2018-19 Yale Women's Basketball News

  • Emsbo Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for Third Time
    December 17, 2018
    First-year forward Camilla Emsbo (Lakewood, Colo.), who had a season-high 14 rebounds in a 62-51 win at Army West Point last Tuesday for the Yale women’s basketball team, has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week. The league announced the award on Monday.
  • Defense, Balanced Scoring Yield 62-51 Win at Army West Point
    December 11, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team got another great performance from junior guard Roxy Barahman Tuesday night at Army West Point, as Barahman poured in 19 points -- the eighth time this season she has scored that many in a game. But it took more than just a one-woman show to beat the Black Knights, and in the end it was scoring depth and defense that lifted Yale to a 62-51 win at Christl Arena. The Bulldogs held Army to 31 percent shooting from the field and had four players score eight or more points in the win.
  • Yale Travels to West Point
    December 10, 2018
    Seeking its fifth win in seven games, the Yale women’s basketball team heads to Army West Point Tuesday (7:00 p.m., Patriot League Network). The Bulldogs are wrapping up a span that includes 10 games away from Lee Amphitheater in a 34-day stretch.
  • Emsbo Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
    December 10, 2018
    First-year forward Camilla Emsbo (Lakewood, Colo.), who posted a pair of double-doubles last week for the Yale women’s basketball team, has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week. The league announced the award on Monday.
  • Late-Game Heroics Lift Yale to 58-55 Win at Vermont
    December 08, 2018
    Just over a month into the 2018-19 season, the Yale women’s basketball team looks like it is starting to reap the benefits of a challenging schedule that has seen the Bulldogs travel more than 7,000 miles and have four of their nine games decided by four or fewer points. The Bulldogs found themselves in a back-and-forth battle with Vermont at Patrick Gymnasium Saturday afternoon, and came up with the plays they needed in the waning moments to pull out a 58-55 win.
  • St. John’s Holds Off Yale, 56-52
    December 06, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team went into one of the toughest places to play in college basketball Thursday night and pushed St. John’s to the limit, rallying from a nine-point deficit and tying the Red Storm 52-52 on a layup by first-year forward Camilla Emsbo with 1:55 to play. But after the Bulldogs missed two chances to take the lead with less than a minute to play, St. John’s delivered the knockout punch it had been looking for all night long. Guard Alisha Kebbe’s three-pointer with 22 seconds left proved to be the game-winner, and a late free throw made the final 56-52.
  • Bulldogs Head Down to St. John’s, Up to Vermont
    December 05, 2018
    After a brief return to Lee Amphitheater -- a 74-56 win vs. Saint Peter’s Tuesday night after playing seven straight road games -- the Yale women’s basketball team is back on the road, playing two games in three days. The Bulldogs visit St. John’s Thursday (7:00 p.m., ESPN3) and Vermont Saturday (2:00 p.m., ESPN+)
  • Ivy Madness Presale Tickets Set for December 11 at 10 a.m.
    December 04, 2018
    Tickets to the 2019 Ivy League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be available to select groups beginning Tuesday, December 11 at 10 a.m. Full information is available at IvyMadness.com.
  • Home Cooking: Bulldogs Top Saint Peter’s 72-46 in Return to Lee
    December 04, 2018
    After four weeks away from the friendly confines of Lee Amphitheater, it did not take long for the Yale women’s basketball team to get re-acclimated to the home court on Tuesday night against Saint Peter’s. The Bulldogs shot a blistering 62% from the field in the first quarter, jumping out to a 20-5 lead, and never looked back. By the time the night was through they had led by as many as 28 points, finishing with a 72-56 win. Junior guard Roxy Barahman and first-year forward Camilla Emsbo tied for the team lead with 15 points, while Emsbo added a team-best 10 rebounds. Barahman’s five assists paced Yale to a season-high (18) in that category.
  • Home at Last, Bulldogs Host Saint Peter’s Tuesday
    December 03, 2018
    With a four-week-long stretch of road games -- a total of seven contests -- coming to an end, the Yale women’s basketball team returns to the friendly confines of Lee Amphitheater Tuesday night. The Bulldogs, who have won two of their last three games, host Saint Peter’s at 6:00 p.m. (ESPN+).
