BASEBALL | Elis take 2 of 3 against N.Y.I.T.

After a hot start to the season over spring break, the baseball team continued its momentum by winning two of the three games against the New York Institute of Technology this weekend. The Elis (10–6–1) fell in the first of a home doubleheader against the Bears (4-9) 3–2, but came back in the second match […]

FOOTBALL | Three Elis to perform for NFL scouts

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 […]

BASEBALL | Elis looking to make noise

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

FENCING | Elis best Vassar at home

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 […]

M. HOCKEY | Eight-goal explosion

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 […]

M. HOCKEY | Yale beats Brown, 8–5

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