Golob: Olympics matter to many

A year and a half ago, Michael Phelps became an international superstar, drawing the attention of the nation and anyone who watched the Summer Olympics in Beijing. He attracted the spotlight as he blew the competition away, winning eight swimming gold medals. On Saturday, Apolo Anton Ohno, possibly America’s most recognizable winter Olympian, quietly notched […]

M. TENNIS | Ivy rivals sweep Bulldogs

While people on campus were pairing up to take part in Valentine’s Day festivities over the weekend, the men’s tennis team participated in a pair of tennis matches that did not have a lovely ending for the Bulldogs. A doubles victory from the duo Joel Samaha ’11 and Erik Blumenkranz ’12 for No. 70 Yale […]

Vancouver welcomes Yalies

Two weeks ago, Vancouver-area natives Jeff Anderson ’11, Brendan Mason ’11, and their men’s hockey teammates made a pit stop in Lake Placid, N.Y., en route to a pair of games in upstate New York. The team had the opportunity to train at the Herb Brooks 1980 Arena, where the 1980 United States Olympic hockey […]

W. HOCKEY | Two more wins for Bulldogs

The women’s hockey team has won five of its last six games, with the latest two victories coming during an exciting home-and-home series against Brown that included an overtime victory against the Bears on the road and a new Yale record. Goaltender Jackee Snikeris ’11 notched her record-breaking 13th career shutout as the Bulldogs (9–11–3, […]

M. HOCKEY | Stopped in their tracks

BOSTON — Just a day after rising to No. 5 in both Division I national polls, the men’s hockey team found out just how tough the ECAC can be. Riding a seven-game conference unbeaten streak heading into the Bright Hockey Center on Tuesday night, the Bulldogs (9–4–3, 5–2–2 ECAC) were unable to erase a two-goal […]

Some teams miss out on Game

It’s simply called The Game for a reason. It’s the most important athletic event of the year for many Yalies, even in years when the Ivy League title is not on the line for the Bulldogs. But what most Yalies might not know, or tend to forget, is that there are many other games that […]

M. SOCCER | Soccer seasons come and go

As autumn turns to winter, and the leaves fall off New Haven’s elm trees, another soccer season will fade into the history books. Just like the leaves, it cannot be stopped or avoided, and every bright-eyed rookie knows that, come four years, he’ll be saying goodbye too. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”9079″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”9080″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”9081″ […]

M. SOCCER: Elis win a wild one

With 13 seconds left on the clock, the men’s soccer team scored a goal that made Saturday night’s game one to be remembered. Yale (4-5-3, 1-2 Ivy) overcame a 3-2 deficit in the last 10 minutes to defeat Cornell (5-4-3, 0-1-2) and win its first Ivy League game, 4-3, in style. For the first time […]

Men’s soccer | Transition troubles

Yale’s offensive left its own defense on its heels for 90 minutes in the men’s soccer team’s 1-0 loss at Harvard on Saturday. “They’re a good counter-attacking team,” Yale head coach Brian Tompkins repeated again and again about Harvard (4-3-0, 1-0 Ivy) after Saturday’s loss in Cambridge, Mass. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”11886″ ] The visiting Yale squad […]

Women’s Soccer | Tough scheduling and Ivy League aspirations

QYou just won your second Ivy League Player of the Week award. How does that feel? AI was definitely honored by the award, but I think I was more excited for the wins we had leading up to that award. Coming off a great weekend in California, it was more exciting to see how successful […]

STEPPING UP: With fresh faces, new depth for m. soccer

Nearly 15 minutes into last Sunday’s game against Maine at Reese Stadium, Jon Carlos ’10 replaced Kevin Pope ’10 in the men’s soccer team’s midfield. After a leave of absence during the 2007 season, Carlos took the field with energy and intensity. In the second half, he was swapped for midfielder Andy Shorten ’11. Shorten […]

Lightweights still flawless after sweep of Dartmouth

The men’s lightweight crew team just had another perfect weekend. On Saturday, Yale traveled to Hanover, N.H., to take on the defending Eastern Sprints champion crew, encountering fast conditions and speedy races. The crew swept the Big Green and reclaimed the Durand Cup after two years of separation. The cup is usually fought over by […]