  • Fourth-Quarter Run Lifts Providence Past Yale, 59-42
    November 29, 2018
    Providence utilized a decisive 18-3 fourth quarter to break open a close game with the Yale women’s basketball team Thursday night at Alumni Hall, taking down the Bulldogs 59-42. Junior guard Roxy Barahman led the Bulldogs with 15 points, while sophomore guard Tori Andrew added 10. First-year forward Camilla Emsbo led the team in rebounds with 12.
  • Defense Stifles Seahawks in 74-41 Win
    November 27, 2018
    Just seven games into a season in which the Yale women’s basketball team has an entirely new defensive system, the Bulldogs came up with a dominant effort Tuesday night that showcased their defensive potential. Yale held Wagner to 27 percent shooting from the field -- blocking seven shots -- en route to a 74-41 win at Spiro Sports Center. “Given the fact that we ju
  • Road Stretch Continues with Visits to Wagner, Providence
    November 26, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball wraps up a stretch of seven straight road games with visits to Wagner (Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., NEC Front Row) and Providence (Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Friars All-Access) this week. The Bulldogs have picked up a pair of wins away from Lee Amphitheater so far, including a 58-56 win at Youngstown State last Friday.
  • Thrilling Comeback Earns 58-56 Win at YSU
    November 23, 2018
    Trailing by as many as 17 points at Youngstown State Friday night, the Yale women’s basketball team found itself at an early-season crossroads. A loss would have sent the team home from its Ohio trip winless and with a 2-4 start to the season. But the Bulldogs would not go down without a fight -- and ultimately, they mounted a thrilling comeback to come away with a signature 58-56 win over the Penguins. Junior forward Megan Gorman hit the go-ahead basket with 42 seconds left, capping a night in which she and many others emerged as leaders amidst adversity.
  • Cincinnati Pulls Away Late for 66-52 Win
    November 21, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team hung tough against Cincinnati at Fifth Third Arena Wednesday night, remaining within three points of the Bearcats until late in the third quarter. But Cincinnati pulled away with a 13-4 run that lasted from the tail end of the third until midway through the fourth, eventually coming away with a 66-52 win. Junior guard Roxy Barahman led the Bulldogs with 26 points, while sophomore guard Tori Andrew and junior forward Megan Gorman had nine each. Andrew added five assists to lead the Bulldogs in that category, while first-year forward Camilla Emsbo led the team in rebounds with five. Guard Nikira Goings led the Bearcats with 20 points.
  • Pair of Games in Ohio Await Yale Over Thanksgiving Break
    November 19, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team is headed to Ohio for Thanksgiving Break. The Bulldogs will play a pair of games -- at Cincinnati (Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Bearcats TV) and at Youngstown State (Friday, 7:00 p.m., ESPN+) -- with a stop in between to celebrate Thanksgiving together at the house of sophomore forward Alex Cade (Shaker Heights, Ohio).
  • Game at Youngstown State Moved to Friday, 7:00 p.m.
    November 18, 2018
    The Yale-Youngstown State women's basketball game at YSU's Beeghly Center has been rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 23, at 7:00 p.m. The game had originally been scheduled to be played on Saturday.
  • Bulldogs Fall in Preseason WNIT at SFA, 67-57
    November 17, 2018
    The Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball team has made William R. Johnson Coliseum one of the toughest places in the nation for visiting teams, and Yale found that out first-hand in a matchup in the Preseason WNIT Consolation Round Saturday evening. A 37-30 halftime lead for the Bulldogs evaporated in a 21-4 third quarter run for SFA, and the Ladyjacks went on to win 67-57 -- improving to 67-11 on their home court since the start of the 2013-14 season. Junior guard Roxy Barahman led Yale with 26 points.
  • Bulldogs Edge Niagara 67-64 in Preseason WNIT
    November 16, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team held off a pesky Niagara squad 67-64 Friday afternoon in the Preseason WNIT Consolation Round at Stephen F. Austin’s William R. Johnson Coliseum. With the win, on Saturday the Bulldogs will face the winner of Friday’s Morgan State-Stephen F. Austin game.
  • Preseason WNIT Continues in Texas
    November 15, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team continues play in the Preseason WNIT this weekend with a trip to Nacogdoches, Texas, where the Bulldogs are part of a four-team consolation round bracket at Stephen F. Austin. Yale plays Niagara in the first round Friday at 4:00 p.m. Central time (5:00 p.m. Eastern, Live Video on Facebook). The other consolation round game at that site Friday features Morgan State and Stephen F. Austin.
