Swimmers Celebrate Season with Team AwardsAt the end of season banquet two weeks ago, the Yale women's Swimming and Diving Team honored several swimmers with the traditional end of season awards. Seniors Chelsea Dunlap and Courtney Randolph, sophomores Eva Fabian, Emma Smith and Ali Stephens-Pickeral and freshmen Michelle Chintanaphol, Lilybet MacRae and Kina Zhou all received individual awards for their performances this season.
Larsen Named Captain for 2014-15The Yale women's swimming and diving team has elected junior Elizabeth Larsen to be the team's captain for the 2014-15 season. Larsen is a history major in Trumbull College who hails from Richmond, Va. She will be assuming the role of captain from senior Chelsea Dunlap.
Yale Wraps Up At NCAAsYale's representatives at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships wrapped up their events this weekend, with sophomore swimmer Eva Fabian competing in the 1,650-yard freestyle and freshman diver Lilybet MacRae taking part in the three-meter dive.
Yale Has Two Compete On Day OneBoth of Yale’s representatives at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships participated in the first day of competition on Thursday, with sophomore Eva Fabian competing in the 500-yard freestyle and freshman diver Lilybet MacRae taking part in the one-meter diving competition.
Yale Sends Two to NCAAsThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team will be sending two athletes to compete in this weekend’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, held in Minneapolis, Minn. Sophomore distance freestyle swimmer Eva Fabian and freshman diver Lilybet MacRae will be representing the Bulldogs in competition at NCAAs.
MacRae Qualifies for NCAAsFreshman diver Lilybet MacRae has qualified for the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships following her excellent performance on Day Two of the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships. MacRae finished third in Tuesday's three-meter competition, one day after finishing third in the one-meter competition.
MacRae Finishes Third on Day OneThe first day of competition at the 2014 NCAA Zone A Diving Championships is in the books, with Yale’s two divers, sophomore Danielle DeNunzio and freshman Lilybet MacRae, both delivering solid performances.
Yale Sends Pair of Divers to Zone ChampsTwo Yale divers will be competing in the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships with six spots at the NCAA Championships up for grabs. Sophomore Danielle DeNunzio and freshman Lilybet MacRae will be traveling to Blacksburg, Va. for the Zone A meet.
Fabian to Represent Yale at NCAAsYale sophomore swimmer Eva Fabian has been officially invited to the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship Meet. She will swim the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle events.
Yale Has Nine Named To All-Ivy TeamsThe All-Ivy Swimming and Diving Teams were announced on Wednesday, with Yale boasting four All-Ivy First Team recipients (in five events), more than any other school in the league. Yale also tied for the most individual All-Ivy Second Team recipients in the league with five and had a relay team earn Second Team honors as well.
Yale Honored as CSCAA Scholar All-America TeamThe College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the 2013 Fall CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams on Wednesday, and the Yale women’s swimming and diving team finished 16th among all Division I schools in the country. Yale finished above all seven other Ivy League schools.
Bulldogs Finish Ivies in Third PlaceCompetition wrapped up today at the 2014 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, as Yale finished in third place with 1163.5 points. Harvard finished in first place with 1409 points, with Princeton in second with 1384 points.
Yale Sitting in Third Place After Day TwoAfter two days of competition, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team sits in third place at the 2014 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with 739 points. Harvard is in first place with 952 points, followed by Princeton in second with 924 points. The Bulldogs came into the day in third place with 351 points, 90 points behind first-place Princeton.
Bulldogs in Third After Day OneAfter one day of competition at the 2014 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Yale sits comfortably in third place with 351 points. Princeton leads the meet with 441 and Harvard is a close second with 424.
Bulldogs Ready for Ivy ChampionshipsThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team is traveling to Providence, R.I., to compete in the 2014 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, which begin on Thursday. In last year’s meet, the Bulldogs finished in fourth place, a result that Yale is keen to improve on this year.
Yale Defeats Brown in Regular Season FinaleThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team won its final regular season meet on Saturday, traveling to Providence, R.I., to defeat Brown by a score of 156-144. Following the come-from-behind victory over the Bears, the Bulldogs can look ahead towards the Ivy League Championship meet in two weeks.
Bulldogs To Face Brown in Final Regular Season MeetThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team will travel to Providence, R.I., on Saturday to face Brown in its final meet of the regular season. The Bulldogs will try to carry their momentum from HYP’s into their meet with the Bears.
Yale Wraps Up HYPsThe 2014 HYP swimming meet wrapped up on Sunday, as the Yale women’s swimming team finished up behind both Harvard and Princeton in the two-day meet. The Bulldogs were outscored by the Crimson 195-105 and finished behind the Tigers 179-121.
Bulldogs Wrap Up First Day vs. Harvard, PrincetonThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team concluded the first day of competition vs. Harvard and Princeton Saturday at Kiphuth Exhibition Pool. The Bulldogs showcased their strength in the distance events, taking three of the top five spots in the 1000 free -- including a first-place finish for sophomore Eva Fabian (9:56.90). Freshman Isla Hutchinson-Maddox was third (10:00.14) and sophomore Casey Lincoln was fifth (10:09.60).
Bulldogs Host HYP Swim MeetThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team hosts the biggest meet of the season so far this weekend, as Harvard and Princeton come to town for the annual “HYP” meet. Yale has rattled off a number of impressive wins this season and is prepared to make a major statement against two of the Ivy League’s premier teams.
