Category Archives: Yale

righi rolls to third-fastest time in nation in 100 free

I honestly can not even put into words the spectacle that Yale’s Alex Righi put forth for the DeNunzio patrons on Saturday night in the 100y Freestyle. I did tease it earlier tonight with the 41.91 announcement as it happened… … Continue reading

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righi romps in 100 free prelims; lowers mark to 42.18

Yale’s Alex Righi is fast. [Just how fast is he?] Righi is so fast that… [Oh, yeah, that punchline doesn’t work with the extra consonant… anyway…] He’s fast. Trust me, he’s fast. To the tune that he just lowered the … Continue reading

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righi scores another win [and record] in 100 back

A year ago, Yale’s Alex Righi cruised to a fairly easy win in the 100y Backstroke, even as seven competitors registered sub-50 second times. Righi went 47.95 in Harvard’s Blodgett Pool and it seemed as though hardly anybody noticed. His … Continue reading

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this just in… righi's time third in nation

Alex Righi’s (Yale) time in the 50y Freestyle last night is the third best time in the nation this year. According to — Righi’s 18.90 only trails Auburn’s Matt Targett (18.52) and Cal’s Nathan Adrian (18.82) for overall supremacy … Continue reading

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50 free record: righi angry!! righi smash!!!

I’m not much of a texter… but that right there was an OMG!! moment right there. Yale’s Alex Righi, who is always a contender in a speed race, just took the challenge brought forth by Princeton’s Doug Lennox in the … Continue reading

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previewing the squads: yale

If Alex Righi wins at least two individual events at the Ivy Championships — and his history suggests that he will — he will become the first Yale swimmer to collect 10 individual League titles … That is quite a … Continue reading

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