CROSS COUNTRY | Men finish 2nd, women finish 3rd

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled north to New Hampshire for the Dartmouth Invitational, but they came away with different results. The men’s team came within five points of dethroning the Big Green, who had won the meet on its home course for five consecutive years, and placed second. The women’s team, […]

CROSS COUNTRY | Young to step down

After a long run with Yale athletics, which also included a stint as a U.S. national team assistant at the 2000 Olympics, Mark Young ’68 will retire as Yale’s cross country head coach after the fall season. Associate head coach David Shoehalter will take over while Young stays on to coach the women’s track and […]

TRACK | Elis race at historic meet

On Thursday, a select group of athletes from the men and women’s track teams headed to Philadelphia for the 166th annual Penn Relays, where they shared the track with competitors ranging from high schoolers to professionals, including Olympians Allyson Felix and Usain Bolt. Several Bulldogs took top spots in their divisions at the historic meet, […]

TRACK | Rain doesn’t damper Yale win

On Saturday, the men’s and women’s track teams faced off against Harvard at Yale’s Dewitt-Cuyler Track for the traditional dual meet. The men’s team beat the Crimson for the eighth consecutive year by a nine-point margin with 86 points total. Though there were many strong performances on the women’s side, the Bulldogs ended the day […]

TRACK | Mixed results for Eli runners

The men and womens’s track teams competed in different states last weekend, each finishing third in their respective meets. The men’s team battled strong crosswinds with a limited squad to take third out of 11 teams at the UMass Nine-Way Meet in Amherst, Mass., on Saturday, while the women’s squad finished third out of three […]

TRACK | Bulldogs excel at Tribe Invitational

This past Saturday, as most Yalies were making plans to return from spring break, the men’s and women’s track teams packed their bags and traveled to Williamsburg, Va., to compete in the Tribe Invitational at William and Mary College. The Bulldogs came off a week of hard training over break to out-run, out-jump and out-throw […]

TRACK | Elis on track for ECACs

The Bulldogs were put to the test this past weekend at the sixth annual Giegengack Invitational at Yale’s Coxe Cage. Although the meet was not scored, the men and women’s track and field teams proved themselves up to the challenge by running, jumping and throwing their way to a slew of personal bests as well […]

W. TRACK | Ready for the real deal

The Yale women’s track team curtailed its winter break early, returning to Yale to compete against 15 other teams at the 28th Intercollegiate Track Classic this past Saturday. The unscored meet, held at Yale’s Coxe Cage, was the second of the season for the Bulldogs and provided a chance for them to test their preparedness […]

M. TRACK | Bulldogs host invitational

Last Saturday, while many Yalies were still enjoying the break, the men’s track team was up and running. In their first meet after five weeks off, the Bulldogs competed against 15 other teams from the northeast in the 28th annual Yale Intercollegiate Track Classic hosted at Yale’s Coxe Cage. Like the team’s previous meet, the […]

New Haven police want more Tasers

New Haven Police Chief James Lewis wants his entire force to have Tasers. Lewis said so at Wednesday’s Aldermanic Public Safety Committee meeting, where Aldermen discussed the use of Tasers by the New Haven Police Department. He added that if the board approved funding for more Tasers, city officials should purchase ones that, unlike the […]


CROSS COUNTRY: Cross country stumbles at Ivies

It was a disappointing day for both the men’s and women’s cross country teams last Friday at the 70th annual Ivy League Heptagonal Championships in Van Cortlandt Park, N.Y. In this traditional battle for Ancient Eight glory, the men’s team finished seventh among Ivy teams with 160 points, and the women were eighth with 238. […]

CROSS COUNTRY: Change of venue and bad weather do not stop Elis

What was supposed to be a routine season-ending meet before the Ivy League Championships turned into an unexpected logistical challenge for the men’s and women’s cross country teams this weekend. At 5 a.m. Friday, while many Yalies were still sleeping soundly (or were about to go to bed), the cross country teams were waking up […]