Yale Scores Impressive Victory Against New HampshireThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team continued its torrid start to the 2014 calendar year, beating the University of New Hampshire by a tight margin of 156.5 to 143.5. The Wildcats had been undefeated heading into the meet.
Bulldogs Travel to Take On New HampshireFollowing a weekend off from competition, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team is back in action on Friday, Jan. 24, when it travels to Durham, N.H., to take on the University of New Hampshire Wildcats. It will be the Bulldogs’ final tune-up before the two-day tri-meet with Harvard and Princeton.
Yale Victorious Over Dartmouth, PennThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team continued their strong start to 2014, defeating both Dartmouth and Penn in a tri-meet in the Kiphuth Memorial Pool.
Bulldogs Open 2014 with 181-116 Win vs. CornellThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team won its first home meet of the season today, prevailing 181-116 against Cornell. It was a dominant performance for the Bulldogs, who won 11 of 16 events. Yale improves to 1-1 in Ivy League dual meets with the win, and remains unbeaten at home since the 2010-11 season.
Bulldogs to Open 2014 Against Ivy FoesYale’s women’s swimming and diving team will kick off the New Year with two home meets this week. The Bulldogs host Cornell on Wednesday and face off against Dartmouth and Penn on Saturday. As they enter the heart of their Ivy League schedule following an extended break from competition, the Bulldogs are excited to improve on the already impressive speed they have shown in earlier meets.
Bulldogs Finish Second in Strong Performance at Princeton InvitationalFollowing three hard-fought days at Princeton’s Big Al Open, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team finished second. In a truly impressive early season performance for a young squad, the Bulldogs totaled 961 points over three days of competition, ahead of everyone but defending Ivy League champion Princeton, with 1113 points.
Yale Still In Contention After Day 2 of Princeton InvitationalThrough two days of Princeton’s Big Al Open invitational, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team is showing very impressive speed for this early point in the season. Following the second day of action, the Bulldogs are still in second place with 656 points, behind Princeton with 721 points. Both teams are well in front of third-place Dartmouth.
Yale Looking Strong After Day 1 of Princeton InvitationalThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team sits in second place after the first day of Princeton’s Big Al Open invitational. The Bulldogs delivered strong performances in each of Friday’s five events and sit within striking distance of the Tigers with two days of competition left. Princeton leads with 281 points, Yale is second with 258 points and Dartmouth is in third with 183 points.
Swimmers and Divers Head to Princeton for InvitationalAfter a weekend off competition during Thanksgiving Break, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team returns to action this Friday for the first day of the three-day Princeton Invitational. The Bulldogs will travel to Princeton, N.J., for their final meet of the fall semester.
Bulldogs Victorious Over In-State RivalsThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team started Thanksgiving Break off with an impressive meet, beating both the University of Bridgeport and Sacred Heart. The Bulldogs topped the host Bridgeport Knights by a score of 100-79 and beat the Pioneers 107-76.
Yale to Race Against BridgeportThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team travels to Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday to face the University of Bridgeport Purple Knights. Yale looks to bounce back with a strong meet following a tough loss against Columbia last weekend.
Bulldogs Fall to Lions in First Ivy MatchupThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team dropped its first Ivy League matchup of the season to Columbia. Despite falling to the Lions, Yale’s swimmers and divers had a number of strong performances, managing to win seven of sixteen events. The final score was 185-115.
Yale Opens Ivy Season Against ColumbiaFollowing a home victory over Southern Connecticut State last weekend, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team will travel to New York City on Friday to face Columbia in the Bulldog’s first Ivy League test of the young season. The dual meet against the Lions should offer a good test of Yale’s early season speed.
Bulldogs Open Season Against SCSUThis Friday, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team opens the 2013-14 season with its first official meet. The Bulldogs will face New Haven rival Southern Connecticut State University at home, in the Kiphuth Exhibition Pool.
Bulldogs Top SCSU in Opening MeetThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team opened their 2013-14 season on Friday afternoon with a victory over Southern Connecticut State University. They defeated the visiting Owls by a score of 204-77.
Young Swimmers and Divers Prepared for 2013-14 SeasonAfter weeks of intense training and two scrimmages, the Yale women's swimming and diving team is prepared to open the 2013-14 campaign. With the influx of 10 talented freshmen and increased contributions from the returning athletes, Yale looks to build on last year's fourth-place finish at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.
Fabian Wins Bronze at FINA World ChampionshipsRising sophomore Eva Fabian competed in the FINA World Open Water Swimming Championships in Barcelona today, winning the bronze medal in an unbelievably close race. Italy’s Martina Grimaldi touched first in 5:07:19.7, only .1 seconds ahead of Germany’s Angela Alexander Maurer and .7 seconds ahead of Fabian.
Levere Medals at Maccabiah GamesRising junior Jacqui Levere wrapped up a very successful performance at the 2013 Maccabiah Games, winning one gold and two bronze medals. She was part of the U.S. relay team that finished first in the 4x200m freestyle relay and won individual bronze medals in the 100- and 200-meter breaststroke.
Levere to Compete in Maccabiah GamesYale junior Jacqui Levere will be representing Team USA in the pool this summer, participating in the swimming competition at the 2013 Maccabiah Games. The Games, which opened on Thursday, are a quadrennial sporting event, held in Jerusalem and open to Jewish athletes from around the world. This year’s edition of the games features a record number of athletes—close to 9,000—from a record number of countries—78. The athletes will be competing for medals in 42 different sports.