Yale Seeks Second Straight Win
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Two teams coming off big weekend victories meet on Tuesday night. Yale, which earned a thrilling 2-1 overtime win at Cornell, travels to Army West Point, who cruised to a 4-1 victory over arch-rival Navy. Kickoff at Malek Stadium at Clinton Field is slated for 7 p.m.
Here are notes on the game:
The Bulldogs (5-4-2, 1-1-1 Ivy) are playing on the road for the fifth time in the last six games. Yale returns to Reese Stadium on Saturday to host Penn at 4 p.m.
Tuesday is the final non-league game of the season.
Saturday's victory over No. 18 Cornell was the Bulldogs first win over a top-25 team since a 1-0 victory over No. 17 UConn in 2003.
First year Jeremy Haddock, who made his first career start and scored his first goal on Saturday, was selected to the Honor Roll.
Yale and Army West Point are playing for the first time since 2008, a 1-0 Bulldogs victory in overtime. Yale has won the last three meetings between the teams, but Army leads the all-time series 19-12-6. The teams played for the first time in 1927.
The Black Knights (5-6-1, 2-3 Patriot League) earned the Army-Navy Cup by virtue of Saturday's 4-1 victory over the Midshipmen. The four goals were the most by an Army squad in a game since netting four versus Lehigh on Oct. 8, 2016. Keenan O'Shea leads Army West Point in scoring with seven goals and four assists. Goalkeeper Justin Stoll has played all but seven minutes and has a 1.38 goals against average.
Yale at Army
Report filed by Tim Bennett (firstname.lastname@example.org), Yale Sports Publicity