Bulldogs Win Three Events at Season OpenerThe Yale women’s track and field team kicked off its first meet of the season this past afternoon at the Yale Season Opener at Coxe Cage. This developmental meet served as a crucial opportunity to allow some of the more inexperienced members on the opportunity a chance to get their feet wet before the bulk of the season gets rolling next month. This contest featured many local competitors like Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart University, the University of New Haven and Westfield State University, among other collegiate track teams. Though the Bulldogs opted to bench most of their athletes at this first meet, those that did compete had shining season debut performances.
Fast Start Ignites Yale in 7-3 WinAnyone who got caught in pre-game traffic outside Ingalls Rink prior to this ECAC Hockey contest missed a bunch of goals. Three players hit the net twice as their team enjoyed its most prolific offensive night in two and a half seasons. Yale, which found the net on its first two shots, scored three times in the first four minutes on the way to a 7-3 victory over Rensselaer before 3,113.
Bulldogs Kick Off Track & Field Season at Home SaturdayThe Yale women’s track and field team will kick off the 2016-2017 indoor season on Saturday at the Yale Season Opener. Hosted by the Bulldogs at Coxe Cage, this developmental meet allows the team a very important opportunity to gage their progress thus far before the rest of the season begins. Though the team will opt to bench the latter part of the team, this meet will offer many of the more inexperienced members on the team an important opportunity to acclimate themselves to the collegiate realm.
Delaware Makes First Visit To JLA SundayYale has only a pair of home games left before taking a break for final exams. The first brings a new visitor to the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Delaware makes its first appearance in the historic arena in a rare Sunday matinee. Tip is slated for 2 p.m. and the Ivy League Digital Network has the video.
Chavarin Earns All-New England HonorsThe honors continue to come in for Aeriel Chavarin after her outstanding freshman season for the Yale women’s soccer team. Chavarin, who led the Bulldogs with nine goals, five assists and 23 points, has been named second team All-New England.
Big Second Half Lifts Yale Over Sacred HeartYale used a near flawless second half to pull away from Sacred Heart. The Bulldogs shot 56 percent from the field, limited the Pioneers to 32 percent and outscored them 40-26 over the final 20 minutes en route to an impressive 66-52 win at the William Pitt Center.
Bulldogs Take Down Southern ConnecticutThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team took on Southern Connecticut State University this afternoon and came away victorious 157-83. The meet gave the Bulldogs one last chance to compete before they take a few weeks off of competition to focus on the end of the academic semester and winter training.
On the swimming side, the meet started off strong with a 1-2 finish in the 200-yard medley relay. The “A” squad of Heidi VanderWel, Pauline Kaminski, Sydney Hirschi and Mackenzie Franklin took the win in 1:47.71. The “B” squad of Michelle Chintanaphol, Alexa Kalandiak, Isla Hutchinson-Maddox and Carrie Heilbrun took second with a final time of 1:51.35.
2016-2017 Season Begins SaturdayThe Yale men's track and field team will open the 2016-2017 season this Saturday at Coxe Cage with the annual Yale Season Opener meet. The meet will provide the team, particularly the freshmen and those who did not race during the cross country season, with a chance to assess where they stand coming into the season. New members of the team will have a chance to get their feet wet in collegiate competition without the full pressure of scored meets.
Bulldogs Capture Another Win Over SCSUThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team took victory over neighboring Southern Connecticut State University on Dec. 8, extending the team’s regular season win-streak to six. The dual meet against SCSU Owls, one of the region’s top NCAA Division II teams, gave Yale’s swimmers the opportunity to try new events and many posted impressive performances.
Bulldogs Gear Up for Indoor Track & Field SeasonThe Yale women’s track and field team will make its return to the track in a few short weeks for the beginning of the 2016-17 season. The Bulldogs will look to work off the momentum from the most successful cross country season since 2001. The track and field season will kick off at the Yale Season Opener on Dec. 5 at Coxe Cage, a meet that helps the team gauge their progress before the main part of the season begins in January.
Bulldogs Travel To Sacred HeartYale’s first road game of December won’t require much travel as the Bulldogs make a short journey down I-95 to Fairfield to meet Sacred Heart on Thursday. Tipoff is slated for 8 p.m. following the Sacred Heart-Monmouth women’s game, which begins at 6 p.m. NEC Front Row has the video.
New Hampshire Visits Ingalls SaturdayThe Yale women’s ice hockey team is approaching the halfway point of the regular season, but home games are already starting to get scarce. The Bulldogs host New Hampshire this Saturday (3:00 p.m., Ivy League Digital Network and ESPN3), then do not play at Ingalls again until Jan. 20. Just six home games remain on the regular season schedule.
Bulldogs Ready for SCSU on ThursdayThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team will take on Southern Connecticut State University this Thursday in the final dual meet before the student-athletes head into final exam period and the winter break from classes.
Coming off their recent victories against Boston University and the University of Connecticut, this meet will provide one final competitive tune-up before the Bulldogs take a few weeks off of competition to focus on winter training. In past matchups with Southern Connecticut, the Bulldogs have come away victorious; last year, Yale won 155-97.
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.