May 25, 2011
Yale Names Jarietta Benton Assistant Coach
The Yale University women’s basketball team announced Wednesday the hiring of Jarietta Benton as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2011-12 season.
May 10, 2011
Gobrecht Guest Speaker, Smith To Be Honored At Farnam Neighborhood House Sports Celebrity Breakfast
The Farnam Neighborhood House’s fourth annual Sports Celebrity Breakfast, sponsored by SCS Systems, Inc. and First Niagara Bank, will have a distinct Yale women’s basketball flavor. Head coach Chris Gobrecht will be the guest speaker, and assistant coach Queen Smith will receive the Polly Sweeten Excellence In Sports Award. The breakfast is Friday, May 13 from 7:15 to 9 a.m. at Amarante’s Sea Cliff at 62 Cove Street in New Haven.
April 19, 2011
Yale Names Michelle Cashen Captain For 2011-12 Season
The Yale University women’s basketball team announced Tuesday that junior forward Michelle Cashen has been named the captain for the upcoming 2011-12 season. Cashen will serve as the 34th captain in the 39-year history of the women’s basketball program at Yale University, as voted upon by her teammates.
April 13, 2011
Ivy League Releases 2011 Winter Academic All-Ivy Recipients
The Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011 All-Ivy Academic honors in winter sports. The 80 men and women, including 10 from Yale, were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.
March 17, 2011
Yale Embarks On Quest For WNIT Glory
The Yale University women’s basketball team is making its first-ever appearance in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. It is the Bulldogs’ first appearance in a national postseason tournament in their 38-year history. The winner of the Yale-Boston College game will meet Thursday’s winner of the St. Joseph’s-Virginia Commonwealth game in the WNIT’s second round.
March 17, 2011
Yale’s Season Ends With Loss To Boston College In WNIT
Senior guard Jaclyn Thoman scored a game-high 23 points to lead Boston College to an 85-61 win over Yale Thursday night in the first round of the Women's National Invitational Tournament inside John J. Lee Amphitheater, ending Yale's first postseason tournament appearance since 1979.
March 15, 2011
Yale Announces Game Time, Ticket Info For WNIT First Round
The Yale University women's basketball team will meet Boston College in the first round of the Women's National Invitational Tournament. The game will tip off at 7 p.m.
March 14, 2011
Yale Awaits WNIT Fate
The Yale University women’s basketball team knows that it will be one of 31 teams to earn an automatic berth into the WNIT postseason tournament. All that remains is the wait for the WNIT bracket to be revealed.
March 14, 2011
Yale To Host Boston College In WNIT Opening Round
The Yale University Women's Basketball team will host Atlantic Coast Conference power Boston College in the opening round of the WNIT on Thursday. The game will be played in John J. Lee Amphitheater on the Yale University campus. The time of the game will be announced Tuesday afternoon.
March 10, 2011
Four Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy Honors
After leading the Yale University women’s basketball team to its highest overall win total since 2002 and its most successful Ivy League finish since 1989, four players earned places on the 2010-11 All-Ivy Team.
March 5, 2011
Bulldogs Top Cornell; Earn WNIT Bid
Mady Gobrecht scored a game-high 15 points in her final regular season game at Yale to lead the Bulldogs to a 58-51 victory over Cornell and help the Bulldogs clinch a bid to the postseason WNIT tournament. Megan Vasquez added 12 points for Yale, which finished the regular season at 10-4 in the Ivy League mark and 14-14 overall.
March 5, 2011
Yale’s Postseason Hopes Dealt Blow By Columbia
The Yale University women’s basketball team entered the weekend in almost total control of its own destiny. If they won both of their final two games of the regular season, they were virtually assured of earning their first trip to a national postseason tournament in their 38-year history.
March 5, 2011
Greenfield, Gobrecht Gave Yale Their All
Chris Gobrecht, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954, Head Coach of Women’s Basketball at Yale University, has celebrated a host of Senior Night ceremonies throughout her career, but none will be as special as the one she will take part in tonight.
