Yale to Open Spring Season at HomeAfter submitting an impressive performance in Monday’s scrimmage against Brown, the Yale men’s tennis team is set to host its first dual matches of the season this weekend against two familiar opponents. The Elis, who enter the spring season with a healthy lineup and aspirations for the Ivy League title, will face William & Mary on Friday, followed by a match against Buffalo on Saturday. This weekend presents Yale with an opportunity for redemption, as the Bulldogs narrowly fell to both teams 4-3 last season. Both matches will take place at Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center and begin at 1:00 p.m.
Bulldogs Head to NY for YDC MeetThe Yale women’s track and field team will head to New York to face off against two Ivy League rivals on Friday evening. The Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet will be team’s first scored meet of the season. With just a little more than a month until the Heptagonal Championships, this is an important time for the Bulldogs to pick things up on the track.
Bulldogs Travel to ColumbiaThe Yale men’s track and field team will compete against Columbia and Dartmouth on Friday at Columbia, marking the first inter-Ivy competition of the season. In past years, this has been the meet in which many Elis have made their season debut.
Bulldogs Face Ivy Competition SaturdayThe Yale women’s gymnastics team travels to Philadelphia Saturday to face Ivy competition for the first time in 2017. The Bulldogs are coming off a road trip to California, as well as the best season opener for a team in school history.
Cornell Up Next for BulldogsThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team will travel to Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., for a dual meet this Sunday. While the Bulldogs dropped their first dual meet to Penn State last week, they are still undefeated in the Ivy League and will be looking to bounce back.
Bulldogs Back On Road At BrownThe Bulldogs play the third of three straight road games to open the Ivy League season when they travel to Brown on Friday. Tipoff at the Pizzitola Center is slated for 8 p.m. following the Yale-Brown women’s game, which starts at 5:30 p.m. The Ivy League Digital Network and ESPN3 have the video.
Women’s Swimming and Diving Breaks into National Top 25The Yale women’s swimming and diving team has broken into the top-25 NCAA Division I team rankings, according to the most recent poll published by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The Bulldogs’ undefeated dual record and recent upset of Penn State contributed to the ranking. The Bulldogs seat in 24th places them just behind powerhouses such as Florida, Ohio State, Duke and Virginia Tech.
Dartmouth, Harvard at Ingalls this WeekendFor the first time since Dec. 10, the Yale women’s ice hockey team is home. The Bulldogs, who just finished a stretch of six straight road games -- their longest since an eight-game road stretch in January 2005 -- are back at Ingalls for ECAC Hockey games against Dartmouth Friday (6:00 p.m., Ivy League Digital Network) and Harvard Saturday (3:00 p.m., Ivy League Digital Network).
Buford Named ECAC Rookie of the WeekAfter a spectacular performance against the California competition, freshman Jade Buford was named ECAC Rookie of the Week for the week ending January 15. Buford has been a dominant force in Yale’s lineup since her competitive debut at the Little Boston Invitational. She scored an impressive 37.800 in the all-around at her first collegiate meet, leading Yale to its best team score for a season opener in school history. Her competition also included a 9.700 and top-ten finish on floor exercise.
Kelli Reagan Elected 2017 XC CaptainAt their annual banquet over the weekend, the Yale women’s cross country team elected junior Kelli Reagan as the captain for the 2017 season. She is an economics major from Corrales, N.M., and a member of Timothy Dwight College.
Schmiede, Waligurski Earn Cleary AwardBesides electing their next captain, the members of the Yale women’s cross country team also honored their strongest athletes at the annual banquet. Each year, the Mike Stanley-John Cleary Award is given to “the most outstanding member of the Yale women's cross country team who excels in Dedication, Commitment, and Inspiration to the sport of cross country."
Bulldogs Scheduled for Week on the RoadThe Yale men’s squash team will have a big challenge in the first week of classes as the Bulldogs travel to compete against the Trinity Bantams and St. Lawrence Saints.
Dartmouth, Harvard Trip Up NextThe Yale men’s hockey team (7-7-3, 3-5-2), coming off a three-point weekend at home against the North Country teams, is on the road for a pair of ECAC and Ivy games. The Bulldogs square off with Dartmouth (6-8-3, 3-5-2) at Thompson Arena on Friday before facing No. 6 Harvard (11-4-1, 7-3-1) at Bright Landry Center on Saturday. Both 7 p.m. games air live on the Ivy League Digital Network, though Saturday’s puck drop is also on NESN.
Yale Competes at Collegiate InvitationalThe Yale women’s track and field hosted the Yale Collegiate Invitational this past Saturday afternoon, the team’s first meet of the year. Local competitors from all across the northeast competed at Coxe Cage, including Marist College, Sacred Heart University and the University of New Haven, amongst others. Though the Bulldogs only had a small contingent of athletes compete, the team still had some solid performances.
Elis Win Three at Penn StateOn Sunday, the Yale men's fencing team traveled to Penn State for its first competition since early December. The Bulldogs finished the day with a winning record, going 3-2
Late Spurt Lifts Princeton Over YaleAn early Ivy League showdown featuring two of the preseason favorites went to Princeton. Miles Stephens scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half as the Tigers used a late spurt to edge Yale 66-58 at Jadwin Gym.
Bulldogs Suffer Hard Losses at Penn StateYale women’s fencing suffered a number of hard-fought losses Sunday at the Penn State Dual Meets, going 1-5 on the day. The Bulldogs sole win came against Haverford, a decisive 25-2 finish.
Yale to Host Scrimmage against BrownThe Yale men's tennis team will return to action on Martin Luther King Jr. Day after a two month break, taking on Ivy League opponent Brown at home in the first scrimmage of 2017. As the Bulldogs gear up for the second half of their 2016-17 campaign, they face a multitude of questions: what will the lineup look like in the dual match format? Will the individuals who excelled in the fall be able to replicate that success outside of a tournament setting? Although such crucial questions cannot be resolved in a single match, Monday’s scrimmage against Brown may begin to provide a hint at the answers. The ball is set to drop at 11:00 a.m. at Yale's Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
3-Point Weekend For Elis After SLU TieThe Bulldogs registered a three-point ECAC Hockey weekend by skating to a 2-2 OT tie with No. 15 St. Lawrence tonight before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink. Yale, which notched a 2-1 victory the night before against Clarkson, got the point despite being outshot 41-29.
Unable to Overcome Early Deficit, Bulldogs Fall 4-1 at No. 5 St. LawrenceThe Yale women’s ice hockey team regrouped after a tough first period Saturday afternoon at Appleton Arena, outscoring a powerful St. Lawrence squad 1-0 in the final two periods as sophomore goalie Kyra O’Brien stopped all 18 shots she saw. But in the end the Saints’ four-goal first was too much for the Bulldogs to overcome, and they fell 4-1.
Bulldogs Upset Penn State and Rutgers to Remain UndefeatedThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up the second and final day of competition against Penn State and Rutgers by defeating both teams.
Day two started off on a strong note with a victory in the 200-yard medley relay from the “A” squad of Heidi VanderWel, Charlotte O’Leary, Maddy Zimmerman and Isabella Hindley with a final time of 1:43.12. They just out-touched the Penn State “A” squad by half a second. Yale’s “B” squad of Jacquelyn Du, Pauline Kaminski, Lili Margitai and Kate Rogers was not far behind, taking third place with a final time of 1:44.68.
Bulldogs Lose Tough Fight to Penn StateThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team took its first dual meet loss against Penn State 185-168 this weekend. The Bulldogs held Penn State to a stalemate on day one of the competition, but were unable to gain a lead on the second day.
Bulldogs 4th at UC DavisThe Bulldogs traveled to Davis, California Friday to take on some tough competition out west. The meet at UC Davis included the host school, Stanford and the Boise State Broncos. Yale finished the day in fourth with a team score of 188.900. The Broncos came away with a commanding victory, scoring 195.300. Stanford finished second (193.800) and UC Davis was third (193.275).
Oni’s Big Second Half Lifts Yale Over PennYale is off and running in Ivy League play. Miye Oni scored all 18 of his points in the second half as the Bulldogs broke open a close game en route to a 68-60 victory over Penn at the Palestra.
Hayden Goal with :59 Left Beats ClarksonGame-winning goals with under a minute to play don’t come along that often. In fact, the Bulldogs had not lit the lamp that way since 2012. That changed tonight in a 2-1 Yale victory over Clarkson at Ingalls Rink. John Hayden went top shelf with 59 seconds left to give the Elis an important ECAC Hockey win.
Bulldogs Conclude Day One of Penn State and Rutgers Tri-Meet on Strong NoteThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team completed the first of two days of competition against Penn State and Rutgers. Day one was highlighted by two relay victories and four individual victories against a very competitive field. Currently, Yale sits in the lead, 132-54 against Rutgers and 123-62 against Penn State.
Stalemate After Day One Against Penn StateThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team ended day one of their dual meet against Penn State at a dead-even tie, 93-93. The team traveled to Penn State McCoy Natatorium this weekend and are looking to maintain their undefeated dual meet season.
Late Goals Give No. 3 Clarkson 4-2 WinOff a goal by senior defenseman Taylor Marchin, the Yale women’s ice hockey team was just 3:35 away from forcing overtime against No. 3 Clarkson Friday night at Cheel Arena. Marchin’s goal tied the score 2-2, marking the second time in the game the Bulldogs had fought back to a tie. But just 35 seconds after Marchin’s goal the Golden Knights went back ahead, and another goal in final two minutes left Yale with nothing to show for its efforts but a 4-2 loss. Clarkson remained unbeaten in ECAC Hockey play and extended it nation-leading unbeaten streak to 17 games.
Clarkson, SLU at Ingalls This WeekendThe Yale men’s hockey team (6-7-2, 2-5-1), which completed its non-league slate Tuesday night at the Whale, turns the page quickly back to ECAC play with Clarkson (10-8-3, 5-3-1) and No. 15/16 St. Lawrence (11-6-5, 7-1-2) in town. This Friday and Saturday’s 7 p.m. puck drops air live on the Ivy League Digital Network.