Bulldogs Entertain Albany In Saturday MatineeYale spent the majority of the first three weeks of the season traveling the nation. Five of the first six games were away from home, including trips to Washington, Virginia and Pittsburgh. Now the Bulldogs will get to spend more time in the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater over the next two weeks. Three of their next four games are at home starting with Saturday’s matinee with Albany. Tipoff is slated for 2 p.m., and video will be available from the Ivy League Digital Network and the Yale Athletics Facebook page as part of ILDN Facebook Live week.
Hudson Elected 2017-18 CaptainIt wasn’t easy for Carlin Hudson to sit on the sidelines after she suffered a season-ending injury in the first game of 2015. Hudson, though, did her best to make the most of the predicament she found herself in.
Bulldogs Ready for Local Tri-Meet This WeekendThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team is set to compete against Boston University and the University of Connecticut in a tri-meet this weekend. After a series of Ivy dual meets and competitive mid-season invitationals at Ohio State and Virginia Tech, this meet will give the Bulldogs a chance to compete against a few local, non-Ivy teams. The meet will keep the Bulldogs competitive as they finish up the final few weeks of the fall semester and before they head off for winter break and a winter training tip in Florida.
Elis Set for Brandeis InvitationalIn its final competition before the new year, the Yale men’s fencing team will head to Waltham, Mass., for the Brandeis Invitational on Sunday. The Bulldogs will face familiar foes in their second team event of the season.
No. 2 Yale Men's Squash to Host Season OpenerNEW HAVEN, Conn.—Nearly three weeks after a solid competition at the Ivy Scrimmages, the men’s squash team is primed and ready to take on Franklin & Marshall for the first match of the regular season this Saturday.
Allain, 1996 Team USA Going to HOFKeith Allain ’80, Yale’s Malcolm G. Chase Head Coach, was an assistant coach for the United States team that won the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, the tournament that replaced the Canada Cup. USA Hockey announced yesterday that the 1996 squad will be enshrined into the U.S. team United States Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2016.
Yip-Chuck Named ECAC Hockey Player of the MonthSenior forward Krista Yip-Chuck (Whitby, Ont.) of the Yale women’s ice hockey team has been named ECAC Hockey Player of the Month for November. The conference announced the award on Wednesday. Yip-Chuck had 13 points (4-9-13) in eight games for the month, including a season-high five points (1-4-5) in the 7-2 win over Rensselaer Nov. 4.
Team Awards AnnouncedThe Yale women’s soccer team held its annual post season banquet on Tuesday night. Four team awards were presented and seniors Lillian Bitner, Geneva Decker, Karina Kovalcik, Colleen McCormack and Dani Temares were honored for their outstanding contributions to the program over the last four years.
Bryant Comes From Behind To Top YaleYale went cold from the field at the wrong time Wednesday against Bryant. The Bulldogs, who shot 65 percent in the first 28 minutes in building a double-digit lead, struggled offensively and defensively down the stretch in suffering a 79-70 loss at the Chace Athletic Center.
Kinnane Elected CaptainArchie Kinnane, who has appeared in 45 games in his career, has been elected captain of the 2017-18 Yale men’s soccer team. The announcement was made following a team vote at Monday’s post season banquet.
Team Awards Announced At BanquetThe Yale men’s soccer team gathered one final time in the Schley Room at Ingalls Rink to celebrate the season and hand out the team awards. Five players were honored for their contributions.
Katz Named First Team All-RegionSenior goalkeeper Emilie Katz (Newton, Mass.) of the Yale field hockey team was named first team All-Mideast Region by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on Tuesday afternoon, becoming the first Bulldog in five years to earn first-team regional honors. The award comes on the heels of a memorable final season for Katz, as she was also named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-Ivy League in addition to earning a spot at the NFHCA Senior Game. Katz was a second team All-Region honoree last year.
Battle Of Bulldogs At BryantIt’s been a busy and challenging early stretch for the Bulldogs, who traveled more than 7,600 miles during the first two weeks of the season, playing five games against teams that currently have a 23-7 (.767) combined record. Next up is a shorter journey to Smithfield, Rhode Island, to meet the Bryant Bulldogs on Wednesday. Tip off at the Chace Athletic Center is slated for 7 p.m., and NECFront Row has the video.
Alessi Named All-New EnglandJason Alessi, Yale’s most valuable player this season, has been named to the 2016 New England Football Writers Division I All-New England Team as a punt returner.
Yale Heads to Brandeis InvitationalYale women’s fencing will take the strip once again on Sunday for the Brandeis Invitational. This will be the team’s last meet before Winter break, so the Bulldogs will look for a strong performance to carry them into their packed tournament schedule next semester.
Oni Earns Another Ivy HonorFreshman Miye Oni, who had another big week for the Bulldogs against challenging competition, has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the third straight week. Oni scored 32 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in a pair of games.
Yale Beats Holy Cross 3-1Yale’s trip to Notre Dame for the 2016 Shillelagh Tournament included a win and a tie. Today’s 3-1 win over Holy Cross at The Compton Family Ice Arena also gave the Yale men’s hockey team a three-game unbeaten streak.
