Bulldogs Open Henley Royal Regatta With Easy Win

July 1, 2005

HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England - Yale's varsity eight opened racing at the Henley Royal Regatta with a three-and-a-half lengths victory over the Furnivall Sculling Club in the Remenham Challenge Cup. The Bulldogs race Thames A, which beat Vesta, in Saturday's semifinal. RC Ukraine and Durham University and Leander meet in the other semifinal.

In the boat for the Bulldogs are Rachel Jeffers, Joanna Hess, Christine Geiser, Amanda Kendrick, Claire Norsetter, Maria Stevens, Alexandra Moser, Charlotte Taft and cox Jehan Budak.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity