2013-14 Yale Women's Crew News

July 5, 2014
Bulldogs Fall To Dutch National Crew In Henley Semifinal
The Yale varsity eight put up a valiant fight but lost to the Dutch National Eight in the semifinal the Royal Henley Regatta’s Remenham Challenge Cup on the Thames River in England.

July 4, 2014
Bulldogs Knock Off British National Crew To Reach Semis At Henley
Yale’s varsity eight exacted some revenge in its first race at the Royal Henley Regatta in England. The Bulldogs edged the British national crew that had beaten them two weeks ago in the final of the elite eight at the Henley Women’s Regatta. Yale finished with a time of 7:37, to win by more than a length.

July 3, 2014
Varsity Eight Racing For Remenham Challenge Cup At Henley
Yale’s varsity eight concludes it nearly three-week stay in England this weekend by racing for the Remenham Challenge Cup at the famed Henley Royal Regatta on the Thames River. Head Coach Will Porter has been pleased with his team’s focus during the trip, which started with the Henley Women’s Regatta two weeks ago.

June 22, 2014
Second Varsity Captures G P Jeffries Memorial Trophy At Henley Women’s Regatta
Yale’s second varsity winning the G P Jeffries Memorial Trophy highlighted a strong final day for the Yale women’s crew at the Henley Women’s Regatta on the Thames River. The Bulldogs edged Newcastle University in a thrilling championship race to win the senior eight division.

June 21, 2014
Second Varsity Eight And Varsity Four Advance To Semifinals At Henley Women’s Regatta
Two Yale crews advanced to the semifinals with victories on Saturday at the Henley Royal Regatta on the Thames River in England.

June 20, 2014
Bulldogs Set For Henley Women’s Regatta
Three Yale crews are racing this weekend at one of the most historic venues in the world. The Bulldogs have entries in the elite eight, senior eight and senior four at the Henley Women’s Regatta on the Thames River in Henley, England. Racing starts on Friday and concludes with the championships on Sunday.

June 20, 2014
Four Advances At Henley Women’s Regatta
Yale’s senior four got off to a strong start at the Henley Women’s Regatta. The Bulldogs defeated Oxford Brookes University of England by three-quarters of a boat length to advance in the Frank V Harry Cup.

June 6, 2014
National Schools’ Championship Girls Varsity Eight Trophy Named In Honor Of 1976 Yale Women’s Crew
The legacy of the 1976 Yale women’s crew continues all across the world of rowing. So when the organizers of the National Schools’ Championship were looking for a name for its girls varsity eight trophy, it only seemed fitting to honor the women from Yale.

June 5, 2014
Demmerle Elected 2014-15 Captain
Nina Demmerle, who has sat in the varsity eight in each of her first three seasons, has been elected captain of the 2014-15 Yale women’s crew.

June 3, 2014
Nine Bulldogs Honored By CRCA
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association has announced several of its post season awards, and several members of the Yale women’s crew have been honored. Senior Claire Tolson earned first-team All-New England recognition, while eight Bulldogs – Martha Cosgrove, Christine Devlin, Amina Edwards, Katharine Freeman, Laura Grimbergen, Kristjana Gudmundsson, Maddie Lips and Colleen Maher – were selected as Scholar Athletes.

May 18, 2014
Three Crews Medal At Ivy Championship
Three Yale crews won medals at the Ivy League Championship on the Cooper River. The second varsity eight and varsity four both finished second, while the second varsity four placed third.

May 17, 2014
Yale Honors Seven Seniors and One Team at Senior Student-Athlete Reception
Seven seniors and one team were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The men’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Paige Decker (New Preston, Conn.) of the women’s ice hockey team, Jane Kozey (Ansonia, Conn.) of the women’s crew team and Beau Palin (Oconomowoc, Wisc.) of the football team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Tucker Kocher (San Francisco, Calif.) of the men’s soccer team and Brenda Seah (Singapore) of the women’s fencing team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Pat Killian (Nashville, Tenn.) of the men’s swimming and diving team and Kallie Parchman (Baltimore, Md.) of the women’s lacrosse team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.

May 16, 2014
Ivy League Title On The Line Sunday On Cooper River
Yale women’s crew coach Will Porter expects a very competitive Ivy League Championship on Sunday.

April 28, 2014
No. 11 Bulldogs Fall To No. 1 Brown
Yale ran into one of the hottest crews in the nation on Monday. No. 1 Brown reclaimed the Nat & Anne Case Cup by winning all five races over the No. 11 Bulldogs on the Seekonk River.

April 26, 2014
Bulldogs Cap Memorable Day By Retaining Case Cup
More than 200 alumni and friends came to the Gilder Boathouse on Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of women’s crew at Yale. They were treated to an impressive performance from Yale’s varsity eight as well. The Bulldogs cruised to a nearly five-second victory over Radcliffe to retain the Nathaniel H. Case Cup.

April 25, 2014
Bulldogs Set To Celebrate 40th Anniversary; Host Radcliffe
Saturday is a big day at Gilder Boathouse. Yale women’s crew will celebrate its 40th anniversary while hosting Radcliffe in an important Ivy League race. The festivities begin with the second varsity four at 8:20 a.m. The varsity eights race for the Case Cup at 9:20 a.m.

April 19, 2014
Varsity Four Remains Undefeated
Yale’s varsity four remained undefeated with a narrow victory, but Princeton retained possession of the Eisenberg Cup on Saturday on Lake Carnegie with a varsity eight victory.

