Volleyball goes 2-1 at Penn State Classic

At the Penn State Classic, the volleyball team has faced a trio of difficult opponents — one of them nationally ranked — without the benefit of a home crowd. But the Elis (2-3) still managed to walk away with their first victories of the season. Friday, the Elis came back from a 1-0 deficit to […]

Two Bulldog coaches receive honors for their own achievements

They say, “If you can’t do, teach.” But this summer, two Yale coaches proved popular convention wrong. Coaches Amanda O’Leary and Mary Moan each received honors this summer for achievements in their respective sports. O’Leary, Yale’s women’s lacrosse coach for the past 11 seasons, was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at Temple University, […]

Baseball falls out of title contention

Compared to last spring, this season’s Yale baseball team has better pitching, better fielding, and more overall talent. But all that was still not enough this past weekend. Entering this weekend, Dartmouth led the Red Rolfe division with the Elis and Harvard both one game behind. But while the Cantabs took three of four from […]

Baseball outlasts Stags’ ninth-inning charge

A bottom of the ninth rally almost cost the streaky Yale baseball team its otherwise perfect game. Almost. The Elis (15-15, 8-4 Ivy) survived a four-run Fairfield rally in the ninth to win 6-4 Wednesday. The Bulldogs have now won seven of their last eight games. “We didn’t play our best, but we found a […]

Bulldog batters begin to break out

The Yale baseball team’s bats are on fire. In their four games against Harvard this weekend, the Yale bats pounded out 40 hits and 21 runs to win three out of the four-game series. “This weekend our team hit really well,” rightfielder Zac Bradley ’05 said. “We have a lot of younger guys coming in […]

Bradley ’06 steals home, and the show

After surviving a tragic car accident that killed two of his teammates, centerfielder Zac Bradley ’06 resumed his role as the Yale baseball team’s premier base bandit this weekend. As a freshman in the 2002 season, Bradley led the Bulldogs in bases stolen and was second in on-base percentage. Last season, all indicators pointed to […]

Eli freshmen make pitches to be starters

Quality may be better than quantity, but the Yale baseball team would prefer to have both. “We don’t have many pitchers,” Eli captain Randy Leonard ’04. “However, we have great pitchers, they’re talented guys, and they’ve given us a lot of good innings.” Yale’s starting staff — Josh Sowers ’05, Alec Smith ’06 and Jon […]

Werk gets revenge, 2nd place at NCAAs

Yale foil fencer Cory Werk ’06 finally got his revenge. Werk took home second place in the men’s foil event at the National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships Sunday after a upsetting top seeded Nitai Kfir of St. John’s 15-12. At last year’s championships, Werk finished third to Kfir’s second. “Cory [Werk]’s results are […]

Men’s baseball is optimistic as freshmen start shedding rookie slips

The Yale men’s baseball team may be young, but it has no shortage of talent. With nine freshmen, the Elis have a rising crop of young talent that they are cultivating into winners. “We’ve got a lot of young guys in the line-up with great talent and they’re getting great experience,” outfielder Josh Zabar ’06 […]

Four Elis fence nation’s best at NCAA championships

This weekend, four of Yale’s best fencers will take the field against 140 others of the nation’s best at the National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships. All-Ivy second team foil fencers Corey Werk ’05 and Alisa Mendelsohn ’07 and All-Ivy first team epee fencers Erica Korb ’04 and James Rohrbach ’05 all earned berths […]

Baseball is a hit on spring tour

The Yale baseball team smashed its way through its five-game spring break road trip, winning three-of-five in a barrage of strong at-bats. The Elis (4-6) lost against Bowling Green 6-1 Mar. 12 and Fairleigh Dickinson 11-9 Mar. 15, but defeated Holy Cross 14-3 Mar. 13, Miami (Ohio) 8-2 Mar. 14, and Davidson 4-1 Mar. 17. […]

Injury hamstrings m. fencing at HYP contest

For a rebuilding team without one of its starting fencers, the Yale men’s fencing team still could have done better. The Elis (4-11, 0-4 Ivy) ended their season on a sour note in New Jersey Saturday, falling to Princeton (6-3, 2-2) 17-10, Harvard (7-4, 2-2) 17-10, and Duke 17-10. “We expected realistically to beat one […]