March 4, 2011
Several Scenarios Could Determine Yale’s Postseason Fate
The Yale University women’s basketball team has not played postseason basketball in 32 years, before the NCAA was formed and nearly 20 years before the Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) came into existence. When the Bulldogs meet Columbia and Cornell this weekend, the possibility of earning a trip to the postseason could become a reality.
March 4, 2011
Final Weekend Arrives With Postseason Hopes Still Alive
The Yale women’s basketball team closes out the 2010-11 regular-season schedule with a pair of Ivy League home games against Columbia and Cornell. The Bulldogs will celebrate its two seniors, captain Yoyo Greenfield and Mady Gobrecht, this weekend, with Senior Night ceremonies taking place prior to Saturday’s game against Cornell. The Bulldogs also enter the weekend with a chance to make history. Yale remains in the hunt with Princeton and Harvard for the Ivy League championship. Yale has only won one Ivy League title, in 1979, and has never won the Ivy League’s regular-season title.
March 2, 2011
Tickets Free For Yale’s Senior Weekend Games vs. Columbia, Cornell
With its first postseason appearance in more than 30 years hanging in the balance this weekend, the Yale University women’s basketball team announced today that admission into the final two games of the season will be free to all fans in attendance.
February 28, 2011
Vasquez Named Ivy League Co-Player Of The Week
After leading the Yale University women’s basketball team to its first season sweep of Harvard in 17 years, sophomore guard Megan Vasquez has earned recognition from the Ivy League for her efforts.
February 26, 2011
Yale Sweeps Harvard For First Time Since 1994
The Yale University women’s basketball team was aiming to win more than eight games against Ivy League competition in a season for the first time in 22 years on Saturday. To do so, the Bulldogs had to pull off their first season sweep of Harvard 17 years. Sophomore guard Megan Vasquez scored 15 of her game-high 23 points to help Yale accomplish both feats thanks to a 78-64 win over Harvard at Lavietes Pavilion.
February 25, 2011
Balanced Effort Propels Yale To Win At Dartmouth
With a balanced offensive effort and a relentless defense, the Bulldogs kept themselves in the hunt for the Ivy League championship. Seven of the eight players who scored Friday night scored at least eight points to lead Yale to a 70-45 Ivy League win over Dartmouth at Leede Arena.
February 24, 2011
Bulldogs Close Out Road Slate At Dartmouth, Harvard
The Yale women’s basketball team closes out the road slate of its 2010-11 schedule at Dartmouth on Friday and at Harvard on Saturday with an opportunity to reclaim second place in the Ivy League standings. The Bulldogs swept both teams just two weekends ago in New Haven and would need to repeat the sweep to remain in the hunt for the Ivy League title. The Bulldogs have lost nine of the last 13 to the Big Green, but they have taken the last three victories. Yale’s win over Harvard two weeks ago was its first since the final game of the 2007-08 season, but the Bulldogs have not won in Cambridge since a 72-61 win on Feb. 17, 2001.
February 19, 2011
Vasquez, Gobrecht Power Yale Win At Penn
Sophomore guard Megan Vasquez and senior forward Mady Gobrecht combined to score 41 points in a 66-53 win over Penn in Ivy League action at the Palestra Saturday night.
February 18, 2011
Bulldogs Struggle in First Half, Fall To Princeton
The Yale University women’s basketball team had hopes of staking its claim to first place in the Ivy League standings in its game at Princeton on Friday night, but Princeton erased those hopes before the game reached the halftime buzzer.
February 17, 2011
First Place on the Line When Yale Visits Princeton, Penn This Weekend
The Yale women’s basketball team visits Princeton on Friday and Penn on Saturday with an opportunity to take over first place in the Ivy League standings. The Bulldogs are looking to avenge a 52-37 loss to Princeton in New Haven on Jan. 29. To do so, the Bulldogs will have to snap the Tigers’ 18-game home winning streak. Princeton’s last Ivy League loss at home came against Yale on Feb. 13, 2009. The road trip does not get easier for the Bulldogs when they visit Penn. Penn sits behind Princeton as the best defensive teams in the Ivy League, and both teams rank in the top 15 in the nation in points allowed per game. With a sweep of the weekend, Yale will return to New Haven atop the Ivy League standings.
