2017-18 Yale Heavyweight Crew News

  • Five Bulldogs Bring Home Medals from U23 Worlds
    July 30, 2018
    As the 2018 U23 World Rowing Championships come to a close, five Yale Heavyweights leave Poland with slightly heavier suitcases than they arrived with.
  • Yale Rowers at the U23 World Championships
    July 25, 2018
    Four current rowers and one incoming first-year began racing today at the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Poznan, Poland.
  • Yale Falls in Henley Semifinal
    July 09, 2018
    On day four of the Henley Royal Regatta, Yale fell to the University of Washington.
  • Yale Advances to Semifinals at Henley
    July 06, 2018
    On day three of the Henley Royal Regatta, Yale came out on top after a thrilling race against the lightweights from Princeton University.
  • Yale Advances to Final Eight at Henley
    July 05, 2018
    The Bulldogs have won their first two races at the Henley Royal Regatta and now are one of the remaining eight crews competing for the Temple Challenge Cup.
  • Brunner Named Heavyweight Assistant
    July 05, 2018
    Phillip Brunner, a former Notre Dame oarsman and head coach with Ivy League experience, has re-joined the Yale Heavyweight Crew Staff as an assistant coach.
  • Yale Races in 179th Henley Royal Regatta
    July 03, 2018
    Yale's Heavyweight Crew looks to continue its historic season when it crosses the pond for the 179th Henley Royal Regatta on the Thames River in England. Racing begins Wednesday, July 4, at 2 pm GMT (9 am EST). Racing spans from July 4 to July 8.
  • Yale 1V, Gladstone Take IRA Honors
    June 29, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) announced the recipients of the regatta’s post-season awards. The member coaches selected all three national champion crews and head coaches as the Crews and Coaches of the Year. On the heavyweight side it was Yale’s Varsity Eight and Craig W. Johnson ’68 Head Coach Steve Gladstone taking home the honors.
  • Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
    June 20, 2018
    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.
  • Angus Morrison ’19 Elected Captain
    June 14, 2018
    By a vote of his teammates, Angus Morrison '19 has the honor to be the next captain for the Yale Heavyweights. After winning back to back national championships and four straight Eastern Sprints titles, while going unbeaten against Harvard for 4 years, Morrison now leads the country's most prolific program.
  • Elis Take Yale-Harvard Regatta
    June 09, 2018
    The national champion Yale Heavyweight Crew put an exclamation point on a perfect season by beating its archrival today in the oldest intercollegiate athletic competition. The Bulldogs, who never trailed in nation’s longest race, a 4-miler on the Thames River, beat Harvard by 3 boat lengths to capture the Yale-Harvard Regatta.
  • Yale 4V Begins Regatta With Snider Cup Victory
    June 08, 2018
    Yale’s fourth varsity captured the Snider Cup this evening on the Thames River when it finished a length ahead of Harvard in the 2-mile race to Bartlett’s Cove. This event officially kicked off the 153rd edition of the Yale-Harvard Regatta.
  • Yale Set for the 153rd Yale-Harvard Regatta
    June 07, 2018
    This Saturday, June 9, less than one week after winning their second straight national title, the Yale Bulldogs race Harvard in the 153rd edition of the Yale – Harvard Regatta .
  • Yale Repeats As National Champions
    June 03, 2018
    The Bulldogs ended 11 years of Western dominance at the IRA by capturing the national title last year in California. The Yale Heavyweight Varsity Eight made it two straight national championships by capturing today’s grand final at the 2018 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta.
  • All Bulldog Boats Move on To Grand Finals
    June 02, 2018
    Yale Heavyweight Crew took care of business on Saturday, qualifying all three of its shells in Sunday morning's grand finals.
  • Yale's Top 3 Boats Win Heats
    June 01, 2018
    The Yale heavyweight crew began its defense of the national championship today by winning all 3 heats on day one of the IRA Regatta on Mercer Lake in New Jersey.
  • Bulldogs Look to Defend National Title
    May 29, 2018
    The IRA National Championships are set to begin this Friday, June 1, on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, NJ. The Yale Bulldogs are the defending national champions and are currently ranked second according to the coaches seeding poll.
  • Gladstone Named Ivy Coach of Year
    May 16, 2018
    The Coaches of the Year and heavyweight and lightweight All-Ivy teams for Ivy League men's rowing were announced following the 72nd Eastern Association of Rowing College (EARC) Sprints on May 13.
  • Yale Takes 4th Straight EARC Title
    May 13, 2018
    It has been 41 years since a heavyweight crew has won four consecutive EARC Sprints. Yale has now accomplished that after another impressive performance at Worcester on a Mother's Day that included the Bulldogs taking the Rowe Cup for overall team performance.
  • Reigning National Champs Look for 4th Straight Sprints Title
    May 09, 2018
    The 2018 EARC Sprints is this Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The Yale Bulldogs are the top ranked East Coast crew heading into the weekend with both the 1V and 3V undefeated during spring racing. The Elis seek their fourth straight varsity Sprints title.
  • Yale Wins Fifth Straight Carnegie Cup
    April 21, 2018
    Today, the Bulldogs retained the Carnegie Cup for the fifth straight year after a 1V win over Princeton and Cornell
  • Yale Looks for Fifth Straight Carnegie Cup
    April 19, 2018
    This Saturday, April 21, Yale takes on Cornell and Princeton on the Cayuga Lake Inlet in what serves as the final race before the EARC Sprints.
  • Elis Sweep Penn, Columbia For Blackwell Cup
    April 14, 2018
    Defending National Champions Remain Undefeated in Spring Racing
  • Yale takes on Columbia and Penn
    April 12, 2018
    The Yale Bulldogs head to New York this weekend to lineup against Columbia and Penn in a contest for the Blackwell Cup.
  • Yale Heavyweight Crew Honors David Wight '56
    April 10, 2018
    Following last Saturday’s racing against Dartmouth, the Yale Heavyweight Crew team took a moment to honor David Wight ’56.
  • Yale Sweeps Dartmouth In Final Home Racing
    April 07, 2018
    Today on the Housatonic, all Yale boats triumphed over Dartmouth for the third consecutive year.
  • Yale Hosts Dartmouth For Final Home Race
    April 04, 2018
    This Saturday, April 7, the Yale Bulldogs line up against Dartmouth for the final home race of the season.
  • Yale Sweeps Brown in Home Opener
    March 31, 2018
    With the sun shinning and warm temperatures to boast, all five of Yale’s boats came out on top in today’s regatta against Brown.
  • Home Racing Begins Against Brown
    March 29, 2018
    The duel racing season begins Saturday, March 31st, at 11 am (EST).
  • Racing Finishes in San Diego
    March 25, 2018
    As racing concluded in California today, Yale finished second in the 1V event and third in the 2V event.
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