Two members of the Yale women’s lacrosse team, Meghan Murray ’14 and Kallie Parchman ’14, were named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday. The Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who have achieved at least junior status academically and have a cumulative grade point average or 3.50 or greater. This is the second straight year that both Murray and Parchman have earned this honor.
The Yale women's lacrosse team has earned IWLCA Academic Squad recognition for its work in the classroom. The IWLCA announced the award winners -- which included all eight Ivy League schools -- on Monday. This was the first time since 2008 that all eight Ivy teams earned the honor.
Seven seniors and one team were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The men’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Paige Decker (New Preston, Conn.) of the women’s ice hockey team, Jane Kozey (Ansonia, Conn.) of the women’s crew team and Beau Palin (Oconomowoc, Wisc.) of the football team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Tucker Kocher (San Francisco, Calif.) of the men’s soccer team and Brenda Seah (Singapore) of the women’s fencing team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Pat Killian (Nashville, Tenn.) of the men’s swimming and diving team and Kallie Parchman (Baltimore, Md.) of the women’s lacrosse team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.
Sophomore attacker Nicole Daniggelis (St. James, N.Y.) has been named second team All-Northeast Region by the IWLCA. The IWLCA announced the all-region teams on Monday, with 16 student-athletes earning first-team honors and 16 earning second-team honors in each of the four regions. This is the second year in a row that Daniggelis has earned second team all-region honors.
After posting its best won-lost record since 2008, the Yale women's lacrosse team honored three players who played key roles in the team’s success. The team awards were announced at the team's season-ending luncheon Wednesday in the Kiphuth Trophy Room at Payne Whitney Gym -- and the theme was “defense” as two defenders and a goalkeeper were honored. Senior goalie Erin McMullan (Wading River, N.Y.) received the Bowditch Award as the team's most valuable player and senior defender Adrienne Tarver (Pikesville, Md.), Yale’s captain, received the Holgate Award for dedication. Additionally, sophomore defender Flannery Carney (Baltimore, Md.) won the Most Improved Player Award.
The Yale women’s lacrosse team had four players honored by the Ivy League on Wednesday as the league announced its year-end awards. Sophomore attacker Nicole Daniggelis (St. James, N.Y.) was named first team All-Ivy League, while senior attacker Jen DeVito (Wading River, N.Y.) and senior defender Adrienne Tarver (Pikesville, Md.) earned second-team honors. Junior midfielder Christina Doherty (Bernardsville, N.J.) was named honorable mention All-Ivy. The four all-league selections are the most for Yale since the 2008 season.
Senior defender Adrienne Tarver, Yale’s captain, grabbed one final loose ball in the waning seconds of Yale’s game vs. Brown Friday night at Reese Stadium, and moments later leapt in the air in celebration as the final horn sounded and the Bulldogs held on for a 9-8 win. It was a fitting way for the season finale to end, as Tarver and the rest of the nine-member senior class depart with a victory that clinched three straight seasons with a better won-lost record than the previous season.
The Yale women’s lacrosse team has a chance to end the season with its most wins since 2008 as the Bulldogs host Brown Friday night looking for their ninth victory. A win would also give Yale its most Ivy League wins since 2010.
A late comeback attempt by the Yale women’s lacrosse team came up short Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field, as Cornell held on for an 8-7 win over the Bulldogs. Junior midfielder Christina Doherty had six ground balls and five caused turnovers, junior midfielder Erin Magnuson had three goals and an assist, and senior goalkeeper Erin McMullan made 10 saves, but Cornell clinched a spot in the Ivy League tournament by topping the Bulldogs.
It was the summer of 2012, and Chris Gennaro was about to start his new job as a member of the football staff at Yale. First, though, he had to contact Tony Reno, Yale’s Joel E. Smilow ’54 Head Coach of Football, with a special request. Gennaro had just found out from Be The Match® that he was a genetic match for a patient with a life-threatening illness in need of a marrow transplant. Gennaro would have to donate soon, and he wanted to check with his new boss before proceeding.
A win on Senior Day at Reese Stadium last Saturday kept the Yale women’s lacrosse team in the thick of the race for a spot in the Ivy League Tournament. Now the Bulldogs head to Ithaca, N.Y., to take on one of the teams directly ahead of them in the standings -- Cornell -- Saturday afternoon. They trail the Big Red by one game for third place.
For the third time this season, the Yale women’s lacrosse team has had a pair of players earn weekly awards from the Ivy League. Sophomore attacker Nicole Daniggelis (St. James, N.Y.) was named Ivy League Co-Offensive Player of the Week and junior midfielder Christina Doherty (Bernardsville, N.J.) was named Ivy League Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
The Yale women’s lacrosse team started all nine seniors Saturday against Columbia on Senior Day at Reese Stadium, and thanks in part to them the Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-2 lead. That provided more than enough of a cushion to withstand a late Columbia rally, as the Bulldogs came away with a 9-6 win that moved them within one game of the two teams tied for third place in the Ivy League standings with two games left.
Erin McMullan has been a huge part of the women's lacrosse team's successful 2014 campaign. McMullan, who has started 30 straight games in goal, has been named Ivy League Defensive Player of The Week twice this season. She has also been recognized for her community service. McMullan is this week's Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.
The Yale women’s lacrosse team hosts Columbia Saturday at 1:00 p.m., seeking its eighth win of the season. The Bulldogs are coming off a near-upset of No. 15 Stony Brook Wednesday. They scored more goals against the Seawolves -- who entered the day leading the nation in scoring defense at 4.58 goals per game -- than any team other than No. 4 Florida. Saturday starts with Senior Day ceremonies, as Yale pays tribute to the nine members of the Class of 2014.
