FIELD HOCKEY | ‘Get A Grip’ kicks off again

When the Yale field hockey team takes to Johnson Field Saturday at 11 a.m., it will be kicking off much more than its 2011 season. The opener against No. 20 Stanford marks the start of the second-straight year of the “Get a Grip” campaign, the team’s initiative to raise awareness and funds for myotonic dystrophy, […]

FIELD HOCKEY | Second place Bulldogs looking for more

After two years of knocking on the door, the Yale field hockey team is looking to finally win an Ivy League Championship this season. The team has finished second to Princeton in each of the past two seasons, but hopes to ride on the experience of this year’s team. The Bulldogs lost just four players […]

BOOLA BOOLA | Snikeris named student-athlete of the year

In a post-season full of awards, Jackee Snikeris ’11, Yale women’s ice hockey goalie, earned perhaps the biggest honor she’s won so far on Wednesday, taking home ECAC Hockey’s Student-Athlete of the Year honors. Snikeris is a History of Science, History of Medicine major who is also pre-med, with a cumulative 3.59 G.P.A. Her work […]

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W. HOCKEY | No playoffs this year

The Yale women’s ice hockey team’s push for the playoffs came up just short. After a clutch 1–0 win Friday night against Quinnipiac, the Bulldogs fell to Princeton 4–1 on Saturday in a game they needed to win in order to secure the final playoff spot. The game was the final one for four Yale […]

W. HOCKEY | One last chance at the final playoff spot

The women’s hockey team has just one more shot at making the playoffs. The Bulldogs (8–16–3, 7–11–2 ECAC) are just two points out of the eighth and final playoff spot, and will face two top-five ECAC hockey teams, Princeton (14–12–1, 11–8–1) and Quinnipiac (20–10–2, 12–8), in must win games tonight and Saturday at home. St. […]

BOOLA BOOLA | Hughes ’12 a finalist for Hockey Humanitarian Award

Forward Aleca Hughes ’12 of the Yale women’s ice hockey team was named a finalist for the 2011 BNY Mellon Wealth Management Hockey Humanitarian Award this week, the fifth Yale women’s hockey player to be so honored. The award recognizes male or female college hockey players at the Division I or Division III levels who […]

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W. HOCKEY | Yale defeats lackluster Brown

The Yale women’s ice hockey team took a big step in its eleventh-hour playoff push Tuesday night. The Bulldogs (7–11–2, 8–16–3 ECAC) taking took down Brown (1–16–3, 2–22–3), 4–2, in the first of three home games in the next five days. Aleca Hughes ’12 scored two goals, including the clincher in the final seconds, and […]

W. HOCKEY | Playoff hopes dwindling for Elis

There are no easy road trips in ECAC hockey, but traveling to Colgate and No. 2 Cornell just a week after a drive to Union and RPI is certainly one of the tougher ones. Coupled with the pressure of the Bulldogs’ having to fight for their playoff lives, it may have been too much for […]

W. HOCKEY | Two last road games

Five games in nine days is a tough test for any team, but it is one the Yale women’s hockey team has passed with flying colors. The Bulldogs (7–14–3, 6–9–2 ECAC) are unbeaten (2–0–1) in its last three games, its first streak since November. The team will have to pass another test this weekend when […]

W. HOCKEY | Playoff hopes still alive for Yale

With just five regular season gamesleft, the women’s hockey team knew it had to break out of its recent 1–4 slide if it wanted to secure an ECAC playoff berth. A win and a tie over the weekend kept the team’s hopes alive, and the Bulldogs are now within two points of a coveted eighth-place […]

W. HOCKEY | Bulldogs eyeing final playoff spot

The Yale women’s hockey team comes into this weekend’s crucial road trip to Union and RPI on an offensive hot streak, having tallied seven goals in its last two games. And with the strong play of goalie Jackee Snikeris ’11, who has 30-plus saves in five of her last six games, the Bulldogs (5–9–1, 6–14–2 […]

W. HOCKEY | Bulldogs tally first season shutout

Scoring first has been the key for the Yale women’s hockey team all season, and Tuesday night was no exception. When Jenna Ciotti ’14 tallied her second goal in two games just 61 seconds into the first period at Brown Tuesday night, she and the Bulldogs were well on their way to a crucial conference […]