Elis hope to topple Bears

After two hours of working on shooting, passing and defensive strategy in practice yesterday, members of the men’s lacrosse team headed into a conference room in the Smilow Field Center to give their minds a workout as well by watching film of the Brown team they will face this weekend. Both the coaches and the […]

Junior m. laxer faces big task

Imagine a basketball game in which there was a tip-off after every time either team scored. The team who could win the most tip-offs would have a clear advantage. Although basketball players do not have much cause to worry about a future like this, men’s lacrosse players have to deal with the strategic implications of […]

Men’s lacrosse declaws Tigers

Despite starting out 0-4, few people would have bet against No. 16 Princeton in its Ivy League opener this weekend against the Yale men’s lacrosse team. But the Elis beat the odds, playing as a well-tuned, cohesive unit to overcome the Tigers, 9-8, Saturday at Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium. The game’s outcome was not decided until the […]

Men’s lax hosts league powerhouse

The last time the men’s lacrosse team beat perennial powerhouse Princeton was in 2002, when this year’s seniors were rookies. It was a game that the class of 2005 remembers well. “I’d say celebrating on Princeton’s field freshman year was one of the highlights of my lacrosse career,” captain DJ Barry ’05 said. “We broke […]

M. lax whips overmatched Hawks

With 44 seconds left in the men’s lacrosse game, a loud cheer went up from the bench after defensive midfielder Anson Frericks ’06 scored his first career goal. This cheer not only showed the team’s support for Frericks, but also signified the way in which the Elis came together to achieve their fourth win. After […]

For w. squash, word ‘dynasty’ keeps coming up

The Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance will hold the 64th Annual Gold Key Dinner on April 17 when the Trinity men’s squash team and the Yale women’s squash team will be honored. For the former, the dinner represents another acknowledgement of their seven-year-old reign. For the latter, the honor recognizes what the Elis have been able […]

Men’s lax suffers steamrolling

The feeling of frustration that filled the men’s lacrosse team and the fans at Johnson Field Saturday afternoon was summed up in a play by long pole Scott Wexler ’07. With 11 seconds left in the action, Wexler sprinted from the left side of the field to try to stop Cornell’s John Glynn from setting […]

M. Lax is set for tough test

On the one hand, the men’s lacrosse team enters Saturday’s game having won three straight games. On the other hand, it will face off with a team that it has not beaten in three years. Needless to say, something’s got to give this weekend. The Bulldogs (3-1, 1-0 Ivy) take on No. 10 Cornell (2-2, […]

Bulldogs rout Q-Pac at home

They may be New Haven neighbors and share Saturday nights at Toad’s, but the men’s lacrosse team did not show Quinnipiac any mercy last night. In the 13-3 rout of the Bobcats at Johnson Field, the Elis (3-1, 1-0 Ivy) produced a high level of offense while using a blanketing defense to limit the Bobcats’ […]

Men’s lacrosse kicks off season in style

Like any machine, the men’s lacrosse team had to test out some different parts and have some malfunctions before most of the cogs started to click together. After falling to No. 10 UMass 12-6 in Amherst March 5, the Elis (2-1, 1-0 Ivy) came back with two wins that showcased the way they work together […]

Elis earn first place ranking in academic progress study

Yale may not play in the Rose Bowl or make it to the Final Four, but the Bulldogs are champions when it comes to athletes in the classroom, according to a recent study by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. On Feb. 28, the NCAA released a study on the academic progress rates of universities across […]

Quibell adds another championship for w. squash

Michelle Quibell ’06 and the women’s squash team capped off a spectacular 2004-05 campaign by dominating not as a team, as they had all season, but as individual players. The Elis left the Collegiate Squash Association National Championship with many of their opponents seeing blue, as Quibell took her second-straight individual national title by beating […]