2013-14 Yale Women's Basketball News

  • First Edition of the Bulldog Buzzer Beater
    September 24, 2014
    First Edition of the Bulldog Buzzer Beater The Yale women’s basketball coaching staff and players have produced the first-ever edition of the Bulldog Buzzer Beater, a monthly newsletter that will discuss all things pertaining to Bulldog basketball and the upcoming 2014-15 season.
  • Register For Yale Women's Basketball Chris Gobrecht Elite Hoop Camp
    June 11, 2014
    Register For Yale Women's Basketball Chris Gobrecht Elite Hoop Camp Registration for the Chris Gobrecht Elite Hoop Camp which runs from Friday through Sunday, June 19-21, remains open for another week, through June 17.
  • Sarah Halejian Named Yale Captain For 2014-15 Season
    April 25, 2014
    Sarah Halejian Named Yale Captain For 2014-15 Season The Yale University women's basketball team has announced that guard Sarah Halejian has been named the team's captain for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Halejian becomes Yale's 37th captain in the women's basketball program's history, as voted upon by her teammates.
  • Yale Women’s Basketball Announces Class of 2018
    April 21, 2014
    Yale Women’s Basketball Announces Class of 2018 Chris Gobrecht, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954, Head Coach of Women's Basketball at Yale University, announced the incoming Bulldogs' Class of 2018 today. Guards Clara Mokri, Mary Ann Santucci and Tamara Simpson and forward Jen Berkowitz will join the Yale roster in 2014-15 as freshmen beginning this fall.
  • Bulldogs Duo Earns CollegeSportsMadness Recognition
    March 14, 2014
    Bulldogs Duo Earns CollegeSportsMadness Recognition CollegeSportsMadness.com named its All-Ivy League teams and the Yale women’s basketball team was represented by Sarah Halejian and Janna Graf. Halejian was named to the Ivy League All-Conference Second Team, while Graf earned a spot on the Third Team.
  • Halejian Earns All-Ivy League First Team Honors For Second Straight Season
    March 13, 2014
    Halejian Earns All-Ivy League First Team Honors For Second Straight Season Sarah Halejian earned All-Ivy League honors for the third time after helping Yale collect 13 wins and finish in the top four of the league for a fifth straight season. Halejian was named to the All-Ivy League First Team for the second time after leading the Bulldogs in the scoring for the second straight season.
  • Bulldogs Close Season With 57-41 Win At Dartmouth
    March 08, 2014
    Bulldogs Close Season With 57-41 Win At Dartmouth A strong defensive effort and balanced offense helped the Yale women’s basketball team down Dartmouth, 57-41, at Leede Arena on Saturday night. Janna Graf scored a team-high 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Bulldogs.
  • Bulldogs Run Out Of Time At Harvard, 69-65
    March 07, 2014
    Bulldogs Run Out Of Time At Harvard, 69-65 The Yale women’s basketball team took Harvard down to the wire, before running out of time in a 69-65 loss on Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion. The game featured eight lead changes and 14 ties, while neither team led by more than seven points throughout the night.
  • Bulldogs Close Regular-Season At Harvard, Dartmouth
    March 06, 2014
    Bulldogs Close Regular-Season At Harvard, Dartmouth The Yale women’s basketball team closes out the 2013-14 season with a pair of road contests at Harvard and Dartmouth this weekend. The Bulldogs face the rival Crimson on Friday night before traveling to New Hampshire to face the Big Green on Saturday. Both games will tip off at 7 p.m.
  • Bulldogs Stopped By Quakers
    March 01, 2014
    Bulldogs Stopped By Quakers A barrage of three-pointers spoiled Senior Night for the Yale women’s basketball team in a 62-48 loss to Penn on Saturday night at John J. Lee Amphitheater. Both teams shot better than 50 percent from three-point range, but the Quakers did enough defensively to hold back the Bulldogs.
  • Bulldogs Fall To Ivy Leaders Princeton
    February 28, 2014
    Bulldogs Fall To Ivy Leaders Princeton Sarah Halejian led all scorers with 18 points and became the 19th player in Yale women’s basketball history to surpass 1,000 career points, but the Bulldogs fell to Princeton, 85-63, on Friday night at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Salute To Senior Class Highlights Final Home Weekend
    February 27, 2014
    Salute To Senior Class Highlights Final Home Weekend A pair of important contests and Senior Day highlight the final home weekend of the season for the Yale women’s basketball team. Coming off a pair of wins last weekend, the Bulldogs are currently in fourth-place in the Ivy League standings with a chance to make up ground against the leaders, Princeton and Penn, this weekend.
  • Halejian Picks Up Pair Of Weekly Awards
    February 24, 2014
    Halejian Picks Up Pair Of Weekly Awards Following a pair of outstanding performances in Yale’s 2-0 week, Sarah Halejian picked up two weekly honors on Monday. She was named the Ivy League Co-Player of the Week for the third time this season and she was also named the "Madness Ivy League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week" by College Sports Madness.
