Seven seniors and one team were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The women’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Sam Haig (Greenwich, Conn.) of the men’s squash team, Heather May (Newport Beach, Calif.) of the coed and women’s sailing teams and Alyssa Zupon (Basking Ridge, N.J.) of the women’s ice hockey team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Dakota McCoy (Wexford, Pa.) of the women’s track and field team and Patrick O’Keefe (Pittsford, N.Y.) of the lightweight crew team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Lexy Adams (Lancaster, Pa.) of the field hockey team and Collin Bibb (San Antonio, Texas) of the football team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.
Junior Eric Caine (McLean, Va.) will take over for senior Hywel Robinson as captain of the Yale men's squash team next season. Caine was elected by his teammates prior to their awards banquet last week.
Friday the Ivy League announced its selections for year-end awards in men's squash. Two Yale seniors, Kenneth Chan and Hywel Robinson, received First Team All-Ivy recognition. For Chan, it was his fourth time on the list.
The regular season may be over, but the No. 4-ranked Yale men's squash team still has a lot of playing to do. Eight Elis will travel to Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., this weekend to compete in the CSA Individual Championships.
Friday the No. 4 Yale men's squash team defeated No. 8 Dartmouth in the Brady Squash Center by a score of 7-2. The match was originally scheduled for 6 p.m. but was played at 10 a.m. because of the impending storm.
The No. 4 Yale men's squash team fell 7-2 to No. 2 Trinity on Wednesday, failing to replicate the incredible upset they dealt the Bantams last January. Both teams entered the match undefeated, with the Elis boasting a 7-0 record and the Bantams perfect through eight.
The No. 6 Yale men's squash team (3-0) will look to extend its winning streak to five this weekend with matches at No. 4 Cornell (5-0) and No. 9 Columbia (1-1). The Bulldogs will face Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday before traveling to New York City on Sunday for their match against Columbia.
The No. 6 Yale men’s squash team improved its record to 3-0 with victories Saturday over No. 19 Colby and No. 12 Williams. The Bulldogs began the day with a 9-0 sweep against Colby in which all Yale players won their matches in three games.