Crimson Captures Vogel Cup at Elis' Expense

April 30, 2005

Cambridge, MA - The Elis started strong on the Charles River and pulled out to an early lead in the varsity race against No. 1 ranked Harvard, but could not hold on for the win. The Crimson finished with a time of 5:49, 2.4 seconds better than the Elis, to capture the Goldthwait Cup. Princeton finished third with a time of 5:59.9.

The Cantabs also captured the Vogel Cup, named after longtime Yale lightweight coach Dave Vogel '71, a points trophy awarded to the best team in all the day's races.

Yale finished second in the third varsity race, 5.6 seconds off of Princeton's pace. This was the Bulldogs' final test before the EARC Sprints on May 15 in Worcester, Mass.

Results:

Varsity 8: Harvard - 5:49, Yale - 5:51.4, Princeton - 5:59.9

2nd Varsity 8: Harvard - 5:59.5, Princeton - 6:03.6, Yale - 6:06

3rd Varsity 8: Princeton - 6:10.0, Yale - 6:15.6, Harvard - 6:21.6

Frosh/Novice 8: Princeton - 6:03.6, Yale - 6:09, Harvard - 6:15.6

2ns Frosh/Novice 8: Princeton - 6:03.6, Yale - 6:09

Report filed by Sean Singer '06, Yale Sports Publicity