  • Bulldogs Hold Off Columbia To Complete Weekend Sweep
    February 22, 2014
    Bulldogs Hold Off Columbia To Complete Weekend Sweep In a game which neither team held a lead larger than six points, Yale managed to fend off Columbia, 73-68, on Saturday night at John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs took advantage of 17 offensive rebounds and scored 21 points off of turnovers to key the win and complete a sweep of the weekend’s contests.
  • Bulldogs Grind Out 60-52 Win Over Cornell
    February 21, 2014
    Bulldogs Grind Out 60-52 Win Over Cornell Yale shook off a slow start offensively and used a 15-1 run over both halves to take the lead for good en route to a 60-52 win over Cornell on Friday night at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Total Mortgage Spotlight of the Week - Zenab Keita
    February 20, 2014
    Total Mortgage Spotlight of the Week - Zenab Keita To say that Zenab Keita has been an inspirational presence on Yale’s campus would be an understatement. One of Keita’s many titles is her role as a center on the women’s basketball team. Keita has enjoyed an extremely successful career for the Bulldogs both on and off the court and is this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.
  • Bulldogs Begin Four-Game Homestand This Weekend
    February 19, 2014
    Bulldogs Begin Four-Game Homestand This Weekend The Yale women’s basketball team returns to John J. Lee Amphitheater this weekend for a pair of games and will host its annual Pink Zone and “Battle of the Badges” events on Saturday. Fans wearing pink to the game against Columbia will receive free admission, while all of the day’s proceeds will go to the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and Yale Cancer Center through the “Closer To Free” fund.
  • Women’s Basketball To Host Pink Zone Event To Raise Awareness For Breast Health This Saturday
    February 17, 2014
    Women’s Basketball To Host Pink Zone Event To Raise Awareness For Breast Health This Saturday The Yale Women’s Basketball team is proud to partner with the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, the Yale Cancer Center and the “Closer to Free Fund” to host its annual Pink Zone event to raise breast health awareness on Saturday, Feb. 22. Entering its seventh year, the Pink Zone day will be highlighted with pink-themed events at the women’s basketball game against Columbia at 7 p.m. in John J. Lee Ampitheater, as well as the “Battle of the Badges” competition earlier in the day.
  • Bulldogs Tripped Up At Princeton
    February 15, 2014
    Bulldogs Tripped Up At Princeton Looking to stay close to the leaders in the Ivy League standings, Yale needed a win at Princeton on Saturday night, but the Tigers took an early lead and claimed the victory over the Bulldogs.
  • Bulldogs Slip In Second Half, Fall at Penn 62-50
    February 14, 2014
    Bulldogs Slip In Second Half, Fall at Penn 62-50 Yale closed within a point to open the second half before Penn pushed its lead to double-figures over a six-minute span en route to defeating the Bulldogs, 62-50, at The Palestra on Friday night.
  • Bulldogs Host Successful Special Olympics Night
    February 11, 2014
    Bulldogs Host Successful Special Olympics Night In what has become an annual event, the Yale University women's basketball team welcomed Special Olympics Connecticut and the Unified Sports® teams from Hilhouse High School and Wilbur Cross High School to John J. Lee Amphitheater this past Saturday night for Special Olympics Night.
  • Yale Falls To Harvard In Matchup Of Top Ivy Teams
    February 08, 2014
    Yale Falls To Harvard In Matchup Of Top Ivy Teams In a matchup between teams that entered the night tied atop the Ivy League standings, Yale and Harvard played a game that went down to the wire before the Crimson escaped with a 58-57 win at John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday night.
  • Bulldogs Cruise Past Dartmouth, 86-52
    February 07, 2014
    Bulldogs Cruise Past Dartmouth, 86-52 A balanced team effort carried the Yale women’s basketball team past Dartmouth, 86-52, on Friday night at John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs shot a blistering 53.6 percent from the field and Sarah Halejian led three scorers in double-figures with 16 points.
  • Bulldogs Return Home To Host Dartmouth, Harvard
    February 06, 2014
    Bulldogs Return Home To Host Dartmouth, Harvard The Yale women’s basketball team returns to John J. Lee Amphitheater for a pair of Ivy League contests this weekend. The Bulldogs host Dartmouth on Friday night and welcome Harvard on Saturday night. Both games will tip-off at 7 p.m. Saturday's Yale-Harvard game is also “Special Olympics Night” and will feature a halftime ceremony and abbreviated game.
  • Yale Women's Basketball To Host Special Olympics Night
    February 05, 2014
    Yale Women's Basketball To Host Special Olympics Night The Yale University Women's Basketball Team will welcome Special Olympics Connecticut and its Unified Sports® athletes from local high schools to the John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday, Feb. 8, for Special Olympics Night. During halftime of the Bulldogs' game against rival Harvard, Special Olympics Connecticut will honor recipients of its President's Award and its Unified Sports® athletes will take part in a basketball game.
  • Bulldogs Tame Lions, 76-51, To Stay Unbeaten In Ivy Play
    January 31, 2014
    Bulldogs Tame Lions, 76-51, To Stay Unbeaten In Ivy Play A fast start carried the Yale women’s basketball team to a 76-51 win over Columbia at Levien Gym on Friday night. The Bulldogs forced a season-high 28 turnovers and took a 25-point lead into halftime to improve to 3-0 in Ivy League play for the first time since 2010-11.
