Four Advances At Henley Women’s Regatta

Second varsity four (Tim Bennett photo)
Second varsity four (Tim Bennett photo)

Win By ¾ Of A Length

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.

The crew for Yale is Amina Edwards, Brit Sharon, Mieke Scherpbier and Schuyler Ritchie. The coxswain is Sarah Weil.

"Our four raced with great energy and excitement," Yale head coach Will Porter said. "It was a good start. Let's hope they keep it going tomorrow."

The Bulldogs finished with a time of 5:28.

Yale will face a crew from Bowdoin College on Saturday.

The Bulldogs second varsity also will race in the senior eight on Saturday.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity