Junior Thomas McCarthy (Tolland, Conn.), recently elected as the mens golf captain for the 2010-11 season, and senior Ben Wescoe (La Jolla, Ca.) have been named to the Division I PING All-Region Team. McCarthy and Wescoe are two of 153 players across six regions to earn all-region honors for 2010.
Kent State and Texas tied for the top spot while UCLA, Penn State and Virginia also advanced to the NCAA Mens Golf Championships in that order after the final round of the three-day NCAA Regional hosted by Yale University and The Course at Yale. Those five teams join 25 others from five other regionals at the June 1-6 NCAA Championships at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Six seniors and one team were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The women's fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Travis Henry (Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.) of the football team and Allison Mak (Richmond Hill, Ont.) of the gymnastics team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Chris Labosky (Tallmadge, Ohio) of the mens cross country and track & field teams and Julia Weiser (Houston, Texas) of the field hockey team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Stephanie Colantonio (Watertown, Mass.) of the field hockey team and Ben Wescoe (La Jolla, Calif.) of the mens golf team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.
Kent State, only three strokes behind Texas after the opening round, has pulled even at five under par (555) with the Longhorns after two rounds of the three-day NCAA Mens Golf Regional hosted by Yale University.
Fourteen teams and five individual golfers were selected today to compete on the world famous Course at Yale , recently voted the No. 1 college course in the United States, in pursuit of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship. Yales venue is one of six 54-hole regional tournaments on May 20-22.
Junior Thomas McCarthy has been named Ivy League Player of the Year and first team All-Ivy. The members of the All-Ivy teams were determined by virtue of their individual finish at the Ivy League Championship this past weekend at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. The first team is composed of the top-five finishers, while the second team is comprised of sixth place through 10th place. The Ivy League Player of the Year award was voted on by the eight head mens golf coaches of the Ivy League.
The Bulldogs started the day just three shots back of Columbia and ready to make a charge, but after numerous lead changes, Yale ended exactly where it started, three shots back of Columbia. Columbia claimed their third consecutive Ivy League Championship with a score of 890. Yale finished in second with a score of 893 and Penn rounded out the top three at 898.
The Bulldogs are just three shots back in what may be one of the tightest leader boards of all time. Six of the Eight Ivy League teams have a legitimate shot at the title tomorrow, and it is anyones championship to take. Yale (599) is just three shots back of leader Columbia (596) and one shot back of Penn (598). Not far behind are Harvard (600) in fourth, Cornell (603) in fifth and Dartmouth (605) in sixth.
With round one in the bag, the Yale mens golf team is in a prime position to make a run at the Ivy League Championship title. The Bulldogs are in second place, just five shots back of rival Harvard. Yale (302) is right in the middle of a tight leaderboard, as Dartmouth (305) and Penn (305) are tied for third just three shots back of the Bulldogs.
The Yale mens golf team is heading to one of the most famous courses in golf to take on the rest of the Ivy League in the annual Ivy League Championship. The three-day event will begin on Friday, Apr. 23 and carry through the weekend. The Bulldogs come into the event having won four tournaments this year and never having finished worse than fifth.
The Bulldogs hosted their second tournament of the spring, but could not find the same magic in Maryland that led them to victory when they hosted their Spring Opener two weeks ago. Yale struggled all weekend with the tough conditions and, ultimately, finished in a tie for fifth behind Penn, Princeton, Harvard and George Washington. Penn took home the title and looks to be the favorite heading into next weekends Ivy League Championships.
The Bulldogs have won their last two golf tournaments and will seek to claim a third this weekend. Yale will take its unbeaten streak to Owings Mills, Md. where it will host the Caves Valley Spring Intercollegiate. There will be eight teams in attendance, including six from the Ivy League. The event will take place on Apr. 17-18.
Junior Tom McCarthy led the Bulldogs to their second tournament victory in as many weeks. Yale (874) defeated Harvard (874) by virtue of a tie-break on Sunday at the Princeton Invitational. The Bulldogs and Crimson defeated third-place finishers, Towson and Penn, by just four strokes, but the rest of the field was 15 or more strokes behind them.
The Bulldogs are in striking distance of rival Harvard as they head into the final round at the Princeton Invitational. Yale (583) is just one shot behind Harvard (584) after 36 holes. Junior Thomas McCarthy leads all individuals with rounds of 67 (-4) and 70 (-1). His first round score of 67 is the lowest of the tournament.
The Yale mens golf team will be heading down to Princeton, N.J., this weekend to take on seven-eighths of the Ivy League and a number of other teams. The Princeton Invitational is being held at the Springdale Golf Club and will take place with two rounds on Apr. 10 and the final round on Apr. 11.
After finishing second at the George Washington Invitational and breaking Yales single round scoring record, the Bulldogs are looking to ride that momentum into the Yale Spring Opener. The one-day, 36-hole tournament will be held on Apr. 3 and pits the Bulldogs against 10 other teams, including two league opponents.
The mens golf team played its best golf in recent Yale history this weekend at the George Washington Invitational. Six of their 12 scoring rounds were under-par. They broke Yales scoring record with an 11-under 277 on Friday. And other than Missouri, who won the tournament, no team was within 25 strokes of the Bulldogs. Yale took second with a three-round total of 852 (-12), losing only to the Tigers, who shot a staggering 820 (-44).
The mens golf team picked up exactly where they left off in the fall. After two rounds at the George Washington Invitational, Yale is in second place with a score of 573 (-3). Yales first round of 277 (-11) was the lowest score in Yales history. Leading the tournament is Missouri with a score of 550 (-26). The next closest team to Yale is Towson in third with a score of 583 (+7).
After months of indoor training, the Bulldogs are ready to hit the links for their spring season. The Yale mens golf team had one of its best fall seasons in recent memory and is looking to ride that momentum into the spring.
Ten Yale student-athletes were honored today, as the Ivy League released its list of those selected for Academic All-Ivy recognition in fall sports. Eligible student-athletes include all starters or key reserves on officially recognized varsity teams that have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
The Yale men's golf team claimed a share of the Ivy League Match Play trophy when its final match against Penn got cancelled due to rain. The Bulldogs defeated Princeton in the first round and then took down the defending Ivy League Champions in the second. They would have played Penn for the championship Sunday morning.
After two matches at the Ivy League Match Play, the Yale mens golf team is still alive and ready to take on Penn in the championship match. The Bulldogs defeated Princeton in the first round (3-2) and followed that up by taking down last years Ivy League champions Columbia in the second round (3-2).
The Yale mens golf team is going up, according to Golfweek.coms The Elevator. The Bulldogs look to continue that climb this weekend as they take on the Ivy League at the Ivy League Match Play event in Mattapoisett, Mass. Princeton will be hosting the event at The Bay Club on Oct. 17-18.
The Yale mens golf team was unable to grab first place at the Big Five Invitational, but even on a weekend when the Bulldogs felt they did not have their best stuff, the rest of the Ivy League proved to be no match for them. Yale (594) came in third behind Campbell (587) and Richmond (591), but their Ivy League Competitors, Penn (600), Harvard (601), Cornell (609) and Princeton (616) finished in fourth, sixth, eighth and 13th, respectively.
Despite tough conditions and a difficult course, the Yale mens golf team is only four shots back at the Big Five Invitational. Richmond (293) leads the tournament with Yale (297) right behind them in a tie with Campbell (297).
The Yale Mens golf team is coming off its biggest win since the 2004 Ivy League Championship. The Bulldogs are hoping to keep that momentum rolling right into Philadelphia where they will tee it up at the Big Five tournament. Yale will be searching for its second win of the season.