Comizio, Condie, Thompson and Weiss Earn Team AwardsFour players were recognized with team awards at the Yale field hockey team’s annual post-season banquet on Sunday. Junior back Kiwi Comizio (New Vernon, N.J.) earned the Player of the Year Award, freshman forward/midfielder Bridget Condie (St. Louis, Mo.) earned the Senior Award, sophomore back Tess Thompson (Ann Arbor, Mich.) earned the Coaches’ Award and senior forward Alyssa Weiss (Potomac, Md.) earned the Amanda Walton Award.
Bulldogs Host Capital GangThe Yale men’s hockey team has can pick up some valuable conference points before the holiday break when it hosts the Capital District set at Ingalls this weekend. Rensselaer and No. 14/15 Union come to town this Friday and Saturday for a pair of 7 p.m. ECAC contests that air on the Ivy League Digital Network. Saturday's game also airs live on ESPN3.
Bulldogs Make It 16 Straight At Home; Top Albany 59-55Yale won its 16th straight home game on Saturday. Not many during the streak, which dates back to the 2014-15 season, have been as hard-fought as the 59-55 victory over Albany before a matinee crowd of 1,204 at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
Ahn Shines, Bulldogs Win Big at Brandeis InvitationalOn Sunday, the Yale men's fencing team had one of its best days in recent history, going undefeated at the Brandeis Invitational. Led by freshman Aiden Ahn who won 12 of his 14 bouts in foil, the Bulldogs were dominant throughout the day and scored an upset victory over St. John's in the fourth round.
Bulldogs Take Down Connecticut and BUThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team took on two local non-Ivy teams today in a tri-meet hosted by the University of Connecticut. The Bulldogs beat the University of Connecticut, 182-117 and Boston University, 210-89. “It was a fantastic day of racing. To come away with two wins and five pool records is a great day,” commented Jim Henry, the Robert J.H. Kiphuth Head Coach of Women’s Swimming.
Yale Finishes Ahead of Two OpponentsThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team defeated University of Connecticut (200.00 - 100.00) and Boston University (221.50 - 78.50) at a tri-meet hosted by UConn on Dec. 3. Yale commanded the pace throughout the meet with many strong performances, winning nine of the 16 total events.
Yale Tennis Association Earns AYA Outstanding Student Engagement AwardThe Yale Tennis Association (YTA) garnered recognition from the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA) Board of Governors this week, earning the 2016 Outstanding Student Engagement Award. The award is presented annually to the alumni association program or event that best integrates and engages current students; the YTA excelled in this department over the past year by introducing student-athletes from both the men’s and women’s teams to unparalleled opportunities.
Bulldogs Entertain Albany In Saturday MatineeYale spent the majority of the first three weeks of the season traveling the nation. Five of the first six games were away from home, including trips to Washington, Virginia and Pittsburgh. Now the Bulldogs will get to spend more time in the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater over the next two weeks. Three of their next four games are at home starting with Saturday’s matinee with Albany. Tipoff is slated for 2 p.m., and video will be available from the Ivy League Digital Network and the Yale Athletics Facebook page as part of ILDN Facebook Live week.
Bulldogs Prepare to Begin Track and Field SeasonThe Yale men's track and field team will begin its season on Dec. 10, hosting the Yale Season Opener at Coxe Cage. The team returns several top members of last season's squad, along with 12 freshman recruits spread relatively evenly across various events.
Hudson Elected 2017-18 CaptainIt wasn’t easy for Carlin Hudson to sit on the sidelines after she suffered a season-ending injury in the first game of 2015. Hudson, though, did her best to make the most of the predicament she found herself in.
Bulldogs Ready for Local Tri-Meet This WeekendThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team is set to compete against Boston University and the University of Connecticut in a tri-meet this weekend. After a series of Ivy dual meets and competitive mid-season invitationals at Ohio State and Virginia Tech, this meet will give the Bulldogs a chance to compete against a few local, non-Ivy teams. The meet will keep the Bulldogs competitive as they finish up the final few weeks of the fall semester and before they head off for winter break and a winter training tip in Florida.