The Yale women’s lacrosse team gave the top-ranked defense in the nation a run for its money Wednesday afternoon at Reese Stadium, but ultimately No. 15 Stony Brook edged the Bulldogs 11-9 on a pair of goals in the final 10:42. Yale was frustratingly close to the upset, including a Bulldog shot with two minutes to play that hit the crossbar and then fell just inches away from the goal line. Sophomore attacker Nicole Daniggelis led the Bulldogs with six goals, while junior midfielder Christina Doherty helped Yale’s defense stay nearly neck-and-neck with Stony Brook by causing six turnovers.
The Yale women’s lacrosse team takes on the top defense in the nation Wednesday afternoon as No. 15 Stony Brook comes to Reese Stadium for a 4:00 p.m. game. The Bulldogs will look to register their first win vs. a ranked team this season. They are 5-2 at home, the team’s best home record since going 7-2 in 2008 (when the team’s home was Johnson Field, not Reese Stadium).
Princeton jumped out to an 8-0 lead en route to beating the Yale women’s lacrosse team 15-8 Saturday afternoon in an Ivy League game at Class of 1952 Stadium. Junior midfielder Erin Magnuson led Yale with three goals, while junior midfielder Cathryn Avallone and freshman attacker Tess McEvoy had two each.
The Yale women’s lacrosse team takes on the highest-scoring offense in the Ivy League this Saturday as the Bulldogs head to Princeton for a 1:00 p.m. game. The Tigers are averaging more than 13 goals per game -- but Yale can counter that with a defense that is ranked 10th in the nation, allowing 7.5 goals per game. At 7-3, the Bulldogs have their best record at the 10-game mark since starting the 2008 season with 7-3 as well.
For the second time this season, the Yale women’s lacrosse team has had a pair of players earn weekly awards from the Ivy League. Sophomore attacker Nicole Daniggelis (St. James, N.Y.) was named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week and senior goalkeeper Erin McMullan (Wading River, N.Y.) was named Ivy League Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
Battling the cold, rainy weather and a hot Lehigh goalie, the Yale women’s lacrosse team came away with an 8-7 win Sunday afternoon at Reese Stadium. The Bulldogs jumped out to an early 5-1 lead, then held off a Mountain Hawks comeback thanks in large part to their ability to control the ball. In addition to winning 11 of 17 draw controls -- including 10 by sophomore attacker Nicole Daniggelis, who also scored six goals -- the Bulldogs committed only six turnovers. That was their best turnover total since committing just five turnovers in a 17-13 win vs. Harvard Apr. 3, 2010.
The Yale attack came back in a big way Friday afternoon vs. Cal at Reese Stadium. After being limited to a season-low five goals in a 6-5 loss at BU Wednesday, the Bulldogs scored a season-high 17 times against the Golden Bears for a 17-6 win that snapped a three-game losing streak. The Bulldogs scored the final eight goals of the game to win going away.
With a biting wind and frigid temperatures setting the stage for a defensive struggle Wednesday afternoon at Nickerson Field, the Yale women’s lacrosse team fell behind early against BU and was unable to recover. The Terriers went up 4-1 early in the second half, then held on for a 6-5 win. Senior goalkeeper Erin McMullan made six saves, while senior attacker Jen DeVito and freshman attacker Tess McEvoy scored a pair of goals each.
After opening the season with five wins, the Yale women’s lacrosse team has dropped two straight. But the Bulldogs can make up ground in the win column quickly this week, as they play three games in five days. The stretch starts with a trip to Boston University Wednesday at 4:00 p.m., and also includes home games vs. Cal Friday at 1:00 p.m. and Lehigh Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
After allowing two early goals to the Yale women’s lacrosse team Saturday afternoon at Johnson Field, Harvard clamped down defensively and went on a 9-4 run to go ahead 9-6 with 23:45 to play. While the Bulldogs did fight back with a pair of late goals to close to within 9-8 with 11:08 remaining, the Crimson shut Yale out the rest of the way and came away with an 11-8 victory.
Two archrivals meet Saturday afternoon at Reese Stadium as the Yale women’s lacrosse team hosts Harvard on Alumnae Day. The Bulldogs and the Crimson both enter the game with 1-1 Ivy League records, adding a sense of urgency as both teams seek a critical Ancient Eight win. The game is scheduled for 3:00 p.m., following the Yale men’s lacrosse game vs. Princeton that is scheduled for Noon.
No. 13 Penn jumped out to a 4-1 lead on the Yale women’s lacrosse team Saturday afternoon at Reese Stadium, and that edge ultimately proved critical as the Quakers held off the Bulldogs for an 11-9 win. That loss dropped Yale from the ranks of the unbeaten, as the Bulldogs had won their first five games of the season.
The perfect start to the season for the Yale women’s lacrosse team faces a major test this Saturday, as No. 13 Penn comes to Reese Stadium for a 1:00 p.m. game. The Quakers have won or shared the last seven Ivy League championships, the longest active run of conference championships in Division I. They are 49-2 in their last 51 regular season Ivy League games, dating back to the 2006 season.
The best start to a season in 13 years continued for the Yale women’s lacrosse season on Friday, as the Bulldogs bested Quinnipiac 15-8 at Reese Stadium to improve to 5-0. The last time Yale won its first five games was 2001, when the team started 8-0.
Nicole Daniggelis and the women’s lacrosse team are off to hot start to open up the 2014 season. Daniggelis picked up right where she left off last season and earned herself Ivy League Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors on Monday. This sophomore attacker from St. James, N.Y. is this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.