Defense lapses doom Elis against top ECAC foes

A winless weekend left the women’s ice hockey team clinging onto a playoff slot as it heads into the final week of the regular season. The Bulldogs (9-12-6, 6-10-4 ECAC) took a painful loss Friday when they fell, 5-3, to No. 6 St. Lawrence (23-8-1, 16-3-1) in New York. Things did not improve Saturday afternoon […]

Tough weekend ahead for w. hockey

With only four games left to play, the women’s ice hockey team has a tough weekend ahead — and two conference opponents itch from close behind. The Bulldogs (9-10-6, 6-8-4 ECAC) will face not one but two nationally ranked teams in two days, squaring off against No. 6 St. Lawrence (21-8-1, 14-3-1) Friday night and […]

Howser saves Elis at Quinnipiac

This past weekend, the women’s ice hockey team held on to its place in the ECAC rankings — but its members also had to watch as the conference leaders drew further out of reach. The Bulldogs (9-10-6, 6-8-4 ECAC) dropped a close match to conference rival Princeton (12-8-5, 10-6-2) on Friday night, falling 2-1 at […]

Elis face ECAC rivals at home

The members of the women’s ice hockey team may be wearing pink this weekend, but in terms of game play, they’ll be fighting for the Yale blue and white just as much as ever. The Bulldogs (9-9-5, 6-7-3 ECAC) will face off against conference rival Princeton (11-8-4, 9-6-1) tomorrow night at the Whale before taking […]

No. 1 Harvard too much for Bulldogs on ice

One point is better than none — but it wasn’t enough to keep the women’s ice hockey team from slipping a notch in the ECAC standings this weekend. The Bulldogs (9-9-5, 6-7-3 ECAC) battled their way to a 3-3 tie against conference rival Dartmouth (12-7-4, 9-5-2) Friday night, taking a single point away from the […]

Ivy foes to test Elis’ momentum

Yale (9-8-4, 6-6-2 ECAC) vs. Dartmouth (11-7-3, 8-5-1) and No. 1 Harvard (17-1, 14-0) The Bulldogs will need to be at the top of their game to take on this weekend’s opponents. The Big Green currently stands at fourth place with 17 points — three points ahead of the seventh-place Elis, which is by no […]

Women’s hockey snags 3 home points

The women’s ice hockey team had to settle for a split this weekend, but it continues to hold steady in the conference as it enters the season homestretch. The Bulldogs (9-8-4, 6-6-2 ECAC) suffered a tough 4-1 loss to Colgate (9-11-4, 6-5-3) on Friday evening at Ingalls Rink. But the defeat didn’t stay with them […]

Playoffs in sight, w. hockey hosts

This weekend, the women’s ice hockey team moves into the season’s home stretch — and in terms of snagging a playoff slot this year, the stakes have never been higher. The Bulldogs (8-7-4, 5-5-2) will face league foe Colgate (8-11-3, 5-5-2) at home Friday night, followed by a match against Cornell (8-9-1, 5-6-1) on Saturday […]

W. hockey holds its own on the road

The women’s ice hockey team proved this weekend that it can hold its own against a tough opponent — due in no small part to a stellar pair of performances by its goaltenders. The Bulldogs (8-7-4, 5-5-2 ECAC) snapped their three-game winning streak after dropping a hard-fought 5-3 game to No. 6 Mercyhurst (17-5-2) Friday […]

Hot women’s hockey hits the road

The Bulldogs are riding high on the momentum of a three-game winning streak entering into this weekend — and it is an edge they will need. The Elis (7-6-4, 5-5-2 ECAC) will face No. 6 Mercyhurst (15-5-2) and Niagara (6-10-4). The Mercyhurst Lakers are 9-0-1 in the series with the Elis, and although they dropped […]

Women’s hockey rides a three-game win streak into the second semester

The women’s ice hockey team proved over break that a month is not too short a time to come together and stage a successful turnaround. The Bulldogs (7-6-4, 5-5-2 ECAC) left the ice for their 20-day hiatus back in early December with a record below .500 and a squad riddled with injuries. After a brief […]

Women’s hockey beats Providence away from home

After a tough few weeks at home, the women’s ice hockey team took to the road last night — and found greater success in Rhode Island than they have had all season on their home ice. The Bulldogs (4-5-2, 3-4-1 ECAC) eked out a win over Providence (6-7-2) yesterday. It was the squad’s first win […]