M. lax fails to wrap up rally

If the last two games are any indication, by the end of this spring, fans of the men’s lacrosse team may not have any more nails left to bite. Trailing 12-8 to No. 12 Brown late in the fourth quarter, Yale appeared to be on the losing end of a rout. But with 1:28 remaining […]

Army marches past men’s lax

Attacker Seth Goldberg ’05, the Yale men’s lacrosse team’s leading scorer, had uncharacteristic trouble finding the back of the net all afternoon yesterday against Army. When he finally did, the goal — the potential game-tying goal — was waved off by the referees. Time had expired, and the No. 12 Black Knights narrowly escaped with […]

Princeton lax tops Eli men

The men’s lacrosse team went into Saturday’s contest against defending Ivy League Champion Princeton with a game plan and for the first 20 minutes, the Bulldogs executed it to perfection. Using a deliberate style on attack, Yale was able to control possession and at halftime, found itself with a one-goal lead over the No. 7 […]

Tigers prowl men’s lax’s road to NCAAs

The NCAA tournament — the lacrosse edition, that is — may well be a reality for the Yale men’s lacrosse team this season, but do not expect those two words to come out of head coach Andy Shay’s mouth any time soon. “We don’t talk about [the NCAA tournament],” Shay said. “Our focus now is […]

M. lacrosse lacks luster vs. Cornell

As the Bulldogs huddled for a final time before taking the field Saturday in Ithaca, they learned they would have to wait another day for the chance to knock off nationally ranked No. 12 Cornell. Seconds prior to gametime, it was announced the contest would be postponed until Sunday due to heavy fog. “That was […]

Elis prep for grieving Cornell

For the past three years, the men’s lacrosse team has gone into the Cornell game undefeated. This year may well be the charmed one, in which the Bulldogs come out preserving perfection. Yale takes its 4-0 record up to Ithaca to face off against the nationally ranked No. 12 Big Red Saturday. “We’re very excited,” […]

Elis still have a shot at making history

The last time the Yale men’s basketball team went to the NCAAs was the 1961-62 season. While the Bulldogs will not be dancing this March, this weekend they have a chance to end a drought almost as long, as Yale concludes its season on the road against Columbia and Cornell. With a pair of wins, […]

Upshaw upstages on both ends of the hardwood

Dexter Upshaw ’06 has a very practical approach to defense. Play with heart, energy and a hand in your man’s face. “As long as they can’t see, they can’t make a basket,” Upshaw said. At times during the Bulldogs’ 58-54 win over Dartmouth Saturday, the 6’7″ forward blindfolded his man, holding a hand in front […]

Bball hopes to finish at home on high note

The men’s basketball team’s inability to sustain its intensity has been a prevalent theme in nearly all its losses. But a convergence of factors likely ensures that the Bulldogs will not fall flat in the next few days. This weekend marks Yale’s final home games of the season, and for six seniors, their collegiate careers. […]

Freshmen shine for m. basketball

When the opening whistle blows in coming games, men’s basketball fans might want to shift their attention from the tip-off circle to a pair of freshmen on the front-end of the Yale bench. This weekend, the Killer P’s lived up to their nickname, effectively putting the Bulldogs’ Ivy League title hopes to rest. In the […]

The impossible Killer P’s await

Last Saturday’s devastating loss to Harvard reduced Yale’s chances of winning the Ivy League from slim to none. Make that almost none. With half of the conference season yet to be played, the Bulldogs (9-12, 4-4 Ivy) are still in arithmetic contention for the title, barely. “We’re not out of it,” Yale head coach James […]

Men’s bball cheers for Penn, for now at least

The University of Pennsylvania’s men’s basketball team has a few new fans. When Yale travels to Dartmouth and Harvard for a pair of road games this weekend, the Bulldogs will also be cheering on the Quakers. There are numerous scenarios in which the Elis (8-11, 3-3 Ivy), despite a 3-3 start in the Ancient Eight, […]