Sports

Men’s water polo places second

October 29, 2002 • 3
Even without tryouts, player cuts, and University funding, the men’s club water polo team reaped the benefits of two-and-a-half hour daily practices, placing second in the New England Championship Tournament this weekend. The fourth-seeded Elis (11-5) competed on equal footing with several programs recently demoted from varsity status — including the University of Massachusetts, ranked »
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Hamilton returns to Connecticut to play hockey

October 23, 2002 • 0
Jeff Hamilton ’01 just cannot stay away from Connecticut ice rinks. This summer, the former Yale men’s ice hockey star returned from Europe to join the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Hamilton signed with the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders, the parent team of the the Sound Tigers. In 2001, Hamilton culminated his »
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Dame Edna lights up Shubert stage

October 18, 2002 • 0
Donning a pink and silver white-feathered dress, a purple wig, and a fairy costume, Dame Edna — also known as actor Barry Humphries — brought style and humor to New Haven’s Shubert Theater Wednesday. Having just completed a season on “Ally McBeal,” Australian cross-dressing comedian Dame Edna came to the Shubert as part of her »
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Women’s golf stumbles at Penn State tourney

October 9, 2002 • 0
After finishing among the top two in its previous two tournaments, the women’s golf team took a tumble from the top Oct. 5-6 at the Nittany Lion Women’s Invitational at Penn State. Penn State took charge at home, placing first with a 902, while Princeton, the only other Ivy competitor, finished in fifth place with »
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Blue finishes 2nd at Yale Invitational

September 25, 2002 • 0
For the second weekend in a row, the women’s golf team had an impressive showing in an Ivy League invitational tournament. Yale, playing on its own course, came out strong and finished second in the Yale Invitational, which took place Sept. 20 to 22. Penn State University took first by eight strokes with a two-round »
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W. golf opens fall season with win

September 17, 2002 • 0
In the first tournament of the fall season, the women’s golf team continued its dominance of the Ivy League by winning the Dartmouth Invitational. The Bulldogs finished first out of 15 teams at the two-day tournament in Hanover, N.H. Five Eli golfers finished in the top 16, helping Yale edge second-place Princeton by 3 strokes. »
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Senior uses talents to illustrate children’s book

September 16, 2002 • 0
If first-time author Frances Baker gets her way, a series of illustrations done by political science major Justine Kasznica ’03 soon will be seen by youngsters around Connecticut. Kasznica spent the last year illustrating the children’s book “Allakazam Allakazu,” which was published this summer by a local press called Possibilities Publishing. The book will be »