2013-14 Yale Women's Basketball News
December 4, 2013
Strong Second Half Pushes Yale Past Bryant, 72-61
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - On a night when they hit a season-high 11 three-pointers, it was the Yale women's basketball team's defense during the second half that was the difference in a 72-61 win over Bryant on Wednesday night.
December 3, 2013
GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Bulldogs Return Home To Face Bryant
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale returns to the friendly confines of John J. Lee Amphitheater after completing a four-game road swing. The Bulldogs concluded a four-game road swing at Furman on Nov. 27 and will now play four straight home games, beginning with Wednesday night's contest against Bryant.
December 2, 2013
Halejian Named Ivy League Co-Player Of The Week
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The play of guard Sarah Halejian has been consistent throughout the early season for the Yale women's basketball team and her outstanding week was recognized with an Ivy League Co-Player of the Week award it was announced by the league office.
November 27, 2013
Bulldogs Rally Falls Short At Furman
Greenville, S.C. - The Yale women's basketball team twice got within a point after trailing by eight points in the second half, but Furman used a late spurt of four straight points to hold on for a 66-61 win on Wednesday night.
November 26, 2013
Yale To Face Furman On Wednesday
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale wraps up its four-game road trip with a trip to Greenville, S.C., to face Furman. The Bulldogs lost at Miami on Monday night, concluding a stretch of four straight games against teams that played in the postseason in 2012-13.
November 25, 2013
Halejian Scores 22 In Bulldogs Loss At Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. - Strong outings by Yale's Sarah Halejian and Janna Graf were not enough to offset the career-nights by a pair of Miami Hurricanes, as the Bulldogs fell, 91-67, on Monday night.
November 24, 2013
Bulldogs Head South To Face Miami
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale returns to the road for its third-straight contest away from home when it faces Miami on Monday night. The Bulldogs will be looking to pick up their first win over an ACC opponent since defeating then No. 14 Florida State, 91-85, on Dec. 18, 2010.
November 22, 2013
Yale Falters In Second Half, Falls At Fordham
Bronx, N.Y. - The Yale women's basketball team was unable to recover from a slow start and fell at Fordham, 80-52, on Friday night. The Bulldogs got within five points at the end of the first half, but a three-pointer just before the intermission for the Rams regained the momentum as the home squad eventually pulled away for the win.
November 21, 2013
Bulldogs Continue Road Swing With Trip To Fordham On Friday
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale continues its four-game road swing with a trip to Fordham on Friday night. The Bulldogs have won their first two road games of the season and have gone 8-2 in their last 10 road contests dating back to last season.
November 19, 2013
Balanced Attack Carries Bulldogs Past BU
BOSTON - Yale had three players score in double-figures and held off a late rally by Boston University to win 78-68 on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs hit five three-pointers and shot 44 percent from the field to turn back the Terriers.
November 18, 2013
Bulldogs Take To The Road To Face Boston University
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale opens a four-game road swing with a trip to Boston University on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs will look to rebound from the loss to Sacred Heart on Saturday.
November 16, 2013
Yale Falls To Sacred Heart
NEW HAVEN, CONN. - The Yale women's basketball team was slowed by Sacred Heart on Saturday afternoon in a 67-54 defeat at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs got within three points in the second half, but the Pioneers were able to respond with a run and stifle Yale's hopes for a comeback.
November 15, 2013
Bulldogs Host Sacred Heart In Saturday Matinee
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale hosts in-state rival, Sacred Heart University on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
November 12, 2013
Gameday Central: Bulldogs Host UMass Lowell In Home Opener
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Bulldogs return to John J. Lee Amphitheater to host UMass Lowell in their 2013-14 home-opener on Tuesday night. Yale is coming off of a season-opening 64-55 win at Monmouth. Tip for the game is set for 7 p.m.
November 12, 2013
Bulldogs Outrun UMass Lowell In Home-Opener, 90-77
Yale picked up its second win of the season, outscoring UMass Lowell, 90-77, in its home-opener on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs again dominated the glass, holding a 57-48 edge in rebounding, and had five players score in double-figures.
November 12, 2013
Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight Of The Week – Basketball Player Janna Graf
Jenna Graf, the captain of the 2013-14 Bulldogs, led her team to a 64-55 season opening victory over Monmouth this past weekend. She needs just 107 more points to become the 18th player in Yale’s history to record 1,000 career points. Graf has excelled both on and off the court in her time at Yale, which makes her this week’s Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight of the Week.
November 9, 2013
Gameday Central: Bulldogs Set To Tip 2013-14 Season At Monmouth
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Bulldogs tip off the 2013-14 season with a trip to face Monmouth at the Multipurpose Athletics Center on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Yale welcomes back three starters and 11 letterwinners from last season's squad. Junior Sarah Halejian was the team's leading scorer (13.8 ppg) and returns after earning All-Ivy League First Team honors. Senior captain Janna Graf led the team in rebounding (5.4 rpg) and added 12.1 ppg to earn Honorable Mention All-Ivy League. The Bulldogs posted a 13-15 campaign overall and a fourth-place finish in the Ivy League with an 8-6 mark, which included wins in six of the final eight contests.
November 9, 2013
Bulldogs Open Season With 64-55 Win At Monmouth
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - The Yale women's basketball team opened the 2013-14 season with a come-from-behind 64-55 win at Monmouth on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs used a 21-4 run to erase a second half deficit and were led by junior Hayden Latham with 14 points and sophomore Meredith Boardman who added 10 points and nine rebounds.
November 7, 2013
Season Preview: Talented Bulldogs Primed For Successful Season
Chris Gobrecht, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach at Yale, enters the 2013-14 campaign with a deep and talented roster that is capable of executing her aggressive and up-tempo system. With a strong early season schedule, the Bulldogs will be well-prepared for the challenging Ivy League slate.
October 24, 2013
Bulldogs Tabbed Fourth in Ivy League Preseason Poll
With an experienced group of 11 letterwinners returning, the Yale women's basketball team was picked fourth in the Ivy League Preseason Poll it was announced on Thursday. After winning six of its final eight games last season, expectations are high for the Bulldogs heading into the 2013-14 season.
October 1, 2013
Practice Begins for Bulldogs
The Yale University women's basketball team opened its 2013-14 season with the start of practice on Monday, Sept. 30. Here is a selection of photos to mark the start of the Bulldogs' quest for the Ivy League championship.
August 10, 2013
Yale Women's Basketball in Ireland Blog
The Yale University women's basketball team completed its nine-day tour of Ireland with a perfect 3-0 record while also experiencing the beauty, magic and wonder of Ireland.
August 10, 2013
Yale Women’s Basketball Preparing to Experience the Magic of Ireland
The Yale University women’s basketball team will get an early start to the 2013-14 season when the squad embarks on a tour of Ireland, departing New Haven on Sunday, Aug. 11. The Bulldogs will spend nine days experiencing the beauty, wonder and magic of Ireland.
August 5, 2013
Visits to Kansas and Miami, 13 Homes Dates Highlight 2013-14 Schedule
The Yale University Women’s Basketball Team announced its schedule for the 2013-14 season on Monday, a 28-game slate that includes 13 home games and a total of 12 games against opponents that competed in postseason play last season.