W. lax comes back, but not by enough

March 6, 2008
There are only so many times a squad can recover from early deficits. And the women’s lacrosse team learned this lesson the hard way yesterday afternoon. After completing comeback wins in their first two games, the No. 10 Bulldogs (2-1, 0-0 Ivy) recorded their first loss of the season, dropping an 8-7 heartbreaker to New »

W. lax rallies again and again, winning at home

March 4, 2008
Opponents be warned: The women’s lacrosse team is back and hungrier than ever. In a game in which the lead changed as often as the weather, the No. 13 Bulldogs (2-0, 0-0 Ivy) rallied from behind twice to pull off a 10-9 upset against a talented No. 12 James Madison University (0-2) squad Saturday. On »

M. hockey splits and will face RPI again

March 3, 2008
If the men’s hockey team’s weekend could be summed up in one word, it would be “rebound.” After dropping games to Harvard and Dartmouth last weekend by large margins, the Bulldogs (13-12-4, 9-9-4 ECAC) responded with a week of hard practice and renewed focus as they prepared to face off against Union (15-12-6, 10-7-5) and »

Elis in pursuit of a playoff bye

February 29, 2008
It’s not do or die for the men’s hockey team — it’s do it for a bye. In their last weekend of regular season competition, the Bulldogs (12-11-4, 8-8-4 ECAC) will be looking to steal a coveted first round bye in the ECAC playoffs, a feat that will be possible only if they sweep Union »

Men’s hockey gives up 13 goals on road

February 25, 2008
Every hockey campaign has its ups and downs. It’s pretty clear how the Yale men’s team would classify this weekend. The Bulldogs (12-11-4, 8-8-4 ECAC) stumbled against rivals Harvard (13-11-3, 11-7-2) and Dartmouth (10-13-4, 5-12-3) on the road, giving up a total of 13 goals and seriously hindering their chances of earning a bye in »

ECAC top four within reach

February 22, 2008
They say good things come to those who wait. And for this, the men’s hockey team has waited long enough. With back-to-back wins over St. Lawrence and No. 12 Clarkson last weekend, the Bulldogs (12-9-4, 8-6-4 ECAC) ended a seven-game skid against the Golden Knights, earned their first sweep of the season and bested a »

Home sweep propels hockey up standings

February 18, 2008
When opportunity knocked at the Whale this weekend, the men’s hockey team answered the door. The Bulldogs (12-9-4, 8-6-4 ECAC) pulled off their first sweep of the season in dramatic fashion, dealing losses to St. Lawrence (10-16-4, 5-11-2) and No. 11 Clarkson (17-10-3, 12-4-2), one of the top duos in the competitive ECAC. Rebounding from »

ECAC stalwarts visit the Whale

February 15, 2008
Forget the Great Porn Debate. The real clash of the titans this weekend will be at the Whale — for men’s hockey fans, at least. The Elis (10-9-4, 6-6-4 ECAC) will host two of the most formidable teams in the ECAC this weekend, St. Lawrence (10-14-4, 5-9-2) and No. 11 Clarkson (16-9-3). In the wake »

Men’s hockey hits roadblock on ECAC trip

February 11, 2008
It’s two steps forward and now one step back for the men’s hockey team. After two solid weekends of ECAC play, the Bulldogs (10-9-4, 6-6-4 ECAC) faltered on the road this weekend, dropping back-to-back games to conference powerhouses No. 16 Quinnipiac (17-7-4, 9-3-4) and No. 19 Princeton (14-9-0, 11-5-0). It was a weekend of missed »

Elis will look to best conference rivals on the road this weekend

February 8, 2008
The traditional Toad’s rivalry will be fought out a day early by the men’s hockey team this weekend — and with much more on the line than usual. The Bulldogs (10-7-4, 6-4-4 ECAC) will make the reverse commute to Hamden tonight to take on No. 16 Quinnipiac (15-7-4, 7-3-4), an ECAC powerhouse in recent seasons. »

Six Elis score in easy win over Big Green at Whale

February 4, 2008
Big Green? No big deal for the men’s hockey team. Yale (10-7-4, 6-4-4 ECAC) breezed past Dartmouth (8-11-2, 3-10-1) in front of a packed crowd at the Whale on Friday night, picking up two much-needed points in the conference. Six different Elis pitched in goals to the 6-3 win, which extends the Bulldogs’ unbeaten streak »

Elis take on Big Green at home

February 1, 2008
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it will be full of tests for the men’s hockey team. The Bulldogs (9-7-4, 5-4-4 ECAC) will be looking to set the tone for their last month of ECAC competition as they host Dartmouth (8-9-2, 3-8-1) Friday night for the first time this season. The »