FOOTBALL | Three Elis to perform for NFL scouts

March 24, 2010
It’s not often that Ivy League athletes make it big in the pros, but this Thursday three Yale football players — punter/kicker Tom Mante ’10, linebacker Travis Henry ’10 and tight end A.J. Haase ’10 — will have a chance to perform for NFL scouts. At Yale’s NFL Pro Day workout at Coxe Cage, scouts »
Captain Joe Castaldi ’10 (left) will lead a pitching staff that will try to replace last season’s ace Brandon Josselyn ’09 and improve on the team’s 6.82 ERA in 2009.

BASEBALL | Elis looking to make noise

March 3, 2010
With a disappointing last-place finish in the Ivy League’s Rolfe Division last season, the baseball team is looking forward to a fresh start this spring, as they kick off their season at Maryland-Baltimore County this coming weekend. The team ended the 2008-’09 season with a 13–24 record, including a 7–13 performance in the Ivy League, »

Blazing the trail

February 25, 2010
As a child, Levi Jackson ’50 was — as his older sister, Mable Coleman, described him — a “teeny little squirt.” Because of his size, when Jackson and his sister would walk the mile and a half back from school to their Branford, Conn., house, other kids would often chase him home. But just 10 »

After Yale, giving back

February 18, 2010
Upon arriving on campus at one of the world’s most prestigious universities in 1966, Ghana-native Kwaku Ohene-Frempong ’70 MED ’75 soon became a two-sport star while at the same time excelling in the classroom. But he never forgot where he came from. Growing up as the youngest of seven children in a farming family in »

Beyond just basketball

February 11, 2010
By the end of his senior year, Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. ’84 of the men’s basketball team had scored a total of 2,090 points in four years at Yale — a school record that still stands today. Graves’ on-the-court accomplishments were recognized on Class Day of 1984 when he received the William Neely Mallory Award, »

Star left tracks in record book

February 4, 2010
When Patricia Melton ’82 graduated from Yale, she was the most decorated women’s track and field athlete in school history. Twenty-eight years later she’s still receiving recognition. On Martin Luther King Day, Melton joined NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabar, comedian Bill Cosby and Anita DeFrantz, the first African American woman to serve on the International Olympics »

Murray explains where sports fans get their passion

February 3, 2010
Most sports fans rarely question their passion for sports, but this is a vital part of Lisa Murray’s job. In front of a group of about 25 Yalies interested in careers in the sports industry, Murray, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the sports marketing company Octagon Worldwide, spoke at the Ray Thompkins »

TRACK | Both Eli teams finish in second

January 26, 2010
Looking to see how they stand early on in their seasons, the men’s and women’s track and field teams each finished second in their first Ivy League meets Saturday in Hanover, N.H. The men took second place in the meet with 64.5 points, falling short of Dartmouth’s 87.5 points, but outpacing Columbia, who racked in »
Saberist Adam Fields ’12 competing during Yale’s 15-12 victory over Vassar on Monday.

FENCING | Elis best Vassar at home

January 20, 2010
The men and women’s fencing teams picked up where they left off before the break on Monday night at Payne Whitney Gymnasium with wins over Vassar. After both teams swept the Brandeis Invitational before winter break, the men defeated the Brewers 15–12, while the women won 17–10. “[Vassar and Yale] are really competitive, and we »
Forward Brian O'Neill '12 makes a move on a Brown defender in Yale’s 8–5 win Saturday night. The eight goals were a season high for the nation’s highest-scoring offense.

M. HOCKEY | Eight-goal explosion

January 19, 2010
After their 3–2 lost to ECAC bottomfeeders Harvard on Tuesday, the Bulldogs said the team would be going into their upcoming game against Brown with some extra motivation. And eight goals later, they made a statement. In their first game of the new year at Ingall’s Rink, the Bulldogs (10–4–3, 6–2–2 ECAC) defeated the Bears »
The men's hockey team scores against Brown at Ingalls Rink Saturday night.

M. HOCKEY | Yale beats Brown, 8–5

January 16, 2010
Marc Beck live-blogged the men’s hockey game against Brown at Ingalls Rink, starting at 7:30 p.m. Click here to read R.J. Rico’s preview of tonight’s game. M. Hockey | Yale vs. Brown, by Marc Beck

M. HOCKEY | Elis unbeaten over break

January 11, 2010
The men’s ice hockey team pushed its unbeaten streak to five games with two wins and a tie after the new year. The No. 6 Bulldogs (9–3–3, 5–1–2 ECAC) defeated conference opponent Dartmouth, 4–2 in Hanover, N.H, on Sunday after a strong performance at the Badger Hockey Showdown last weekend. The Elis had snapped No. »