Following impressive back-to-back victories over Army and Santa Clara on Saturday, the Yale men’s tennis team faced its final opponent of the weekend on Sunday in Florida Atlantic. Despite the considerable strength of the opposition, the Bulldogs played well and held their own throughout the match, with senior Fedor Andrienko and sophomore Dylan King leading the way with straight-set singles wins. It was ultimately the Owls who came away with the win, however, in a clutch 4-2 performance.
The Yale men’s tennis team officially kicked off the spring dual match season on Saturday by competing in the East Coast Challenge. Despite the long break from competitive tennis, the Elis looked as sharp as ever, earning a 4-0 victory over Army and a 4-2 victory over Santa Clara. Yale’s Fedor Andrienko and Ryan Cheng were among the day’s top performers, as both players won two singles matches apiece; sophomore Dylan King also did well to pick up two doubles wins.
You need balanced scoring to sustain success in college hockey, especially with the quality goaltending you face in ECAC Hockey. The Yale men’s hockey team showed great balance tonight – goals from five different players – in a 5-1 conference win over Rensselaer at the Whale.
The Bulldogs had some spectacular individual performances at the Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet. Despite the third place finish, the Yale women racked up 37 points and had competitive finishes across a wide range of events.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.- The Yale men's track and field team took second place at the Yale-Columbia-Dartmouth tri-meet with 69 points behind Dartmouth with 83 points and ahead of Columbia with 26 points. This meet served as the first meet of the season for many of the Elis who competed this weekend.
After a close victory for the Yale Bulldogs Thursday night over the Brown Bears, Yale knew it needed to play even better Saturday afternoon. With Greta Skarzynski, Mallory Souliotis and Gianna Meloni leading the charge Thursday night, it only made sense for them to run the game again for the Bulldogs.
If the first two weekends are any indication, it’s going to be quite an Ivy League regular season. Yale earned a hard-fought victory over Brown last weekend to kickoff Ivy play, but in the rematch Friday at the Pizzitola Center, the Bears escaped with a narrow win. Obi Okolie made two free throws with 5.5 seconds left to snap a 77-77 tie and Brown held on for an 81-80 victory.
This classic college hockey game looked like a battle of recent national champions. The 2013 and 2014 Frozen Four winners hit each other like old, bitter rivals while producing end-to-end action for 60 minutes of an important ECAC Hockey game. The more recent champion, Union, took this one, 3-2, over Yale at Ingalls Rink.
The Yale men’s swimming and diving team extended their winning record with a 219-79 victory over Seton Hall. Throughout the meet, the first years took up the mantle for some key finishes to help the team claim the win.
The Yale women’s basketball team once again went toe-to-toe with the top offense in the Ivy League Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center, pushing Brown to overtime with a late rally before falling 81-71. The Bulldogs trailed by 15 points with 4:41 to play in regulation, but managed to outscore the Bears 19-4 down the stretch to force extra time. That run included eight points from senior guard Tamara Simpson, who finished with 11. Senior forward Jen Berkowitz led Yale with 21 points and 11 rebounds.
Conference points don’t come easily in ECAC Hockey, so an opportunity to jump a place in the standings with a win over your travel partner is big. The Yale women’s hockey team jumped all over that opportunity tonight at Ingalls Rink with a 4-2 win over Brown.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.—On Saturday, the Yale men's track and field team will travel to Hanover, N.H., for its first Ivy League competition of the indoor season. The Bulldogs will be competing in the Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet in what will be their first away meet as well as their first scored meet, meaning that this will be a fantastic opportunity for the team to assess which events may need polishing before Ivy Heps in February.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale women’s swimming and diving will compete this weekend at two different locations: South Orange, N.J., and Annapolis, Md. The team will swim against Seton Hall and then Navy in their respective locations.
Carlin Hudson’s professional soccer career will begin with the North Carolina Courage. Hudson was selected by the Courage in the fourth round of the National Women’s Soccer League’s College Draft in Philadelphia.
Three members of the Yale men’s lacrosse team have spent some of their limited free time working for Harlem Lacrosse, a non-profit organization based in New York. Conor Mackie, Brendan Mackie and Ted Forst have served as coaches for youth lacrosse programs, using their own talents on the lacrosse field to teach and develop the skills of high school players.
The Yale men’s tennis team will have a packed schedule this weekend, as they are set to play three separate dual matches as part of the Army-hosted East Coast Challenge. The annual West Point event will pit Yale against Army and Santa Clara on Saturday, followed by a match against Florida Atlantic on Sunday. These matches come off the heels of a successful scrimmage against Brown this past Tuesday, in which the Bulldogs recorded a number of wins in singles and doubles; sophomore Ryan Cheng, in particular, stood out with wins in both singles and doubles as part of his return from injury.
Major League Lacrosse had its 2018 supplemental draft today and two former Yale stars from the class of 2016 were selected in the fourth round by the teams that called their names at the collegiate draft prior to their senior campaigns. Michael Quinn was taken by Ohio while Mark Glicini was a Chesapeake pick.
The Yale women’s basketball team got the Ivy League season started with a big win last Friday, halting Brown’s 10-game win streak by beating the Bears 77-63 at Lee Amphitheater. Now, the Bulldogs must try to hand Brown another loss -- what would be just the third defeat of the season for the Bears. The teams meet Friday night (5:30 p.m., Ivy League Network, WPRV-AM 790) in Providence, R.I., for the rematch.