W. BASKETBALL | Cashen ’12 leads team

When the women’s basketball team takes the floor Friday night, it will turn for leadership to Michelle Cashen ’12, its one constant presence from the last four years. The captain is the only Bulldog to have played in each of the past four seasons and has only missed three of the 99 games that the […]

W. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs pick up win before Ivy play

Baruch was just the final stepping stone — now the Bulldogs must take the plunge into Ivy League play. The Elis (8-6, 0-0 Ivy) walked all over the Bearcats (6-7, 2-1 CUNYAC) right from the opening tip, on their way to an 80-47 victory at John J. Lee amphitheater yesterday. The game was the team’s […]

W. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs fall to Florida St.

There was no repeat of last season’s magic as the women’s basketball team (5–6, 0–0 Ivy) fell to Florida State in Tallahassee on Wednesday, 92–58. A year ago Yale pulled off the biggest upset in team history and notched its first victory against a ranked opponent when it stunned the Seminoles, 91–85, in New Haven, […]

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W. BASKETBALL | Elis fall to No. 22 Delaware

For the third time this season, the women’s basketball team suffered a loss at an away game with a crowd of more than 2,000. As in their last meeting with a ranked opponent, the women’s basketball team jumped out to an early lead on Aarica West’s ’13 lay-up only 10 seconds into the game. But […]

W. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs to face No. 24 Delaware

After a long Thanksgiving week in Texas, now only Delaware stands between the women’s basketball team and its return home to the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Since opening their season at home with a win against Holy Cross, the Bulldogs (4–2, 0–0 Ivy) have been away from their home court for the last five games, […]

W. BASKETBALL | Elis show strength against Texas’ top teams

Last Tuesday night, for 12 minutes and nine seconds, the Bulldogs knew what it was like to be an elite women’s basketball team. Although the final score was a lopsided 109–59 in favor of No. 1 ranked Baylor (7–0), the Elis (4–2) gave the Bears and everything they could handle for most of the first […]

W. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs prepare for road trip

Life is about to get a lot tougher for the women’s basketball team. This Friday the Bulldogs (2–0) travel to Poughkeepsie to face Marist, a team that lost its season opener to Villanova on Wednesday. But the real challenge for the Elis is what comes after Marist with a game against No. 1-ranked Baylor this […]

Bulldogs crush Fairleigh Dickinson

When Megan Vasquez ’13 went to the bench with her second foul less than four minutes into the game, Yale needed help. The Bulldogs had made only two of their eight shots and after Fairleigh Dickinson’s Danielle Pankey made both of her free throws they found themselves already in a 10-4 hole. Aarica West ’13 […]

W. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs look to new season with high hopes

The women’s basketball team returns to the court this Friday against Holy Cross with high expectations after one of its finest campaigns in recent memory. A second-place Ivy League finish, a first-ever trip to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament and a season sweep of Harvard set the stage for this year’s team, which returns four […]