MEN’S BASKETBALL: Hoops provide hope
This week provided the fans of Yale’s men’s basketball team perhaps its best reason to root for the Elis when Yale officially welcomed Riley Mack to its roster on Tuesday.
FOOTBALL: Drwal ’18 talks transition
Wide receiver Ross Drwal ’18 made three catches, including one for a touchdown, against Army last weekend. The News talked to the former high school quarterback to discuss his recent performance, along with the rest of his freshman season.
FOOTBALL: In historic win, Yale beats Army
Riding on the back of five touchdowns by running back Tyler Varga ’15, the Yale football team made history on Saturday, defeating Army 49–43 in overtime without once holding a lead during regulation.
VOLLEYBALL: Elis record clean sweep
The Yale volleyball team opened Ivy conference play with a clean sweep this weekend, defeating Brown largely thanks to a powerful .340 hit percentage.
WOMEN’S SOCCER: Elis fall in first Ivy match
After a bright start to the season, the Yale women’s soccer team looked strong heading into its first conference game against Princeton on Saturday. However, it fell just short after the Tigers scored with only five minutes left in the game, bringing the final score to 1–0.
MEN’S SOCCER: Yale scoreless for five
After four straight shutouts, the Yale men’s soccer squad (0–5–2, 0–0–0 Ivy) looked to get back on track in an in-state rivalry match against Quinnipiac University (3–4–1, 0–0–0 MAAC) on Friday. However, the contest proved just more of the same for the Bulldogs, as they fell 1–0 to the Bobcats in overtime, giving up a 98th minute strike to Raphael Carvalho.
Athletes Look for the Perfect Pitch
The fall sports season is well underway and many of Yale’s teams have settled into a rhythm, both on and off the field. A crucial part of that rhythm for every team is their warm-up music.
FOOTBALL: Yale looks to march past Army
The Yale football team (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) has played Army (1–2) 45 times since 1893, amassing a 21–16–8 record, with the most recent matchup taking place in 1996.
MEN’S SOCCER: Schwartz ’16 talks record
Six games into the season, the men’s soccer team is still searching for its first win. The News sat down with forward Avery Schwartz ’16, who has played in five games for Yale so far, to discuss why the Elis’ record does not match their level of play.
VOLLEYBALL: Elis to open conference slate
The defending champion Bulldogs will begin their quest for a fifth straight Ivy League crown when they open conference play against the Brown Bears this Friday.