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®.
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.
The regular season is winding down, but the Yale women’s crew finally gets to race at Gilder Boathouse. The Bulldogs host Radcliffe-Harvard and Northeastern on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The Yale and Radcliffe varsity eights are racing for the Nathaniel Case Cup. Video of all the races is available from the Ivy League Network.
It should be a special weekend at 5K Corral Field at DeWitt Family Stadium when Brown visits for a three-game series. On Saturday, Yale’s four seniors will be honored prior to the first pitch of the doubleheader, which begins at 12:30 p.m. Francesca Casalino, Sydney Ginsberg, Allison Skinner and Maddie Wuelfing have all made outstanding contributions over the last four years. The Bulldogs also will welcome back a number of former players as part of the Alumni Day festivities. The series concludes with a single game on Sunday, also a 12:30 p.m. start. The Ivy League Network has the video of all three games.
The Yale men’s lacrosse team broke an old school record last weekend by scoring 27 goals in a game. The Bulldogs broke another record this week by having 6 players selected in the professional draft. Ben Reeves, Tyler Warner, Christopher Keating, Jason Alessi, Conor Mackie and Jerry O’Connor, all seniors, were all selected within the 7 rounds of the 2018 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft.
In recognition of the impact her courageous battle with cancer has had on efforts to save lives through marrow donor registration drives, the Yale athletic department will once again hold a drive in memory of women’s ice hockey player Mandi Schwartz ’10 (Wilcox, Sask.) (1988-2011).
After a second-place finish at The Yale Spring Invitational, the Yale men's golf team will look to secure a regional bid for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship at the Ivy League Championship this Friday through Sunday. The Bulldogs aim to improve on their fourth-pace finish from a season ago at the three-round event held at Stonewall Golf Course in Elverson, Pa. which is a par-70, 6,866-yard course.
This is a big weekend for the Bulldogs, who will be competing at the NEISA Women’s Championship/Reed Trophy hosted by the Coast Guard Academy. This event is a qualifier for the college sailing national semi-finals held in late May.
After two difficult away matches this past weekend, Yale men’s tennis returns home this Saturday and Sunday for conference play against No. 47 Cornell and No. 16 Columbia. The team will face Cornell on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and Columbia on Sunday at 1:00 p.m., with both matches taking place at home in the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
Yale ran into one of the hottest teams in the Northeast on Wednesday. Sacred Heart scored seven runs in the second inning en route to an 8-0 victory over the Bulldogs at Pioneer Park. It was SHU’s fifth straight victory.
The Bulldogs head to four different events this weekend all over New England. This is the last weekend of competition before the fleet racing conference championship at Brown. The Elis then will be looking to hone in on their skills and finalize anything they’ve been working on throughout the season this weekend in order to make sure that they’re ready for next weekend’s qualifier. The regattas are the Admiral’s Cup at King’s Point, the Boston Dinghy Cup at MIT, the Morris Trophy at Boston University and the Priddy Trophy in Fairfield.
When the No. 2 team in the country is coming to your house in a few days, it’s easy to get caught looking ahead. The Yale men’s lacrosse team made sure that did not happen tonight in its last non-league game of the year.
Still locked in a three-way tie for the fourth and final Ivy League Tournament spot, the Yale women’s lacrosse team visits No. 23 Dartmouth this Saturday (4:00 p.m., Ivy League Network, ESPN+). A win Saturday would keep Yale’s hopes of earning a spot in the tournament alive as the regular season finale on Apr. 28 looms.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.— After a successful spring season, the Yale women’s golf team will head to Jackson, N.J., to compete in this weekend’s 22nd annual Ivy League Championship at the Metedeconk National Golf Club. The course stretches over 7,000 yards and has a par of 72. The three-day, 64-hole championship will begin this Friday, and the Bulldogs are ready to better their seventh-place finish at last year’s championship.
With Senior Day in the rear window, the Yale women’s tennis team (6-16, 0-5 Ivy) takes a New York roadtrip to face Ivy League rivals Cornell and Columbia for the last two matches of the regular season.
The No. 5 Yale Men's Lacrosse Team (9-2, 5-0 Ivy), which has clinched a regular-season league title and a spot in the Ivy Tournament, have a final non-league test Tuesday night at Reese Stadium. The Marist Red Foxes make their first visit to New Haven for a 7 p.m. contest airing live on the Ivy League Network.
Barbara Galleher-Tonry has been Yale University’s Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach since its beginnings. Originally, a few female students came to the men’s coach Don Tonry, a former Olympian and National AAU champion. He was willing to help, but needed support and called on Barbara Galleher. Galleher had been a tumbling and trampoline champion in the 50’s. She continued the multiple sports theme among gymnastics Hall of Fame Honorees as a champion tennis player and diver as well as a champion gymnast. At the time Don recruited Barbara to help the women gymnasts; however, little did he know he recruited a wife as well.
Yale won’t have to travel far for its final non-conference game of the season. The Bulldogs make the short trip to Fairfield to meet Sacred Heart on Wednesday. The first pitch is slated for 3:30 p.m., and NEC Front Row has the video.
After coming off a dominating performance last weekend at the New England Team Race Championship, the Bulldogs were not in their usual form this weekend, struggling to find consistency and clarity in the challenging conditions on the Thames River at the Thompson Trophy hosted by Connecticut College.
This weekend the Bulldogs finished 10th at the President’s Trophy, 32 points out of first. Only six races were able to be completed, making consistency a top priority. The Bulldogs struggled to find their rhythm with mid-fleet finishes throughout the event. Conditions were not easy on the Charles, with wind building from the east growing increasingly puffier and shiftier as the day went on.
As predicted, weather conditions led to the cancellation of the second and final round of the Hartford Invitational. The Yale women's golf team placed 8th with a final tournament score of 316(+28). Junior Julie Luo led the Bulldogs, tying for 13th place with a score of 76(+4).
Closing out a difficult weekend of away matches, the Yale men’s tennis team lost to Penn 5-2 in its match at Hecht Tennis Center. This match was the third straight away match for the Bulldogs, whose loss brings them to 0-4 in league play and 10-10 overall. While they seemed to be on their game earlier in the match, unfortunately Princeton gained control late and did not look back.