W. LACROSSE | Bulldogs ready to handle Tigers

April 6, 2012 • 0
After taking a weeklong break, the women’s lacrosse team is set to play its first game in the month of April. Shifting their attention to the Ivy League competition, the Bulldogs will head to New Jersey in an attempt to grab their first Ancient Eight win against No. 18 Princeton. Although Yale (3–6, 0–3 Ivy) »
Sada Jacobson ’06 was the first U.S. saberist, the first American woman and second American fencer to rank No. 1 in the world.
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Olympic fencer inspires Elis

April 4, 2012 • 1146
“As one of Yale’s best athletes and best fencer, she is a true inspiration to the team,” fencing team captain Shiv Kachru ’12 said of Sada Jacobson ’06, who took home the silver medal in saber from the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Jacobson, the first U.S. woman, the first U.S. saberist and the second U.S. »
Midfielder Reilly Foot ’15 scored twice for the Bulldogs against Colgate this weekend.
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W. LACROSSE | Bulldogs raided by Colgate

April 2, 2012 • 0
The Elis took to the road again on Saturday only three days after returning from a big win against Marist but fell to Colgate in Hamilton. The Bulldogs came four goals shy of a victory against Colgate. The team fought fiercely but failed to fend off the ferocious attacks of the Raiders (3–3, 2–1 Patriot) »
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W. LACROSSE | Elis seek repeat win against Raiders

March 30, 2012 • 0
The Elis will travel to Hamilton, N.Y., tomorrow to face Colgate carrying the momentum of Wednesday’s 13-9 victory against Marist with them. The victory against Marist was the team’s first away win of the season and gave it an extra boost of confidence after a string of four losses. “Colgate is one of the better »
Jen DeVito ’14 scored five goals and captain Caroline Crow ’12 added three as Yale beat Marist, 13–9 on Wednesday in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

W. LACROSSE | Bulldogs knock off Red Foxes

March 29, 2012 • 0
The Elis beat Marist 13–9 Wednesday afternoon to grab their first away win of the season. The Bulldogs controlled the game from the beginning to the end, with two players, attacker Jen DeVito ’14 and captain Caroline Crow ’12, recording a combined eight goals. “We felt confident going into the game against Marist, and I »
A bill to cap the state’s tax on gasoline has bipartisan support from lawmakers in Hartford.
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State legislators propose gas tax cap

March 28, 2012 • 1
In response to rising gas prices, Connecticut lawmakers are set to cap taxes on gasoline in an attempt to mitigate the burden on consumers. Following a Wednesday rally in Hartford by Republican state legislators in favor of their bill to cap the state’s gas tax, Democrats in the General Assembly devised their own bill that »
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FENCING | Fencers take 12th place

March 27, 2012 • 0
The fencing team grabbed the 12th spot in the NCAA Championships after going through a tough four-day tournament, with three fencers being named All-Americans. Foilist and captain Shiv Kachru ’12, epeeist Peter Cohen ’14, saberist Nathaniel Benzimra ’13, as well as foilist Lauren Miller ’15 from the women’s team traveled to Ohio and earned a »
Goalkeeper Erin McMullan ’14 made eleven saves in the game against Harvard on Saturday.
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W. LACROSSE | Elis drop game to Crimson by two goals

March 26, 2012 • 0
Hoping to avenge last season’s loss, the Bulldogs gave up a close 7–5 match against archrival Harvard on Saturday. Although the defeat reflected the gloomy weather on the team’s Alumnae Day, Yale (2–5, 0–3 Ivy) nevertheless demonstrated that it is bouncing back from a slew of recent defeats against Notre Dame, Penn and Boston University. »
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W. LACROSSE | Elis to face archrival Crimson

March 23, 2012 • 1
This Saturday, the two oldest Ivy rivals, Yale (2-4, 0-2 Ivy) and Harvard (2-4, 0-2 Ivy), will meet with each team pursuing its first Ivy League win of the season. The Elis are coming off a defeat on the road at the ahdns of Boston University on Wednesday in which ten saves from goaltender Erin »
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W. LACROSSE | Yale falls to BU

March 22, 2012 • 0
The Elis failed to secure a win in a rescheduled away match yesterday, falling to Boston University 13-8. The Bulldogs’ attempt to avenge a 12-5 loss they suffered at the hands of the Terriers (4–4) last year seemed possible in the first half of the game. Captain and attacker Caroline Crow ’12, midfielder Ashley McCormick »
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W. LACROSSE | Quakers prove too hot for Elis

March 19, 2012 • 0
The Elis could not overcome the Ivy League defending champion when they fell to No. 9 Penn (4–1, 2–0 Ivy), 12–6, on Saturday. Attempts at a comeback, including a hat trick in the second half by midfielder Cathryn Avallone ’15, were not enough to save Yale (2–3, 0–2 Ivy) from defeat. “Penn was a strong »
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W. LACROSSE | Elis face Big Green in Ivy opener

March 2, 2012 • 0
This Saturday at noon, the Elis will head to Hanover, N.H., to kick off this season’s Ancient Eight play against No. 14 Dartmouth. The Bulldogs (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) have good momentum heading into this weekend after defeating the Holy Cross Crusaders last Sunday, 17–13. Yale was supposed to play against Boston University on Wednesday but »