For the second time this season, the Yale men's golf team emerged victorious in a dual match. Following a decisive triumph over Brown two weeks ago, the Bulldogs defeated Richmond, the defending Atlantic 10 Champion, by claiming 9.5 out of the possible 12 points in a neutral, 36-hole match on Saturday. 10 golfers competed for the Elis at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., a par 71 course that runs 7,226 yards.
The weather did not cooperate for the Bulldogs with this weekend, with light wind allowing only five races to be sailed on Lake Mascoma. With such little racing, the regatta scores were extremely close, with the Bulldogs finishing only six points out of first.
Four members of the Yale women’s tennis team competed in Providence on Saturday in the Brown-hosted Brown Quad tournament. As the ITA Northeast Regionals were taking place in Philadelphia on the same day, Yale was unable to bring its full roster; however, the players who did make the trip posted impressive results. Most notably, three Bulldogs – Caroline Amos, Opala Dhingra and Amy Yang – won their singles matches against opponents from conference opponent Brown.
The Yale coed sailing team sailed well at the top level for the last regular season weekend of the fall. With sailors at the Hoyt trophy, the Oberg trophy and the Hinman regatta, a breadth of experience was gained. Knowledge about the venue at the Oberg, hosted by MIT, will come in handy next weekend as it is the same venue as the conference championship regatta. The first-year and senior team of Shawn Harvey and KB Knapp debuted in A division at a major interconference regatta, and four other Yale sailors competed at the Hinman trophy, the open national championship in team racing.
The Yale women’s crew wrapped up its fall racing with a strong performance at the Head Of the Charles in Boston. The Bulldogs had three eights compete and all three were among the top three collegiate finishers.
Samantha Martinelli’s exceptional run at the ITA Northeast Regionals finally came to an end on Sunday, as the first-year player fell in the semifinals after winning her quarterfinal match earlier in the day.
The Yale field hockey team added a signature win to its season on Sunday, upsetting No. 23 UMass for the team’s first win against a nationally ranked opponent since 2011. First-year midfielder/forward Olivia Levieux scored the game’s only goal, assisted by senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough, and first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso made that lead stand with a nine-save effort. This was her third shutout of the season.
Kurt Rawlings found Christopher Williams-Lopez in the corner of the end zone with 4:52 left in the fourth quarter on a four-yard pass play and the Yale defense came up with one of many huge stops as the Bulldogs came from behind to beat Penn 24-19 this afternoon.
The Bulldogs’ stellar run in the ITA Northeast Regionals came to end on Sunday, with Yale’s Andrew Heller and Ziqi Wang falling in the quarterfinals to highly seeded opponents. While Wang lost 6-2, 6-2 to No. 1 seed Victor Pham of Columbia, Heller’s match was slightly closer; he came just a few service breaks away from winning a set in a 6-4, 6-4 loss to Harvard’s Jean Thirouin.
Sophomore Opala Dhingra, first-year Samantha Martinelli and senior Valerie Shklover represented the Yale women’s tennis team at the ITA Northeast Regionals on Saturday. Dhingra competed in the consolation draw, while Martinelli and Shklover took on highly seeded opponents in the singles main draw round of 16. The major storyline of the day was the success of Martinelli, who emerged victorious and preserved her unbeaten record in singles so far this season.
Three members of the Yale men’s tennis team competed in doubles and singles at the Yale-hosted ITA Northeast Regionals on Saturday. On a day when the Elis impressed the home crowd with their level of play, sophomore Andrew Heller and senior Ziqi Wang stood out by winning two singles matches apiece and advancing to the quarterfinals of the main draw.
It was a formula that had been quite successful for Yale this fall. When scoring first, the Bulldogs were 8-0 heading into Saturday’s game at Penn. So when Michelle Alozie broke a scoreless tie with a goal early in the second half, Yale had to feel good about its chances. The Quakers, though, had other ideas. They scored three times in a 16-minute stretch to knock off the Bulldogs 3-1 on an unusually mild fall afternoon in Philadelphia.
Yale ran into a very opportunistic Penn team Saturday in Philadelphia. The Bulldogs limited the Quakers to only eight shots but four of them found the back of the net and Penn went on to a 4-1 victory on an unusually mild fall evening at Rhodes Field.
The Yale women’s crew is off to a fine start at the Head of the Charles in Boston. The Bulldogs’ entry in the Club Eights turned in a very strong performance, finishing second with a time of 16:40.376.
Five members of the Yale women’s tennis team competed in Philadelphia at the ITA Northeast Regionals on Friday, notching a combined 7-3 record in singles and winning their only doubles match. On a day when each player contributed with a victory, first-year Samantha Martinelli and senior Valerie Shklover stood out, as the two won back-to-back singles matches to advance to the main draw round of 16.
In its second dual match of the season, the Yale men's golf team will head to Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., for a neutral 36-hole event versus Richmond on Saturday, The Bulldogs competed against the Spiders this past Monday and Tuesday at the Autotrader Collegiate Classic, finishing one spot ahead of Richmond prior to a team disqualification from the annual invitational.
After an impressive first two days at the ITA Northeast Regionals, members of the Yale men’s tennis team continued main draw singles and doubles action on Friday. The Bulldogs played exceptional tennis in front of the home crowd, with three players – Andrew Heller, Dylan King and Ziqi Wang – winning their singles matches to advance to the third round of the main draw. King and Wang also claimed a narrow victory together to survive in the doubles main draw.
It was a game that featured two of the top goal scorers in Ivy League field hockey, but the final score did not reflect that fact. With Yale senior/forward Carol Middough (the Ivy League leader in goals entering the weekend) and Penn forward Alexa Hoover (tied for sixth) both held scoreless, Friday afternoon’s game at Vagelos Field was ultimately determined by the first goal of the season from Quaker forward Sofia Palacios. That spoiled a five-save effort from Yale goalkeeper Sydney Terroso, who suffered the tough-luck loss.
Five members of the Yale women’s tennis team competed at the ITA Northeast Regionals in Philadelphia on Thursday, earning victories in both singles and doubles. Notably, all three singles competitors who played on Thursday – Valerie Shklover, Amy Yang and Elizabeth Zordani – won their matches in straight sets to advance to the second round of the main draw.
The Yale women’s cross country will take a brief trip to New London on Friday to compete in its final meet of the regular season: the CCSU Mini Meet. It is almost a team tradition that the Bulldogs take on this race at Stanley Quarter Park. This meet brings together close to 300 athletes from more than 25 teams for the team's shortest distance of the season: the 3k.
The Yale men's cross country team will compete close to home this Friday at the CCSU Mini-Meet, which is held annually at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Conn. The meet is the Bulldogs' last meet before the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships on Oct. 27.
The last weekend of regular season competition approaches as the Yale coed sailing team prepares for the Hoyt and Oberg trophies at Brown and MIT. Meanwhile, four of the team’s sailors will be going to Long Island to compete in the Hinman trophy, which is the US team racing national championship and a qualifier for the world team racing championship.