M. SQUASH | Bulldogs upset No. 2 Rochester

The men’s squash team defeated its toughest opponent so far this season, as the Bulldogs picked up their fourth and fifth wins this past weekend. The Elis bested Dartmouth 8-1 at home on Saturday, and passed their first true test of the season in a 6–3 away win against Rochester the following day. Rochester’s Yellowjackets […]

M. SQUASH | Sweeps on Saturday

Though there was snow on the ground outside this past weekend, on the squash courts, the Elis were on fire. The men’s squash team earned its second and third victories of the season on the road this weekend. After soundly defeating UPenn in the afternoon, the Bulldogs headed to Lancaster, Pa., for a night match, […]

M. SQUASH | Yale opens up Ivy season vs. Quakers

The men’s squash team (1–0) will be on the road this weekend, facing off against the University of Pennsylvania (1–2, 0–1 Ivy) and Franklin & Marshall (0–2) on Saturday. Captain Todd Ruth ’10 said the team is confident about its chances against both teams. The Bulldogs defeated the Quakers 8–1 in December of last season […]

M. SQUASH | Elis sweep Ephs

The men’s squash team swept Williams College, 9–0, in its season opener Nov. 21. All the matches played by the top eight players were decided by a score of 3–0, and the team lost only two games overall. “We played really solid,” C.J. Plimpton ’11 said. “We gave a really good performance. [Samuel] Clayman ’12 […]

M. SQUASH | Blue open with Williams

After a rigorous preseason, the men’s squash team steps back on the court Saturday for its first match of the season. The Bulldogs will take on Williams, which they beat in the 2008–’09 season 9–0. Recently, the Elis took first in their annual Ivy Scrimmage, defeating Dartmouth 9–0, Brown 9–0, and rival Princeton 6–3. “It […]

M. SOCCER | Elis fall short in overtime

The men’s soccer team came up just short in a rain-drenched affair against its archrival on Saturday at Reese Stadium. The Bulldogs (2–4–2, 0–1 Ivy) suffered a heartbreaking 1–0 defeat in the final minutes of sudden death, double overtime against Harvard. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”9938″ ] After a nearly two-hour-long rain delay, the first half started in […]

M. SOCCER | Alumni day at H-Y game

It’s the big one. The Yale men’s soccer team will host the Harvard Crimson in the Ivy League opener for both teams, on Saturday. The Bulldogs (2-3-2) are trying to stay healthy, focused and injury-free for this weekend’s match. The Elis struck a familiar chord Tuesday in their match against Sacred Heart, dominating the field […]

M. SOCCER | Soccer win streak at two

The men’s soccer team found its rhythm this weekend with a 4–1 win over St. Francis (N.Y.). In previous games this season, Yale had struggled with lagging intensity in the first half. But, based on Saturday night’s performance, you would never know it. “We were very opportunistic,” head coach Brian Tompkins said. “We scored off […]

M. SOCCER | Elis returns to Reese Stadium

After securing its first win Wednesday night against Central Connecticut State, the men’s soccer team is hoping to improve its record to 2-1-2 this Saturday when the Bulldogs take on St. Francis (N.Y) at home. So far this season, the Terriers are 2-2-0 and have won two games in a row. The first came on […]

M. SOCCER | Beating the unbeaten

The men’s soccer team experienced the thrill of victory for the first time this season when the team bested Central Connecticut, 2-0, on Wednesday. The match marked the Elis’ (1-1-2) first shutout of the season and was the first loss for the Blue Devils’ (3-1-0). “There is no substitute for winning to gain confidence,” head […]

M. SOCCER | Rain, late goals top Bulldogs

The men’s soccer team left this weekend’s tournament in Providence, R.I., frustrated. On Friday, the Bulldogs tied Adelphi, 1-1, after the match was called early due to inclement weather. The next day, Southern Methodist bested Yale, 3-2, with a goal scored in the final minutes of the game. “We’re learning more and more and making […]

M. SOCCER | On the road to Rhode Island

This weekend, the men’s soccer team will face-off against two of its strongest non-conference competitors. The Bulldogs will take on Adelphi on Friday and Southern Methodist University on Sunday in Providence, R.I. in a tournament hosted by Brown. This will be the first time since 2004 that the Elis (0–0–1) will compete in the Brown […]