M. SOCCER | Soccer archrivals to meet in Cambridge

The match of the year is finally around the corner, as Yale and its archrival Harvard will compete tomorrow in Boston to signal the kickoff of the Ivy League season. “A win on the road against our biggest rival would be an amazing way to start our Ivy League season,” defender Nick Alers ’14 said. […]

M. SOCCER | Bulldogs fall to No. 2 powerhouse

The University of Connecticut, ranked second in the nation, snapped Yale’s undefeated streakwith a 2–0 shutout Tuesday. Despite demonstrating good form with increased ball possession and a high-pressure defense, the Bulldogs (3–4–2) were not able to break through the tight defensive wall of Connecticut’s national soccer powerhouse. “Although they were a very good team, it […]

M. SOCCER | Yale looks to maintain momentum

The Elis will attempt to repeat last week’s sweep when they face Fordham and Marist this weekend. After demonstrating noticeable offensive strength last weekend, with a goal apiece from forwards Scott Armbrust ’14, Peter Jacobson ’14 and Jenner Fox ’14, the team appears fit and ready to take its third and fourth consecutive wins. “This […]

M. SOCCER | Elis outclass local rivals, end goal drought

The Elis finally brought an end to their goal-free season and enjoyed a winning streak over the weekend against Connecticut rivals Quinnipiac and Sacred Heart. After four scoreless games, the Bulldogs (2–3–1) secured their first win of the season on Friday against Quinnipiac with a goal from forward Scott Armbrust ’14. On Sunday against Sacred […]

M. SOCCER | Elis clash with local rivals

The men’s soccer team have a tough schedule ahead of them this weekend against two local rivals, Quinnipiac and Sacred Heart. The team is looking to end its goal drought and capture its first wins of the season. “It is not necessarily a matter of what kind of teams we play. It is a matter […]

Crimson elevate women’s rugby

Harvard announced last month that it will elevate women’s rugby, currently a club sport, to the varsity level starting in the 2013-’14 season. With the move, the women’s rugby team at Yale expects that the Bulldogs will soon match the challenge. “It is fairly likely that Yale will go varsity in the next few years […]

Swimmers overcome height challenges

In swimming, size matters. But short swimmers are finding strategies to succeed. Tall swimmers are capable of propelling themselves more quickly through the water and can reach out farther to cross the finish line. The average height for an Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 200-meter freestyle is 6 feet 4 inches over the past […]

M. SOCCER | Bulldogs fend off Raiders in double overtime

Despite stepping up on offense and battling through a double overtime, the Elis (0–3–1) could not gain the upper hand on their opponents this weekend. On a breezy early autumn night Friday, numerous Bulldogs supporters filled Reese stadium for a match between the Elis and the defending Patriot League’s champion Colgate that would go to […]

M. SOCCER | Elis look for first win

After going scoreless against Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) and Albany last weekend, the Bulldogs will attempt to take their first victory of the season against Colgate tonight. “Our goal is to go into this game with our previous losses behind us and get our first win in order to build momentum for the rest […]

Armbrust return gives Elis boost

Despite dropping its opening contests against Central Connecticut State University and Albany over the weekend, the men’s soccer team has high hopes for the season. One factor contributing to the Bulldogs’ positive outlook is the return of forward Scott Armbrust ’14, who missed last season due to a hip injury. His sophomore year, Armbrust started […]

M. SOCCER | Bulldogs denied first win

Despite facing one opponent they had won against last year, and outshooting another, the Bulldogs failed to get on the scoreboard this weekend. As if on a mission to avenge last season’s loss, Central Connecticut State University played aggressively from the start, taking three shots that were way too close for comfort for the Bulldogs […]

M. SOCCER | Elis look to crush Devils again

After closing out a successful preseason on Monday with a 4–0 win against Glastonbury Celtic, the men’s soccer team will kick off its regular season with a match against Central Connecticut State University today. The team has been training hard during its preseason, which began Aug. 17, and captain and goalkeeper Bobby Thalman ’13 said […]