Martin named 2010-’11 hockey captain

M. HOCKEY | Men’s hockey right defenseman Jimmy Martin ’11 was elected captain for the 2010-’11 season on Monday, inheriting the position from his blueline partner Ryan Donald ’10. “He’s been my good buddy and partner and roommate for three years on the road, so I got to know him well,” Martin said of Donald. […]

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Golob: Yale sports’ charm

I have always felt a weird, magnetic draw toward sports, whether I was making some less-than-remarkable saves in goal for my high school soccer team or donning my blue and white L.A. cap once a week at Dodger games. That part of it always came naturally to me. What hasn’t been so natural is the […]

BASEBALL | Big Green complete sweep

It was a long, frustrating weekend for the baseball team. After getting out to a 10–10 start in regular season play, the baseball team lost four games to Dartmouth in two days, including two on Monday, dropping their Ivy League record to 3–9, the worst in the Ancient Eight. The Bulldogs completed the four-game series […]

M. HOCKEY | Three more Elis look to keep skating

Two weeks after men’s hockey right winger Sean Backman ’10 signed a contract with the NHL’s Dallas Stars, three more Yale hockey seniors are getting nods from professional teams. Captain and left defenseman Ryan Donald ’10 has already played three games with the Springfield, Mass., Falcons, the AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets, on […]

Costas tough on NCAA

The foremost interviewer in sports broadcasting spent two hours last night on the other end of the microphone, fielding questions from an audience nearly 400 strong. NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas kept the wall-to-wall spectators in Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall rapt and laughing as he discussed the state of sports and the media, shared his experiences and […]

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Dignard, Little named to New England all-star squad

M. HOCKEY | For the second year in a row, there is a Bulldog presence on the New England Men’s Hockey Division I All-Star team. This year, left defenseman Tom Dignard ’10 (left) and right winger Broc Little ’11 (right) earned nods after the Yale squad won its first NCAA Tournament game on March 27. […]

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M. HOCKEY | Experience key to NCAA win

At the end of last season, the men’s hockey team left the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn., with a taste of success, a record-making season and one disappointing defeat. This season, the hockey team left the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass., with a historic victory and a valiant loss, on its way to […]

M. HOCKEY | Allain stuck with strategy

WORCESTER, Mass. — When Yale head coach Keith Allain ’80 was asked to comment on his goaltenders following his team’s 9–7 loss to No. 3 Boston College in the finals of the NCAA Hockey Northeast Regional on Sunday, his response was expectably nondescript. “No,” he said. Allain, a former Yale goaltender, had been notoriously tight-lipped […]

Elis brush aside controversy in squash championship

Christopher Plimpton ’11 won the Molloy Cup in the B-Division of the CSA Individual Championships on Sunday. Eight members of the men’s squash team competed in the CSA Championships this weekend at Trinity College. Todd Ruth ’10, Aaron Fuchs ’10, Hywel Robinson ’13, Richard Dodd ’13 and John Roberts ’12 competed for the Pool Trophy. […]

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Kearney siblings golden

HAMDEN — The sellout crowd at the men’s hockey game on Saturday night stood and clapped loudly for at least a minute, but not for either the Yale or Quinnipiac skaters. The 4,267 people in attendance were cheering after the public address announcer drew their attention to Olympic gold medalist moguls skier Hannah Kearney, sister […]

Golob: Yale’s ‘Miracle on Ice’

With less than 12 minutes left in the third period of Saturday night’s men’s hockey game, things were not looking too good for the Bulldogs. No. 5 Yale was down 4–1, the Elis were tiring, and the atmosphere in Ingalls Rink was deflating as the ECAC bottom-dweller Clarkson squad continued to defuse Eli attempts to […]

M. SQUASH | Trinity does it again

To conclude its unprecedented 224th consecutive win, the No. 1 Trinity squash team was crowned with its 12th straight national title — which came at the expense of the No. 2 Yale squad and not without some drama. The Bulldogs, who fell to the Bantams 8–1 in regular season play, lost 6–3 in the College […]