Dartmouth, Harvard Trip Up NextThe Yale men’s hockey team (7-7-3, 3-5-2), coming off a three-point weekend at home against the North Country teams, is on the road for a pair of ECAC and Ivy games. The Bulldogs square off with Dartmouth (6-8-3, 3-5-2) at Thompson Arena on Friday before facing No. 6 Harvard (11-4-1, 7-3-1) at Bright Landry Center on Saturday. Both 7 p.m. games air live on the Ivy League Digital Network, though Saturday’s puck drop is also on NESN or NESN plus.
Late Spurt Lifts Princeton Over YaleAn early Ivy League showdown featuring two of the preseason favorites went to Princeton. Miles Stephens scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half as the Tigers used a late spurt to edge Yale 66-58 at Jadwin Gym.
Bulldogs Suffer Hard Losses at Penn StateYale women’s fencing suffered a number of hard-fought losses Sunday at the Penn State Dual Meets, going 1-5 on the day. The Bulldogs sole win came against Haverford, a decisive 25-2 finish.
Yale to Host Scrimmage against BrownThe Yale men's tennis team will return to action on Martin Luther King Jr. Day after a two month break, taking on Ivy League opponent Brown at home in the first scrimmage of 2017. As the Bulldogs gear up for the second half of their 2016-17 campaign, they face a multitude of questions: what will the lineup look like in the dual match format? Will the individuals who excelled in the fall be able to replicate that success outside of a tournament setting? Although such crucial questions cannot be resolved in a single match, Monday’s scrimmage against Brown may begin to provide a hint at the answers. The ball is set to drop at 11:00 a.m. at Yale's Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
3-Point Weekend For Elis After SLU TieThe Bulldogs registered a three-point ECAC Hockey weekend by skating to a 2-2 OT tie with No. 15 St. Lawrence tonight before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink. Yale, which notched a 2-1 victory the night before against Clarkson, got the point despite being outshot 41-29.
Unable to Overcome Early Deficit, Bulldogs Fall 4-1 at No. 5 St. LawrenceThe Yale women’s ice hockey team regrouped after a tough first period Saturday afternoon at Appleton Arena, outscoring a powerful St. Lawrence squad 1-0 in the final two periods as sophomore goalie Kyra O’Brien stopped all 18 shots she saw. But in the end the Saints’ four-goal first was too much for the Bulldogs to overcome, and they fell 4-1.
Bulldogs Upset Penn State and Rutgers to Remain UndefeatedThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up the second and final day of competition against Penn State and Rutgers by defeating both teams.
Day two started off on a strong note with a victory in the 200-yard medley relay from the “A” squad of Heidi VanderWel, Charlotte O’Leary, Maddy Zimmerman and Isabella Hindley with a final time of 1:43.12. They just out-touched the Penn State “A” squad by half a second. Yale’s “B” squad of Jacquelyn Du, Pauline Kaminski, Lili Margitai and Kate Rogers was not far behind, taking third place with a final time of 1:44.68.
Bulldogs Lose Tough Fight to Penn StateThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team took its first dual meet loss against Penn State 185-168 this weekend. The Bulldogs held Penn State to a stalemate on day one of the competition, but were unable to gain a lead on the second day.
Bulldogs 4th at UC DavisThe Bulldogs traveled to Davis, California Friday to take on some tough competition out west. The meet at UC Davis included the host school, Stanford and the Boise State Broncos. Yale finished the day in fourth with a team score of 188.900. The Broncos came away with a commanding victory, scoring 195.300. Stanford finished second (193.800) and UC Davis was third (193.275).
Oni’s Big Second Half Lifts Yale Over PennYale is off and running in Ivy League play. Miye Oni scored all 18 of his points in the second half as the Bulldogs broke open a close game en route to a 68-60 victory over Penn at the Palestra.
Hayden Goal with :59 Left Beats ClarksonGame-winning goals with under a minute to play don’t come along that often. In fact, the Bulldogs had not lit the lamp that way since 2012. That changed tonight in a 2-1 Yale victory over Clarkson at Ingalls Rink. John Hayden went top shelf with 59 seconds left to give the Elis an important ECAC Hockey win.
Bulldogs Conclude Day One of Penn State and Rutgers Tri-Meet on Strong NoteThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team completed the first of two days of competition against Penn State and Rutgers. Day one was highlighted by two relay victories and four individual victories against a very competitive field. Currently, Yale sits in the lead, 132-54 against Rutgers and 123-62 against Penn State.
Stalemate After Day One Against Penn StateThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team ended day one of their dual meet against Penn State at a dead-even tie, 93-93. The team traveled to Penn State McCoy Natatorium this weekend and are looking to maintain their undefeated dual meet season.
Late Goals Give No. 3 Clarkson 4-2 WinOff a goal by senior defenseman Taylor Marchin, the Yale women’s ice hockey team was just 3:35 away from forcing overtime against No. 3 Clarkson Friday night at Cheel Arena. Marchin’s goal tied the score 2-2, marking the second time in the game the Bulldogs had fought back to a tie. But just 35 seconds after Marchin’s goal the Golden Knights went back ahead, and another goal in final two minutes left Yale with nothing to show for its efforts but a 4-2 loss. Clarkson remained unbeaten in ECAC Hockey play and extended it nation-leading unbeaten streak to 17 games.
