Sports

W. TENNIS | Yale to face Tigers in Ivy showdown

April 2, 2010 • 0
The pressure is on for the Yale women’s tennis team this weekend. Two Ivy League heavyweights take the court when the No. 40 Bulldogs (11–4) welcome defending league champions No. 33 Princeton to the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center for their Ivy opener. The Elis will also take on Penn’s Quakers at home on Saturday. “This is »
Culture

N.Y. troupe to put on student play

March 30, 2010 • 0
When playwright Kimberly Rosenstock DRA ’10 first got an agent, she gave him two plays to send to potential producers. The first was a piece called “99 Ways to F*** a Swan” and featured a large cast and scenes set in Ancient Greece, Renaissance Italy, Victorian England and modern-day Manhattan. Though this extravagant and ambitious »
Sports

W. TENNIS | Elis finish break with a win

March 22, 2010 • 0
It was a sweet homecoming for the Yale women’s tennis team, which returned to the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center this past Friday after a week in Florida. The No. 37 Bulldogs (11–4) defeated the Quinnipiac Bobcats 7–0 at home on Friday after losing consecutive matches to No. 16 South Florida and No. 41 Florida International down »
Culture

Hello, my name is Mandy Patinkin

February 23, 2010 • 3
Tony and Emmy Award winning actor Mandy Patinkin spoke at the Slifka Center Monday afternoon. The Jewish actor, the lead in Rinne Groff’s new play “Compulsion” at the Yale Rep, answered questions from a crowd of about 20 about his craft, some of his famous roles and the influence of his religion on his life. »
Lindsay Clark ’11 won both her singles and doubles matches without dropping a set against No. 32 William & Mary on Saturday.
Sports

W. TENNIS | Home streak ends at 23

February 23, 2010 • 0
This weekend, the women’s tennis team did something it had not done since 2007: lose a match at home. The No. 36 Bulldogs (9–2) started off strong Saturday morning when they beat No. 32 William & Mary by a score of 5–2 at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, but Sunday’s 6–1 loss to No. 20 Vanderbilt »
Vicky Brook ’12 has won eight of nine singles matches for the No. 43 women’s tennis team, which is 8–1 this season after winning the ECAC Indoor Championships last weekend.
Sports

W. TENNIS | Eyes on the prize

February 17, 2010 • 0
The members of the women’s tennis team believe they have what it takes to go all the way this season. Head coach Danielle McNamara cited the team’s tenacity, experience and outstanding doubles play as the factors that will make a difference and allow the No. 43 Bulldogs (8–1) to capture their second Ivy title in »
Stevi Petrelli ’11 (pictured) and doubles partner Sarah Lederhandler ’10 won their match against Harvard, 8–3.
Sports

W. TENNIS | Confident Elis win ECACs

February 16, 2010 • 1
For the women’s tennis team, being seeded third for the ECAC Championship may have been just the incentive the Bulldogs needed. After 6–1 victories over both Boston University and Harvard, as well as a 4–0 victory over Dartmouth, the Elis (8–1) won their second consecutive ECAC Championship in Cambridge, Mass., this past weekend. “We came »
Sarah Lederhandler ’10 won in straight sets.
Sports

TENNIS | Bulldogs have no trouble over the weekend

February 9, 2010 • 0
For the women’s tennis team, there’s no place like home. The No. 44 Bulldogs continued their winning ways this weekend, beating UMass and the University of Memphis at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center to extend their home winning streak to 22 matches. The Elis brought down the UMass Minutewomen 7–0 on Friday night, but had to »
Sports

W. TENNIS | Elis win after loss to No. 1

February 2, 2010 • 0
The women’s tennis team traveled to a warm North Carolina and split games against two devilish opponents over the weekend. After falling 7–0 to the No.1 Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, the No. 49 Bulldogs bounced back Sunday, defeating the No.39 Wake Forest Demon Deacons in a decisive 6–1 victory at the ITA Division I »
University

Rumsfeld biographer speaks

January 28, 2010 • 1
Bradley Graham ’74 does not remember any Master’s Teas he attended when he was a student at Yale — he was too busy writing articles for the News. More than 30 years later, his interests have not changed. The veteran Washington Post reporter spoke about his hopes for the future of journalism, as well as »