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W. SQUASH | Elis take fifth

February 17, 2009 • 0
After a season full of ups and downs, the women’s squash team wrapped things up Sunday with a solid fifth-place finish in the women’s squash National Championship. The No. 5 Bulldogs (11-5) took a tough loss in the first round of the Howe Cup, falling to No. 3 Trinity (12-3) in a 7-2 defeat that »
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W. SQUASH | Bulldogs topple Bears

February 10, 2009 • 1
After a hard loss the previous weekend, the women’s squash team bounced back in a big way on Saturday. The No. 5 Bulldogs (9-3) dominated the No. 9 Bears (3-8) in a 9-0 shutout at the Brady Squash Center on Saturday. As hundreds of high school squash players in attendance for the U.S. High School »
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W. SQUASH | Tough match drops Elis to 4th

February 3, 2009 • 0
High hopes and a two-game winning streak were not enough to propel the women’s squash team to a victory over the highest-ranked team in the nation this weekend. The No. 5 Bulldogs (8-3) took a hard 8-1 loss at home at the hands of the No. 1 Princeton Tigers (8-0) on Saturday. After narrowly falling »
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W. SQUASH | Squash shuts out foes

January 27, 2009 • 0
The Yale women’s squash team tallied two more blowout victories this weekend as it moves forward into the final part of its season. The No. 5 Bulldogs (8-2) hosted the Yale Round Robin tournament on Friday and Saturday, and crushed No. 18 Tufts (1-6) on Friday in a 9-0 blowout before powering past No. 14 »
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W. SQUASH | Narrow 5-4 defeat for Elis

January 22, 2009 • 0
The women’s squash team suffered a close loss on Thursday, snapping their six-game winning streak and leaving nearby rival Trinity still undefeated for the season. The No. 5 Bulldogs (6-2) fell in a heartbreaking, 5-4, loss to the No. 3 Bantams (7-0) in Hartford. Yale emerged victorious the last time the teams met, which was »
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Dynamic stretching

January 21, 2009 • 96
Play almost any sport at any level and chances are you will be called to stretch beforehand. The typical routine is well-known and widespread: Reach for your toes, hold the stretch for 10 or 15 or 30 seconds, release and move on to another muscle. It warms you up, limbers you up and gets you »
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W. SQUASH | No. 5 Elis pull out 5-4 victory

January 20, 2009 • 0
Another victory has the women’s squash team looking to ride the momentum of the past two weekends toward what will likely be one of their toughest matchups so far this season. The No. 5 Bulldogs (6-1) cruised to a 7-2 win over Cornell (4-4) in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday. The Big Red also picked up »
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W. SQUASH | Magic No. 9

January 13, 2009 • 687
New Haven may be looking at below-freezing temperatures, but in its first series of matches after a month-long hiatus, the women’s squash team was on fire. The Bulldogs (5-1) roared into action this past weekend, taking the court for the first time since their narrow loss to Penn (5-0)in the beginning of December and crushing »
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W. SQUASH | Women’s squash keeps it close

December 10, 2008 • 0
The women’s squash team made its opponents sweat this weekend when it came within a single match of victory in its first Ivy faceoff of the season. The No. 5 Bulldogs fell, 5-4, to No. 2 Penn on Saturday for the second time this year, echoing their narrow loss during the Ivy Scrimmage of early »
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Sports briefs

November 21, 2008 • 0
One last regatta for heavyweight crew Temperatures may have dipped below freezing, but men’s heavyweight crew has not abandoned the river just yet. The Bulldogs will wrap up their fall season with the Foot of the Charles Regatta on Saturday Nov. 22. They will take to the waters of the Charles River in Boston for »
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W. SQUASH | Elis off to solid start

November 11, 2008 • 0
After an outstanding victory and two close losses at the traditional season-opening Ivy Scrimmage this weekend, the women’s squash team is solidly optimistic as their regular season approaches. The Bulldogs crushed Brown 9-0 in their first matchup of the day on Saturday before taking a tough 5-4 loss to Penn later that afternoon. The scrimmage »
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CREW | Triple threat

October 28, 2008 • 0
It was a triple-title weekend for Yale crew as all three teams wrapped up their fall seasons with victories in Sunday’s Princeton Chase. Men’s heavyweight crew had a rough journey to Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J., as a bus breakdown caused them to arrive at the racecourse with barely enough time to warm up. But »