W. LACROSSE | Lacrosse tops Holy Cross

April 2, 2009
Yesterday might have been April Fools’ Day, but the women’s lacrosse team had no time for jokes. After a slow start to the season, the Bulldogs finally ended their four-game slump on Wednesday, defeating Holy Cross in an effort to begin turning their season around. Midfielders Jenn Warden ’09 and captain Taylor Fragapane ’09 combined »

W. LACROSSE | Elis seek win over longtime rival

March 27, 2009
In most of their games this season, the women’s lacrosse team has picked up its play in the second half. With eight games down and just as many remaining, the Elis will need to pick up their play in the second half of the season to get back to the top of the standings. For »

W. LACROSSE | Team captain talks goals

March 25, 2009
Women’s lacrosse captain and midfielder Taylor Fragapane ’09 might not have played lacrosse her whole life, but she knows what it’s like to step up in the face of doubters. Consider the fact that the soccer player turned laxer took up the sport in 8th grade after her friends convinced her to play. With no »

W. LACROSSE | Late Crimson goals bring Yale loss

March 12, 2009
The women’s lacrosse team opened the second half of its season with a tough loss at Harvard on Saturday afternoon. A late trio of goals by the Crimson’s Kaitlin Martin gave the Cantabs an 8-5 victory. Going into the match, the Elis (2-7, 0-3 Ivy) seemed to have an edge over the Crimson (4-5, 1-1), »

W. LACROSSE | Five games ahead of Bulldogs

March 6, 2009
After a rough 1-2 start to the season, the women’s lacrosse team is looking to get its season back on track with five games over spring break. That will be easier said than done, as the Bulldogs (1-2, 0-0 Ivy) will have to face three ranked teams, including No. 5 Penn (2-0, 0-0 Ivy) , »

W. LACROSSE | Tough loss in road game

March 5, 2009
It appears as though the road is beginning to take its toll on the women’s lacrosse team as the Bulldogs could not construct another comeback victory Wednesday. Down at halftime for the third game in a row, the Elis never overcame a three goal deficit and eventually fell to No. 14 New Hampshire, 12-4. After »

W. LACROSSE | Comeback falls short

March 2, 2009
It seems as though the women’s lacrosse team’s season will be built on comeback attempts. Although the Bulldogs constructed a come-from-behind victory over Fairfield on Wednesday, Yale could not repeat the same feat against No. 19 James Madison on Saturday, falling 10-7 to the Dukes. The Elis’ late 6-2 run in the second half of »

W. LACROSSE | Another away game up ahead

February 27, 2009
Fresh off a road victory against Fairfield on Wednesday afternoon, the women’s lacrosse team is set for another away game this weekend. The Bulldogs (1-0, 0-0 Ivy) will face No. 19 James Madison (1-0) on Saturday in their second stop on a four-game series on the road to start the Yale season. On Wednesday, the »

W. LACROSSE | Off to a solid start

February 26, 2009
The prospect of opening the season away from home against an ex-coach can seem daunting, and even awkward. But the women’s lacrosse team was not concerned with the weird subplots that surrounded its game. Rather, the Bulldogs were focused on the task at hand — defeating Fairfield (1-1). That is exactly what they did Wednesday »

W. HOCKEY | Elis top QU before final game

February 23, 2009
For the women’s hockey team, this season can be summed up in perhaps the most cliché saying ever: “Sometimes things go your way; sometimes they don’t.” This weekend, the Bulldogs (12-16-1, 8-13-1 ECAC) played in two close games, losing to Princeton 4-1 after topping Quinnipiac 1-0. A late third period goal against Quinnipiac (3-26-5, 2-15-5) »

W. HOCKEY | End of a journey

February 20, 2009
As the women’s hockey team prepares for its final two games of the season, this weekend is about more than finishing the season successfully. For the team’s seniors, it’s about succeeding in their last games as Bulldogs. “I want them to compete to the best of their abilities because that is what athletes do,” head »

W. HOCKEY | Elis get two to win

February 18, 2009
Building on an undefeated weekend home stand — albeit one that saw its playoff chances vanish — the women’s hockey team took its momentum on the road and triumphed over Brown on Tuesday night. In their last away game of the season, the Bulldogs (11–15–1, 7–12–1 ECAC) traveled to Providence, R.I., and defeated the Bears »