Allison Guth, an assistant coach and the recruiting coordinator for the Yale University women’s basketball team over the past two seasons, announced today that she has accepted the same position at Northwestern University.
The Yale University women’s basketball team honored its lone senior, captain Michelle Cashen, one final time and rewarded several players for their contributions during the past season at the 2011-12 year-end banquet at Mory’s Wednesday night.
Freshman guard Sarah Halejian (Wyckoff, N.J.) was named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Year. Junior guard Megan Vasquez (Merrick, N.Y.) earned a spot on the All-Ivy League First Team, while senior captain Michelle Cashen (Belle Harbor, N.Y.) earned All-Ivy Honorable Mention recognition.
Alyssa Baron and Jackie Kates each scored 13 points to lead Penn to a 61-58 win over Yale Saturday night inside John J. Lee Amphitheater. The loss ended Yale's season, eliminating the Bulldogs from contention for the Ivy League’s automatic bid in the WNIT.
Four years have passed since Cashen first stepped onto the court inside John J. Lee Amphitheater, and her final appearance inside the gym that she has called home since 2008 is tonight when Yale plays host to Penn.
The Yale women’s basketball team enters the final weekend of the regular season still in second place, a half-game ahead of Harvard. Any combination of Yale wins and Harvard losses that equals 2 would give Yale the tiebreaker and the Ivy League’s automatic bid in the WNIT.
Yale All-Access has exclusive live video coverage of three Yale home games this weekend. The women’s basketball team hosts Princeton Friday at 7 p.m. and Penn Saturday at 7 p.m., while the men’s lacrosse team hosts Albany Saturday at 1 p.m.
At Columbia and Cornell, Halejian proved to be Yale’s steadiest hand, and for her efforts, the Ivy League named Halejian its Rookie of the Week, her sixth Rookie of the Week award this season, matching a Yale record.
The Yale University women’s basketball team had a chance to take a 1½ game lead in the race for second place in the Ivy League standings, but Columbia, winless in Ivy play entering the weekend, played the spoiler role perfectly, stunning the Bulldogs Friday night.
With two weekends remaining in the regular season, the race for second place in the Ivy League standings is a tight one with the second-place Yale women’s basketball team visiting Columbia Friday and Cornell on Saturday.
Freshman Hayden Latham recorded back-to-back 10-point games in the win over Dartmouth on Friday and the loss to Harvard on Saturday. For her efforts, the Ivy League named Latham the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
Yale All-Access has exclusive live video coverage of a pair of Yale home games vs. Harvard Saturday. At 6 p.m. the women’s basketball team hosts the Crimson, and at 7 p.m. it’s the men’s hockey team’s turn against the Bulldogs’ archrival.
All Yale University employees are entitled to complimentary admission for two people. Just show your Yale ID as you enter the game. Come and cheer on your Bulldogs as they take on rival Harvard this Saturday on Employee Day.
Megan Vasquez played the best two games of her career Friday and Saturday and surpassed 1,000 career points in the process, so it is fitting that the junior guard on the Yale University women’s basketball team is now earning some recognition for her stellar weekend.
Megan Vasquez already played one of the best games of her career to start the weekend, so it would have been somewhat understandable if she took a night off. Instead, she topped herself and stepped up when he Yale University women’s basketball team needed her most.
Yale All-Access has exclusive live video coverage of four Yale home games this weekend. On Friday night women’s basketball hosts Cornell and women’s ice hockey hosts Colgate at 7 p.m.; on Saturday, the women’s ice hockey team hosts No. 3 Cornell at 4 p.m. and the women’s basketball team hosts Columbia at 7 p.m.
Chris Gobrecht, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954, Head Coach of Women’s Basketball at Yale University pointed to junior guard Megan Vasquez as a major factor in her recent success at Yale, so it makes sense that both reached historic milestones in their careers on the same night.
The Bulldogs will take on Cornell and Columbia with two milestones within reach this weekend. Yale head coach Chris Gobrecht is just one win away from her 500th career coaching victory, while junior guard Megan Vasquez is 20 points away from reaching 1,000 career points. Saturday’s game against Columbia is the centerpiece of this year’s Pink Zones event, the annual breast cancer awareness fundraising event hosted by Yale Athletics inside Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
he Yale University women’s basketball team had a chance to move into first place in the Ivy League standings, but to do so, the Bulldogs had to take on Princeton, which entered the night an unbeaten 4-0 in Ivy League play.
Yale trailed 27-25 after the first 20 minutes at the Palestra, but junior guard Megan Vasquez scored 17 of her game-high 19 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 72-60 win over Penn at the Palestra Friday night.
Chris Gobrecht and Megan Vasquez are nearing career milestones, and the Bulldogs are riding high after a road sweep of Harvard and Dartmouth. Another weekend sweep would move Yale into first place in the Ivy League standings.