February 14, 2011
Graf Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
After leading the Yale University women’s basketball team to its first victory over Harvard since the 2007-08 season, as well as a win over Dartmouth to cap off the annual WBCA Pink Zone weekend, freshman forward Janna Graf has earned recognition from the Ivy League for the fourth time this season for her efforts.
February 12, 2011
Bulldogs Complete Sweep to Cap WBCA Pink Zone Weekend
The celebration began with Friday night’s win over Harvard and carried over into the annual Pink Zone celebration at Yale University, which began at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Yale women’s basketball team kept the festivities alive with a second straight strong performance, this time against its rival from Dartmouth.
February 11, 2011
Graf Powers Yale Past First-Place Harvard
Freshman forward Janna Graf scored 12 of her game-high 21 points in the second half, dished out seven assists and grabbed six rebounds to lead Yale to an 82-71 win over Harvard in Ivy League action at John J. Lee Amphitheater Friday.
February 11, 2011
First-Place Harvard, Dartmouth Visit Yale for WBCA Pink Zone Weekend
The Yale women’s basketball team returns home to close out the first round of Ivy League play with an aim to return to its winning ways following a loss at Columbia on Feb. 5. The Bulldogs are 5-1 in their last six games in John J. Lee Amphitheater and hope to improve on that mark when they play host to Harvard, unbeaten in Ivy play, on Friday, and Dartmouth on Saturday. Tip-off for both games is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday’s game against Dartmouth will cap off the daylong WBCA Pink Zone event hosted by Yale Athletics inside Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
February 10, 2011
Yale To Host WBCA Pink Zone Events Saturday
The Yale University Athletic Department will host its fourth-annual Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Pink Zone event on Saturday, Feb. 12, at Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
February 5, 2011
Yale Tripped Up At Columbia
The Yale University women’s basketball team turned up the offensive effort in the second half on Friday to power past Cornell. On Saturday, the tables were turned on the Bulldogs.
February 4, 2011
Greenfield Returns In Yale’s Win At Cornell
Looking for a source of inspiration following last week’s tough loss to Princeton, the Yale University women’s basketball team found what they were looking for in the return of senior captain Yoyo Greenfield.
February 3, 2011
Bulldogs Look To Bounce Back With Visits To Cornell, Columbia
The Yale women’s basketball team returns to the road following a pair of defensive struggles at home that resulted in a split of the weekend games against Penn (W) and Princeton (L). The road has not been kind to the Bulldogs, who are 2-7 in games played away from New Haven this season. The two wins include the season opener at Holy Cross and the Bulldogs’ most recent road game and first of the Ivy League season at Brown. Yale swept the season series against Cornell in 2009-10, but split with Columbia with the two teams each winning at home.
January 29, 2011
Yale Falls At Home To Princeton
The Yale University women’s basketball team did everything it could to contain Princeton’s top scorers Addie Micir and Lauren Edwards in the first half of Saturday’s game. However, the Bulldogs could not sustain that defensive effort for the entire game, and Micir and Edwards took advantage over the game’s final 15 minutes.
January 28, 2011
Bulldogs To Host Penn, Princeton This Weekend
The Yale women’s basketball team returns home, where it is unbeaten in its last four games, to take on Penn and Princeton in the first full weekend of Ivy League play. The Bulldogs are coming off of their first sweep of Brown since the 2007-08 season. A win over Penn would give Yale its first 3-0 start in Ivy League play since that 2007-08 season, when the Bulldogs followed that sweep with a win at Columbia. The last time Yale started Ivy play at 4-0 came in 1986-87 when it opened with a pair of wins over Brown along with wins at Cornell and Columbia.
January 28, 2011
Yale Improves To 3-0 In Ivy Play With Win Over Penn
Sophomore guard Megan Vasquez has picked up her play of late, and it could not have come at a better time for the Yale University women’s basketball team. The Bulldogs are off to a fast start in Ivy League play, and a lot of the recent success has come, in large part, because of the play of Vasquez.
January 27, 2011
Yale Women’s Basketball Announces Class of 2015
Chris Gobrecht, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954, Head Coach of Women’s Basketball at Yale University, announced today the Bulldogs’ Class of 2015. Sarah Halejian, Arrice Bryant, Hayden Latham and Natasha von Kaeppler will all join the Bulldogs’ roster as freshmen for the 2011-12 season beginning this fall.
