2018-19 Yale Women's Ice Hockey News

  • Blanchard Named Assistant Coach
    June 06, 2019
    Danielle Blanchard, who has been part of seven national championship teams at Plattsburgh State, has joined the Yale women’s hockey coaching staff as an assistant.
  • Kimball Joins Staff As Assistant Coach
    June 06, 2019
    The Yale women’s hockey team welcomes Grant Kimball, a coach with 19 years of experience, as a new assistant for the 2019-20 season. Kimball joins Yale having served as an assistant and associate head coach at several Division I schools including North Dakota and the University of Vermont.
  • Bulldogs Name Bolding Women’s Ice Hockey Head Coach
    April 09, 2019
    Yale Athletics has named Mark Bolding as the Susan Cavanagh Head Coach for Women’s Ice Hockey.
  • Head Coach Joakim Flygh Announces Resignation
    February 27, 2019
    The Yale University Department of Athletics announced today that women's ice hockey head coach Joakim (UK) Flygh has resigned effective immediately.
  • Bulldogs Play to Draw in Season Finale
    February 23, 2019
    The Yale women’s hockey team finished their season after a 2-2 draw against Harvard at Ingalls on Saturday. Saroya Tinker and Emma Seitz lit the lamp for the Bulldogs.
  • Vanstone, O'Brien Lift Bulldogs Over Dartmouth
    February 22, 2019
    With a man-advantage and 2:54 left in overtime, Rebecca Vanstone lifted Yale over Dartmouth 1-0 with her 13th goal this season. Senior goaltender Kyra O'Brien, who entered the game in the second period, stopped all 18 shots to get the victory in net.
  • Welch Nets Two in 6-3 Loss to No. 9 Colgate
    February 15, 2019
    Sophomore forward Charlotte Welch opened and closed the scoring with her first two-goal night, as the Bulldogs fell 6-3 to No. 9 Colgate at Starr Arena on Friday.
  • Elis Drop 4-2 Game to No. 5 Princeton
    February 09, 2019
    Despite taking an early 1-0 lead on No. 5 Princeton (17-3-5, 14-1-3), the Bulldogs were defeated by the Tigers 4-2 in the White Out for Mandi game on Saturday at Ingalls. First-year and sophomore forwards Rebecca Vanstone and Greta Skarzynski found the net for Yale.
  • Bulldogs Tie Bobcats 2-2
    February 08, 2019
    The Bulldogs and the Bobcats entered play on Friday tied for the eighth seed in the ECAC standings, and they left Ingalls rink tied in the standings following a 2-2 OT draw
  • Yale Hosts Quinnipiac, No. 5 Princeton in White-Out Weekend
    February 06, 2019
    With the ECAC field tightening up, the Yale Women’s hockey team will play host to two conference foes this weekend, but the biggest story will not be on the ice. On Friday, the Bulldogs welcome New Haven-county rival Quinnipiac (9-16-3, 6-9-1), as we celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day. On Saturday, the Blue takes on No. 5 Princeton (15-3-5, 12-1-3) in the annual White Out for Mandi game, commemorating the life and legacy of former player Mandi Schwartz.
  • Hofmann Blanks Big Green, Bulldogs Win 2-0
    February 02, 2019
    With the ECAC hunt heating up in the final weeks of the season, the Yale women’s hockey team secured another two points, blanking Dartmouth 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Thompson Arena. Junior goaltender Tera Hofmann pitched a shutout, making 32 stops on 32 shots.
  • Yale Nets 3-Point Weekend
    January 26, 2019
    The Yale Women’s Hockey Team has earned 7 points over the last 3 weekends of ECAC play and are primed to make a move in the standings. The Bulldogs capped a 3-point weekend today with a 4-2 win over Union, thanks to a pair of goals by sophomore Tess Dettling.
  • Vanstone Tallies 11th Goal in 1-1 OT Draw
    January 25, 2019
    Back home following last weekend's road trip, the Yale women's hockey team tied RPI 1-1 after 65 minutes of play at Ingalls on Friday. The Bulldogs knotted the score thanks to first-year forward Rebecca Vanstone late in the first period, her seventh goal in as many games. 
