The 2018 Ivy League Championship belongs to the Yale men's golf team after the Bulldogs carded a tournament-low score of 282 in Sunday's third and final round to win the conference championship by 22 strokes. The Elis placed three golfers in the top five among the 40 individuals competing this weekend, including juniors Eoin Leonard and James Nicholas who each earned medalist honors after tying for first overall with a 9-over, 219 one week after the pair tied for first at The Yale Spring Invitational.
When you oppose the nation’s best faceoff man and scoring offense, there’s probably just one way to pull off a victory. The No. 5 ranked Yale men’s lacrosse team had the right plan and followed it down to a T while registering a 14-6 thrashing of No. 2 Albany before a standing-room-only crowd at Reese Stadium this afternoon.
Yale’s final home game of the 2018 season ended in thrilling fashion. Kortney Ponce drew a bases-loaded walk that forced home pinch runner Terra Jerpbak as the Bulldogs edged Brown 3-2 in nine innings on a gorgeous afternoon at 5K Corral Field at DeWitt Family Stadium.
The Bulldogs finished their last regular season events this weekend at several regattas across New England and New York. The Admiral’s Cup at King’s Point saw only one day of sailing, with lack of wind cutting the event short on Sunday. The Boston Dinghy Cup at MIT and the Morris Trophy at BU had a cross river breeze all weekend making things very shifty and difficult, but they raced until the cutoff time on both days. The Priddy Trophy in Fairfield had decent breeze on Saturday, the only day of racing.
The Yale women's tennis team's 2017-2018 season came to a conclusion earlier Sunday afternoon with a 6-1 loss to the Columbia Lions (12-8, 4-3 Ivy). The Bulldogs finished the year with a 6-18 record (0-7 Ivy).
Playing against one of the top teams in the country, Yale suffered a difficult 4-0 loss in its final home match of the season. The Bulldogs faced stiff competition in No. 16 Columbia, which sports the No. 22 and No. 56-ranked singles players in the nation in Victor Pham and Jackie Tang and the No. 42-ranked doubles duo in Jack Lin and William Matheson. Given the strength of the opponent, the Bulldogs put up a strong effort which presented many positive signs.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale men’s track and field team competed across the country at three separate meets this weekend: The Virginia Challenge hosted by Virginia, the War Eagle Invitational hosted by Auburn and the Jay Carisella Coaches Invitational hosted by Northeastern. The Bulldogs all competed well at their respective meets and are looking primed for success with Ivy Heps only two weeks away.
This weekend, the Bulldogs competed in three different meets. The decision to separate in order to meet the various needs of athletes seemed to be a successful strategy for the team, as there were a number of personal bests set.
Facing tough competition, the Yale men’s tennis team battled hard, falling to No. 47 Cornell 4-2 in a tight home match at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Despite the strength of Cornell’s roster and its success this season, the Bulldogs played well, keeping the match close throughout. After a strong start, they unfortunately lost some steam, however, with Cornell gaining momentum during singles play.
In its one race of the spring at Gilder Boathouse, the Yale women’s crew put on quite a show for the home fans. The Bulldogs cruised to five easy victories to sweep Radcliffe-Harvard and Northeastern on a breezy but crystal-clear morning on the Housatonic River.
Yale’s seniors were honored prior to Saturday’s first game against Brown. They then went out and led the Bulldogs to an impressive 5-0 victory over the Bears on crystal clear afternoon at 5K Corral Field at DeWitt Family Stadium. Francesca Casalino tossed a four-hit shutout, Allison Skinner scored a run and knocked in another and Sydney Ginsberg had a clutch, two-run single in the win.
JACKSON, N.J.— During day two of the Ivy League Championship, the Yale women's golf team sits in 5th place with a round two score of 324 (+36) and a tournament score of 643 (+67). Jennifer Peng continues to lead for the Bulldogs with a second round score of 73 (+1). She currently sits tied for third place.
Another double-digit save effort from senior goalkeeper Sydney Marks was not enough for the Yale women’s lacrosse team Saturday afternoon at Scully-Fahey Field, as No. 23 Dartmouth kept itself in the running for a piece of the Ivy League Championship with a 17-4 win over the Bulldogs.
With one round left to play at the 2018 Ivy League Championship, the Yale men's golf team is locked in a tie for first with Harvard as both teams are at 38-over following a two-day score of 598 at Stonewall Golf Course. Brown's Kevin Li leads all players with his 5-over, 145 after Friday and Saturday but the Bulldogs' senior captain Will Bernstein is just three shots off the lead and in a tie for third while junior Eoin Leonard and first-year Teddy Zinsner are at 10-over and tied for fifth overall while Junior James Nicholas is at 11-over.
The defending Ivy League Champions Yale Football Team plays its Blue-White Game today at 1 p.m. on the Class of 1954 Field at Yale Bowl. There will be a championship ring presentation for the team following the game.
After the first round of play at the 2018 Ivy League Championship, the Yale men's golf team holds a one stroke lead following a 20-over, 300 round on Friday at Stonewall Golf Course. Four Bulldogs finished tenth or higher in the event's opening round including senior captain Will Bernstein who is tied for second at 3-over and junior Eoin Leonard who is tied for seventh at 5-over.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale men’s track and field team will travel to three separate meets this weekend in search of high caliber competition, with Ivy Heps quickly approaching. The bulk of the Bulldogs’ sprinters will be at the War Eagle Invitational, hosted by Auburn in Auburn, Ala. The majority of the distance runners will be taking on a large field of schools at the Virginia Challenge, hosted by Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. The remainder of the Elis will be traveling north for the Jay Carisella Coaches Invitational, hosted by Northeastern in Dedham, Mass.
With 51 life-saving marrow donations through its first nine years, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale had given people plenty of reasons to celebrate heading into the 10th annual drive Thursday. This year’s edition was another success, as the Bulldogs added 464 more potential donors to the Be The Match Registry®.
JACKSON, N.J.— On day one of the Ivy League Championship, the Yale women's golf team sits in 5th place with a round one score of 319 (+31). Leading for the Bulldogs is senior Jennifer Peng, tied for 4th place with a score of 77(+5).
A pair of teams looking to secure NCAA Tournament first-round home games square off at Reese Stadium in the most anticipated game on the 2018 Yale men’s lacrosse schedule. The No. 5 Bulldogs (10-2) take on No. 2 Albany (10-1) on Sunday at 1 p.m. in a game airing live on ESPN3 with a broadcast on ESPNU at 6 p.m.