M. SOCCER | Men’s soccer team gains first Ivy win

For the men’s soccer team, there was no better way to get back on track than by earning a close Ivy League road win Saturday in Ithaca, N.Y. Captain and midfielder Andy Shorten ’11’s team-leading third goal of the season late in the first half gave the Bulldogs (2–9–1, 1–2 Ivy) a 1–0 win over […]

M. HOCKEY | Polls say hockey will win again

As if the Yale men’s hockey team needed any more confidence heading into their upcoming season, the Bulldogs were picked to finish first in the 2009-’10 ECAC hockey standings in a pair of preseason polls released this week. The ECAC Hockey Coaches Preseason Poll and the ECAC Hockey Writers and Broadcasters Association Preseason Poll each […]

M. SOCCER | Soccer falls in overtime again

The momentum the men’s soccer team has recently accumulated ground to a halt last night at Reese Stadium. The Bulldogs (2-2-2) were unable to hold an early lead as they dropped a 2-1 overtime contest against Rhode Island (3-4) to put an end to their two-game winning streak. Freshman standout forward Scott Armbrust ’13 opened […]

Football, burgers and beer — and interviews with Yale athletes

New England fans cheered on the Patriots on Monday Night Football as they enjoyed beers and burgers in front of arguably too many high-definition TV screens. Twenty feet away, Yale football captain Paul Rice ’10 evaded the inevitable questions about the ongoing quarterback competition. The cause of this unconventional meeting between the NFL and the […]

M. SOCCER | Lofty goals for Bulldogs

The Yale men’s soccer team knows its .500 record last season wasn’t good enough. But it is something to build upon. The Bulldogs return a group of experienced midfielders and forwards this fall but will need to solidify an inexperienced back line that was hit hard by the class of 2009’s departure in order to […]

M. HOCKEY | Not your average summer camp

Fresh off one the Yale men’s hockey team’s most successful seasons ever, five Bulldogs got a taste of what it is like to compete at the highest level during the summer break. Captain and defensemen Ryan Donald ’10 and forwards Mark Arcobello ’10, Sean Backman ’10, Denny Kearney ’11 and Broc Little ’11 took part […]

M. HOCKEY | Q&A: Richards movin’ on up

Former Yale netminder Alec Richards ’09 recently signed a two year, entry-level contract with the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks. Richards is currently in Switzerland competing for the U.S. Men’s National Hockey Team at the 2009 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship. (Christopher Higgins ’05 is also competing for the United States in the tournament.) Richards had […]

M. LACROSSE | Elis look ahead to next season

After men’s lacrosse coach Andy Shay recruited this year’s freshman class, he knew that the incoming players would have the opportunity to make an impact from day one. “Coach never told us that anyone was going to step in and start, he just made it clear to us that we would have a chance to […]

M. LACROSSE | Elis fall to Crimson

It was an all-too-familiar story for the men’s lacrosse team this weekend in Cambridge, Mass. The Bulldogs (5-7, 1-5 Ivy) hung tough with No. 17 Harvard for much of the game Saturday but ultimately fell by a score of 13-8 at Harvard Stadium. The team suffered from the same problems that have been plaguing it […]

M. LACROSSE | Bulldogs end Ivy season at Harvard

The men’s lacrosse team will look to end what has been a disappointing Ivy League season this weekend when it travels to Cambridge, Mass., to face No. 17 Harvard. The Bulldogs (5-6, 1-4 Ivy) face off against the Cantabs at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Harvard Stadium. The Elis are coming off a tough 14-13 […]

M. LACROSSE | Down to the wire

The men’s lacrosse team was 54 seconds away from a comeback victory on Wednesday night at Reese Stadium but once again came up just short. After conceding a late goal, the Bulldogs (5-6, 1-4 Ivy) fell in a 14-13 overtime heartbreaker to Ivy League foe Dartmouth. Middie Gregory Mahony ’12 led the Elis on offense […]

M. LACROSSE | Big win in intra-state rivalry game

The men’s lacrosse team emphatically reversed its recent tendency to fade late in games on Saturday at Reese Stadium, as an 8-0 run in the second half propelled the Bulldogs to a resounding 18-11 victory over Fairfield at home. Attacker Michael Karwoski ’09 tied a career high with five goals, while attackmen Matt Gibson ’12 […]