April 17, 2014
No. 11 Bulldogs Face No. 7 Princeton
For the first time in nearly a month, the Yale women’s crew will race away from the Housatonic River. The Bulldogs travel to New Jersey to face Princeton on Saturday. The first race is set for 9 a.m., and the varsity eight race will determine the winner of the Eisenberg Cup.

April 12, 2014
No. 11 Bulldogs Take Down Dartmouth, BU
It was another perfect day on the Housatonic River for the Yale women’s crew, both in terms of the racing and the weather. Yale’s varsity eight retained possession of the Class of 1985 Cup by defeating Dartmouth and Boston University. The Bulldogs finished in 6:07.6, nearly four seconds faster than Dartmouth (6:10.4). BU was third in 6:28.7.

April 11, 2014
No. 11 Bulldogs Host Class of 1985 Cup
For the third straight Saturday, the Yale women’s crew will race on the Housatonic River at the Gilder Boathouse. The Bulldogs host Dartmouth and Boston University starting with the second varsity four at 7:30 a.m. The varsity eights row at 9:15 a.m. with the winner claiming the Class of 1985 Cup.

April 5, 2014
No. 9 Bulldogs Sweep No. 19 Cornell, Retain Cayuga Cup
The Yale women’s crew turned in another solid performance, sweeping Cornell on the Housatonic River on Saturday. By winning the varsity eight race, the Bulldogs retained the Cayuga Cup. Yale’s four other crews all won handily.

April 4, 2014
Bulldogs Back On Housatonic To Face Cornell
The Yale women’s crew returns to the Housatonic River on Saturday to host Cornell. Racing gets under way at 8 a.m. with the third varsity eight. The Yale lightweights will also be rowing Georgetown.

March 29, 2014
Bulldogs Reclaim Connell Cup; Sweep Penn, Columbia
The Connell Cup is back where it has resided for most of the last decade. Yale’s varsity eight cruised to a victory over both Penn and Columbia on the Housatonic River. The Bulldogs finished in 6:12, more than seven seconds faster than Penn and nine seconds better than Columbia. Yale also won each of the other four races to sweep the river.

March 28, 2014
Connell Cup On The Line On The Housatonic
The Yale women’s crew opened the spring season with an impressive performance, capturing the Longhorn Invitational at the University of Texas last weekend. The Bulldogs get back to more familiar opponents when they host Columbia and Penn at the Gilder Boathouse on Saturday. The first race is slated to go off at 8:30 a.m.

March 24, 2014
Bulldogs Ranked No. 7 In CRCA Preseason Poll
The Yale women’s crew has had a top-10 national finish in 11 of the last 12 years. If the annual CRCA preseason national rankings are to be believed, the Bulldogs will add to that streak this year. Yale is ranked seventh in the first CRCA poll.

March 23, 2014
Bulldogs Capture Team Title At Longhorn Invitational
Yale captured the team title at the Longhorn Invitational on Sunday. Yale’s five crews all cruised to victories over San Diego on the second day of racing to clinch the crown for the Bulldogs.

March 22, 2014
Bulldogs Open Strong At Longhorn Invitational
It was perfect opening day for Yale at the Longhorn Invitational. All five Yale crews won races in both the morning and afternoon sessions.

March 21, 2014
Bulldogs Kick Off Spring Season At Longhorn Invitational
The ice on the Housatonic River has just about melted, but the Yale women’s crew doesn’t have to worry about that. The Bulldogs open the spring season at the Longhorn Invitational this weekend in Austin, Texas, where the high temperature on Saturday is expected to reach 77 degrees.

February 25, 2014
Video: Winter Training

November 22, 2013
Video: Fall Practice At Yale
Video of fall practice at Yale

October 27, 2013
A Strong Performance For Bulldogs At Princeton Chase
The Yale women’s crew finished the fall season with a strong performance at the three-mile Princeton Chase on Sunday.

October 24, 2013
Bulldogs Conclude Fall Season At Princeton Chase
The Yale women’s crew races one more time this fall. The Bulldogs will have four eights at Sunday’s Princeton’s Chase. The women’s eight is scheduled to go off at 11 a.m.

October 20, 2013
Bulldogs Set For Head Of Charles
The Yale women’s crew is ready for one of the most anticipated weekends of the fall, the Head of the Charles. The Bulldogs will race three crews - two championship eights and one championship four - on Sunday in the 49th edition of the historic regatta.

October 20, 2013
Varsity Eight Shines At Head Of Charles
The Yale women’s varsity eight turned in a strong performance at the annual Head of the Charles Regatta. The Bulldogs were the second fastest collegiate crew in the championship eight, finishing with a time of 16:48.112. Only Virginia, from the college ranks, finished ahead of Yale. The Cambridge Boat Club won with a time of 15:59.549. The Bulldogs were fifth overall.

October 12, 2013
Bulldogs Open Fall Racing With Head Of Housatonic
The Yale women’s crew begins its fall schedule with the annual Head of the Housatonic regatta. Racing gets under way Saturday at 8:30 a.m.

October 12, 2013
Bulldogs Open Strong At Head Of Housatonic
The Yale women’s crew had a strong start to the fall season at the annual Head of the Housatonic.

August 11, 2013
Incoming Freshman Hart Wins Gold Medal At 2013 World Rowing Junior Championships
Caroline Hart, who will begin her Yale crew career in just a few short weeks, won a gold medal with the United States four at the 2013 World Rowing Junior Championships in Trakai, Lithuania over the weekend.

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