The final game before an eight-day break for exams takes the Yale women’s basketball team to Saint Peter’s Tuesday (7:00 p.m., YouTube). The Bulldogs bring a three-game winning streak -- all road victories -- into the game.
The Yale women’s track and field team hosted its first meet of the season this afternoon, bringing together plenty of local competitions for a quick exhibition before break. The team earned two first-place finishes along with many other fantastic performances this afternoon.
After winning two straight overtime nail-biters on the road, the Yale women’s basketball team found a different way to win Saturday afternoon at Central Connecticut State. The Bulldogs broke open a one-point game at Detrick Gym by outscoring the Blue Devils 28-6 in the second quarter, leading by as many as 25 points. Central got no closer than within 10 points of Yale the rest of the way, and the Bulldogs eventually came away with a 75-62 victory.
It wasn’t the result it wanted, but Yale acquitted itself quite well in a difficult atmosphere Saturday. The Bulldogs held a potent St. Bonaventure offense to 39.7 percent shooting, but the Bonnies did just enough offensively to escape with a 75-67 victory before a raucous crowd of 3,913 at the Reilly Center.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale women’s swimming and diving team took victory over Southern Connecticut State University on Dec. 7, taking yet another dual meet win of the season. The meet against SCSU Owls allowed the Bulldogs maintain their competitive momentum after series of Ivy League dual meets and mid-season invitational.
The Yale men’s swimming and diving team took victory over neighboring Southern Connecticut State University on Dec. 7, taking their second win of the season. The dual meet against SCSU Owls gave Yale’s swimmers the opportunity to try new events and refine their technique.
The Yale women’s basketball team has been racking up plenty of mileage over the last few weeks, traveling to Kansas, TCU, Binghamton and Stony Brook. On Saturday the Bulldogs will make a much shorter trip -- 35 miles north to Central Connecticut State (1:00 p.m., NEC Front Row). The game marks the renewal of an intrastate showdown that was an annual occurrence for 14 years; Yale and CCSU have not met since 2003.
Yale’s hectic first month is nearing completion. The Bulldogs have already travelled nearly 10,000 miles (9,911 to be exact) on the young season and will tack on another 380 when they head to Olean, New York, on Saturday to face St. Bonaventure. Tipoff at the Reilly Center is slated for 2 p.m. ESPNU has the television coverage with Eric Gallanty on the play-by-play and Malcolm Huckaby providing analysis.
The Yale women’s track and field team will host its first meet of the season Saturday at Coxe Cage. The Yale Season Opener is the team’s traditional first meet that brings together plenty of local competition. The Bulldogs mainly want to provide the first years an opportunity to test the waters on the collegiate field, which will make for an amazing meet to watch the future leaders.
Five players on the 2017 Ivy League Champion Yale Football Team were named All-ECAC today. TE Jaeden Graham and OL Kark Marback were first-team picks, while Matthew Oplinger, Zane Dudek and John Herubin took second-team honors.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.--The Yale women's swimming and diving team will take on Southern Connecticut State University today, Thursday, Dec. 7. After a series of Ivy League dual meets and mid-season invitationals at Ohio State University, the Bulldogs have a chance to compete against a local, non-Ivy League team. The meet will keep the Bulldogs competitive as they wrap up the last few weeks of the fall semester and before they head off for winter break and winter training.
The Yale women’s basketball team is quickly racking up experience playing in pressure situations on the road -- and the Bulldogs have been coming up big in those situations. The latest test came Wednesday night at Stony Brook, where a pesky Seawolves team pushed the Bulldogs to double overtime thanks to last-second shots at the end of regulation and the first overtime. Yale finally put SBU away by outscoring the Seawolves 9-2 down the stretch in double overtime, coming away with a 77-71 win.
Yale’s 86-77 victory over Lehigh on Wednesday featured a little bit of everything. The Bulldogs raced out to an early 31-12 lead, watched the Mountain Hawks storm back and go ahead by seven early in the second half and then executed near flawlessly down the stretch to earn perhaps their most impressive win of the season.
The Yale Bulldogs will wrap up December, and 2017, with two games against out-of-conference Hockey East opponents. Yale hosts Boston University on Thursday, December 7th, before traveling to take on New Hampshire on Sunday, December 10th.
Forty-eight of the nation’s top lacrosse players, including Yale senior Ben Reeves, have one final chance to impress U.S. national team head coach John Danowski and his staff when the Team USA Spring Premiere is held on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 4:30 p.m. at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
The Yale men’s hockey team, coming off a conference road split, finishes the first segment of the 2017-18 season with a non-conference, instate contest. The Bulldogs (4-7, 4-6 ECAC Hockey) travel South on I-95 to take on Sacred Heart (4-10-2, 2-7-2 AHC) Saturday night at 7. The game at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena airs live on sacredheartpioneers.com.
Four players were recognized with team awards at the Yale field hockey team’s annual post-season banquet Nov. 15. Senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough (Oceanport, N.J.) earned the Player of the Year Award, first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso (York, Pa.) earned the Senior Award and shared the Amanda Walton Award with senior back Kiwi Comizio (New Vernon, N.J.), and junior back Jackie Kisa (Virginia Beach, Va.) earned the Coaches’ Award.
Yale first-year defenseman Phil Kemp has been named to the roster of the U.S. National Junior Team’s pre-tournament camp in Columbus, Ohio. The camp runs Dec. 15-19 as part of the selection process leading up to the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship.
Kevin O’Neil enjoyed his first trip as a Yale hockey player to his home area, the New York Capital District, last weekend. The first-year forward from Latham helped the Bulldogs take two points from a challenging road trip with a 5-3 win over Union last Saturday.
Yale and Lehigh played a memorable game last season, an 89-81 Bulldog victory in overtime at Lee Amphitheater. When the teams meet again on Wednesday, this time in Bethlehem, Pa., all indications are it should be another nail biter. Both teams have played challenging schedules and both are among the favorites in their leagues. Tipoff at Stabler Arena is slated for 7 p.m. The game is being televised on Stadium’s 24/7 stations and also will be streamed by the Patriot League Network.
The Yale women’s track and field team will kick off the 2017-8 season at home this week for what is shaping up to be a great year. On Saturday, the Bulldogs will storm Coxe Cage to gauge their progress heading into the long yet particularly crucial winter break before the main part of the season kicks off next month.
Yale field hockey assistant coach Mary Beth Barham ’13 has been named to the Pan American Indoor Elite Team based on her performance for Team USA at the 2017 Indoor Pan American Cup in Georgetown, Guyana, where she helped the U.S. win gold this past October. The Pan American Hockey Federation announced the honors on Tuesday.
The Yale women’s basketball team has opened the season with some of its best offensive numbers in recent history, averaging 70 points per game -- on pace for their best average in 30 years. But the Bulldogs will face a tough test Wednesday night at Stony Brook (7:00 p.m., ESPN3). The Seawolves feature the fifth-best scoring defense in the country, allowing an average of only 51.9 points per game. The game will bring senior guard Tamara Simpson back close to home; she is from North Babylon, N.Y., approximately 25 miles from Stony Brook.