Poor defense spells doom for Elis

Against Saint Peter’s Saturday, the Bulldogs’ work on the offensive end hardly resulted in corresponding defensive stops. Instead of forcing bad shots, pulling down defensive rebounds and drawing offensive fouls, the Elis allowed diminutive Peacock guards Keydren Clark and Corey Hinnant to run the show. In the last 11 minutes, Clark and Hinnant led the […]

Early deficit dooms Elis

After a comatose first half against American University (6-5) last night, the men’s basketball team found its pulse in the second, but a 22-point halftime deficit pulled them under in the end for a 69-65 loss. Although the Bulldogs (4-8) were well aware that their opponent is the 18th-best three-pointer shooting team in the nation […]

Bulldogs begin to find winning ways

Even though two out of four is generally not a passing grade, the Eli men certainly merit extra credit for their efforts in four hotly contested games over winter break. The Bulldogs not only avoided a schooling by the unbeaten Big East Conference power No. 25 Boston College (13-0), but they almost ruined the Eagles’ […]

M. bball gives Bison early Christmas gift

With holiday spirit in the air, the men’s basketball team learned an important lesson against Bucknell: there’s no place for giving on the court. In the second half, the Elis looked poised for a win, having rallied from a five-point half-time deficit to lead the Bison 48-41 with 6:52 remaining. While the Bison used four […]

Martin lifts m. bball over Sacred Heart

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The Bulldogs’ big men started strong, but their effort down the stretch was herculean. After Sacred Heart center and leading-scorer Kibwe Trim put up the first two points of the game he might as well have called it a night. From that point forward, the Bulldogs’ frontcourt, namely center Dominick Martin ’06 […]

Elis’ lack of depth is already apparent

AMHERST, MASS. — Usually a team’s lack of depth becomes exposed over the course of a season, as fatigue sets in and injuries add up. But just four games into the season, the men’s basketball team’s bench has proven to be more limited than lengthy. Charged with three fouls in the first 10 minutes of […]

Carr’s intensity breaks tackles, records

On the whiteboard in Yale running backs coach Larry Ciotti’s office is the motto, “Big Time Players make the Big Time Plays in Big Time Games.” Taped up next to it is a large, yellowed feature article about running back Robert Carr ’05. “If I had to list players under that [phrase], Rob Carr would […]

W. hockey ends 20-year skid

A new chapter in the history books opened Friday night as the women’s ice hockey team defeated No. 3 Harvard at Ingalls Rink for the first time in 20 years. The chapter marked “Crimson Dominance” almost closed last season, but Harvard squeaked out a power-play goal in the final seven seconds to preserve the streak. […]

W. hockey faces off against two of country’s best

Even the mighty must fall. So hopes the women’s hockey team, which takes on last season’s national runner-up Harvard (2-0-0), ranked third in the latest USCHO.com poll, and No. 8 Brown (3-1-0) Friday and Saturday, respectively. Coming off of a tough 9-1 loss at the hands of No. 2 Dartmouth, the Elis hope to rebound […]

Richter talks about life on, off the ice

Former New York Rangers goaltender and Stanley Cup champion Mike Richter spoke about lessons learned over his 14 seasons in the NHL at a Calhoun College Master’s Dessert Thursday night. A member of the U.S. Olympic Hockey team in 1988 and 1998, and a silver medalist in 2002, Richter won a franchise-leading 301 games in […]

B-ball preseason rankings released

The Ivy League preseason media polls give both the men’s and women’s basketball teams reason to be optimistic entering the 2004-2005 season. The men were picked to finish third, behind Princeton and Penn, while the women received 62 votes for fifth place in the standings. With their three top scorers returning, the Eli men are […]

Bulldogs rout W. Ontario in home scrimmage

Playing by the rules really does matter, as the men’s ice hockey team discovered Saturday in a come-from behind 7-2 win in a home scrimmage against Western Ontario. Still adjusting to new Division I obstruction rules, the Bulldogs faced several man-down and 5-3 situations in the early minutes. Following the first 9:58 of the game, […]