Garry, Stark Prepare for NCAA Division I PreliminariesThis Thursday and Friday, two long distance runners of the Yale women’s track and field team will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminaries. The meet will be hosted by North Florida University in Jacksonville, Fla. Should either junior Kira Garry or sophomore Emily Stark qualify to continue on to the final round of competition, they will travel to Eugene, Ore.
Kate Grace '11 Helps Set American Record in 4x1500-Meter RelayThis past Saturday, Yale alum Kate Grace ’11 made history at the inaugural IAAF World Relays Saturday in the Bahamas. She ran as a part of the U.S. 4x1500-meter relay team that set an American record (16:55.33). Grace ran the third leg of the race, in which she caught up to Australia’s team. The team took second place for a silver medal, behind only the Kenyan team that ran a world record time (16:33.58).
Garry, Stark Qualify for NCAA East Preliminary RoundThe athletes who have qualified to compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Preliminary Championships competition were announced this Thursday. Two Bulldogs—junior Kira Garry and sophomore Emily Stark—made the cut.
4x800-Meter Relay Team Earns All-East Honors at ECACsThis past Sunday, four members of the Yale women's track and field team competed in the 4x800-meter relay race at the 2014 Outdoor ECAC Championships. The group took fifth place overall—overcoming 19 other teams. As one of the top-eight finishers in the race, they earn All-East Honors.
Squad Runs Eighth Fastest 4x800-Meter Relay Time in Yale HistoryThis Saturday marked the second day of the ECAC Championships for the Yale women’s track and field team. The meet is held in Princeton, N.J, and will continue until tomorrow. A complete schedule is available here. Live results will be offered at http://tumeytiming.com/.
Ten Individuals, One Relay Squad Eligible for ECAC ChampionshipsWhile the full Yale women’s track and field team completed its final meet last weekend with the conclusion of the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, a few members will continue to compete, as they have qualified for the Division I 2014 ECAC Championships. Ten individuals are eligible to travel to Princeton, N.J., this Friday through Sunday to compete against other NCAA Division I qualifiers at the school’s William Weaver Track & Field Stadium. A complete schedule is available here. Live results will be offered at http://tumeytiming.com/.
Four Receive Awards for Women’s Track and FieldThis past Monday after the conclusion of the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, the Yale Women’s track and field team remained on campus to gather together for its annual end of the year celebration. The athletes attended a brunch at the Yale golf course, where the past year’s awardees were announced.
Garry Elected 2014- 2015 Women's Track and Field CaptainThis past Monday, after concluding the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships on their home track, the Bulldogs gathered together to elect Garry Elected 2014- 2015 Women's Track and Field CaptainKira Garry as the 2014-2015 track and field captain. Garry is a junior from Montauk, N.Y., and is currently a Berkeley College major in Environmental Studies.
Snajder Breaks School Record in Heptathlon at HepsThe final day of the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, hosted at Yale’s very own Dewitt Cuyler Athletic Complex, came to its conclusion on Sunday. After stunning performances by junior Emily Cable in the 200 and 400-meter races and senior Emily Urciuoli in the pole vault on Saturday, the team came together to earn 19 more points, finishing in eighth overall with a total of 26 points. Harvard won the meet (162 pts.).
Urciuoli Takes Third in Pole Vault and Qualifies for ECACs in Final HepsThe Yale women’s track and field team opened postseason competition at home on Saturday, taking part in day one of the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships at Yale’s Dewitt Cuyler Athletic Complex. The meet, which wraps up on Sunday, pits Yale against their seven Ivy League rivals and always proves to be one of the most exciting competitions of the season. At the conclusion of day one, the Bulldogs reside in eighth place with seven points, as Princeton (42 points), Columbia (21), Harvard (19) and Brown (19) hold the top four spots. Most of the scoring, however, will take place on Sunday, which will feature the relays and the final rounds of most individual track events.
Women’s Track Hosts Ivy League Heptagonal ChampionshipsYale women’s track and field is set to compete in the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships this Saturday and Sunday—hosted at the team’s own Dewitt Cuyler Athletic Complex. The championship meet will mark the third time the Bulldogs have competed on their own track in the last four weeks, adding to the excitement and expectation that always surrounds the clash among the Ancient Eight. The meet will begin at 11:00 a.m. both days. A complete schedule can be found here. Buses will run from Payne Whitney Gym every 30 minutes, a schedule can be found here. Results will be posted on yalebulldogs.com after each day. The Ivy League will also provide a live video feed on Sunday at http://www.ivyleaguedigitalnetwork.com.
Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week: Karleh WilsonKarleh Wilson of the women’s track and field team left her mark in the Yale history books on Apr. 27. Wilson’s hammer throw of 50.27m is the fourth-best ever thrown by a Yale Bulldog. Wilson is this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.
Bulldogs Win Seven Events at Springtime InvitationalThis Sunday, the Yale women’s track and field team returned to its home turf—Cuyler Athletic Complex and Dwyer Track—for the second weekend in a row. The 2014 Yale Springtime Invitational resulted in seven first-place finishes for the Bulldogs, with many other competitors placing in the top-three.
Jordan Places in Top-10 at Penn RelaysJunior Alisha Jordan represented Yale in the triple jump on Friday at the Penn Relays. The meet is the largest in the country, and features various divisions in which athletes may compete.
Bulldogs to Compete at Penn RelaysThis weekend, a small number of the Yale women’s track and field team will travel to Philadelphia to compete in the Penn Relays—the nation’s oldest and largest track and field meet. The Penn Relays attract competitors from all over the nation, boasting of steep entry standards that allow for only the most elite runners. All eight Ivy League Schools will send their best runners to compete in the meet, beginning this Thursday to Saturday. A complete schedule and live results are available here.