  • Bulldogs Set For Road Contests At Columbia, Cornell
    January 29, 2014
    Bulldogs Set For Road Contests At Columbia, Cornell Yale will look to continue its unbeaten start to Ivy League play when it travels to Columbia on Friday night and Cornell on Saturday. Tip off on Friday is set for 7 p.m., and Saturday’s game will tip at 6 p.m.
  • Bulldogs Pull Away From Brown, 73-52
    January 24, 2014
    Bulldogs Pull Away From Brown, 73-52 The Yale women’s basketball team shot a blistering 51.7 percent from the field to pull away for a 73-52 win over Brown on Friday night in the John J. Lee Amphitheater. The win helped the Bulldogs remain unbeaten in Ivy League play at 2-0.
  • Bulldogs Host Brown On Friday Night
    January 23, 2014
    Bulldogs Host Brown On Friday Night Yale returns home looking to start 2-0 in the Ivy League when it hosts Brown on Friday night at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. The game is set to tip at 7 p.m. and the action can be followed on the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Janna Graf Earns Ivy League Player Of The Week Recognition
    January 20, 2014
    Janna Graf Earns Ivy League Player Of The Week Recognition Janna Graf was recognized for her contributions in Yale’s win at Brown, by being named the Ivy League Co-Player of the Week on Monday. Graf, who led the Bulldogs with 16 points against the Bears, shared the award with Cornell’s Allyson DiMagno.
  • Ivy League Women's Basketball Midseason Teleconference Available
    January 17, 2014
    Ivy League Women's Basketball Midseason Teleconference Available Yale head coach Chris Gobrecht took part in the Ivy League's midseason teleconference Thursday morning featuring all eight women's basketball coaches from the conference.
  • Bulldogs Open Ivy League Play With 70-53 Win At Brown
    January 17, 2014
    Bulldogs Open Ivy League Play With 70-53 Win At Brown Yale opened its Ivy League campaign with a 70-53 win at Brown on Friday night in the Pizzitola Sports Center. Emmy Allen posted her first career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead a balanced Bulldogs attack that saw nine players score in the contest and three reach double-figures.
  • Bulldogs Travel To Brown For Ivy League Opener
    January 16, 2014
    Bulldogs Travel To Brown For Ivy League Opener The Yale women's basketball team opens the Ivy League slate on Friday night at Brown. The game is set to tip at 7 p.m. In the Pizzitola Sports Center. The game will be carried on the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Bulldogs Rally Falls Short At New Hampshire
    January 07, 2014
    Bulldogs Rally Falls Short At New Hampshire The Yale women's basketball team staged a second half comeback on Tuesday night, but New Hampshire manged to hold on for the win, 58-53. The Bulldogs frustrated the Wildcats' offense in the second half to key the rally and set up a chance to tie in the final seconds.
  • Sarju’s Buzzer-Beater Lifts Bulldogs Past Maine, 86-85
    January 05, 2014
    Sarju’s Buzzer-Beater Lifts Bulldogs Past Maine, 86-85 Nyasha Sarju banked in a short jumper at the buzzer to lift Yale past Maine, 86-85, in a back-and-forth contest on Sunday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center. Yale shot a season-high 48.4 percent from the field and had five players score in double-figures.
  • Yale Returns To Action Sunday At Maine
    January 02, 2014
    Yale Returns To Action Sunday At Maine Yale will flip the calendar on the new year looking to pick up a win when it travels to Maine to face the Black Bears on Sunday at 2 p.m. The Bulldogs are in the midst of a four-game road trip that will wrap up the non-conference slate and lead into the Ivy League opener.
  • Graf Scores 1,000th Career Point In Bulldogs' Game At Kansas
    December 29, 2013
    Graf Scores 1,000th Career Point In Bulldogs' Game At Kansas Janna Graf returned to her home state and scored 17 points, including the 1,000th of her career, but Kansas held off a late Yale run to hold on for a 79-63 win Sunday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
  • Bulldogs Return To Action At Kansas
    December 27, 2013
    Bulldogs Return To Action At Kansas The Yale women's basketball team returns to action following a break for the holidays on Sunday afternoon at the University of Kansas. The game will be carried live on ESPN3 and will tip at 3 p.m. Eastern.
  • Bulldogs Game At Kansas To Be Televised On ESPN3
    December 24, 2013
    Bulldogs Game At Kansas To Be Televised On ESPN3 When the Yale women's basketball team returns to action on Sunday, Dec. 29, at Kansas the game will be broadcast on ESPN3. Fans unable to travel to Lawrence, Kan., will be able to follow the action live online when the contest tips at 3 p.m. Eastern.
  • Bulldogs Roll Past Saint Peter’s 66-35
    December 19, 2013
    Bulldogs Roll Past Saint Peter’s 66-35 The Yale women’s basketball team will head into the holiday break with a bunch of positive momentum. The Bulldogs rolled to a 66-35 win over Saint Peter’s at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
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