January 24, 2011
Vasquez Named Ivy League Co-Player Of The Week
After leading the Yale University women’s basketball team to its first sweep of the home-and-home season series over Brown since the 2007-08 season, sophomore guard Megan Vasquez has earned recognition from the Ivy League for her efforts.
January 21, 2011
Yale Visits Brown In Search Of Sweep
The Yale women’s basketball team concludes its home-and-home series with Brown with today’s visit to Providence to play the second game of the Ivy League portion of its 2010-11 schedule. The Bulldogs staged a second-half rally behind a career-high 26-point effort from freshman Janna Graf to earn a 66-54 win over Brown at Yale on Jan. 14. The Bulldogs are looking for their first win at Brown since the 2008-09 season (Jan. 23, 2009). If they can pull off the win, it will be the first season sweep for either team in the season since Yale pulled off the feat in the 2007-08 season.
January 21, 2011
Yale Completes Season Sweep Of Brown
The Yale University women’s basketball team has tipped off its Ivy League season with a home-and-home series against Brown in each of the last nine seasons, and for just the second time in this stretch, the Bulldogs are off to a quick Ivy start at the Bears’ expense.
January 17, 2011
Graf Named Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week
After leading the Yale University women’s basketball team to victory over Brown in the Ivy League opener, freshman forward Janna Graf has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, her first Player of the Week award and her third Rookie honor in the last four weeks.
January 14, 2011
Graf’s Career-High Powers Yale To Ivy Win
Freshman forward Janna Graf scored 14 of her game-high 26 points in the second half to lead the Bulldogs to a come-from-behind 66-54 win over Brown in the Ivy League opener for both teams Friday night at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
January 13, 2011
Yale Hosts Brown To Tip Off Ivy League Play
The Yale women’s basketball team tips off the Ivy League portion of its 2010-11 schedule today against the visitors of Brown. The Bulldogs are coming off of a heartbreaking loss at Army. Both teams enter tonight’s contest with identical 4-10 records.Today’s game is the first of a home-and-home series. The two teams are off following tonight until they meet up again on Friday, Jan. 21, in Providence. Yale has won three of the last four meetings at home.
January 12, 2011
Coach Gobrecht Takes Part In Ivy Midseason Teleconference
With the Yale University women’s basketball team set to tip off Ivy League play on Friday against Brown at home at 7 p.m., Chris Gobrecht, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, took part in the Ivy League’s midseason media teleconference with the other coaches in the league to preview the remaining 14 games on the 2010-11 schedule against the seven other teams in the Ivy League.
January 10, 2011
Graf Named Ivy League's Rookie of the Week
After leading the Yale University women’s basketball team on the stat sheet in its only game of the week, freshman forward Janna Graf (Mission Wood, Kan./Shawnee Mission E.) has earned recognition from the Ivy League for her performance.
January 9, 2011
Bulldogs Fall In A Heartbreaker At Army
The Yale women’s basketball team had hoped to gain some momentum heading into the start of Ivy League play. Unfortunately, senior forward Erin Anthony and her Army teammates had other ideas.
January 8, 2011
Yale Closes Out Non-Conference Play At Army
The Yale women’s basketball team plays the final game of the non-conference portion of its 2010-11 schedule when it visits West Point, N.Y., to take on Army. The Bulldogs are coming off of an impressive defensive effort in a 69-58 victory over Bucknell on Jan. 2 and hope to carry that into Sunday’s game against the Black Knights. The Bulldogs are searching for just their second road win of the season against an Army team that has played its best basketball at home, winning five of its six contests in Christl Arena.
January 2, 2011
Bulldogs Return Home To Host Bucknell
The Yale women’s basketball team rings in the new year in hopes of gaining momentum prior to the start of the Ivy League season. The Bulldogs return home after suffering a pair of losses at the fourth-annual Fordham Holiday Classic. On Sunday, the Bulldogs take on the Bison from Bucknell. It will be the second straight game for the Bison against an Ivy League opponent. On Thursday, the Bison slippped past Cornell, 54-45. Sunday’s matchup is the sixth home game of the season for the Bulldogs.
January 2, 2011
Yale Bounces Back With Win Over Bucknell
Yale forced 13 Bucknell turnovers in the second half on Sunday and held the Bison without a field goal over a 7:28 span late in the game to secure a 69-58 victory in the final non-conference home game of the season.
December 30, 2010
Yale Drops Second Game Of Holiday Classic
After losing to Fordham as a result of a disappointing effort in the opening game of the fourth-annual Fordham Holiday Classic on Wednesday, Yale came out strong in the opening half of its second Classic game against Villanova on Thursday. The second half, however, provided a different story.
December 29, 2010
Yale Opens Holiday Classic With Loss To Fordham
The Christmas holiday break came at an inopportune time for the Yale University women’s basketball team. Following a pair of stellar performances against Florida State and Quinnipiac, the Bulldogs took a nine-day break for the holidays, a break that was extended a day when Sunday’s blizzard forced a one-day postponement of the Fordham Holiday Classic. The momentum gained from those two wins did not return with the Bulldogs from the holiday break.
December 27, 2010
Yale To Meet Fordham, Villanova In Holiday Classic
The Yale women’s basketball team hits the road following a four-game homestand that featured the program’s first-ever win over a nationally ranked opponent, a 91-85 win over No. 15/14 Florida State. The Bulldogs travel to the Bronx, N.Y., campus of Fordham University, where they will join Fordham, Villanova and Sienna in the Fordham Holiday Classic. In the tournament’s opening game, the Bulldogs will take on Fordham on Dec. 29 at 1 p.m., and then they will wrap up the tournament against Villanova on Dec. 30 at 3 p.m.
December 26, 2010
Fordham Holiday Classic Postponed Due To Winter Storm
The Yale University women’s basketball team will wait an extra day to participate in the Fordham Holiday Classic.
December 23, 2010
Yale Sweeps Ivy League Weekly Honors
After leading the Yale University women’s basketball team to a pair of victories, including its first-ever win over a nationally ranked opponent, three players have been recognized by the Ivy League for their performances.
December 20, 2010
Yale Rallies, Holds Off In-State Rival Quinnipiac
No one would have blamed the Yale University women’s basketball team for mailing in Monday’s game against in-state rival Quinnipiac. After pulling off the upset 91-85 win over No. 15/14 Florida State for the first victory over a ranked opponent in the program’s 38-year history on Saturday, it would have been understandable if the emotional high from that win took a toll on the Bulldogs’ focus for Quinnipiac, which always is a tough challenge no matter the team records. But despite the early signs of trouble, the Bulldogs found a way to prevail.
December 20, 2010
Bulldogs To Host In-State Rival Quinnipiac
In the final game of a four-game homestand, the Bulldogs are hoping to carry the momentum from Saturday’s win over No. 15/14 Florida State into tonight’s game against in-state rival Quinnipiac. Yale snapped a seven-game losing streak with the weekend victory. After starting its season with five straight losses, Quinnipiac comes into tonight’s contest riding a three-game winning streak.
December 18, 2010
Yale Set To Host No. 15/14 Florida State
The Bulldogs play host to Atlantic Coast Conference power Florida State, which is ranked 15th in the nation in the Associated Press Top 25 and 14th in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. It is the first-ever meeting between the two teams. Yale opened the season with five of the first six games on the road, but tonight’s game represents the third of four straight games inside the friendly confines of John J. Lee Amphitheater.
December 18, 2010
Yale Shocks No. 15/14 Florida State
So often in sports, a team’s record and its performance on paper has little bearing on its performance on the field of play. On Saturday night, the Yale University women’s basketball team proved just that.
December 8, 2010
Yale Falls To In-State Rival Sacred Heart
Holding a six-point halftime lead, the Yale University women’s basketball team watched in-state rival Sacred Heart turn things around early in the second half, and despite the Bulldogs’ efforts to keep pace, it was not enough to turn away the Pioneers.
December 7, 2010
Yale To Host In-State Rival Sacred Heart
The Bulldogs entertain the first of two in-state rivals in their third home game of the season tonight. Sacred Heart visits Yale for the the first time since Nov. 25, 2006. Yale opened the season with five of the first six games on the road, but is now in the midst of four straight games inside the friendly confines of John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs will not hit the road again until a year-ending tournament at Fordham University on Dec. 28-29.
December 6, 2010
Yale Rally Falls Short Against FDU
Trailing by 15 points with 9:16 left in the game, the Yale University women’s basketball team seized control of the game and put together a rally that nearly resulted in their second win of the season. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, the rally needed a few more seconds to pull off the feat, but the game-ending buzzer put an end to the improbable comeback.
December 5, 2010
Yale Returns Home To Face FDU
The Bulldogs return home for the first time since Nov. 20 and for just the second time this season. Yale opened the season with five of the first six games on the road, but now will play the next four games inside the friendly confines of John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs will not hit the road again until a year-ending tournament at Fordham University on Dec. 28-29. This is Yale’s first game against Fairleigh Dickinson in seven seasons. Yale is looking for its first victory since a season-opening win at Holy Cross.
December 1, 2010
Shorthanded Bulldogs Lose At Providence
Despite missing two of its starters to injury, the Yale University women’s basketball team gave Providence all it could handle. In the end, the Friars’ interior defense was just enough to prevent the Bulldogs from pulling off their second victory of the season.
November 30, 2010
Yale Hits The Road Again, Visits Providence
The Bulldogs play the final road game in a stretch of five out of the first six games of the season that were away from home. It is the final road game until a year-ending tournament at Fordham University. This is the first visit to Providence in five seasons. The Bulldogs are back on the East Coast after a pair of games in California that resulted in a pair of losses to quality opponents in California and UC Davis. Yale is looking for its first victory since a season-opening win at Holy Cross.
November 27, 2010
Yale Falls At UC Davis
For the second time in three games, sophomore forward Ericka von Kaeppler matched her career-high scoring mark, but it was not enough to help the Yale University women’s basketball team close out its West Coast trip with a victory.
November 25, 2010
Yale Set For Rematch With UC Davis
The Bulldogs conclude their West Coast trip in hopes of putting an end to a three-game losing streak when they take on the Aggies in a non-conference game Friday night. Yale is looking to end the trip on a high note after falling to California 64-41 in Berkeley on Tuesday. Prior to that loss, Yale suffered a pair of double-digit losses, including an 83-64 loss at Boston University and a 79-61 loss at home against Delaware. Yale is meeting UC Davis for just the second time in its history.
November 24, 2010
Cal’s Sophomores Key Victory over Yale Women’s Basketball
Of the 12 players on its roster, the University of California features six sophomores, four freshmen, no juniors and only two seniors, which doesn't allow the 10 underclassmen much opportunity to develop and acclimate themselves to the task of playing Division I college basketball.
November 23, 2010
Yale Heads West To Face WNIT Champion California
The Bulldogs head west in hopes of snapping a two-game losing streak when they take on the Golden Bears in a non-conference game Tuesday night. Yale is looking to bounce back from a pair of double-digit losses, including an 83-64 loss at Boston University and, most recently, a 79-61 loss at home against Delaware. The Bulldogs opened the season with a 74-71 win at Holy Cross. Yale is meeting California for just the second time in the program’s 37-year history and the first time since 1979.
November 21, 2010
Delle Donne, Delaware Spoil Yale’s Home Debut
After scoring 36 points in her team’s season opener and 34 in the second game of the season, Elena Delle Donne was due to be the primary focus of the defensive game plan for the Yale University women’s basketball team.
November 20, 2010
Yale Set To Open Home Slate Tonight
Saturday marks the first game of the 2010-11 season at John J. Lee Amphitheater for the Bulldogs, who were 8-4 at home last season, including 3-2 against non-conference opponents. Yale is coming off of a tough, 83-64 road loss at Boston University on Wednesday, and opened the season on Nov. 12 with a 74-71 victory at Holy Cross. Tonight, the Bulldogs welcome All-American Elena Delle Donne and the University of Delaware Blue Hens to New Haven for a 7 p.m. tip-off.
November 17, 2010
Yale Women's Basketball Visits Boston University
The Bulldogs return to the court Wednesday for the second game of the 2010-11 season. Coming off of the season-opening 74-71 victory at Holy Cross on Nov. 12, Yale visits Boston University hoping to add to the momentum gained from last week’s victory. The non-conference matchup at the Case Gymnasium on the Boston University campus tips off at 7 p.m.
November 17, 2010
Yale Women's Basketball Suffers First Loss Of Season
The Yale University women’s basketball team returned to the road on Wednesday, but this time the road was not as kind.
November 13, 2010
Yale Women's Basketball Edges Holy Cross, 74-71
Despite taking on Holy Cross with a shorthanded lineup, the Yale University women's basketball team still managed to find a way to escape its season opener with a road win.
November 11, 2010
2010-11 Season Preview: On the Move - Bulldogs Ready to Climb the Ivy Ranks
With nine returning players, including four starters from last season, along with a heralded freshman class, the Yale women’s basketball team appears poised to challenge Princeton, Harvard and Dartmouth for Ivy League supremacy.
November 11, 2010
Bulldogs Visit Holy Cross To Kick Off 2010-11 Campaign
Friday night marks the beginning of the 38th season of Yale women’s basketball, as the Bulldogs travel to the College of the Holy Cross in a non-conference matchup. Action from the Hart Recreation Center in Worcester, Mass., tips off at 7 p.m.
October 29, 2010
Bulldogs Tabbed for Fourth in Ivy League Preseason Poll
There are high expectations for the 2010-11 season inside the locker room of the Yale women’s basketball team with four returning starters from a group that finished 8-6 in Ivy League play last season and an influx of fresh talent coming from the four members of the Class of 2014. But if the Bulldogs are to complete their quest for the second Ivy League championship in their history and first since 1979, they are going to have to exceed the expectations of the voters in the Ivy League preseason poll.
September 23, 2010
2010-11 Schedule Presents Exciting Challenges for Yale Womens Basketball
The 2010-11 Yale womens basketball schedule has been released and the Bulldogs will face exciting challenges in Chris Gobrechts sixth season as the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Womens Basketball, her 31st season overall as a head coach.
September 2, 2010
Yale Athletics Announces Video Streaming Plans for Basketball, Football, Hockey and Volleyball
The Yale Athletics Department has partnered with Stretch Internet for the second straight season to provide live video streams of home events. The Bulldogs streaming schedule starts this Friday with the volleyball team taking on Stony Brook. This year will also mark the first time that all home football games, featuring the commentary of Ron Vaccaro 04 and Carm Cozza from News/Talk 960 WELI-AM, will be streamed. In addition to football and volleyball, home games for mens basketball, womens basketball, mens ice hockey and womens ice hockey will also be available. Additional sports will be added soon.
July 7, 2010
Guth Named Assistant Coach
Allison Guth, the Depaul Director of Basketball Operations the last two seasons, has been named an assistant coach for the Yale womens basketball program. Guth handled the Blue Demon summer camps, video exchange, scouting and was involved in all on-campus recruiting. She helped Depaul reach the Big East and NCAA tournaments both seasons in Chicago.
June 30, 2010
Yale Student-Athletes Making an Impact with Underprivileged Youth through ELI Africa
Former Yale football defensive lineman Vedant Seeam has taken his game to a larger playing field since he last donned a uniform more than two years ago. Seeam, a native of Mauritius, Africa, is the Founder and President of the international non-profit ELI (Experiential Learning Initiative) Africa, which aims to empower underprivileged youth in Africa and to promote sustainable development through educational initiatives.
May 31, 2010
4 Frosh Introduced
Four talented freshmen join the Yale womens basketball program this fall as the Bulldogs class of 2014. Janna Graf (F, Mission Woods, Kan.), Alexandra Osborn-Jones (G-F, Valhalla, N.Y.), Zenab Kieta (C, Raleigh, N.C.) and Amanda Tyson (G, Charlotte, N.C.) comprise one of the strongest classes recruited by Chris Gobrecht, who is in her sixth year as the Joel E. Smilow 54 Head Coach of Yale Womens Basketball.