The No. 11 Yale men’s lacrosse team opens its 2018 home schedule by hosting the University of Michigan at Reese Stadium on Saturday. The noon contest airs live on the Ivy League Network with Evan Ellis ’12 and Pat Reed calling the action.
The final weekend of regular season games at Lee Amphitheater promises to be an emotional one for the Yale women’s basketball team, as the Bulldogs remain in the thick of the hunt for a spot in the Ivy League Tournament. After hosting Cornell on Friday (6:00 p.m., Ivy League Network), the Bulldogs will play Columbia on Saturday (5:00 p.m., Ivy League Network) and host the annual Senior Day ceremony. They will honor the team’s three seniors -- forward Jen Berkowitz (Wayland, Mass.), guard Mary Ann Santucci (Seattle, Wash.) and guard Tamara Simpson (North Babylon, N.Y.). This is also Alumnae Weekend, with many former players returning to New Haven and taking part in the Alumnae Game earlier in the day Saturday.
They played so well and came so close to helping the U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team register a quarterfinals upset. Brian O’Neill ’12, Mark Arcobello ’10 and Broc Little ’11 all played prominent roles in a 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic that ended in a 1-0 shootout.
The Yale gymnastics team will be back in action Sunday following a huge season-best performance against William and Mary (194.700). With 14 Ivy Classic titles under their belt, the Yale gymnasts will attempt to make history when they travel to Brown on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m.
Mark Arcobello ’10 had a goal and Broc Little ’11 and Brian O’Neill ’12 had assists as Team USA survived a physical match to advance to the quarterfinal round with a 5-1 win over Slovakia Tuesday afternoon at the Gangneung Hockey Center.
Yale entered the final day of the regular season a year ago still alive in the race for the Ivy League title. With many of the key components from that team back, the Bulldogs fully expect to be right in the hunt again in 2018.
The Eastern College Athletic Conference once again honored two members of the Yale gymnastics team in their weekly awards. First-year Jacey Baldovino (Gymnast of the Week) and junior Jessica Wang (Specialist of the Week) for the week ending Feb. 17.
The Yale men’s hockey team (14-12-1, 9-10-1 ECAC) aspires to skate at the Whale in the post season. Heading into this weekend’s ECAC Hockey set with Dartmouth (12-13-2, 10-9-1) and Harvard (13-10-4, 11-6-3), the Bulldogs can clinch a home ECAC Hockey series with four points during the last two games of the regular season. The Elis, who have won 5 of their last 6, skate with the Big Green on Friday to kick off Yale Hockey Alumni Weekend. Saturday, in a game airing live on ESPN3, the Blue hosts the Crimson. Both 7 p.m. games, which comprise Yale’s Senior Weekend, can be seen live on the Ivy League Network.
The Yale men’s swimming and diving team prepares to take on the Ivy League Championships this week. The four-day championship meet will be held on Feb. 21-24 at Princeton’s DeNunzio Pool in Princeton, N.J.
After leading the Yale women’s lacrosse team to a 12-10 upset of then-No. 24 Albany in the season opener this past Saturday at Reese Stadium, junior attacker Izzy Nixon (Greenwich, Conn.) has been named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week. The league announced the award on Monday.
After upsetting then-No. 24 Albany in the season opener, the Yale women’s lacrosse team now turns its attention to a local rival. The Bulldogs make the short trip up I-91 on Wednesday afternoon to face Quinnipiac, which is playing its first game in its new stadium (3:00 p.m., Quinnipiac All-Access).
Following a near season-best performance, the Bulldogs were back in John J. Lee Amphitheater Saturday as they faced William and Mary (W & M). Yale took a powerful lead to win the meet (194.700) during Bulldog’s senior meet. W & M finished the competition in second with a team score of 193.000.
The Yale men’s tennis team concluded its weekend as host of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Indoor Championships on Sunday, taking on Brown in a clash between conference rivals. The two sides came into the match as familiar opponents after playing a scrimmage earlier in the spring, in which Brown won the majority of matches; Sunday’s rematch, however, saw Bulldogs at their best as they clinched a 4-2 win at home. Among the day’s top performers were Fedor Andrienko, Stefan Doehler and Andrew Heller, all of whom won three-set singles matches.
The Yale women’s swimming and diving team completed the Championships with strong races and performances. The Bulldogs placed second overall with a total score of 1,490.5 points - 125.5 points behind Harvard but 189.5 points ahead of Princeton.
One dry spell went a long way in spoiling Makai Mason’s return to the Yale lineup. Chris Lewis scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures as Harvard held off the Bulldogs 64-49 in a late-night affair at a packed Lavietes Pavilion.
Heading into Saturday’s meeting with Harvard at Lee Amphitheater, the Yale women’s basketball team gathered at 1:00 p.m. to start the pre-game preparation. Coming off an emotionally draining 64-62 overtime loss to Dartmouth the night before -- a game in which the Bulldogs had an 18-point lead -- Allison Guth, Yale’s Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, was paying close attention to how her team carried itself. And she liked what she saw.
One of the signs of progress for the Yale women’s lacrosse team last season was a signature 15-12 win vs. then-No. 19 Stanford at Reese Stadium -- the Bulldogs’ first win vs. a ranked team since 2010. That win came in the 12th game last year; this year, the Bulldogs made a statement in the very first game by taking down No. 24 Albany 12-10. Hat tricks from first-year attacker Kayla Duperrouzel and sophomore midfielder Vanessa Yu led the way.
Corbin Kaczperski had a career-high 36 saves and earned an assist on one of his team’s goals. However, that wasn’t enough to keep its win streak alive for the Yale men’s hockey team as it fell to No. 4 Cornell 3-2 in another classic contest in this storied rivalry.
Going into Saturday’s matinee against the Quinnipiac Bobcats, the Yale Bulldogs needed one more win. With Rensselaer one point behind eighth seeded Yale in the ECAC standings, and only one game left to play, a Bulldogs victory would clinch playoff hockey.
The Yale men’s tennis team hosted the second day of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Indoor Championships on Saturday, taking on No. 8 seed Monmouth in a first-round consolation match. Despite the strength of the opposition, the Elis excelled across the board and cruised to a perfect 4-0 victory. Among Saturday’s top performers were seniors Fedor Andrienko and Stefan Doehler, who both earned straight-set singles wins; sophomore Dylan King notched impressive victories in singles and doubles.
The No. 5 ranked Yale men’s lacrosse team opened the 2018 season with a thriller at the Patriot Cup, but an OT goal by Villanova’s Danny Seibel sent the Bulldogs home with a 10-9 loss despite a seven-point outing by captain Ben Reeves.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - the Yale women’s swimming and diving team finished the third day of the Championships strongly. The team is currently standing second with 990 points, just 63 points behind Harvard - the current leader.
Joe Snively has five goals and six points over his last two games. Three of those points came tonight at Class of 1965 Arena in a 4-3 Yale victory over Colgate that made it five straight wins for the Bulldogs who moved into fifth place in ECAC Hockey.
Yale’s offense picked up right where it left off in last weekend’s sweep of Columbia and Cornell. The Bulldogs shot 47 percent from the field, better when it mattered, and had 21 assists in a surprisingly easy 77-65 victory over Dartmouth at Leede Arena that wasn’t as close as the final score indicated.
The Yale Bulldogs took a few good punches on the chin against the Princeton Tigers on Friday night, and delivered a few of their own. However, it was Princeton that ended up on top, winning by a 4-1 final score.