2008-09 Yale Men's Swimming and Diving News

June 9, 2009
Righi Closes Memorable Collegiate Career with Yale Graduation
As Swimming World magazine's 2005 National High School Swimmer of the Year, Alex Righi (Phoenix, Ariz./ Brophy College Prep) had his choice of many different schools for continuing his swimming career at the collegiate level. But Righi was looking well beyond the pool when he made the decision to become a Yale Bulldog. Now, four years later -- with his Yale degree and a slew of honors in hand -- Righi looks back on that decision as the perfect choice.

May 24, 2009
Alex Righi Co-Recipient of Mallory Award
Alex Righi, who single-handedly landed Yale in 21st place at the 2009 NCAA Championships, has been named the co-winner of the William Neely Mallory Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior male at Yale. The award citation reads, "William Neely Mallory Award, given to the senior man who on the field of play and in life at Yale best represents the highest ideals of American sportsmanship and Yale tradition." The Mallory Award was presented as a part of the May 24 Class Day ceremonies.

May 20, 2009
Frank Keefe Honored By College Swimming Coaches Association of America

April 29, 2009
Robert J.H. Kiphuth Director Of Swimming Frank Keefe To Retire From Yale Following 2009-10 Season

April 27, 2009
Yale Swim New Haven: Swim Lessons for the Community

April 22, 2009
Yale Leads Nation Again with 28 NCAA Public Recognition Awards

April 7, 2009
Robinson Named Captain at Team Banquet

April 1, 2009
Ten Bulldogs Earn Winter Academic All-Ivy Selections

March 29, 2009
Righi Caps Off Stellar Career With Fourth Place in 100-yard Freestyle

March 28, 2009
Righi Places 12th in 100-yard Backstroke at NCAA Championships

March 26, 2009
Righi Ties American Record in 50-yard Freestyle at NCAA Championships

March 26, 2009
Righi Finishes Fifth at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

March 26, 2009
Righi Ready for NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

March 11, 2009
Five Bulldogs Named All-Ivy for Performances at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships

March 8, 2009
Righi Earns Ivy League Swimmer of the Meet and Lifetime Point Awards

March 7, 2009
Bulldogs Continue To Amaze with Fast Times and School Records at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships

March 6, 2009
Bulldogs Break Four School Records on Second Day of Ivy League Championships

March 5, 2009
Bulldogs Prepared to Compete at Ivy League Championships

March 5, 2009
Bulldogs Break Three School Records on First Day of Ivy League Championships

March 2, 2009
Bulldogs Take Eighth at ECAC Championships

February 28, 2009
Bulldogs In Eighth at ECAC Championships

February 27, 2009
Bulldogs Open Competition at ECAC Championships

February 27, 2009
Bulldogs to Open Championship Season at ECAC Championships

February 15, 2009
Bulldogs Top Brown on Senior Day

February 12, 2009
Bulldogs to Face Brown at Home for Senior Day

February 7, 2009
Bulldogs Emerge Victorious Over UConn

February 5, 2009
Bulldogs to Face UConn In Dual Meet

February 1, 2009
Bulldogs Wrap Up HYP Meet With Losses to Harvard and Princeton

January 31, 2009
Bulldogs Open First Day of Competition at HYP Meet

January 29, 2009
Bulldogs To Face Harvard and Princeton

January 17, 2009
Bulldogs Pick Up Ivy League Wins Against Dartmouth and Penn

January 16, 2009
Bulldogs Will Face Dartmouth and Penn on Saturday

January 10, 2009
Bulldogs Start Off Competition Against Navy and Cornell With Diving

January 10, 2009
Bulldogs Turn In Fast Times In Dual Meet Losses to Cornell and Navy

January 8, 2009
Bulldogs Return to Ivy League Competition Against Cornell

January 5, 2009
Bulldogs Wrap Up Winter Training Trip with Meet Against Fairfield

January 2, 2009
Bulldogs to Resume Competition Against Fairfield

December 7, 2008
Yale Swimmers Conclude Extremely Successful Weekend of Tough Competition

December 7, 2008
Bulldogs Dive Impressively at Galbraith Diving Invitational

December 5, 2008
Bulldogs Open Weekend of Tough Competition With Impressive Performances

December 5, 2008
Righi, Pool, McCloskey Continue to Impress at USA Short Course Nationals

December 3, 2008
Bulldogs to Face Tough Competition Across the East Coast

November 24, 2008
Bulldogs Finish Terrier Invitational in Fourth Place

November 24, 2008
Bulldogs Impressive in Dual Meet Win Against Southern Connecticut State

November 22, 2008
Bulldogs Currently Sit In Fifth at Terrier Invitational

November 20, 2008
Bulldogs to Compete at Terrier Invitational This Weekend

November 15, 2008
Bulldogs Emerge Victorious Over Columbia in 172-128 Win

November 13, 2008
Bulldogs Open Season Against Columbia on Saturday Afternoon

November 12, 2008
Legendary Yale Swimmer Alan Ford '45 Passes Away

November 12, 2008
Bulldog Swimming and Diving Team Confident About Upcoming Season

October 24, 2008
Bulldog Swimmers Open Season With Scrimmage Against McGill

October 21, 2008
Yale No. 2 in Division I Academic All-American Team Rankings; Righi Named Individual Academic All-American

October 21, 2008
Coach Keefe Announces Swimming and Diving Class of 2012

September 30, 2008
Bulldogs Announce 2008-09 Schedule, Start Practice with "Midnight Madness"

August 26, 2008
Yale Tied for 9th in Division I NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings

July 7, 2008
Three Bulldogs Conclude Competition at Olympic Team Trials

July 5, 2008
Righi, Pool Compete at U.S. Olympic Team Trials

July 2, 2008
Righi Comes up Just Short At Olympic Trials