In their fathers’ footsteps

October 22, 2010
Pat Ruwe ’11 first stood along the sidelines of the Yale Bowl when he was a young water boy, but it was hardly the first time that a member of his family had been there. More than a decade earlier, Ruwe’s father, Pat Ruwe ’83 MED ’87 had lead the Yale football team as the »

W. GOLF | Moon ’14 swings big

October 19, 2010
Seo Hee Moon ’14 came up big for the Bulldogs last weekend. The standout freshman hit her first ever hole-in-one, and broke the course record with a round of 66 (-6) to lead the Bulldogs to a two-stroke first-place finish over host Harvard at the Harvard Invitational. Moon had the individual lead (74) after round »

M. GOLF | Bulldogs struggle in Rhode Island

October 19, 2010
In its last tournament of the fall season, the men’s golf team’s semester-long slump showed no sign of improving. After tying for fifth at The Big Five last week, the Elis tied for 11th place in the Classic at Shelter Harbor in Westerly, R.I., last Saturday and Sunday. Only 16 teams competed in the tournament. »

CHEERLEADING | Jumping to new heights

October 14, 2010
It wasn’t long ago that Yale Cheerleading was in need of its own pep rally. With repeated rejections of varsity status, a slim turnout at tryouts and an uncommitted coaching staff, the team faced an uphill battle to legitimize its efforts. Fast-forward to the fall of 2010, and Yale Cheerleading says it has a newfound »

M. GOLF | Bulldogs finish near top in golf tournament

October 12, 2010
Inconsistency got the better of the Bulldogs in the Philadelphia Big Five Invitational at the Plymouth Country Club in Pennsylvanialast weekend. For the second consecutive week, the men’s golf team found itself in the hunt for victory but unable to attain it. The men’s golf team tied for fifth in the 21-school tournament, shooting a »

Miller gets hostile reception at Army

October 6, 2010
A few months ago, the sight of Katie Miller ’12 walking down the streets of West Point, N.Y., would have been normal. On Sunday, though, that exact situation was enough to elicit swears from people driving by. “Go back to Yale!” Miller said one driver yelled at her. In the span of less than two »

M. GOLF | Elis take second at Macdonald Cup

October 5, 2010
After a sixth place finish on Saturday in the Yale-hosted Macdonald Cup, the men’s golf team pulled a major comeback through rough, windy conditions to take second place on its home turf. And although second place is not complete victory, head coach Colin Sheehan ’97 said any top finish on such a difficult course is »
Seo Hee Moon, left, won the individual competition at the Yale Women’s Intercollegiate.

W. GOLF | Moon ’14 makes immediate impact at Yale

September 30, 2010
After playing only two collegiate golf tournaments, Seo Hee Moon ’14 already has two individual wins under her belt and a record for the lowest women’s round of golf ever played on the Yale Golf Course — a 67. And while captain Alyssa Roland ’11 said most golfers face some bumps transitioning from individual tournaments »
The Yale Golf Course was recently named America’s best college golf course by Golfweek magazine. Yale Golf Course superintendent Scott Ramsay renovated the course after arriving in New Haven six years ago.

A classic American course

September 29, 2010
Yale has always been known for its architecture, from Sterling Memorial Library to the Yale Bowl. But a mere 12-minute drive from campus, there is an architectural gem of a different variety. Earlier this month, Golfweek magazine ranked Yale’s golf course, The Course at Yale, the number one college golf course in the magazine’s “Best »

W. GOLF | Host Bulldogs dominate competition

September 28, 2010
The women’s golf team made the most of the home-court advantage this weekend by taking first place at the Yale Women’s Intercollegiate. While Penn briefly led by two strokes following the first round of play, Yale managed to take the lead after the second round Saturday and didn’t relinquish it Sunday. Yale finished with a »

SAILING | Four Bulldog sailors have Olympics on their minds

September 23, 2010
Every Yale athlete represents the blue. But some also represent the red and white, too. Four members of the Yale sailing team — Marlena Fauer ’14, Claire Dennis ’13, Cameron Cullman ’13 and captain Joseph Morris ’12 — also represent the United States in their sport, and are training for the 2016 Olympics. Dennis is »

M. GOLF | Off-week for Bulldogs at Adams Cup

September 22, 2010
Physical and mental fatigue got the better of the men’s golf team Monday and Tuesday at the Adams Cup in Newport, R.I.: The Bulldogs took ninth place out of 17 teams in the tournament, posting a combined score of 908 (+44). “I have to admit they looked pretty run-down after playing 36 holes Monday,” said »