2011-12 Yale Women's Squash News

May 10, 2012
Tomlinson, Hay, Nadas, Ballaine Receive Individual Honors
Two Bulldog sophomores and the present and future captains all received honors from the coaching staff after the team finished the season ranked No. 2.

April 11, 2012
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
The Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sport, and 10 Bulldogs were honored.

March 27, 2012
Ballaine Elected New Captain
Monday, junior Katie Ballaine was elected captain of the Yale women’s squash team for the coming 2012-13 season.

March 25, 2012
Tomlinson, Hay Both Make First Team All-Ivy
Friday, IvyLeagueSports.com announced the All-Ivy women’s squash team, which included Yale’s top two players.

March 4, 2012
Mao Takes Holleran Division Title, Tomlinson Falls to Sohby in Ramsay Final Showdown
Yale sophomore Millie Tomlinson took down a couple players from No. 1 Harvard en route to her berth in the Ramsay division title, but met her match in the Crimson's No. 1 Amanda Sohby Sunday. Sohby bested the reigning national champion in three games to take the individual title. Yale freshman Shuihui Mao took home the Holleran Division Championship with a win over Princeton's Alexandra Lunt.

March 3, 2012
Tomlinson Set to Defend National Title Against Harvard's Sohby
In the last match of the 2012 season, the Yale Bulldogs fell to No. 1 Harvard 8-1. Among their eight losses was Millie Tomlinson at No. 1, the reigning national champion, who dropped her match the Crimson's Amanda Sohby. Sohby, the 2010 junior national champion, had not come close to losing a match in her collegiate career.

March 2, 2012
Hay and Tomlinson to Meet in Quarterfinal Showdown, Four Bulldogs Advance to Day Two at CSA Individual Championships
The last quarterfinal match of the day in the Ramsay Division at the CSA Individual Championships will be a family quarrel, as Yale teammates Kim Hay and Millie Tomlinson will square off for the right to move on to the semifinals. Issey Norman-Ross and Shui Mao also advanced in the Holleran decision, giving the Bulldogs four players in action in the winner's brackets tomorrow.

March 1, 2012
Six Bulldogs Head to Amherst for CSA Individual Championships, Tomlinson to Attempt Her Title Defense
This weekend, a strong crop of Yale women’s squash players headed by sophomore Millie Tomlinson will travel to Amherst for the CSA Individual Championships.

February 26, 2012
No. 2 Yale Falls in National Championship to No. 1 Harvard 8-1
Sunday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash team fell 8-1 at the hands of No. 1 Harvard.

February 25, 2012
No. 2 Yale Tops No. 3 Princeton 7-2 at Howe Cup, Will Face No. 1 Harvard in Championship
Saturday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash team topped No. 3 Princeton 7-2 in Cambridge to advance to a final that will be a rematch of last year’s national championship.

February 24, 2012
No. 2 Yale Readies to Defend National Championship at the Howe Cup
This weekend, the Yale women’s squash team will head to Harvard for the Howe Cup to compete for a repeat national championship.

February 24, 2012
No. 2 Yale Sweeps No. 7 Cornell, Advances to Semifinals Of Howe Cup
Friday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash took care of business in the first round of the Howe Cup, beating No. 7 Cornell handily by a margin of 9-0.

February 12, 2012
No. 2 Yale Ends Regular Season With 5-4 Loss to No. 1 Harvard
Sunday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash team got ahead of No. 1 Harvard 4-2, but couldn’t finish off the victory, losing 5-4 in the regular season finale.

February 10, 2012
No. 2 Yale Readies for Showdowns With No. 8 Dartmouth, No. 1 Harvard
Friday, the Yale women’s squash team will travel to Dartmouth before hosting Harvard in the regular season finale. The Bulldogs and the Crimson are the only undefeated teams in the nation entering the weekend, and are on pace for a showdown to determine the Ivy League title

February 10, 2012
No. 2 Yale Sweeps No. 8 Dartmouth to Head Into Match Against No. 1 Harvard Undefeated
Friday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash team knocked off the last obstacle between it and a match with No. 1 Harvard for all the marbles with a 9-0 victory over No. 8 Dartmouth.

February 5, 2012
No. 2 Yale Tops No. 3 Penn 5-4
Sunday, the Bulldogs beat Penn in the closest match of their season, improving their record to 14-0, along with a 5-0 Ivy League mark.

February 4, 2012
Yale Tops Princeton 7-2 to Stay Undefeated
Saturday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash topped No. 4 Princeton to improve to 13-0 on the season and 4-0 in the Ivy League.

February 2, 2012
Yale Readies For Mettle-Testing Roadtrip Against Ivy League Competition
This weekend, the No. 2 ranked Bulldogs will travel to No. 4 Princeton on Saturday and then to No. 3 Penn on Sunday.