  • Barahman, Emsbo Earn Ivy League Weekly Awards
    November 12, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team swept the Ivy League’s weekly awards for the week of Nov. 5, as junior guard Roxy Barahman (Calabasas, Calif.) was named Ivy League Player of the Week and first-year forward Camilla Emsbo (Lakewood, Colo.) was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week. The league announced the awards on Monday.
  • Bulldogs to Play Niagara in Texas as Preseason WNIT Continues
    November 10, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon the Yale women's basketball team found out which team it will play next in the Preseason WNIT, as the Bulldogs have been selected to play Niagara at Stephen F. Austin Friday at 4:00 p.m. Central. The Preseason WNIT announced the matchup following the conclusion of the first round of games. Yale fell 89-80 at Northern Illinois on Thursday night, while Niagara lost 95-35 at Iowa State Friday afternoon. The other teams in the Bulldogs' bracket are Morgan State (which lost 80-59 at Hartford) and the host school, Stephen F. Austin, which lost to Miami 81-60. The winners of the first consolation round games will play Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Central, while the losers play at 2:00 p.m. Central. All games are at Stephen F. Austin.
  • Preseason WNIT Starts with Visit to Northern Illinois
    November 08, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team will make some more history Thursday night, appearing in the Preseason WNIT for the first time in school history. The Bulldogs play at Northern Illinois (6:00 p.m. Central, 7:00 p.m. Eastern, ESPN+, NIU All-Access Audio) in the first round. The winner advances to face the winner of Friday’s Iowa State-Niagara game.
  • Huskies Hold Off Bulldogs in First Round of Preseason WNIT
    November 08, 2018
    The Yale women's basketball team traded runs with a high-powered Northern Illinois offense almost all night in the first round of the Preseason WNIT at NIU's Convocation Center. But in the end, the Huskies utilized a 14-0 run in the fourth quarter to pull away for an 89-80 win and send the Bulldogs to the consolation round. Junior guard Roxy Barahman scored a career-high 29 points, while first-year forward Camilla Emsbo added 21. Full details will be posted shortly.
  • Barahman’s 25 Points Fuel 80-61 Win in Opener
    November 06, 2018
    The Yale offense -- and junior guard Roxy Barahman in particular -- showed no signs of rust Tuesday night in the season opener at Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs poured in 80 points, their best point total in nearly a year, en route to an 80-61 win vs. Colgate. Barahman’s career-high 25 points led all scorers -- and she also added seven rebounds and tied for the team lead in assists with four.
  • Bulldogs Open Season vs. Colgate Tuesday
    November 05, 2018
    The 2018-19 season gets underway Tuesday night for the Yale women’s basketball team, as the Bulldogs host Colgate (6:00 p.m., ESPN+). Coming off a season in which they set the school record for wins, the Bulldogs return three starters and a pair of players who averaged more than 10 minutes per game off the bench.
  • 2018-19 Outlook: Bulldogs Aim to Build on Championship Season
    October 29, 2018
    The Yale women’s basketball team ended last season in memorable fashion, cutting down the nets at the Farris Center in Conway, Ark., after beating Central Arkansas for the WBI Championship. That was also the team’s school-record setting 19th win of the season. Topping that in 2018-19 will be a challenge, but the Bulldogs have improved their win total from season to season in each of the past three years.
  • Guth Signs Contract Extension Through 2023-24
    October 05, 2018
    Allison Guth, who led the Yale women’s basketball team to a school-record 19 wins and a WBI Championship last season, has signed a contract extension through the 2023-24 season. Vicky Chun, Yale’s Thomas A. Beckett Director of Athletics, announced the extension today.
  • Bulldogs Unveil 2018-19 Schedule
    September 14, 2018
    A historic appearance in the Preseason WNIT, trips to the states of Florida and Ohio, and the chance to play in the Ivy League Tournament at John J. Lee Amphitheater highlight the 2018-19 Yale women’s basketball schedule, which was announced Friday. The season starts Tuesday, Nov. 6 with the Bulldogs hosting Colgate.
  • Emma Golen Joins Yale Staff
    September 14, 2018
    Emma Golen, who has had coaching stints at Michigan and UMass Lowell since graduating from Harvard five years ago, has joined the Yale women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach. Allison Guth, Yale’s Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, announced the move Monday.
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