Elis earn College Cup home game

By Winston Hsiao staff reporter For the men’s soccer team, Saturday’s victory over Princeton, which clinched a share of the Ivy League title, seemed like the perfect cap to an already memorable season. But on Monday, the Elis (10-3-4, 5-1-1 Ivy) learned that their season is just beginning. The Bulldog players and coaching staff crammed […]

M. hockey falls to tough teams

By Winston Hsiao Staff reporter For the second straight weekend, the Bulldogs challenged and scared two top-notch teams only to succumb in the end. Yale flashed a swagger and potential that was absent for most of last season, but as the close-but-no-cigars begin to pile up, the moral victories are leaving the Bulldogs wanting much […]

M. soccer wins share of Ivy title

In 1991, the majority of players on the current men’s soccer team were probably just beginning to kick a ball around their backyards. Now, 14 years since the last Yale Ivy League Championship, those kids are the ones bringing the Elis back to the top. Following a Dartmouth-Brown tie earlier in the day, the Bulldogs […]

Men’s soccer takes share of Ivy title

Some days it seems that everything just falls into place. And for the men’s soccer team, today was one of those days. Coming into the final game of the season on Saturday, the Bulldogs were two points behind co-leaders Brown and Dartmouth. But Yale’s gritty 1-0 win at Princeton, coupled with a 2-2 tie between […]

Men’s soccer faces final Ivy test

As student organizations begin selling T-shirts in preparation for The Game, the trusty words “Harvard Sucks, Princeton Doesn’t Matter” are again pushed to the forefront of the Yale lexicon. But while the old maxim may hold true 364 days of the year, to the men’s soccer team, whose postseason dreams are on the line this […]

Bulldogs give Brown first Ivy League loss

To say a lot was on the line Saturday would have been an understatement. It was a shot for the Yale seniors to leave their final mark on the field that has become their second home the past four years. It was the stage for an upstart Bulldog program to reclaim its spot among the […]

M. hockey opens with two defeats

After a disastrous men’s hockey campaign last year, Bulldog fans were ready for the season-opening home doubleheader to give them an idea of what they should expect this season. But rather than shed any light on the upcoming year, Yale’s uneven performance this weekend only produced more questions. The season began with promise as the […]

Bulldogs look to upset Bears at home

The implications of Yale’s game against first place Brown are simple. Lose or tie and the Elis’ title dreams are effectively dead. Win and Yale’s quest for its first Ivy championship in 14 years is alive for another week. But while the importance of this game is undeniable, the Bulldogs know the worst thing they […]

M. soccer loses heartbreaker

After a tough loss, the men’s soccer coaching staff usually has a good idea of what went wrong. But at the end of Tuesday night’s game against Boston College, Yale head coach Brian Tompkins struggled to put his finger on what had just happened. “Sometimes when you get outplayed by a team and you lose, […]

Bulldogs stifle Columbia

While the men’s soccer team showcases the Ivy League’s second-best offense, the Bulldog defense proved again on Saturday that any hope of an NCAA Tournament berth rests firmly on their shoulders. The Elis’ (8-2-4, 3-1-1 Ivy) suffocating backfield paved the way to a 1-0 victory over Columbia (3-10, 0-4) in New York Saturday. Yale extended […]

Men’s soccer stumbles, but ekes by

Although the men’s soccer team got the final result it wanted last night, the Bulldogs had hoped it would be less of a struggle to obtain. The Elis (7-2-4, 2-1-1 Ivy) were finally able to put away a pesky Hartford squad (5-8-2), 1-0, at home last night. While he was pleased with the victory, forward […]

With tie, soccer falls into Ivy pack

Although the men’s soccer team will still earn a point in the standings for its effort this past weekend, the Bulldogs cannot help but feel that they just let a big opportunity slip through their hands. The No. 25 Bulldogs (6-2-4, 2-1-1 Ivy) fought back from a 1-0 deficit on the road to tie Penn […]