M. HOCKEY | Split week on ice

November 10, 2008
A tough loss and a come-from-behind victory gave the men’s hockey team mixed results on its opening weekend of league play. The Bulldogs (2-1-0, 1-1-0 ECAC) hit the splits in a challenging road trip to upstate New York, falling 3-2 in overtime to St. Lawrence (4-2-1, 1-0-1) on Friday night before pulling off an upset »

W. lax’s tourney chances take a hit

April 21, 2008
In a weekend of Ivy League shakeups, the women’s lacrosse team wound up on the wrong side of a hard-fought battle. The No. 14 Bulldogs (11-5, 4-3 Ivy) succumbed to a second-half surge by No. 18 Cornell (9-4, 4-2) to finish their regular season on a heartbreaking note — an 8-6 loss in Ithaca on »

Bulldogs crush Bears on Senior Day

April 17, 2008
The women’s lacrosse team could hardly have asked for more from the class of 2008 on Senior Day yesterday. The senior class led the way as the No. 14 Bulldogs (11-4, 4-2 Ivy) dominated Brown (5-7, 2-3) in their final home game of the season, winning 12-4. Combining for a total of six goals, one »

W. lax holds on to beat UMBC

April 14, 2008
“Crabcakes and lacrosse — that’s what Maryland does.” But not according to the Yale women’s lacrosse team. The Bulldogs (10-4, 3-2 Ivy) earned a hard-fought 12-9 win at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (4-11) yesterday afternoon, never falling behind in a game whose score was tied on five separate occasions. The bout with the Retrievers »

Ten-goal lead at half secures win

April 10, 2008
The women’s lacrosse team’s return to Johnson Field yesterday brought with it a familiar routine: building up a sizeable early lead and never looking back. Rebounding from a tough 9-6 loss to No. 2 Princeton (9-0, 3-0 Ivy) last weekend on the road, the No. 13 Bulldogs (9-4, 3-2) easily disposed of Columbia (3-8, 0-6) »

W. lax can’t win at Princeton — again

April 7, 2008
Three attempted comebacks and a valiant defensive effort could not help the women’s lacrosse team overcome the curse of the Class of ’52 Stadium Saturday. The No. 13 Bulldogs (8-4, 2-2 Ivy) dropped a 9-6 heartbreaker to No. 2 Princeton (9-0, 3-0) this weekend, falling prey to the undefeated Tigers for the 10th-straight time in »

Elis cruise past Crusaders, 19-9

April 3, 2008
The women’s lacrosse team has been looking tired recently. Tired of all the winning, that is. The No. 13 Bulldogs (8-3, 2-1 Ivy) took their fourth straight victory yesterday afternoon at Johnson Field, overwhelming Holy Cross (3-8, 1-3 Patriot), 19-9. The Elis have now outscored their opponents, 51-18, in the last three games and are »

W. lacrosse smacks the Crimson

March 31, 2008
The women’s lacrosse team made winning look easy this weekend, more than doubling Harvard’s offensive output on its way to another Ivy victory. The No. 14 Bulldogs (7-3, 2-1 Ivy) cruised to a 14-6 win over Harvard (7-2, 1-1 Ivy) on Saturday at Johnson Field, getting points from five different players while holding the Crimson’s »

Crimson come in riding streak

March 28, 2008
When every game can make or break its Ivy League championship hopes, the women’s lacrosse team has little choice but to win if it wants a shot at the title. Throw in the traditional Harvard-Yale rivalry and you can expect nothing less than a showdown at Johnson Field on Saturday. The No. 14 Bulldogs (6-3, »

Elis cruise to win at home

March 27, 2008
What happens when you score 18 goals, get points from 11 different players, record nine saves in goal and edge your opponent in shots, ground balls and draw controls? Just ask the women’s lacrosse team. The No. 14 Bulldogs (6-3, 1-1 Ivy) breezed past UConn (0-8, 0-2 Big East) in an 18-3 blowout at Johnson »

Elis come back to defeat Big Green

March 24, 2008
The first weekend of spring was anything but a walk in the park for the women’s lacrosse team, which fought its way back from behind three times to eke out an overtime victory over Dartmouth on Saturday. After dropping their first Ivy game of the season to No. 8 Penn on Mar. 15, the No. »

Elis look to advance in playoffs

March 7, 2008
A seven-10 split may be a bad sign in bowling, but it could be a blessing for the men’s hockey team. The seventh-place Bulldogs (13-12-4, 9-9-4 ECAC) will host tenth-seeded Rensselaer (11-21-4, 6-13-3) in the first round of the ECAC playoffs this weekend at the Whale — a favorable matchup for the home team in »