"I can't say it's never happened before, but it's certainly very rare," he said. "Usually it's companies that sponsor university events, and this is almost the reverse of that. That's something that doesn't happen, especially in these times, when many schools are struggling financially."
"You're trying to attract and send a message to people who can afford to attend Yale," he said. "If they were doing another type of sport that didn't fit their demographic, you would raise your eyebrows."