Devon Rhodes ’13, center, scored four goals in Yale’s season-opening win against Holy Cross last weekend. Last season, she led the team with 16 goals in 15 games.

W. LACROSSE | Rhodes leads Eli attack

February 29, 2012
Following the Bulldogs’ successful season opener against Holy Cross, the team has high hopes for this season. During the game, attacker and leading scorer Devon Rhodes ’13 scored four of Yale’s goals to lead the Elis to a 17–13 win against the Crusaders. The News sat down with Rhodes, an American Studies major from East »

Fencing teams take eighth place

February 28, 2012
Plagued by injuries, the men’s and women’s fencing teams had to settle for eighth place at the United States Collegiate Squad Championships on Sunday. Although members of the men’s team said the championships, hosted at New York University, are typically treated as a “pre-match” for the upcoming NCAA Tournament, the team was nevertheless disappointed by »

W. LACROSSE | Lax jumps into official season

February 23, 2012
The women’s lacrosse team will kick off the season at home Saturday against Holy Cross and put its nine freshmen to the test. The team shook off its preseason jitters last weekend with unscored scrimmages against Quinnipiac and Adelphi. Team captain Caroline Crow ’12 said Yale’s strong play against these schools indicates the team has »

M. FENCING | All-Ivy Honoree talks fencing

February 17, 2012
Last weekend, the men’s fencing team took fifth place in the Ivy League Championships at Coxe Cage. Despite their disappointing finish, two of the Bulldog fencers earned the All-Ivy Honors, foilist James Broughton ’15 and epeeist Peter Cohen ’14. Now with the NCAA National Championship looming ahead next month, the News sat down with Cohen. »
Matt Miller ’12 contributed to the midfield’s successful ball movement and even scoring distribution.

M. LACROSSE | Strong showing for Bulldogs

February 14, 2012
On Sunday, the Elis kicked off spring play with a preseason scrimmage against Siena at Reese Stadium. Although it was a scrimmage and no official score was tallied, captain Michael Pratt ’12 and head coach Andy Shay both said Yale outshot Siena. Despite the freezing weather, a crowd of approximately 40 supporters from both the »

FENCING | Mixed results for Elis at Ivies

February 14, 2012
At the Yale-hosted Ivy League Championship this weekend, the women’s fencing team showed vast improvement over last year’s championship by taking fifth place and defeating Brown and Cornell. The No. 10 men’s team, which took second place last year, struggled this weekend and slipped to fifth place. The women’s team overall had a 2–4 record »

M. LACROSSE | Elis kickoff preseason play

February 10, 2012
The Elis will kick off their 2012 preseason this weekend with a scrimmage against Siena. Despite a relatively late start to the official season, the team has been toiling away in unofficial practices since the beginning of the semester. Official practices with head coach Andy Shay began last Wednesday. Last season’s overall record was 10–4, »

FENCING | Elis defeat Vassar and Drew

February 7, 2012
On Saturday, both the men and women’s fencing squads dominated Vassar College and Drew University at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The No. 10 men’s team (8–4) defeated Vassar 21–6 and Drew 24–3, while the women’s team (6–7) beat the Brewers 19–8 and obliterated Drew with a 26–1 win. The teams show promise going into the Ivy »

M. TENNIS | Elis notch best record since 2001

February 6, 2012
The men’s tennis team traveled to Virginia last weekend and moved to 4–0 for the season, the team’s best start since 2001. The Elis won big against both William and Mary and Old Dominion 5–2. In their first away match of the season Saturday, the Elis faced the Tribe at McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center in Williamsburg, »

FENCING | Bulldogs take up arms

February 1, 2012
While Yale fencing head coach Henry Harutunian has coached the men’s and women’s squads for 41 years, his greatest desire for this season is to maintain the teams’ three-year standing as the varsity teams with the highest average grade point averages. Fencing does not have a large group of followers nationally or within the Yale »

TENNIS | Bulldogs dominate at home

January 31, 2012
Over the weekend, the men’s tennis team opened up its season with decisive 7-0 victories against Connecticut neighbors Sacred Heart and Quinnipiac. Despite not playing a match since October, the Bulldogs dominated on their home turf in the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center on Sunday. “We have been showing strength against the two teams from last season, »

Ambrose ’14 talks lacrosse as season approaches

January 26, 2012
The men’s lacrosse team is looking to another successful season, which officially begins Feb. 26. Last season, the team lost only four of 14 matches and took third place in the Ivy League. The News sat down with Jack Ambrose ’14, a defender from Westport, Conn., to discuss his lacrosse background, the responsibilities of the »