Ankle ends goalie’s season

For women’s soccer goaltender Chloe Beizer ’07, the 2005 season brought new meaning to the oft-cliche concept of a watershed year. Second in the Ivy League in goals against average and fourth in save percentage, Beizer — who had played in just five games her first two years in the Elm City — was the […]

Volleyball competes against nation’s best in California

When it comes to women’s volleyball, California, with beach volleyball courts speckled up and down the Pacific coastline and year-round sun, has long been a formidable locale. Even in Connecticut, California players dominate the collegiate volleyball scene. One-third of Yale’s team, including the Elis’ top two hitters, Alexis Crusey ’10 and Shannon Farrell ’07, hail […]

2006 Football Preview: The Bowl

More than just a site for Saturday afternoon tailgates, the Yale Bowl symbolizes the powerful history and towering legacy of Yale football. The stadium, which seats 64,269 fans on its 12.5 acres of land, has witnessed the inimitable triumphs and regrettable downfalls of 92 Yale teams. The Bowl has also hosted the World Special Olympic […]

2006 Football Preview: The Boss

Jack Siedlecki, Yale football’s boss, takes the field for his 10th season in the Elm City with two enduring legacies in tow — “The Turnaround” and “The Drought.” The upstate New York native inherited a reeling program in December 1996 and managed to transform a 1-9 wreck into an Ivy League crown two years later […]

2006 Football Preview: What to Expect

A showdown between storied history and newfound momentum. The Elis are a whopping 114-17-2 in season openers. But the sizzling Toreros may have the edge after dunking the Bulldogs last September, becoming the first team in their conference ever to topple an Ivy entry. The defending Pioneer League champions have but a single loss to […]

2006 Football Preview: Last Year’s Action

The Elis fell to San Diego, 17-14, in last year’s season opener. 2005 Ivy League Rookie of the Year Mike McLeod ’09 rushed for 102 yards on 18 carries, the best offensive performance of any of the Bulldogs. Yale trounced Cornell, 37-17, in last year’s league opener. Quarterback and captain Jeff Mroz ’06 threw for […]

W. soccer looks to rebound

Two losses are as many as the women’s soccer team is willing to accept this season. After falling to No. 15 Duke and the No. 5 University of North Carolina in the Yale Classic last weekend, the Bulldogs (0-2) are ready to wipe the slate clean and return to the tradition of dominance that the […]

Elis fall to Duke, UNC

Just four seconds into the first half of Sunday’s women’s soccer game against the No. 8 University of North Carolina, goaltender Susan Starr ’08 threw up a futile hand as Tar Heel midfielder Yael Averbuch fired the ball into the back of the net from midfield during the opening kickoff, recording the fastest goal in […]

No. 13 Elis host Duke, UNC to start season

“This is a whole new team,” women’s soccer midfielder Mary Kuder ’08 said. “We have eight new players and we have to start all over again. This weekend has nothing to do with the past.” For a team that went 15-4-1 in 2005, captured the coveted Ivy League crown and advanced to the third round […]

Allain ’80 to replace Taylor

Former Yale men’s hockey goaltender Keith Allain ’80 was welcomed back to New Haven at Ingalls Rink on Saturday, replacing Tim Taylor as head coach of the men’s hockey team. After relieving Taylor on March 29, Director of Athletics Tom Beckett announced Taylor’s replacement Saturday, bringing in a coach who is no stranger to Yale […]

Coach let go after long tenure

After a 28-year partnership, the men’s hockey team and head coach Tim Taylor have parted ways. The Yale Athletic Department announced Tuesday that it was relieving Taylor of the head coach position, instead offering him reassignment within the department. During his tenure as head coach, Taylor amassed a 337-433-55 record and coached more total games […]

Long-time coach to leave hockey team

After a 28-year partnership, the men’s hockey team and head coach Tim Taylor have parted ways. The Yale Athletic Department announced yesterday that it was relieving Taylor of the head coach position, instead offering him reassignment within the department. During his tenure as head coach, Taylor amassed a 337-433-55 record and coached more total games […]