Former cross country captain Kevin Lunn ’13, far left, fought off foot troubles in the fall en route to finishing third for Yale at its last four races.

Out on the trail somewhere

April 26, 2013
Every time an athlete races around a track, he is subjecting himself to the measurement of the clock and competing, albeit indirectly, against the entire world.
Yale lost its annual dual meet against Harvard Sept. 14. Demetri Goutos ’13 (no. 811) placed second and Matthew Nussbaum ’15 (no. 818) finished third for the Elis.

Out on the trail somewhere

April 25, 2013
Just over 2.5 miles into the race, Ryan Laemel ’14 had fallen five meters behind the lead pack of runners.

Keys to the Game: Yale vs. Lehigh

September 30, 2011
MAKE MISTAKES COUNT Lehigh’s offense is no pretender. It is averaging almost 38 points in its four games so far this season — and two of those contests have come against scholarship schools. Quarterback Chris Lum has been named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week three consecutive times. But he also already has six »
The No. 1 Yale sailing teams practice 15 minutes away from campus in Branford, Conn. and normally only have one home regatta each year.

SAILING | Yale’s ignored national powerhouse

September 28, 2011
On a mid-September Tuesday, it was pouring in Branford, Conn. The coed and women’s sailing teams were about to start practice, and everyone was already drenched. Many members of the team had chosen to wear waterproof layers out on the water. Max Nickbarg ’14, however, chose to go shirtless under his life jacket. “We’ll be »
Cornerback Drew Baldwin ’12, left, led the Bulldogs with nine solo tackles, as the defense recovered from a shaky third quarter to limit the Big Red to 17 points.

FOOTBALL | Cornell comeback curbed

September 26, 2011
With six minutes left in the third quarter, the Yale football team found itself in a hauntingly familiar situation. The Bulldogs (2–0,1–0 Ivy), who had scored early and often and led by as many as 17 points in the first half, suddenly found their lead cut to six as a resurgent Cornell (1–1, 0–1) found »
Running back Mordecai Cargill ’13 ran for 92 yards on Saturday against Georgetown, averaging 6.1 yards per rush.

FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Cornell

September 24, 2011
Read as we live blog Yale football’s face-off against Cornell in their Ivy opener. FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Cornell
Some Yale faculty members have been attending football games at the Yale Bowl for decades.

Longtime football fans keep coming back

September 23, 2011
When Ann Clark and her late husband, Law School professor Eli Clark ’43 LAW ’47 ART ’58, used to go to Yale football games in the 1940s, they took a streetcar from campus to the Yale Bowl. They stood on boards that hung down from the car and threw pennies to children who lined Chapel »

Yale vs. Cornell: Keys to the Game

September 23, 2011
GIVE THE BALL TO CHRIS Wide receiver Chris Smith ’13 led Yale in receptions last season, led the Football Championship Series in kickoff return average and set a Yale record for career kickoff return touchdowns. Maybe he was just warming up. Smith caught two touchdowns against Georgetown last weekend, and finished with 104 receiving yards »
The women’s crew team, a perennial national powerhouse, has earned a perfect APR score from the NCAA in each of the past six years.

UP CLOSE | Elis beat recruiting cap

September 22, 2011
When the Yale women’s swimming and diving team raced Harvard and Princeton last year, the Elis fielded the fewest athletes of the three in all but one of the meet’s 17 events. Four Yale swimmers took on eight from Princeton and 11 from Harvard in the 50-yard freestyle. Three Yale divers faced nine from Harvard »
Wide receiver Chris Smith ’13 had 163 return yards, 104 receiving yards and two touchdowns in Yale’s 37–27 victory over Georgetown on Saturday.

FOOTBALL | Bulldogs beat Georgetown in opener

September 19, 2011
Last year, the Yale football team (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) needed a touchdown sneak from quarterback Patrick Witt ’12 as time expired to come from behind and beat Georgetown (2–1, 1–0 Patriot). But this year, the quarterback ended Saturday’s game against the Hoyas by taking a knee, capping a 37–27 victory — a fitting end to »

FOOTBALL | Bulldogs beat Georgetown in opener

September 18, 2011
This time, Patrick Witt ’12 did not need the last minute touchdown dive. Witt, with help from the kick returns of Chris Smith ’13 and a defense that settled down as the game wore on, led Yale (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) to its first victory of the season on Saturday, a 37–27 decision over Georgetown (2–1, »

FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Georgetown

September 17, 2011
Stick with our live blog as Yale faces off against Georgetown in the season opener. FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Georgetown