Tulane Sailing coming back

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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby puffy » Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:16 pm

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JerseyWave wrote:I don't get it. Why not fix Football, Basketball, and Baseball before adding another sport to suck at. Why sailing and why now?

A donor stepped up to fully fund it. It's going to be a club sport until 2018. So I suppose it won't cost the athletic dept anything. Title IX I assume forced it.


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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby Show Me » Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:19 pm

Cheap A$$ Tulane. Bring in a real sport like women's soccer or softball.



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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby golfnut69 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:04 pm

Show Me wrote:Cheap A$$ Tulane. Bring in a real sport like women's soccer or softball.


Tulane would then have to find a place to play both of those sports...Yulman's field is not large enough for soccer, a we all know they ain't playin softball at Turchin


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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby DfromCT » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:20 pm

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tpstulane wrote:Just got word that Tulane is adding Sailing as it's 17th sport.
2015 story on Tulane Sailing as a Club Sport.
http://www.sailingworld.com/college-sai ... university


Wow, I can't wait to see what our sailing team will accomplish. We have such a great place for practicing and holding regattas and it sounds like they have some new 420s to sail around. Hopefully we can get this program supported and turn them into a champion! Reminds me of my high school days racing in 420s in New England.


When I was at Tulane, the Club team was ranked among the top 20, sometimes top 10 in the nation (Club teams and Varsity teams were in the same poll.) They beat Navy! They were damned good, and mostly Sailors from the Northeast, many of whom sailed competitively at Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass.


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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby golfnut69 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:35 pm

DfromCT wrote:
GreenPuddleSplash wrote:
tpstulane wrote:Just got word that Tulane is adding Sailing as it's 17th sport.
2015 story on Tulane Sailing as a Club Sport.
http://www.sailingworld.com/college-sai ... university


Wow, I can't wait to see what our sailing team will accomplish. We have such a great place for practicing and holding regattas and it sounds like they have some new 420s to sail around. Hopefully we can get this program supported and turn them into a champion! Reminds me of my high school days racing in 420s in New England.


When I was at Tulane, the Club team was ranked among the top 20, sometimes top 10 in the nation (Club teams and Varsity teams were in the same poll.) They beat Navy! They were damned good, and mostly Sailors from the Northeast, many of whom sailed competitively at Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass.


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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby Robert1969 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:32 pm

Show Me wrote:Cheap A$$ Tulane. Bring in a real sport like women's soccer or softball.

Women's soccer and softball would be great. Also, I think men's soccer would be awesoe as well.



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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby winwave » Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:56 pm

Fully endowed and counts towards our Title IX issues:

http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/ ... 6a86e.html

Could mean Men's Golf comes back.


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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby DrBox » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:06 pm

Paid for by a donor and people complain. Honestly.....



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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby Wave QB » Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:34 am

puffy wrote:
golfnut69 wrote:
tpstulane wrote:
JerseyWave wrote:I don't get it. Why not fix Football, Basketball, and Baseball before adding another sport to suck at. Why sailing and why now?

A donor stepped up to fully fund it. It's going to be a club sport until 2018. So I suppose it won't cost the athletic dept anything. Title IX I assume forced it.


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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby AugWave » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:34 am

Has Tulane ever had a legit Lacrosse team?


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Re: Tulane Sailing coming back

Postby ajcalhoun » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:49 am

AugWave wrote:Has Tulane ever had a legit Lacrosse team?
I don't think we ever have and I don't think we ever will either. Too many men's scholarships that would have to be matched by women's scholarships plus no other teams nearby so travel costs would be quite expensive.


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