Merrimack Hangs On to Win Nutmeg ClassicA furious third-period comeback by the Yale women’s ice hockey team came up just short Saturday night at Quinnipiac’s High Point Solutions Arena, as Merrimack held on for a 4-3 win in the Nutmeg Classic Championship game. The Bulldogs trailed 4-0 heading into the third period but rallied thanks in part to a pair of goals from senior defenseman Taylor Marchin, who was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Bulldogs Drop Heartbreaker At VermontYale nearly pulled off a big comeback at Vermont. Instead, the day ended in heart break for the Bulldogs. Ernie Duncan’s driving layup in traffic with one second left lifted the Catamounts to a thrilling 67-65 win before a near capacity crowd of 2,173 at Patrick Gym.
Shootout Win Sends Yale to Nutmeg Classic Title GameThe Yale women’s ice hockey team has practically made it a holiday tradition to advance to the Nutmeg Classic championship game, and 2016 will be no exception. Thanks to a goal by senior forward Phoebe Staenz and a save from freshman goaltender Tera Hofmann against UConn in the final round of the shootout following a 1-1 overtime tie Friday night at Quinnipiac’s High Point Solutions Arena, the Bulldogs advanced to the tournament championship. They will face Merrimack in the title game Saturday night.
Yale Has Another OT Draw With ClarksonThey skated to an overtime tie six days ago in Potsdam, N.Y., and the only difference today was that one team had to advance in the 2016 Shillelagh Tournament. It goes down as a 2-2 OT draw for the NCAA, but the tournament requires Yale or Clarkson to advance, and the Golden Knights took the shootout, 3-1.
Bulldogs Back On The Road At VermontYale and Vermont have been two of New England’s most successful programs in recent years. Both have been regular participants in the post season. They’ve also had a healthy rivalry against each other. The latest meeting is set for Saturday at UVM’s Patrick Gymnasium. Tipoff is slated for 1 p.m. and AmericaEast.tv has the video.
Mangano Signs With Pro Team In DubaiGreg Mangano ’12 has found a home to continue his professional basketball career. Al Naser in Dubai has signed Mangano, who had a strong season a year ago with Kangoeroes in Belgium where he averaged 14.7 points and 7.0 rebounds.
Pitt Edges Yale 75-70Yale nearly made Anthony Dallier’s homecoming extra special. The Bulldogs went toe-to-toe with ACC foe Pitt before dropping a hard-fought 75-70 decision before 6,719 fans, many of them friends and family of Dallier, at the Petersen Events Center.
9 Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy HonorsNine Yale football players earned post-season honors as the 2016 All-Ivy League Team was announced today. The Bulldogs had two second-team selections and seven in the honorable mention category.
Rutter Named CollegeSwimming.com Ivy League Swimmer of the WeekJunior Jonathan Rutter was named as Ivy League conference swimmer of the week by CollegeSwimming.com on Nov. 21. CollegeSwimming.com recognizes one male and one female swimmer from each conference for their individual performances and contributions to their team. This was the third week in a row that a Yale swimmer was recognized.
Sophomore Nelson Named Swimmer of the WeekSophomore Destiny Nelson, from the Yale women’s swimming and diving team, was named Collegeswimming.com Ivy League Swimmer of the Week for the period Nov. 14-20. Nelson had outstanding performances at the Ohio State Invitational Nov. 18-20, posting three top-10 individual finishes and a top-10 relay finish. She also set three new Yale school records in individual events.
In the 200-yard individual medley, Nelson finished in 10th place with a final time of 1:59.59, beating the former Yale record of 2:00.97 set in 2009 by Hayes Hyde ‘12. In the 400-yard individual medley, Nelson finished in eighth place with a final time of 4:13.73, beating the former Yale record of 4:14.24 set in 2014 by Emma Smith ‘16. In the 200-yard backstroke, Nelson finished in 10th place with a final time of 1:56.27, beating the former Yale record of 1:56.72 set in 2011 by Molly Albrecht ‘13.
13th Nutmeg Classic Up Next for YaleThe start of the holiday season in Connecticut for women’s ice hockey followers means one thing: the Nutmeg Classic. The tournament, in its 13th season, brings together three local teams and one from outside the state just after Thanksgiving. This season’s edition starts Friday with the host school, No. 8 Quinnipiac, taking on Merrimack (3:00 p.m.) followed by Yale taking on UConn (6:00 p.m.). The tournament concludes Saturday with the consolation (3:00 p.m.) and championship games (6:00 p.m.).
Yale Plays Clarkson at ND TourneyThanksgiving at South Bend, Ind., this year includes an event attended by Fighting Irish, Crusaders, Golden Knights and Bulldogs. They will not be sitting down at the same dinner table, but they are competing with each other for a championship in the 2016 Shillelagh Tournament hosted by Notre Dame. The Yale men’s hockey team takes on Clarkson in game one at 4 p.m. on Friday at The Compton Family Ice Arena. Holy Cross takes on Notre Dame in the 7:30 p.m. contest.