Sport: Leader

The Yale eight, trained by Ed Leader, from the Pacific Coast, defeated Cornell and Princeton. Leader's crew, rowing a stroke unfamiliar to Yale eights since the days of the late Bob Cook, thrashed along at 33 for virtually the entire race, wearing down first Princeton and then Cornell to win by open water. The slow stroke and the magnificent reserve apparent in the crew are considered excellent omens for Leader's ultimate success against Harvard at New London. Meanwhile the only boat in the East that can challenge the Blue's superiority is the Navy eight....

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