Tomlinson, Hay Earn All-Ivy HonorsYale seniors Millie Tomlinson and Kim Hay were named the 2013-14 Women’s Squash All-Ivy team after a vote of conference coaches. Both players were unanimous selections.
Four Bulldogs Named to All-American TeamsFour Yale women were named to All-American teams by the College Squash Association on Wednesday. For the fourth consecutive year, senior Millie Tomlinson earned a spot on the list as a First Team All-American.
No. 4 Yale Falls to No. 1 Harvard in Howe Cup SemifinalThe No. 4 Yale Bulldogs saw their national title hopes come to an end Saturday as they suffered a 6-3 defeat against No. 1 Harvard in the Howe Cup semifinals. While the Bulldogs kept it close in the early going, Harvard pulled away from a 2-2 tie to secure the victory.
No. 4 Bulldogs Fall to No. 1 CrimsonNo. 4 Yale (14-3, 4-2 Ivy) saw its hopes for a share of the Ivy League title vanish Friday as the Bulldogs suffered a 7-2 loss to No. 1 Harvard (11-0, 6-0 Ivy) at the Brady Squash Center.
No. 5 Yale Downs No. 10 BrownNo. 5 Yale began its final week of Ivy League play with a 7-2 victory over No. 10 Brown Tuesday at the Pizzitola Sports Center. With the win, Yale (14-2, 4-1 Ivy) began a critical week of play on the right foot.The Bulldogs are still in the hunt for the Ivy League title, but need to win out in order to keep their hopes alive.
No. 5 Bulldogs Upset No. 4 TigersThe No. 5 Yale Bulldogs ended their road trip on a high note Sunday with a 5-4 upset of the No. 7 Princeton Tigers at the Jadwin Squash Courts in Princeton, N.J.
No. 5 Bulldogs Fall Short Against No. 3 PennThe No. 5 Yale Bulldogs came up just short Saturday in a 5-4 loss to the No. 3 Penn Quakers. Yale (12-2, 2-1 Ivy) fought hard all day, but Penn prevailed in a nail-biting contest that saw four matches — including those in the three top spots — require all five games to decide a winner.
No. 5 Bulldogs Blank No. 12 George Washington, No. 17 MiddleburyNo. 5 Yale closed out a long week of squash action with 9-0 victories over No. 12 George Washington and No. 17 Middlebury at the Brady Squash Center on Saturday. The wins nicely wrapped up a five-match week for the Bulldogs (12-1, 2-0 Ivy), who notched victories against four of their five opponents.
No. 2 Trinity Edges No. 5 Yale 5-4Despite an early lead, No. 5 Yale came up short against No. 2 Trinity Wednesday night at the Brady Squash Center. The 5-4 loss was the Bulldog’s first of the season, while the Bantams remain undefeated on the year.
No. 5 Yale to Host Haverford, TuftsThis Sunday, No. 5 Yale will host No. 32 Haverford and No. 28 Tufts at the Brady Squash Center. The Bulldogs (6-0, 2-0 Ivy) have earned 9-0 victories in each of their first six matches, and will look to keep up their high level of play this weekend.
2013 Season Preview: Seniors Hope to Come Full CircleThree years ago, Yale women’s squash defeated Harvard to clinch a national championship and an undefeated season with the help of then-freshmen Lilly Fast, Kim Hay and Millie Tomlinson. Now this trio, along with fellow seniors Gwen Tilghman and Coco Siebert, hope to end their college career in similar fashion.
Yale Takes Third at Ivy ScrimmagesYale began the 2013-2014 season this weekend with a third place finish in the Ivy Scrimmages at the Brady Squash Center. Yale entered the preseason contest seeded No. 4 behind Harvard, Princeton, and Penn but outperformed its seeding to claim the third spot.
Yale to Host Ivy ScrimmagesThis Saturday and Sunday, Yale will host the Ivy League Scrimmages at the Brady Squash Center. The scrimmages will give the Bulldogs their first look at the team and their Ivy League opponents heading into the 2013-2014 season, in which Yale hopes to improve on last year’s fifth-place finish and contend for the national championship.
Talbott Announces Class of 2017Yale women’s squash coach Dave Talbott has a global representation in his Class of 2017. Shiyuan Mao (Singapore), Madeline Tomlinson (UK), and Jenny Scherl (U.S.) will join the Bulldogs this fall. The trio joins a veteran Yale team that returns seven of the top nine players from a year ago and figures to be in solid contention for the Ivy and National titles.