Elis split swim meets

The swim programs ended their regular seasons heading in opposite directions Saturday. The Bulldog women (8-4) fell to Brown 172-122, finishing the season on a 3-meet losing streak; the men’s team (11-2) defeated both Brown and Columbia, 146-93 and 125-112, respectively, closing its season with a 2-meet winning streak. In the women’s meet, a post […]

Bulldog swimmers hope to rebound

This weekend marks the end of the Ivy League swimming and diving regular season and the Yale men’s (9-2, 5-2 EISL) and women’s (8-3, 3-3) teams are hoping they can rebound from last week’s disappointments to finish on a high note. Despite tough team losses to Harvard and Princeton at the H-Y-P meet last weekend, […]

Crimson, Tigers pound swimming

Paige Harazin ’04 and Jimmy Veazey ’04 set school records this weekend at Harvard. But strong individual performances were not enough for the Bulldogs to win the H-Y-P meet. Although the Bulldog women (8-3) lost to Harvard 194.5-124.5 and to Princeton 217-102, and the men (9-2) fell to Harvard 291-60 and to Princeton 275-76, head […]

Swimmers gearing up for H-Y-P rivalry

On paper, this weekend’s swim contest against Harvard and Princeton is just another double dual meet. But after solid victories in their first Ivy League dual meet last weekend, the men’s (9-0) and women’s (8-1) swimming and diving teams feel otherwise. “H-Y-P is definitely the most important non-championship meet of the season because it serves […]

Swimmers open Ivies with sweep

Saturday was the first Ivy League double dual meet of the winter. Saturday also began a tough stretch for the men’s (9-0) and women’s (8-1) swimming and diving teams. Following an emotional week with wins over Lehigh and Army, the meet with Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania could have been a stumbling block before […]

Swimming set for Ivy season

Saturday’s meet against Lehigh was more than another scheduled matchup. In the wake of Friday’s tragic car accident, the event was a chance for the Yale men’s (7-0) and women’s (6-1) swimming and diving teams to pay tribute to their fellow former athletes. “We decided to swim against Lehigh as a way to bring our […]

Swimming doing double duty with meets against Stags, Rams

A trip to Puerto Rico over winter break sounds ideal — at least on paper. But for the the Yale men’s (5-0) and women’s (4-1) swimming and diving teams, the Dec. 29 to Jan. 9 trip to Puerto Rico was no vacation. “Puerto Rico was sunny and beautiful to train in, but it was also […]

BCS scores with a national championship game for the ages

This is why they play the game. The regular season went like clockwork for the Miami Hurricanes. Picking up where they left off in Pasadena eight months earlier, the defending champs systematically stepped through another undefeated season, dispatching all 12 of their would-be challengers. Sure, there were a few bumps along the way — some […]

Bulldog swimmers coast to victories

Ten intensive training days over winter break in Puerto Rico paid dividends for the swimming and diving programs. The Yale men’s (5-0) and women’s (4-1) teams returned to competition on Saturday; the women defeated Cornell 166.5-76.5, and the men won a dual meet with Cornell, 126-115, and the Naval Academy, 138-103. The Bulldog women quickly […]

Both swimming teams impress in Nutmeg meet

The Yale men’s (3-0) and women’s (3-1) swimming and diving teams concluded the first half of their 2002-03 season last weekend, hosting the first annual Nutmeg Invitational at the Kiphuth Memorial Exhibition Pool. Though it was not scored, the Bulldogs dominated the seven school meet. Impressive victories in both the men’s and women’s 200 medley […]

BCS gets lucky with Bowl games

The longest regular season in college football history ended Saturday, along with the national championship hopes of every Division I-A team, save two. Undefeated Ohio State University will face defending national champion University of Miami in the Fiesta Bowl for college football’s national title. Though not realized since the 1999 season, this is just what […]

Swimming teams to host the Nutmeg Invitational

Riding the momentum of three-meet win streaks, the men’s (3-0) and women’s (3-1) swimming and diving teams return to action this weekend in their final competition of the semester: the Nutmeg Invitational. The meet is one of only three remaining competitions at Yale’s Kiphuth Exhibition Pool this season. “We’re looking forward to the Nutmeg Invite […]