2017-18 Yale Men's Lightweight Crew News

  • 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.
  • Matejka Elected Y150 Captain; Parks Named Commodore
    June 07, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Following in the footsteps of William Harrington ’18, rising senior Matthew Matejka has been elected captain of the 2018-19 Yale varsity lightweight crew.
  • Lightweights Conclude Season at IRA National Championship
    June 03, 2018
    West Windsor, N.J. — It was an early morning of racing for the Y150, as impending troublesome weather made for last-minute changes to the program of events and pushed the races to an earlier start.
  • Varsity Eight Qualifies to Compete for National Championship; Coxed Four makes Grand Final as well
    June 01, 2018
    West Windsor, N.J. — Yale’s lightweight eights’ first mission was to secure a spot in this Sunday’s grand final, but to do it they had to have a top 3 finish in this morning’s heat.
  • Lightweights Prepare for National Championship
    May 29, 2018
    Since competing at the EARC Eastern Sprints earlier this month, 19 rowers and coxswains have returned to New Haven to continue training for the annual IRA National Championship Regatta being held at Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J.
  • Yale Varsity Rallies at Sprints, Qualifies for IRA National Championship
    May 13, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. — Coming into the Sprints, the 3rd-ranked Yale varsity was anticipating another EARC lightweight wire-to-wire dogfight in both heat and final, and once again the league didn’t disappoint.
  • Lightweights Prepare for Sprints
    May 11, 2018
    Having wrapped up their regular season of dual and triangular racing, the Elis have been preparing for their last full-team effort: the EARC Eastern Sprints
  • Yale Nearly Pulls Off Big Upset at H-Y-P
    April 28, 2018
    In a race that’s sure to surprise (almost) everyone who follows the EARC lightweight league, the 2018 Goldthwait Cup race was another in a long line of HYP barn-burners that was decided only in the last strokes.
  • Yale to Host Harvard, Princeton for Regular Season Finale
    April 26, 2018
    After a season of racing on the road, the Bulldogs will host the Harvard Crimson and Princeton Tigers this coming Saturday on the Housatonic River.
  • Yale Sweep Big Green
    April 21, 2018
    HANOVER, N. H. — Under brisk blue skies and flat water, the Elis crossed the finish line first in all three Durand Cup races today on the Connecticut River.
  • Elis to Take on Big Green
    April 19, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — This weekend, the Yale lightweights will travel to Hanover, N.H. for their last away dual race of the season to face Dartmouth.
  • Yale, Columbia, Penn Compete for Dodge Cup
    April 14, 2018
    LEONIA, N.J. — With warm air, sunny skies and a shift from a gentle tailwind to headwind over the course of the morning,  the Yale lightweights sought to defend the Marcellus Hartley Dodge Cup against league rivals University of Pennsylvania and Columbia.
  • Lightweights to Compete for Dodge Cup
    April 12, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Having retained both the Eads Johnson Jr. Cup and the James C. Joy Cup following first varsity wins against the Naval Academy and the M.I.T. Engineers, the Yale lightweights will travel to Leonia, N.J. this weekend to compete for the Marcellus Hartley Dodge Cup against the University of Pennsylvania Quakers and Columbia Lions. 
  • Yale Defends Joy Cup 
    April 07, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, M.A. — Brisk winds and near-freezing temperatures did little to hamper a successful string of racing from all three Yale 150 crews this Saturday morning, racing against the M.I.T. Engineers and Georgetown Hoyas.
  • Y150 Prepare for Joy Cup
    April 05, 2018
    New Haven, Conn. — After their opening weekend varsity win against the Naval Academy in New Jersey, the Y150 trailer heads north this weekend to Boston and the Charles River to take on M.I.T. and Georgetown in the first of three triangular regattas this spring.
  • Elis Claim Johnson Cup Victory
    April 01, 2018
    PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Facing challenging conditions, the Yale lightweight first varsity eight capped off an afternoon of close racing with a win to retain the Eads Johnson Jr. Cup for the eighth consecutive year.
  • Bulldogs To Face Naval Academy in Spring Opener 
    March 29, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — This weekend, four Eli crews will make the trip to West Windsor, N.J., to compete for the Eads Johnson Jr. Cup against the United States Naval Academy on Lake Mercer.
  • Lightweight Crews Close Out the Season with a Strong Team Showing
    October 29, 2017
    PRINCETON, N.J. — In full team fashion, the Bulldogs raced four varsity lightweight 8+’s and one freshman 8+ at the 2017 Princeton 3-Mile Chase as they went up against the league one last time before hunkering down for the winter months.
  • Lightweights to Close out the Fall Season at the Princeton 3-Mile Chase
    October 26, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — After last week’s strong record-breaking performance at the Head of the Charles, the lightweight squad will travel in full to Lake Carnegie for the annual Princeton 3-Mile Chase.
  • Yale Lightweight Crew Sets Course Record, Performs at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta
    October 22, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. — A lightweight 8+ and lightweight 4+ made their way north to Boston to compete at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta.
  • Crews Set to Compete at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta
    October 19, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Yale will send a lightweight 8+ and a lightweight 4+ in their respective senior categories to race at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta this coming Sunday, October 22.
  • Lightweights Compete at Housatonic 
    October 08, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Calm waters and late summer temperatures made for great racing conditions as the Yale lightweights, alongside their women’s crew and heavyweight crew counterparts, took to home waters to compete against league contenders Saturday. 
  • Lightweights Begin 2017-2018 Campaign at the Head of the Housatonic
    October 05, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Yale lightweights will begin their competitive 2017 fall season this coming Saturday as they take to the home waters of the Housatonic River in the first of three head races slated for October.