January 24, 2012
Yale Tops Brown 9-0 to Improve to 12-0
Tuesday, the Yale women’s squash team stayed undefeated with a trip to Brown in which the team won every single game.

January 21, 2012
Yale Sweeps Three Matches at the Pioneer Invitational
Saturday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash team beat No. 13 Mount Holyoke, No. 22 Colby, and No. 20 Wesleyan at the Pioneer Invitational at Mount Holyoke, winning every match and dropping only one game total on the day.

January 18, 2012
Yale Prepares for Matches With Trinity, Mount Holyoke
Wednesday, No. 2 Yale will face off against No. 5 Trinity, before travelling on Saturday to play against No. 13 Mount Holyoke.

January 18, 2012
Women’s Squash Tops Trinity 7-2 to Improve to 8-0
No. 2 Yale stayed undefeated Wednesday with a strong 7-2 victory over No. 5 Trinity.

January 16, 2012
Watch Wednesday’s Squash Matches LIVE on Yale All-Access
Yale All-Access will offer exclusive live streaming video from the main courts at the Brady Squash Center this Wednesday, when the Yale men's and women's teams host Trinity. The No. 2 Yale men's team came close to ending No. 1 Trinity’s legendary winning streak last time, falling to the Bantams 5-4 in last year’s National Championship match. Both teams are undefeated this season, with Trinity’s winning streak now at 252. The No. 2 Yale women’s team, which has not lost since falling to Trinity 6-3 at the Howe Cup third-place game on Feb. 28, 2010, beat the Bantams 6-3 last year as part of the Bulldogs’ undefeated National Championship season. This year, Trinity is ranked No. 5.

January 15, 2012
Yale Wins 9-0 Against Columbia to Remain Undefeated
Sunday, Yale emerged victorious against Columbia, taking all nine matches on the day without losing a single game

January 15, 2012
Yale Women Top Williams 8-1, Improve to 7-0
Sunday afternoon, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash team improved to 7-0 with a victory over No. 10 Williams

January 14, 2012
Yale Stays Undefeated, Sweeps Cornell
Saturday, the No. 2 Bulldogs knocked off No. 7 Cornell in convincing fashion, winning 9-0 at the Brady Squash Center.

January 13, 2012
Bulldogs Ready to Take on Stanford, Cornell, Columbia and Williams
The No. 2 ranked Yale squad will face the first major challenges of the season over the weekend, with matches against No. 6 Stanford, No. 7 Cornell, No. 16 Cornell, and No. 10 Williams in the Brady Squash Center.

January 13, 2012
Bulldogs Sweep Stanford, Improve to 4-0
Friday, No. 2 Yale topped No. 6 Stanford 9-0 at the Brady Squash Center.

January 8, 2012
Bulldogs to Kick Off Second Semester With Match Against Amherst
The No. 2 Yale women’s squash team will travel to face No. 15 Amherst’s squad on Sunday as the regular season swings into gear.

January 8, 2012
Yale Sweeps Amherst To Start Season 3-0
Sunday, the No. 2 Yale women's squash team beat No. 15 Amherst without dropping a game.

December 3, 2011
Yale Sweeps Haverford and Franklin & Marshall to Start Season 2-0
Saturday, the Yale women’s squash team travelled to Pennsylvania to take on Franklin & Marshall in the morning and Haverford in the afternoon, defeating both.

December 2, 2011
Defending National Champions Will Open Season With Two Matches
Saturday, the Yale women’s squash team will travel to Pennsylvania to begin their national title defense at Franklin & Marshall in the morning before facing Haverford in the afternoon.

November 13, 2011
No. 2 Yale Falls to No. 1 Harvard 6-3 in Ivy Scrimmages Finals
Sunday, the Yale women’s squash team suffered a close 6-3 loss to archrival Harvard in the finals of the Ivy Scrimmages.

November 12, 2011
Yale Prepares to Host Ivy Scrimmages in First Action of Season
Starting Saturday, Yale’s Brady Squash Center will play host to the first squash of the 2011-12 year as Yale hosts the Ivy Scrimmages

November 12, 2011
Yale Tops Columbia and Penn, Will Face Harvard in Finals
Saturday, in the first action of the new season, the Yale squash team topped Columbia 9-0 and Penn 6-3 to advance to the finals of the Ivy Scrimmages.

August 10, 2011
Irish National Champion John Rooney Named Assistant Squash Coach
John Rooney, who has won the past two National Championships in Ireland, has been named assistant coach for the Yale Squash program. Rooney joins head coach Dave Talbott and assistant coach Pam Saunders in working with the Bulldogs, who are coming off back-to-back Ivy League championships on the men’s side and an undefeated National and Ivy League championship season on the women’s side.