ROSENBERG: The price of winning: nothingIn the wake of the hockey team's Frozen Four triumph, students are asking the wrong question: “Do you think this will encourage Yale to invest more in athletics?”
FRONDORF: Rutgers abuse reveals corrupt cultureI interrupt your regularly scheduled Frozen Four coverage for a public service announcement:
ROSENBERG: Damn YankeesThere should be a salary cap in baseball, although not necessarily to level the playing field.
FRONDORF: Bulldogs in the spotlightCollege football and basketball may draw most of the national attention, but collegiate hockey likely comes in at a respectable third place.
ROSENBERG: Embrace the madnessI have to be honest: I don’t watch much television, but I was basically glued to the couch for the first four days of March Madness.
MEN’s BASKETBALL: Sears messed around, got a double-doubleForward Justin Sears ’16 has been a force in the frontcourt for the Bulldogs this season.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Doherty ’17 talks rookie season, success
The News sits down with forward Mike Doherty ’17, who currently leads the team in points with nine.
Volleyball: NCAA tournament to begin friday
The Yale women’s volleyball team is riding a 14–1 record over its last 15 games into its match against Utah on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
FOOTBALL: What went wrong
In the 130th playing of The Game, not a whole lot went right for the Yale football team.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Leonoff a force in the net
After shutting out Quinnipiac in a 0–0 tie Nov. 9, goaltender Jaimie Leonoff’s ’15 coaches told her that she was playing like the “best goalie in the country.”
SWIMMING AND DIVING: Elis earn redemption
After a bitter loss against Columbia on Nov. 16, the Bulldogs came back with a vengeance as both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were victorious in their meets just before Thanksgiving break. At a meet hosted by Bridgeport University, the women beat their hosts 100–79 and the Sacred Heart University Pioneers 107–76. »
INDOOR: Elis ready for their first hurdle
Although the Elis appear to be the strongest in the longer distances, a similar combination of veteran experience and freshman talent will carry Yale in sprinting events.
SAILING: Bulldogs settle for fourth place
The No. 2 coed sailing team capped an impressive fall season with a fourth-place finish at the ICSA Match Racing National Championships on the weekend of Nov. 22. Match racing involves head-to-head races, rather than the usual college format of having all of the teams sail at the same time. Captain Chris Segerblom ’14 said »
VOLLEYBALL: Polan makes history for volleyball
Captain Kendall Polan ’14 was busy making history over Thanksgiving Break. On Nov. 21, Polan was selected as Ivy League Player of the Year for a record-breaking third time. Polan became the first player in conference history to win the award three times, and just the third player to be unanimously selected by the league’s »
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis reign supreme at Hartford
It may not have been pretty, but the Yale men’s basketball team got the job done on Saturday, defeating Hartford 54–49 for its second straight win. The Elis (4–3, 0–0 Ivy) were coming off a remarkable victory at Lafayette on Nov. 26, where, with the game tied at 76, guard Javier Duren ’15 drained a »
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Road trip not kind to Elis
The women’s basketball team dropped all three contests it played over Thanksgiving break, including two against teams that played in the postseason last season. On Friday, the Elis (3–4, 0–0 Ivy) got off to a rough start against Fordham (5–2, 0–0 Atlantic 10), falling behind 28–10 less than 12 minutes into the first half. A »
MEN’S HOCKEY: Bulldogs battle through Warriors
Despite dominating its game on Saturday, the No. 9 men’s hockey team suffered a post-turkey hangover, needing an overtime goal to sneak by Merrimack 3–2 at Ingalls. Forward Chris Izmirlian ’17 tallied the game winner with 45 seconds remaining in overtime. “It was a great team win and reassured us that we need to keep »