2012-13 Yale Volleyball News

April 30, 2013
Polan Named 2013 Team Captain
Kendall Polan, the reigning two-time Ivy League Player of the Year, has a new title: team captain.

March 24, 2013
Year-End Banquet Celebrates Third Straight Ivy Title
The Bulldogs held their annual year-end team banquet recently to celebrate the program’s third straight Ivy League championship.

November 25, 2012
Yale to Face Bowling Green in NCAA Opening Round This Friday
Yale will face Bowling Green in the opening round of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament this Friday night at 5 p.m. in University Park, Pa.

November 15, 2012
Yale Earns Five All-Ivy Selections; Polan Player of the Year, Johnson Top Rookie
Yale's Kendall Polan earned Ivy League Player of the Year honors for the second straight season and freshman Kelly Johnson became the third straight Yale volleyball player to earn conference rookie of the year.

November 10, 2012
Watch Four Events Live Saturday on Yale All-Access
Yale All-Access has live and on demand video coverage of four Yale athletics events Saturday: football vs. Princeton at noon, men’s soccer vs. Princeton at 3:00 p.m., volleyball vs. Dartmouth at 5:00 p.m. and men’s ice hockey vs. St. Lawrence at 7:00 p.m.

November 9, 2012
Hangin' With Haley - Episode Seven
In the latest episode of Hangin' With Haley, Yale volleyball captain Haley Wessels and associate head coach Kevin Laseau discuss all the latest happenings with the Bulldogs, including last Saturday's Ivy League title clinching victory over Princeton.

November 6, 2012
Rogers Named Ivy League Player Of Week
Mollie Rogers, who had 31 kills and just seven errors in Yale’s Ivy League title clinching sweep of Penn and Princeton, has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week.

October 30, 2012
Johnson Earns Ivy League Honor
Kelly Johnson, who tallied 24 kills, 38 assists and 16 digs as the Yale volleyball team extended its winning streak to 11 consecutive matches with victories over Columbia and Cornell over the weekend, has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.

October 26, 2012
Watch Soccer, Volleyball Live this Weekend on Yale All-Access
Yale All-Access has exclusive live video coverage of four Yale athletics events this weekend, including a soccer doubleheader against Columbia and the first-place volleyball team hosting Columbia (Friday) and Cornell (Saturday).

October 25, 2012
Bulldogs Host Pink Night Friday Vs. Columbia
The Bulldogs wrap up a stretch of five straight home matches this weekend as Columbia and Cornell visit New Haven.

October 23, 2012
Hangin' With Haley - Episode Six
After a short hiatus, Hangin' With Haley is back. Captain Haley Wessels and associate head coach Kevin Laseau look back at the last few weekends of the Yale volleyball season.

October 19, 2012
Watch Soccer, Volleyball Live Saturday on Yale All-Access
Yale All-Access has exclusive live video coverage of three Yale athletics events Saturday, including a soccer doubleheader against Penn and the first-place volleyball team hosting Brown.

October 18, 2012
Bulldogs Look To Extend Winning Streak Saturday Against Brown
Yale continues a stretch of five straight home matches with its second match of the season against Brown. The Bears visit the John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday at 5 p.m.

October 16, 2012
Johnson Earns Third Ivy Rookie Of Week Selection
Freshman setter Kelly Johnson played like a veteran in helping the Yale volleyball team to a big weekend sweep of Princeton and Penn. On Tuesday, she was rewarded by being named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.

October 12, 2012
Watch Football, Volleyball Live this Weekend on Yale All-Access
Yale All-Access has live video coverage of three Yale athletics events this weekend, including the football team hosting Lafayette and the first-place volleyball team hosting Princeton and Penn.

October 11, 2012
Big Weekend On Tap As Bulldogs Host Princeton, Penn
After five straight road wins to start the Ivy League season, the Bulldogs return home to face Princeton and Penn with first place at stake in the conference.

