W. SQUASH | Tournament run ends with Harvard

Before the women’s team squash national championships began on Friday, all the divisional winners from the previous year returned their trophies so that the hardware would be available for this year’s winners. Not Yale. The Elis, who entered the weekend as defending champions but ranked No. 2 in the country, were not about to give […]

SQUASH | Women’s squash still perfect

After a fairytale start to the season that included a momentous victory over Trinity, the men’s squash team fell back to earth when it was demolished by No. 3 Princeton, 8-1, Saturday. However, the men’s team bounced back and won its Sunday match against No. 10 Penn to finish the weekend with a 12–1 record. […]

SQUASH | Elis stay perfect

This season, the men’s and women’s squash teams have both won 23 games without a single loss. Pulling ahead of squash titan Trinity on the 18th, the men’s team was named No. 1 in the national rankings Jan. 22. The No. 1 Elis dispatched the No. 13 Naval Academy this Saturday to take their flawless […]

SQUASH | Roberts reflects on historic win

Thirteen years and 252 straight wins made Trinity squash a dynasty. But Yale, the No. 2 squash powerhouse for three years, was determined to claim some of the glory last Wednesday night. College squash saw the end of an era when John Roberts ’12 scored his 11th point against Trinity’s Johan Detter that evening, climching […]

SQUASH | Elis continued undefeated run

After last Wednesday’s historic defeat of Trinity College, the Yale’s men’s and women’s squash teams continued their undefeated rampage this weekend. Friday, the No. 2 men’s team traveled to Rochester, N.Y., and defeated the No. 11 University of Western Ontario. Then, on Saturday, the team returned to the Brady Squash Center to host the No. […]

M. SQUASH | Elis shatter historic streak

Trinity was not just undefeated heading into its match with Yale Wednesday night. It had not lost in 252 games — the longest winning streak in intercollegiate varsity history. It had won the past 13 consecutive national championships. Yale, ranked No. 2 in the country to Trinity’s No. 1, had come close to the Bantams […]

SQUASH | Elis dominate weekend

Despite numerous opponents this weekend, both the men’s and women’s squash teams remain undefeated. The Brady Squash center hosted three men’s teams, No. 6 Cornell, No. 16 Columbia and No. 10 Williams, and four women’s teams, No. 6 Stanford, No. 7 Cornell, No. 16 Columbia and No. 10 Williams over the weekend. By the time […]

SQUASH | Elis sweep Amherst

Despite a respite for the winter holidays, the men’s and women’s squash teams picked up right where they left off yesterday — winning a 9-0 sweep of Amherst. Hywel Robinson ’12 played at the top spot for the men’s, with an 11-3, 11-2, 11-2 win over Amherst’s Scott DeSantis. At the number two spot, Kenneth […]

SQUASH | Teams sweep competition

The men’s and women’s squash teams swept their first non-scrimmage competition last weekend, sweeping both Franklin and Marshall and Haverford in Lancaster, Penn. Last Saturday, the women’s and men’s squash teams traveled to Pennsylvania to face Franklin and Marshall and Haverford. The women’s team, last year’s national champions, won a 9-0 victory over Franklin and […]

CROSS COUNTRY | Runners overcome snow

In freezing weather conditions late Saturday morning, Yale men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships at Princeton, N.J. A downpour of rain turned into snow midway through the men’s 8k race. The women took to the course afterward, and were treated to snow, slush and mud. Despite the conditions, […]

CROSS COUNTRY | Runners sweep top five

Men’s and women’s cross country saw a top-five sweep, pack running and a one-shoed freshman Saturday. The Yale women’s and men’s teams finished first and third, respectively, at the Princeton Invitational meet this weekend. Women’s cross country came out ahead of twelve other teams with Elis sweeping the top five individual places. The men came […]

Freshmen prove themselves in Ithaca

The rookie Bulldogs on the Yale men’s tennis team proved they can compete at the collegiate level this weekend at the Cornell Invitational in Ithaca, NY. Captain Erik Blumenkranz ’12 showed the younger players, Patrick Chase ’14, Zachary Dean ’14, Kyle Dawson ’14, Daniel Faierman ’15 and Matt Saiontz ’15, the ropes of tournament play. […]