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We bleed Eli blue, and you will too

April 18, 2006 • 1
Not everyone gets to attend the school with the most national championships in college football. But we Yalies do. Even though it’s been almost 80 years since the last one, the Bulldogs’ 18 titles still lead all schools. Today, the Elis play Division I-AA football, but Yale athletes still win Division I national titles in »
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W. x-country garners pair of top 10 finishes

September 27, 2004 • 1
The depth of the women’s cross-country team was on full display this weekend. In a pair of top-10 finishes, half of the squad placed seventh at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh Saturday while the other half earned third at the Quinnipiac Invitational in Hamden, Conn. yesterday. “The depth on the team is incredible,” team »
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Women’s x-country stacked for weekend, season

September 23, 2004 • 0
Although most athletes have a “one game at a time” mentality, the women of the cross-country team are not afraid to look ahead. One race into the season, the Bulldogs have their sights set on Heptagonals on Oct. 29, when they hope to improve upon last year’s third-place finish and qualify for the NCAA Championship. »
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W. harriers warm up for season at Fordham Invite

September 13, 2004 • 0
In its first competition of the fall, the women’s cross-country team earned second place overall at the Fordham Invitational in New York’s Van Cortlandt Park Saturday. Cara Kiernan ’07 led the Bulldogs with a third-place finish in a time of 18:22.67, while Lindsay Donaldson ’08, in her collegiate debut, followed one spot behind in fourth. »
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Back from Greece, Benson bends it for Yale

September 9, 2004 • 0
Hitting the books after summer break is never easy, but for 21-year-old Eleni Benson ’06, it has been especially challenging. Benson, a member of the Yale women’s soccer team, took off last year to train with the Greek National Team that participated in the Athens Summer Olympics. “It’s been awful,” Benson said half-jokingly. “Life is »
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M. bball loses Hill to car accident

September 2, 2004 • 1
Less than a month after Josh Hill ’05 watched his former classmates graduate, the Yale community was shaken when Hill, a men’s basketball player, died in a car accident May 27 in Estelle Manor Township, N.J. Hill, who was in the class of 2004 before taking a year off, was driving on Route 637 when »
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Gym boasts medal

September 1, 2004 • 0
Michael Phelps, move over. Payne Whitney Gymnasium needs some room on the Olympic podium. Perhaps one of Yale’s largest and most sedentary Olympians, the building earned a silver medal in the 1936 Berlin Games, when its architectural plans demolished the competition in one of five art categories. While only credited with one Olympic medal, Payne »
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Hill ’05 dies in car crash

May 31, 2004 • 0
Josh Hill, a senior and a member of the Yale men’s basketball team, was killed in a car accident May 27 in Estelle Manor Township, N.J., near Atlantic City. A memorial service was held today in Sanford, Del. The cause of the accident is still unknown. “This is a devastating loss to the Yale community, »
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Final 30 seconds decide Elis’ loss to Crimson

April 27, 2004 • 0
Another close game. Another loss for the men’s lacrosse team. This last loss, however, was especially heartbreaking. With 2.7 seconds left in regulation, Harvard’s Mike McBride scored to lift the Cantabs over Yale, 11-10, Saturday night at Johnson Field. It was Yale’s fifth one-goal decision in its last six games. All but one of the »
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Shay gets his first taste of the rivalry

April 23, 2004 • 0
As both a former player and current coach of collegiate lacrosse, Andy Shay has been involved in a number of rivalries, but none more storied or bitter than the one he will experience for the first time tomorrow. Shay, the first-year head coach of the Yale men’s lacrosse team, and the Bulldogs host arch-rival Harvard »
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Britt rockets in OT winner

April 19, 2004 • 0
Moments after her son scored the game-winning goal in the men’s lacrosse team’s double-overtime win over UMass, Sue Britt was in the press box, asking for a copy of the game tape. It was certainly a game worth watching again, not only for the Britts, but for all of the Bulldogs. Yale put together one »
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Albany rally sinks men’s lax

April 16, 2004 • 0
Unable to pull off the come-from-behind victory for the third game in a row, the men’s lacrosse team looked on in despair as Albany did what it could not. Trailing 9-7 with 10 minutes left, the Great Danes scored five straight goals, to take the game 12-9 in Albany Wednesday. It was the fifth straight »