October 9, 2012
Johnson Named Ivy League Rookie Of Week For Second Time
Kelly Johnson, who dished out 44 assists, hit .405 and produced 22 kills in key road wins at Dartmouth and Harvard, has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week. Johnson, a Palos Verdes, Calif., native, just missed triple-doubles in both matches and led in key statistical categories both nights.

September 27, 2012
Hangin' With Haley - Episode Five
In the most physically challenging episode to date, captain Haley Wessels and associate head coach Kevin Laseau visit various locations inside Payne Whitney Gym to recap last week's victories over Albany and Brown and preview this weekend's trip to Cornell and Columbia.

September 25, 2012
Polan Earns Second Ivy League Player Of The Week Honor
Kendall Polan, who posted triple-doubles in victories over Albany and Brown, has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week.

September 21, 2012
Hangin' With Haley - Episode Four
The trip to California was a homecoming for several members of the Yale volleyball team. In this week's episode of Hangin' With Haley, Yale captain Haley Wessels and associate head coach Kevin Laseau look back on the trip and ahead to Saturday's Ivy League opener against Brown.

September 21, 2012
Hangin' With Haley - Episode Three
In the third episode of Hangin' With Haley, Yale volleyball captain Haley Wessels and associate head coach Kevin Laseau recap the Yale Invitational.

September 18, 2012
Rare Midweek Match Brings Visit From Albany
The Yale volleyball team returns home from California to close out the pre-conference schedule against defending America East champion Albany on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.

September 18, 2012
Johnson Earns Ivy League Honor
Freshman setter Kelly Johnson was one of several players who enjoyed a homecoming over the weekend in Southern California. Johnson, a Palos Verdes, Calif., native, performed well in front of the hometown fans at the University of San Diego Tournament, and on Tuesday she was rewarded by the Ivy League. Johnson was named the league’s Co-Rookie of the Week, sharing the honor with Columbia’s Atlanta Moye-McLauren.

September 11, 2012
Wessels Named Ivy League Player Of Week
A strong performance in the two matches at the Yale Invitational has earned senior Haley Wessels the Ivy League Player of the Week award. Wessels hit .558, averaged 3.25 kills per set and was named to the all-tournament team as the Bulldogs beat Big East foe Villanova and fell to Northwestern of the Big Ten.

September 7, 2012
Hangin' With Haley - Episode Two
In this week's episode of Hangin' With Haley, Yale captain Haley Wessels and associate head coach Kevin Laseau look back at last week's matches and head to this weekend's Yale Invitational.

September 6, 2012
Bulldogs Face Villanova, Northwestern In Yale Invitational
After winning two of three matches to open the season, the Bulldogs will play Northwestern and Villanova this weekend as part of the Yale Invitational.

September 4, 2012
Polan Named Ivy League Player Of Week
It appears Kendall Polan has picked up right where she left off in 2011 when she was voted the Ivy League Player of the Year. Polan, who notched a triple double in Yale’s season opener against national power Texas A&M, was named the Ivy League Player of the Week on Tuesday.

September 4, 2012
Hangin' With Haley - Episode One
In the first episode of Hangin' With Haley, Associate Head Coach Kevin Laseau and captain Haley Wessels discuss the start of the season and how Haley spent her summer vacation.

August 30, 2012
Defending Ivy Champs Face National Power Texas A&M In Opener Of Yale Classic
The quest for a third straight Ivy League title begins this weekend for the Yale volleyball team. The two-time defending Ivy League champion Bulldogs host two 2011 NCAA tournament teams -- Texas A&M and American University -- and up-start Stony Brook as part of the Yale Classic.

August 15, 2012
Yale All-Access Volleyball Video Packages On Sale Now
The Yale Athletics Department has partnered with Stretch Internet for the fourth straight season to provide live video streams of home events through Yale All-Access on yalebulldogs.com. Every home volleyball match is now available to purchase, either individually or as part of a package.

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