Bulldogs to Battle Bantams

Jan. 20, 2009

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Bulldogs will face their biggest challenge of the season when they travel up the road to Hartford to battle the No. 1 Bantams Wednesday. While Yale will look to improve to 9-0 on the season, Trinity will look to extend the longest active winning streak in any intercollegiate varsity sports to 189 matches.

Last weekend, the Bulldogs defeated both Cornell and Western Ontario to improve to 8-0. Staying perfect was not easy though as Yale had to squeak out a 5-4 win over Cornell.

The Bulldogs have also defeated Amherst, Williams College, Dartmouth, Rochester, Bowoin College, and Penn to date.

Scouting Trinity
Trinity has the longest active winning streak in any intercollegiate varsity sports at 189 matches. Last season, the Bulldogs lost 8-1 to the Bantams. Colin Campbell came up with the lone victory for Yale in the loss.

Ivy League Scrimmage
Yale finished second in the Ivy Scrimmage this season at Yale Nov. 8 and 9. The Bulldogs cruised to a 9-0 win over Brown in their opening match before defeating Cornell 5-4. Yale dropped its final match of the Ivy League Scrimmage to defending Ivy League champion Princeton 7-2.

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity