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.
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>