Bulldogs Earn American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic AwardThe Yale volleyball team had a memorable year on the court in 2011-12, winning their second Ivy League title in a row and advancing to the NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs were quite successful in the classroom as well, receiving an American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for 2011-12. The Bulldogs have now been recognized every year since the award was founded in 1992.
Ivy League Champions Welcome Five In Class of 2016Head Coach Erin Appleman will welcome a talented new class of Bulldogs to the volleyball program in 2012. Jesse Ebner, Karlee Fuller, Kelly Johnson, Maya Midzik and Christine Wu will look to make an impact this fall as Yale begins the defense of its 2011 Ivy League Championship.
Taylor Cramm Receives Nellie Pratt Elliot AwardTaylor Cramm, who helped the Yale volleyball team win three Ivy League titles during her outstanding career, is the recipient of the 2012 Nellie Pratt Elliot Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior female at Yale. The award was presented at today's Class Day exercises.
Yale Completes Spring SeasonThe defending Ivy League champion Yale volleyball team completed the spring season in impressive form, going 4-0 in the spring tournament at John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs beat Fairfield, Bryant, Bridgeport and UConn.
Yale Announces Challenging 2012 ScheduleThe two-time defending Ivy League champion Yale volleyball team today released its 2012 schedule that features four NCAA Tournament qualifiers from last season and a spot in the University of San Diego Invitational.
Polan Named Ivy League Player of Year; Rogers Takes Rookie HonorsYale swept the Ivy League major postseason volleyball awards as sophomore setter Kendall Polan was named Player of the Year, while freshman outside hitter Mollie Rogers was selected Rookie of the Year by the League’s eight head coaches. Polan and Rogers were also both named first team All-Ivy. Freshman Allie Frappier and sophomore Erica Reetz were second team selections and senior Taylor Cramm earned honorable mention recognition.
Rogers Earns Ivy League Rookie Of Week HonorsMollie Rogers, who smashed 17 kills in Yale’s Ivy League title clinching 3-0 victory over Harvard last Friday, has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, sharing the honor with Penn’s Emma White. In addition, Kendall Polan was named to the Honor Roll.
Yale Drops Five-Setter at DartmouthDespite collecting more kills, more digs, and out-blocking and out-hitting Dartmouth, the Bulldogs lost, 3-2, to close out the 2011 regular season.
Yale Beats Harvard, Clinches Ivy TitleThe Bulldogs won at Harvard and clinched sole posession of the Ivy League championship on Friday night. The victory marks Yale's third Ivy title in four years.
Catching Up With Cramm - Episode NineThe theme of this week's episode of Catching Up With Cramm is simple. Yale captured the Ivy League title with Saturday's win over Princeton. There isn't much else to discuss.
Catching Up With Cramm - Episode EightAfter a week off, Associate Head Coach Kevin Laseau and captain Taylor Cramm are back with the latest episode of Catching Up With Cramm. This week, the two discuss the sweep of Columbia and Cornell, including the long bus ride back, and look ahead to the final home weekend against Penn and Princeton.
Rogers Named Ivy League Rookie of WeekThe Yale volleyball team had only one match last week, but that didn’t keep the Bulldogs from picking up another weekly honor. Freshman Mollie Rogers, who narrowly missed a double-double with eight kills and 11 digs in a sweep of Brown, was named the league’s Rookie of the Week for the third time this season. In addition, Erica Reetz and Haley Wessels were selected to the Honor Roll.
Catching Up With Cramm - Episode SevenThe Bulldogs have only one match this week - Saturday at Brown. In this week's edition of Catching Up With Cramm, Yale captain Taylor Cramm looks ahead to that match and back at last weekend, including Saturday's win over Penn at the Palestra.
Catching Up With Cramm - Episode 6It was a busy week for Yale captain Taylor Cramm. First she was named the Ivy League Player of the Week on Monday and then she sat down with Associate Head Coach Kevin Laseau for another episode of Catching Up With Cramm. This week, Cramm looks back at the Dartmouth-Harvard sweep and ahead to this weekend's road trip to Princeton and Penn.
Cramm Earns Ivy League Player Of The Week HonorsYale volleyball captain Taylor Cramm, who hit an impressive .538 without an attack error in 26 attempts in victories over Dartmouth and Harvard, has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week.
Catching Up With Cramm - Episode FiveThe Yale volleyball team has another big home weekend coming up. The Bulldogs host Dartmouth Friday on Dig Pink Night and then meet Harvard on Saturday. Captain Taylor Cramm previews those matches and looks back at last weekend's sweep in the latest episode of Catching Up With Cramm.
Polan Named Ivy League Player of the WeekSophomore Kendall Polan, who led Yale to victories over Cornell and Columbia, has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week. Polan dished out match-highs in assists in each of the two wins.
Catching Up With Cramm - Episode FourThe Yale volleyball team opened Ivy League play with an impressive 3-0 victory over Brown. In the latest episode of Catching Up With Cramm captain Taylor Cramm looks back at the win over the Bears and previews this weekend's matches with Columbia and Cornell.
Bulldogs Cruise Past Quinnipiac 3-0Freshman Mollie Rogers continued her impressive rookie campaign with 10 kills and 13 digs to help lead the Yale Bulldogs to 3-0 victory over the Quinnipiac Bobcats in day two of the Yale Classic at the John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday afternoon. The scores of the match were 25-11, 25-15 and 25-11.
Bulldogs Rally From Two Sets Down To Edge Army And Capture Yale ClassicSophomore McHaney Carter’s kill capped off an incredible comeback as the Yale volleyball team rallied to defeat Army 3-2 in its final match of the 2011 Yale Classic at the John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday night. After dropping the first two games of the match 25-21 and 25-23, the Bulldogs stormed back to win three straight games 25-21, 25-15 and 15-13.
Catching Up With Cramm - Episode TwoThe Yale volleyball team had an exciting weekend at Maryland's Tournament. In the latest episode of Catching Up With Cramm, captain Taylor Cramm looks back at the weekend and previews the upcoming Yale Classic.
Rogers Named Ivy League Rookie Of WeekFreshman outside hitter Mollie Rogers (San Diego, Calif.), who posted double-doubles in Yale’s matches with Maryland and Delaware, was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Monday.
Polan Named Ivy League Player Of WeekSophomore setter Kendall Polan seems to be picking up right where she left off last season when she was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Polan, who earned co MVP honors at the Yale Invitational over the weekend, was selected as the league’s first Player of the Week.
2011 Yale Volleyball Schedule AnnouncedHome matches against a perennial top 30 team and one of the ACC's rising programs highlight the 2011 Yale volleyball schedule, as well as a trip to another ACC contender, Maryland. In all, the Bulldogs will play 13 of their 24 matches at home, where they posted a 10-1 record last year.