W. HOCKEY | Elis will miss playoffs

February 16, 2009 • 0
The women’s hockey team was eliminated from playoff contention this weekend despite coming out firing in two home contests. The Bulldogs (10-15-1, 5-14-0 ECAC) brought plenty of offense to Ingalls Rink with a 1-1 tie with Rensselaer (14-13-4, 9-8-3) on Friday followed by a 4-0 rout of Union (2-27-3, 0-19-1) on Saturday. But it was »

W. HOCKEY | ‘Pink in Rink’ at Ingalls

February 13, 2009 • 1
Defense. Confidence. Discipline. Those are the words posted on the inside of the boards for the women’s hockey team to see when the players sit on the bench at Ingalls Rink. And they are the principles that the Elis will rely on for inspiration this weekend. After a long road series, the Bulldogs (9-15, 5-12 »

W. HOCKEY | Elis robbed on the road

February 9, 2009 • 0
The Bulldogs were back on the road again this weekend and followed a familiar path — show up, play hard and watch the other team get lucky at the end. Such is the fortune of the Elis, cursed to come so close to victory only to see it stripped from them. That was the case »

Williams lands the job he’s always wanted

February 6, 2009 • 20
It was Nov. 29, and like any other Saturday, Tom Williams kicked back in front of the television with his wife in the living room of their Jacksonville home. On the eve of another pressure-filled NFL game day, the Jaguars assistant coach took a moment to indulge in one of his favorite passions — college »

W. HOCKEY | In search of road wins

February 6, 2009 • 0
The women’s hockey team is set to take the ice once again this weekend against familiar rivals. On Friday night, Yale (9-13-0, 5-10-0 ECAC) will take on Harvard (11-7-3, 10-4-2) in Boston before staying on the road to battle No. 8 Dartmouth (14-6-2, 11-3-2) on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs played both teams earlier this season »

On the ground: Super Bowl snapshots

February 2, 2009 • 0
At 7:52 p.m., the Saybrook 12-pack erupted. There were 18 seconds left on the clock in the second quarter of Super Bowl XLIII. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner took the hike from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ one-yard line, found space in the pocket and slanted a short pass into the end zone. It got picked off. »

W. HOCKEY | Last-second goal tops QU

February 2, 2009 • 1
The Bulldogs came away from this weekend with another split decision. But this time, the Elis ended with a win. The Yale (9-13-0, 5-10-0 ECAC) suffered a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to Princeton (13-9-1, 10-6-0) on Friday night, but came away with a last-second goal against Quinnipiac (3-21-4, 2-10-4) to win 2-1 on Saturday. In their »

W. HOCKEY | Hitting the road

January 30, 2009 • 0
The women’s hockey team will be traveling away from Yale this weekend, but they won’t be leaving last weekend’s game plan behind. “I think that we played two really good games last weekend, and even though we didn’t win the Saturday game against Colgate, we played well as a team,” forward Crysti Howser ’09 said. »

W. HOCKEY | Elis’ success at home

January 26, 2009 • 0
Normally bringing fire to a hockey rink would be a bad idea. The women’s hockey team didn’t get that memo and the Bulldogs (8-12-0, 4-9-0 ECAC) came to Ingalls Rink blazing on Friday night, torching Cornell (10-9-2, 6-6-2) in a 3-1 victory. But although they came out even sharper on Saturday afternoon, the Elis couldn’t »

W. HOCKEY | Elis come home

January 23, 2009 • 0
After two tough road losses last weekend, Yale this weekend will play its first home games of the semester. The Elis (7-11-0, 3-8-0 ECAC) will host Cornell (9-8-2, 5-5-2) on Friday night at Ingalls Rink, before turning their sights on Colgate (12-9-2, 6-4-2) Saturday afternoon. “Both Cornell and Colgate are good teams, and we’ll need »

W. HOCKEY | Five-game losing streak

January 20, 2009 • 0
After suffering three losses at home over break, the Bulldogs (7-11-0, 3-8-0 ECAC) were looking to get back on track on the road this past weekend. Instead they found a pair of tough opponents — including No. 5 St. Lawrence (14-5-3, 8-1-1) — who squelched the Elis’ hopes of pulling out of their five-game skid. »

W. HOCKEY | ECAC rematch upstate

January 16, 2009 • 0
After hosting three straight games in Ingalls Rink over break, the Bulldogs (7-9-0, 3-6-0 ECAC) are headed on the road this weekend to take on a pair of conference opponents. The Elis, who have lost their last three games, are looking to get back on track when they face the Clarkson Golden Knights (10-6-4, 4-2-2) »