Elis Set for Brandeis InvitationalIn its final competition before the new year, the Yale men’s fencing team will head to Waltham, Mass., for the Brandeis Invitational on Sunday. The Bulldogs will face familiar foes in their second team event of the season.
No. 2 Yale Men's Squash to Host Season OpenerNEW HAVEN, Conn.—Nearly three weeks after a solid competition at the Ivy Scrimmages, the men’s squash team is primed and ready to take on Franklin & Marshall for the first match of the regular season this Saturday.
Allain, 1996 Team USA Going to HOFKeith Allain ’80, Yale’s Malcolm G. Chase Head Coach, was an assistant coach for the United States team that won the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, the tournament that replaced the Canada Cup. USA Hockey announced yesterday that the 1996 squad will be enshrined into the U.S. team United States Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2016.
Yip-Chuck Named ECAC Hockey Player of the MonthSenior forward Krista Yip-Chuck (Whitby, Ont.) of the Yale women’s ice hockey team has been named ECAC Hockey Player of the Month for November. The conference announced the award on Wednesday. Yip-Chuck had 13 points (4-9-13) in eight games for the month, including a season-high five points (1-4-5) in the 7-2 win over Rensselaer Nov. 4.
Team Awards AnnouncedThe Yale women’s soccer team held its annual post season banquet on Tuesday night. Four team awards were presented and seniors Lillian Bitner, Geneva Decker, Karina Kovalcik, Colleen McCormack and Dani Temares were honored for their outstanding contributions to the program over the last four years.
Bryant Comes From Behind To Top YaleYale went cold from the field at the wrong time Wednesday against Bryant. The Bulldogs, who shot 65 percent in the first 28 minutes in building a double-digit lead, struggled offensively and defensively down the stretch in suffering a 79-70 loss at the Chace Athletic Center.
Kinnane Elected CaptainArchie Kinnane, who has appeared in 45 games in his career, has been elected captain of the 2017-18 Yale men’s soccer team. The announcement was made following a team vote at Monday’s post season banquet.
Team Awards Announced At BanquetThe Yale men’s soccer team gathered one final time in the Schley Room at Ingalls Rink to celebrate the season and hand out the team awards. Five players were honored for their contributions.
Katz Named First Team All-RegionSenior goalkeeper Emilie Katz (Newton, Mass.) of the Yale field hockey team was named first team All-Mideast Region by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on Tuesday afternoon, becoming the first Bulldog in five years to earn first-team regional honors. The award comes on the heels of a memorable final season for Katz, as she was also named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-Ivy League in addition to earning a spot at the NFHCA Senior Game. Katz was a second team All-Region honoree last year.
Battle Of Bulldogs At BryantIt’s been a busy and challenging early stretch for the Bulldogs, who traveled more than 7,600 miles during the first two weeks of the season, playing five games against teams that currently have a 23-7 (.767) combined record. Next up is a shorter journey to Smithfield, Rhode Island, to meet the Bryant Bulldogs on Wednesday. Tip off at the Chace Athletic Center is slated for 7 p.m., and NECFront Row has the video.
Alessi Named All-New EnglandJason Alessi, Yale’s most valuable player this season, has been named to the 2016 New England Football Writers Division I All-New England Team as a punt returner.
Yale Heads to Brandeis InvitationalYale women’s fencing will take the strip once again on Sunday for the Brandeis Invitational. This will be the team’s last meet before Winter break, so the Bulldogs will look for a strong performance to carry them into their packed tournament schedule next semester.
Oni Earns Another Ivy HonorFreshman Miye Oni, who had another big week for the Bulldogs against challenging competition, has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the third straight week. Oni scored 32 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in a pair of games.