July 3, 2009

Bulldogs Cruise To Win In First Race At Henley

Yale Tops Clyde A.R.C. & Edinburgh Univ.

July 3, 2009

HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England - Yale's varsity eight began its quest for the Remenham Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta in impressive fashion. The Bulldogs cruised to a 2.5-length victory over Clyde A.R.C. & Edinburgh Univ on the Thames River. Yale finished the 1,500-meter course in 7 minutes, 24 seconds, the fastest of any of the boats in the quarterfinals.

In the boat for the Bulldogs were coxswain Berkley Adrio, Taylor Ritzel, Cara Dermody, Tess Gerrand, Maren McCrea, Alice Henly, Christina Person, Caroline Nash and Christine Glandorf.

Yale races Thames R.C. in Saturday's semifinals. Thames defeated Hansa Hamburg & Franfurt, Germany, by three-quarters of a length with a winning time of 7:39.

report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity

<a href=" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTlvupFXrdQ"> Video of Yale Race</a>

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