No. 14 Yale Heads to New York in Search of Blackwell Cup

No. 14 Yale Heads to New York in Search of Blackwell Cup

April 18, 2009

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Bulldogs will face Columbia and Penn in search of the Blackwell Cup on Saturday in Orchard Beach, N.Y. Last year, the Bulldogs won three out of four races at the Gilder Boathouse against the two Ivy opponents, but fell in the varsity eight to hand over the Blackwell Cup to the Lions for the first time in sixty-seven years.

The third varsity will race Penn at 6:10 p.m. The Yale freshmen will race Columbia and Penn at 6:30 p.m. The junior varsity will follow at 6:50 p.m. The varsity race for the Blackwell Cup will get started at 7:10 in the evening.

Race Schedule:

6:10 - Third Varsity vs. Penn
6:30 - Freshman Eight vs. Penn and Columbia
6:50 - Second Varsity vs. Penn and Columbia
7:10 - Varsity vs. Penn and Columbia

Yale Boatings

C: Rebecca Burgoyne-Allen
8: Derek Johnson
7: Andrew Collard
6: Pieter Morgan
5: Lucas Spielfogel
4: Matthew Ramlow
3: James Tormey
2: Henry Cole
1: Marcos Carzolio

C: Emily Flaxman
8: George Moran
7: Benjamin Grant
6: Benjamin Ortiz
5: Erik Woelber
4: Dominique Fenton
3: Antonio Sirianni
2: Duncan Logie
1: Keir Evans

C: Francesca Yi
8: Kristoffer Strauss
7: Vincent Granata
6: Nathaniel Reeve
5: Matthew Barber
4: Spyridon Mastroyannis
3: Patrick Vergara
2: Nolan Maher
1: Charlie Pfeifer

C: Emma McBurney
8: Thomas Dethlefs
7: Joseph Alagna
6: Benjamin Bowles
5: Jonathan Martin
4: Patrick O'Malley
3: Robert Macmillan
2: Keith Pfirrman
1: Django Broer-Hellermann

Report filed by Yale Sports Publicity