is a team GPA of 3.0 or higher, but the Bulldogs far surpassed that, posting a 3.59 team GPA in the spring semester. They were tied for the sixth place in the NCAA Division I rankings and had the highest ranking of all Ivy League institutions.

July 1, 2015
For Seventh Time in Eight Semesters, Yale Tops GPA Rankings
The Yale men's swimming and diving team recorded the highest collective grade point average in NCAA Division I.

June 30, 2015
Mokri and Werner Chase Academic Pursuits in Europe
Sophomore guard Clara Mokri and junior forward Katie Werner have both taken part in trips to Europe’s eastern borders. Mokri went on a reporting trip to Bosnia for two weeks at the conclusion of the academic year, while Werner is currently studying abroad for one month in Croatia.

June 29, 2015
Mangano ’12 Signs With Belgium’s Kangoeroes Basket Willebroek
Greg Mangano ’12, who had an outstanding season with Karhu Kauhajoki in Finland this winter, will play in Belgium in 2015-16. According to Eurobasket.com, Kangoeroes Basket Willebroek of Belgium’s Scooore League has landed the 26-year-old power forward.

June 26, 2015
Roman Owen Joins Yale Staff
The Yale women’s basketball team and Class of 1954, Joel E. Smilow head coach Allison Guth have announced the hiring of Roman Owen as assistant coach for the 2015-16 season, the second assistant to join the staff in two days.

June 25, 2015
Melissa D'Amico Named Assistant Coach
The Yale women’s basketball team and Class of 1954, Joel E. Smilow head coach Allison Guth has announced the hiring of Melissa D’Amico as an assistant coach for the 2015-16 season, the first addition to Guth’s staff for the upcoming season.

June 10, 2015
Yale Track and Field Trip Blog
The Yale men's and women's track and field teams are traveling abroad, getting ready for the Yale-Harvard vs. Oxford-Cambridge meet on June 29. Team members are blogging about their experiences here.

June 25, 2015
7 Bulldogs On USA Pre-Season All-America Team
A year after having four players selected, Yale Football had seven members named to the 26th Annual USA College Football FCS Pre-Season All-America Team.

June 23, 2015
Ten Bulldogs Earn Spring Academic All-Ivy Recognition
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2014-15 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports today. Ten Yale student-athletes who were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages were selected.

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