  • Vanstone Earns ECAC Rookie of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    First-year forward Rebecca Vanstone has been firing on all cylinders this season for the Yale women’s hockey team. That continued last weekend in Yale’s sweep of Brown as she earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors. The Mississauga, Ontario native collected six points (3G, 3A) in the home-and-home series with the Bears.
  • Bulldogs Win Back-to-Back Against Brown
    January 12, 2019
    The Yale women’s hockey team has had no shortage of offense since skating back into conference play, defeating Brown 4-1 on Saturday at Meehan Auditorium.
  • Vanstone’s 4-Point Game Leads Yale To Win
    January 11, 2019
    Rebecca Vanstone picked a good night to have a career-best outing. Points are crucial as teams begin the ECAC Hockey stretch run and the Yale Women were hosting travel partner Brown at Ingalls Rink. Vanstone scored two goals and assisted on a pair in the Bulldogs’ 5-2 win over the Bears.
  • Bulldogs Lose Lead In 3rd, Fall 4-3
    January 08, 2019
    The Yale women’s hockey team carried a 3-2 lead into the third before dropping Tuesday night’s game 4-3 to the University of New Hampshire at Ingalls.
  • Dalton, Vanstone Push Bulldogs Past Vermont
    December 08, 2018
    First-year forwards Rebecca Vanstone and Claire Dalton both recorded three points in Yale’s 6-4 win against Vermont on Saturday at Ingalls.
  • Chancellor Puts Elis on Board, Yale Falls 5-1
    December 07, 2018
    The Yale women’s hockey team dropped the first of two games 5-1 against the University of Vermont on Friday at Ingalls.
  • Bulldogs Upset No. 3 Clarkson
    November 17, 2018
    The Yale women's hockey team notched one of the program's greatest wins today with a 5-1 decision over No. 3 Clarkson at Ingalls. Senior captain Emma Vlasic scored two goals to lead the Elis to victory.
  • Elis Open at Princeton on Friday
    October 24, 2018
    The Yale women’s hockey team drops the puck on the 2018-19 regular season this Friday at Princeton (0-2), followed by an afternoon game at local rival Quinnipiac (0-4-2) on Saturday.
  • Bulldogs Tie McGill in Exhibition at Ingalls
    October 13, 2018
    Yale’s lone exhibition game at Ingalls finished in a 4-4 overtime tie against the McGill Martlets. Four different Elis shook the net on Saturday afternoon.
  • Bulldogs Host McGill Saturday
    October 10, 2018
    The first chance to watch the 2018-19 Yale Women’s Hockey Team in action is this Saturday at 2 p.m. when the Elis host McGill in an exhibition game at Ingalls Rink.
  • Yale Skaters Getting Ready
    September 07, 2018
    The Bulldogs will be aiming for a third straight appearance in the ECAC Hockey Playoffs when they drop the puck on the 2018-19 regular season in less than eight weeks.
  • Murray Drafted by Inferno
    August 28, 2018
    Eden Murray ’18, a four-year standout for the Yale Hockey Team, was selected by the Calgary Inferno at the 2018 Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) Draft this past weekend.
  • 4 Bulldogs Earn All-American Scholars Award
    August 21, 2018
    The American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) is once again recognizing varsity ice hockey players who at­tained a 3.6 GPA each semester and participated in 40% of their school's games with the first announced group of 2017-18 Krampade All-American Scholars.
  • Souliotis Re-Signs With NWHL Pride
    August 15, 2018
    Inspired by what she called “an incredible experience” when she joined the club late last season after an excellent collegiate career at Yale, defender Mallory Souliotis has re-signed with the Boston Pride for the 2018-19 NWHL season.
  • Dalton Selected For Team Canada Tryouts
    July 31, 2018
    Claire Dalton, a Yale Women’s Ice Hockey Team first-year forward, has been selected to compete for a spot on Team Canada’s National Development Team and a 3-game exhibition series against Team USA.