Clarkson, SLU at Ingalls This WeekendThe Yale men’s hockey team (6-7-2, 2-5-1), which completed its non-league slate Tuesday night at the Whale, turns the page quickly back to ECAC play with Clarkson (10-8-3, 5-3-1) and No. 15/16 St. Lawrence (11-6-5, 7-1-2) in town. This Friday and Saturday’s 7 p.m. puck drops air live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
Fencing Returns to Action SundayOn Sunday, the Yale men’s fencing team will return to competition for the first time since early December. The Bulldogs, led by senior captain Reed Srere, will travel to Penn State for the second time in 2016-2017 and will face familiar foes as well as Ivy League opposition.
Four Bulldogs Named Preseason All-AmericansFour members of the Yale men’s lacrosse team have been named preseason All-Americans in the latest release from Face-Off Yearbook, which appears on the Inside Lacrosse website. Junior Ben Reeves begins the 2017 campaign the same way he ended last season, as a first-team All-American, while Eric Scott, Camyar Matini, and Tyler Warner are also included on the list.
Elis Set to Host Yale Collegiate InvitationalThe Yale men’s track and field team will host its first scored meet of the season on Saturday at Coxe Cage, the 35th Yale Collegiate Invitational. This meet will kick off the Elis’ season in earnest; they will compete indoors each weekend from now until mid-February.
Bulldogs Host Collegiate Invite SaturdayAfter a brief hiatus for the winter break, the Yale women’s track and field team will ring in the new year by hosting its second home meet of the season. The Bulldogs return to Coxe Cage this Saturday to host the Yale Collegiate Invitational starting at 9 a.m. The team will host a number of local competitors, many of which competed at the Yale Season Opener last month. As an unscored meet, the contest serves as a crucial opportunity for newer members to gain competitive experience before the bulk of the season.
Bulldogs Look to Build on Early Success in CaliforniaThe Yale women’s gymnastics team looks to continue its streak of success as the Bulldogs travel to UC Davis Friday to take on the host school, Boise State and Stanford. The trip comes after the Bulldogs pulled off the highest team score for a season opener in school history (191.425) at the Little Boston Invitational.
Yale Travels to Penn StateOn Sunday, Yale women’s fencing will travel to Penn State for its first meet of the New Year. The Penn State Dual Meets is traditionally one of the Bulldogs’ hardest competitions, and this season is no exception.
North Country Trip Up NextThe Yale women’s ice hockey team finishes off a stretch of six straight road games this weekend, traveling to the North Country in New York. The Bulldogs face No. 3 Clarkson Friday (6:00 p.m., ClarksonAthletics.TV) and No. 5 St. Lawrence Saturday (3:00 p.m., SaintsAthletics.com).
Undefeated Bulldogs to Take on Two Non-Ivy Teams This WeekendThe Yale women’s swimming and diving team will take on Penn State and Rutgers on Jan. 13-14 in a tri-meet. Last year, the Bulldogs took on Penn State and Rutgers at home and defeated Rutgers 231-122, but fell to Penn State, 157-196. This year, given their recent successes against both Ivy and non-Ivy teams, the Bulldogs hope to remain undefeated after the weekend matchup. That will take a total team effort, with strong individual and relay event performances, as well as solid performances from the divers.
Yale to Challenge Penn StateThe Yale men’s swimming and diving team will travel to State College, Pa. for a meet against Penn State this weekend. The Bulldogs have been undefeated in dual meets this season and will look to continue their win-streak.
Ivy League Play Kicks Off At Penn, PrincetonThe most notable change to Ivy League basketball in 2017 is the addition of the post-season tournament. That will come in March. So for now, the Bulldogs are focused on another variation – their opponent for the league opener. Since 2005, Yale has kicked off Ivy play with travel partner Brown. Not this year. The Bulldogs head to Penn for their first league game and then have a Saturday night date at Princeton. Both games are part of doubleheaders with the women so tipoff is slated for 8 p.m. on each night. The Ivy League Digital Network has video of both games, while Saturday’s contest can also be seen on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
Friars Take 3-1 DecisionThe battle of recent men’s hockey national champions went to the most recent one. Yale, the 2013 champion, scored first, but Providence (2015) notched the next three on the way to a 3-1 win in the Bulldogs’ last non-league game of the season before 3,061 at Ingalls Rink.
Gymnastics Has Best Season Opener in School HistoryThe Yale Women’s Gymnastics Team took the competition floor for the first time in 2017 Saturday as they took on George Washington at the Little Boston Invitational. George Washington came out on top, with an impressive score of 195.55, but the Bulldogs experienced early success in the first meet of the 2017 season. Their team score of 191.425 was the highest score for a season opener in school history, which is a good sign of things to come for this 2017 team.