Yale takes landmark race
Yale’s heavyweight crew team has defeated Harvard in their 150th regatta, the nation’s oldest collegiate sporting event.
Yale finished almost 17 seconds ahead in the annual four-mile race Sunday along Connecticut’s Thames River.
The Bulldogs’ time was 18 minutes 35.8 seconds. Harvard’s was 18 minutes 52.6 seconds. Yale beat Harvard’s 1995 upstream course record of 18:41.