SAILING | Elis place second in ICSA nationals

With a clutch performance in the last few minutes of last weekend’s three-day ICSA Women’s National Championship, the women’s sailing team took second place — their best performance of the last three years. After winning the last of the regatta’s 13 races, the Bulldogs finished just four points behind the winning Boston College Eagles to […]

SAILING | Women’s team takes second at nationals

After a rough tournament beginning, the previously third-ranked women’s sailing team took second at the ICSA Women’s National Championship in Austin, Texas., this weekend. After winning the last of the regatta’s 13 races, the Bulldogs finished just four points behind the winning Boston College Eagles to end their season and win the New England Women’s […]

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SOFTBALL | Bulldogs take tough losses at Army

As the season draws to a close, the softball team suffered two close losses to Army on Wednesday. The Bulldogs will play their last games of the season this weekend against Brown in the hopes of ending the year on a high note. The Bulldogs outhit Army, committed fewer errors and showed strength on defense, […]

SOFTBALL | Elis split weekend vs. Dartmouth

With two wins against Dartmouth this weekend, the softball team is regaining momentum after what has been a disappointing season. The win marked the second and third Ivy League victories for the team this season. Two home runs by captain Christy Nelson ’13 and a career-first homer by Tori Balta ’14 buoyed the Bulldogs (10–30, […]

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs smash losing streak

After 15 straight losses, the softball team turned the tide and broke its losing streak with a 3–0 shutout against Sacred Heart in the nightcap of the teams’ doubleheader Wednesday. While the Pioneers (17–26) won the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader, the Bulldogs (8–28, 1–11 Ivy) said their first victory this month caused a significant […]

YPMB brings sonorous sounds to baseball, softball

The sounds of Lady Gaga graced Yale and DeWitt Family Fields over the weekend as the Yale Precision Marching Band — for the first time in recent years — brought their harmonies to baseball and softball games against Harvard. “A lot of teams don’t realize we totally love coming to games,” YPMB Manager Kebra Sedam […]

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SOFTBALL | Elis crushed by northern rivals

The women’s softball team was no match for first-place Harvard and fell in all four of its games Saturday and Sunday by considerable margins. The Bulldogs (7–27, 1–11 Ivy) took their 14th straight loss and maintained their last-place status in the Ivy League. Over the course of the weekend, the Crimson (24–10, 11–1 Ivy) outscored […]

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs take on powerhouse Crimson

If the softball team hopes to win against Harvard this weekend, the Bulldogs will need to bring their best play to the field. While the Bulldogs have lost the last 10 games, the Crimson has excelled this season. Harvard (20–10, 7–1 Ivy) boasts the best record in the Ivy League while Yale (7–23, 1–7) sits […]

SOFTBALL | Losing streak stretches to 10

Things are looking grim for the Bulldogs. With the looming prospect of this weekend’s contest against Harvard, the softball team lost its 10th straight game at the hands of Wagner on Wednesday. Last year, Yale split with the Seahawks (14–26), winning the first game 9–1 but losing in the second 7–4. But in Wednesday’s doubleheader, […]

Looking at the morality behind the money

For professor Robert Shiller, there is a conversation that must be had about finance. After teaching the course “Financial Markets” for about 25 years and seeing it uploaded on Open Yale Courses in 2008 and again in 2011, he said he felt responsible for ensuring that his students understood the morality behind their career choices. […]

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SOFTBALL | Bulldogs take narrow losses

Despite noticeable offensive improvements, the softball team could not snag a win against its Ivy League rivals this weekend. The Bulldogs (7–21, 1–7 Ivy) fell to Princeton (9–20, 5–3 Ivy), on Friday and to Cornell (16–13, 7–1 Ivy) on Saturday for their eighth loss in a row. “I’m looking forward to the game where our […]

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs can’t jumpstart play

Plagued by weak hitting and frequent errors, the softball team took another pair of losses Wednesday against the University of Rhode Island (13–16). Since returning from the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. during spring break, Yale has only won four out of 16 games. Yale fell to the Rams, 5–3, in the first game […]