A friendly face on the Athletics bus route

October 1, 2009
In 1997, Ulysses Casteel was asked by his boss to help cover a bus-driving shift at Yale while working for DATTCO, a New Britain, Conn.,–based bus company. It was a relatively quiet weekend for athletics, with no games, but nonetheless, Yale was short one bus driver to transport students for the 2-mile trip between Payne »
Local bars are trying to lure more students to watch games off-campus.

The search for the perfect sports bar

September 9, 2009
Year after year, New Haven bars feature NFL and college football games. Staff reporter Efren Bonner looks for the best places in New Haven to catch a game. With football season just days away, many Yale students are ready to return to the sports bars to watch their favorite teams. And much to the detriment »

VOLLEYBALL | Elis look to defend their Ivy League title

September 4, 2009
After nearly nine months away from the court, the women’s volleyball team will be back in action this weekend. The Elis will open their 25-game season by hosting Georgetown (1-2), Farfield (2-1) and Colorado (1-2) in the Yale Invitation on Friday and Saturday. “We’re excited,” captain and outside hitter Julia Mailander ’10 said. “It’s nice »

VOLLEYBALL | Bulldogs ready to defend title

September 2, 2009
The champs are back, better than ever and ready to defend their title. After winning its first outright Ivy League title since 1979 last year, the women’s volleyball team is set to defend its conference championship this fall, and it looks as though the same theme that defined last year’s team has returned: consistent improvement »

W. LACROSSE | Bulldogs fall to Brown

April 30, 2009
In its last conference game of the season, the women’s lacrosse team fell to Brown on the road. Led by senior Jesse Nunn, who scored three of the Bears’ seven goals, Brown topped the Bulldogs, 7-5. Coming into the match, it seemed as though Yale (5-10, 1-6 Ivy) was the slight underdog in the match. »

W. CREW | Varsity boat extends streak

April 27, 2009
The women’s crew team is in a boat. And they’re going fast. And they’ve got a winning streak to please their fans. The varsity eight of the women’s crew team extended its undefeated season with a victory over Radcliffe on Saturday on the Charles River. The No. 2 Bulldogs’ varsity eight defeated the No. 16 »

W. LACROSSE | Yale’s comeback falls short

April 20, 2009
In its last home game of the season, the women’s lacrosse team suffered a heartbreaking 7-6 loss to No. 17 Cornell, ending the Bulldogs’ chance of finishing the season at .500. The Elis made four comebacks during the game, but it wasn’t enough to send senior midfielders Jenn Warden ’09 and captain Taylor Fragapane ’09 »

W. LACROSSE | Win over Wagner makes two in a row

April 15, 2009
The forecast for Tuesday’s lacrosse game was not promising. A possible storm almost delayed the Bulldogs’ quest to begin their first winning streak of the season. Luckily for the Elis, that storm didn’t come. Unfortunately for Wagner, the Bulldogs’ hurricane of an offense came instead, as Yale won their second straight game in an 18-4 »

W. LACROSSE | Rest for the weary

April 10, 2009
The women’s lacrosse team is enjoying its longest break since starting the season, six days, as it prepares for the final push of the season. With four games left, the Bulldogs (4-8, 1-4 Ivy) can still finish the season at .500. They will begin their drive on Tuesday when they host Wagner (3-8) at Reese »

W. LACROSSE | First Ivy victory

April 9, 2009
After a tough loss at home over the weekend, the women’s lacrosse team ventured into the Lions’ den and came out unscathed. Led by a trio of Elis who had at least three goals apiece, Yale (4-8, 1-4 Ivy) got their first conference win with Wednesday’s victory over Columbia (5-6, 0-5), who has yet to »

W. LACROSSE | Yale out of running with loss to Princeton

April 6, 2009
In a speed contest between a tiger and a bulldog, the tiger is going to win. In Saturday’s game against Princeton, the women’s lacrosse team was a step behind the visitors, and the Tigers raced to a 15-6 victory over the Bulldogs. The Elis’ (3-8, 0-4 Ivy) loss to the No. 7 Tigers (9-1, 3-0) »

W. LACROSSE | Princeton comes to town

April 3, 2009
After a decisive victory over Holy Cross on Wednesday, the women’s lacrosse team is set to host No. 7 Princeton at Reese Stadium this weekend. The Bulldogs (3-7, 0-3 Ivy) will try for their first Ivy League victory of the season when they face the Tigers (8-1, 2-0) in their fourth conference game of the »