M. SOCCER | Elis face Cantabs in Ivy opener

Ivy League season starts this Saturday for men’s soccer as Harvard (2–5–1) will visit the Bulldogs for a 7 p.m. night game under the lights of Reese Stadium for Alumni Day. Yale (4–4–1) has lost the last five meetings in the series including last season, when the Crimson eked out a 1–0 victory against the […]

M. SOCCER | Huskies deny miracle tie in final minute

The odds did not favor the Yale men’s soccer team Tuesday night in its game against No. 1 UConn. The Bulldogs were playing their third game in five days — their second road game in three days — against the No. 1-ranked team in the nation, a team that had shut out its past five […]

M. SOCCER | Elis split weekend, prepare for No. 2 UConn

Going into this weekend, the men’s soccer team was perfect at home and winless on the road. But the Bulldogs reversed their fortunes when they played Fairfield and URI, falling at home before earning their first away victory. Even though Yale (4–3–1) outshot Fairfield 15–8, the Bulldogs were unable to find the net. The Stags […]

M. SOCCER | Fairfield and URI up ahead for Yale

After a 7–0 steamrolling of Marist last Sunday, the men’s soccer team will look to keep up the speed when it faces Fairfield University tonight at Reese Stadium. Still, head coach Brian Tompkins said it would be unrealistic to expect a replication of Sunday’s performance, calling the numbers against Marist a “statistical anomaly.” Yale’s scoring […]

M. SOCCER | Bulldogs chew up Marist, 7–0

At the start of the men’s soccer team’s Sunday game against Marist, the Red Foxes looked strong, forcing goalkeeper Bobby Thalman ’12 to make three saves in the first ten minutes. But just twenty minutes later, the Bulldogs (3–2–1) had already put the game well out of reach of Marist (4–2–1) by five goals in […]

M. SOCCER | Bulldogs hungry for revenge

Yale men’s soccer (2–2–0) is looking for revenge this weekend. The team will travel to Teaneck, New Jersey tonight to face Fairleigh Dickinson (3-1-0), who beat Yale by one goal at Reese Stadium last year. “It was a game we should have won,” said midfielder Charlie Neil ‘12. “Hopefully this year we can go down […]

M. SOCCER | Neil goal lifts Elis over QPac

The men’s soccer team went 1–1 for the second time in as many weekends, but this time, the Bulldogs showed greater resiliency. The Elis held off a feisty Quinnipiac rally Friday night, coming out with a 3–2 victory. On Sunday, Yale stayed within one goal of a heavily favored No. 25 St. John’s squad, but […]

“My family was living in Saudi Arabia at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.”

My family was living in Saudi Arabia at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It was a school night, and I was doing homework. My dad called me downstairs, yelling, “You have to come see this.” All I saw was the image of a tower, spewing torrents of black smoke. “Cool,” I said half-heartedly. […]

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M. SOCCER | Yale may face hostile crowd at home

This weekend looks to be the most intense on Yale’s (1–1–0) nonconference schedule, as the Elis face cross-town rivals Quinnipiac (0-2-0) at home tonight, and then look to upset No. 25 Red Storm at St. John’s (2-1-0) on Sunday. Despite playing at home, the environment may be more like a road game for the Bulldogs. […]

M. SOCCER | Rose ’12 looking for one last shot

The UConn defender decided to slide-tackle forward Brad Rose ’12 at exactly the wrong moment: right when he was shooting the ball. The defender slid in for the tackle, not only hitting the ball, but Rose’s shooting foot as well, twisting it so that the toes on his right foot were unnaturally pointing away from […]

M. SOCCER | Bulldogs split opening weekend

Last year, it took the men’s soccer team six games before they earned their first win. This year, it took the Bulldogs just one. Yale (1–1–0) dominated its home opener against Central Connecticut State (0–2–0) on Friday, beating the Blue Devils 2–0, but the team followed it up with a tough 0–1 loss on the […]

M. SOCCER | Elis prepare for dogfight with Devils

Both the Yale and Central Connecticut State University men’s soccer teams have something to prove today. Last year, the two teams finished near the bottom of their respective conferences and will look to set the tone for a more successful campaign this season when they face off this afternoon at Reese Stadium. Last season, the […]