Yale Fourth at Mark Young InvitationalThis Saturday, Yale women's track and field hosted the annual Yale Mark Young Invitational at the Dewitt Cuyler Athletic Complex. The Bulldogs walked away from their first home meet with their best outcome of the season to date, placing fourth overall with 98.33 points. Dartmouth won the meet (113.50 points), which had 11 competitors in all.
Track and Field Hosts First Home Meet of Outdoor SeasonThe Yale women’s track and field team will host its first home meet of the outdoor season this Saturday—the annual Yale Mark Young Invitational, named for the team’s former coach who retired in 2010. The meet will take place at Yale’s Cuyler Athletic Complex and Dwyer Track, with buses departing to the facility from Payne Whitney Gym every 15 minutes. A complete schedule can be found here and results will be posted onyalebulldogs.com when available.
Four First-Place Finishes at Annual Harvard Dual MeetThis past Saturday, Yale women’s track and field accepted the challenge of facing off against its ancient rival, Harvard, in a dual meet hosted annually. This week’s meet took place in Cambridge, Mass. While Harvard won the meet with 87 points, the Bulldogs saw numerous individual accomplishments, racking up 57 points.
Track and Field Dual Meet to be Hosted by HarvardThis weekend, the Yale women’s track and field team will head to Cambridge, Mass., to compete in its annual dual meet with Harvard. The meet—hosted at Harvard’s MCurdy outdoor track—presents a significant challenge for the Bulldogs, as the Harvard women won the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships during the indoor season and are currently ranked first in the Northeast region. Still, many competitors enter the meet with personal records and top-10 marks already under their belts, and are eager to test how they will fare against such opponents. The meet carries further significance as the first scored competition of the outdoor season. A schedule is available here, and results will be posted on yalebulldogs.com when available.
Urciuoli, Jordan Finish in Top-Six at Sam HowellThis Saturday marked the conclusion of the 2014 Sam Howell Invitational, hosted by Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. The Bulldogs showed their collective strength, as many members came close to meeting their personal bet marks.
Garry Sets New School Record in 3,000-Meter SteeplechaseWhile the majority of the women's track and field team traveled to Princeton University to compete in the Sam Howell Invitational this Friday, five Bulldogs put their skills to the test at the Stanford Invitational in Stanford, California. The meet offers competitive opponents from all over the country.
Four Distance Runners to Compete at Stanford InvitationalWhile the majority of Yale track and field travels to New Jersey this weekend to take part in the Sam Howell Invitational, four distance runners will instead compete in California at Stanford University. Live results for the meet will be available here, while a complete schedule is here.
Women’s Track and Field Set for Competition in PrincetonYale women’s track and field travels to Princeton University this weekend for the annual Sam Howell Invitational. The meet will take place on both Friday and Saturday, and will not be scored. To participate, athletes had to meet minimum standards of performance. As a result, the field has proven to be a competitive one in the past. This year’s competition incorporates 50 teams, including many that the Bulldogs will see again throughout the season. Participating Ivy League schools include Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth and Harvard. Links to the meet’s schedule and live results are available here.
First Track and Field Meet of the Outdoor Season ApproachesThis Thursday through Saturday, the Yale Women’s track and field team will compete in its first meet of the outdoor season, the 2014 Shamrock Invitational XVIII. After resting for a week following the ECAC Championships, the team spent this week training in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The weekend’s meet will be hosted by Coastal Carolina University, and includes a massive field of over 40 teams, including fellow Ivy League, Dartmouth. Meet information, including a complete schedule, is available here. Results will be posted at www.goccusports.com when available.
4x800-Meter Relay Squad Second at ECACsAfter three days of competition, the 2014 ECAC Championships, hosted by Boston University, have come to a close. The Bulldogs made a solid showing to finish in 16th place (18 pts.) out of 46 schools competing.
Snajder Takes Second in Pentathlon at ECACsThis Friday marked the first day of the 2014 ECAC Championships, hosted by Boston University. Senior captain Amanda Snajder took to the track in the pentathlon, the event in which she holds the school record. Though she was the only Bulldog competing, Snajder did not let that stop her from taking second out of fifteen competitors, racking up 3569 points. The pentathlon is comprised of five events: the 60-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump, and 800-meter run. Snajder’s best finish came in the high jump, where she placed third. However, her performance was strong across the board, with top-five finishes in the 60-meter hurdles and long jump, and top-10 finishes in the 800-meter run and shot put.
Twelve Individuals, Two Relay Squads Qualify for ECACsThis Friday through Sunday, Yale track and field will visit Boston University for the chance to compete in the 2014 ECAC Track and Field Championships. Twelve Bulldogs have qualified to compete in the meet, as well as two relay teams. Live results will be posted at lancertiming.com and a complete schedule is available here.
Jordan Scores on Second Day of HepsThe second day of the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships in Hanover, N.H. came to a close today. The Bulldogs placed eighth with 15 points. Sunday’s top scorer was junior Alisha Jordan, a consistently strong contender in the triple jump.
Bulldogs Excel in Throwing Events on First Day of HepsThis Saturday concluded the first day of the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, hosted by Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H. The Bulldogs finished the day with eight points in seventh place. Two competitors, junior Emily Cable and sophomore Shannon McDonnell, will continue on to the final round of competition in their events tomorrow, and have the chance to add to the team’s overall score.
Yale Track and Field to Compete in Ivy League Heptagonal ChampionshipThis upcoming Saturday and Sunday, the Bulldogs will travel to Hanover, N.H., for the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, the competition the team has worked towards for all of the indoor season. The meet will be hosted by Dartmouth at the Leverone Field House. Yale enters this year’s competition eager to improve on last year’s seventh-place outcome. Links to live results, a complete schedule, meet records and further championship information can be found here. A live video stream of the meet will be provided here.