Financial aid expands pool of potential recruits

January 11, 2012 • 1
As the number of Yale students eligible for financial aid has risen in recent years, so has the pool of potential athletic recruits. Yale, like all Ivy League schools, does not award athletic scholarships. But the University’s generous financial aid policies have made Yale more accessible to student athletes from middle-income families. Six Yale coaches »

SWIMMING | Elis to seek Olympic berth

December 7, 2011 • 2508
After swimmer Hayes Hyde ’12 touched the wall at the end of the 200 butterfly race at the 2011 AT&T Winter National Championships on Sunday, she could not decide whether she wanted to turn around to look at her time on the scoreboard. If Hyde had finished under 2:16.49, she would have qualified for the »

Ingalls operations staff keeps Elis skating

December 1, 2011 • 0
When the men’s and women’s hockey teams take to the ice in Ingalls Rink, it takes more than a strong fight to win. The Ingalls Rink operations staff must make sure the rink is ready for competition, and that takes more than a simple sweep of the Zamboni brand ice resurfacer. The Ingalls Rink operations »

Harvard-Yale rivalry extends to IM games

November 17, 2011 • 0
The football team will not be the only Yale sports team to take the field against archrival Harvard this weekend. This Friday, three Yale intramural teams will face off against their Crimson counterparts as part of the annual Harkness Cup Games, an annual intramural competition between Yale and Harvard that began in the fall of »

New spinning classes sell out for semester

November 10, 2011 • 0
Three hours after Payne Whitney Gymnasium members received notice of a new spinning program at the gym on Oct. 26, 300 people had already responded expressing interest in the classes. The 12 available sessions quickly sold out, and as of Tuesday, 400 people are on waitlists for the classes, which began Oct. 31 and will »
Elise Wilcox ’15 made ten saves for her first Ivy shutout. The Brown win marked her third shutout of the season.

W. SOCCER | With win over Brown, Yale takes third

November 7, 2011 • 0
It seemed only fitting that on Senior Night, midfielder Enma Mullo ’12 provided the game-winning goal in the women’s soccer team’s match against Brown at Reese Stadium. In her final game in the Blue and White on Saturday, Mullo scored in the 39th minute to give the Elis (9–5–3, 4–2–1 Ivy) a 1–0 lead that »

W. Soccer | Elis vie for 2nd in Ivies

November 4, 2011 • 0
The women’s soccer team wraps up its 2011 season with a matchup against Brown this Saturday at Reese Stadium. Though Harvard’s 2-1 win over Dartmouth on Saturday knocked the Elis out of the race for the Ivy League title last week, the Bulldogs can still clinch second place with a combination of a win over »

Jasinski: Yale’s all star fan

November 3, 2011 • 0
Peter Jasinski’s ’12 quest to see all of Yale’s 33 varsity sports teams compete began even before he stepped on Old Campus as a freshman. The summer before his arrival at Yale, Jasinski received copies of the annual freshman issues that the News and the Herald had mailed out to all incoming members of the »

W. SOCCER | Final road game ends in tie

October 31, 2011 • 0
The Yale and Columbia women’s soccer teams entered the weekend with identical league records. But after facing off in a 110-minute battle, their league records remain identical, as the Bulldogs (8-5-3, 3-2-1 Ivy) and Lions (6-9-1, 3-2-1) played to a 2-2 draw on Sunday night at Columbia Soccer Stadium. Following a scoreless first half, Yale »

W. SOCCER | Into the lion’s den

October 28, 2011 • 0
The women’s soccer team will face its final test on the road when it travels to New York to take on Columbia this Saturday. Despite losing ground in the race for the Ivy League crown with a 2–0 loss at Penn last weekend, the Bulldogs (8–5–2, 3–2 Ivy) remain in a three-way tie for third »

Athletes adopt quirky pregame routines

October 27, 2011 • 0
When Bobby Thalman ’13, the starting goalkeeper for the men’s soccer team, puts on his equipment, he makes sure to start with his left side. Once in goal, he does a shuffle before kissing his hand and touching the right post, kissing his left hand and touching the left post and then kissing his right »

W. SOCCER | Non-conference schedule ends with shutout

October 25, 2011 • 0
The women’s soccer team closed out its non-conference schedule on a high note with a 4-0 defeat of Saint Peter’s on Monday night at Reese Stadium. Forward Mary Kubiuk ’13 scored twice in the first half, and the Bulldogs (8-5-2, 3-2 Ivy) added a pair of goals after halftime to hand the Peahens’ (2-14-1) their »