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ONORATO: Celebrating the Bowl

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JuliaHenry_mbballharvard-5 March Madness is epitomized by a matchup between two Ivy League juggernauts duking it out for their conference crown. That matchup comes to life on Friday, as Yale takes on Harvard in perhaps the program’s biggest game in 13 years.

CONDRO: I’m sorry about Valentine’s Day

2 weeks ago

I owe the Yale Women’s Basketball team an apology. As I was preparing to do the play-by-play for Saturday’s game against Princeton, I thought that the outlook for the Bulldogs was bleak at best.

SWIMMING & DIVING: Ivies await swim and dive team

2 weeks ago

After three months of intense competition, the Yale women’s swimming and diving team will wrap up its season with the Ivy League Championships this weekend. The Bulldogs head into the meet seated third overall, with Harvard and Princeton tied for first.

LACROSSE: Bulldogs look to rebound, return to NCAAs

2 weeks ago

After a 2013 season that resulted in the Bulldogs’ best showing in decades, last year’s men’s lacrosse team scuffled to a 9–5 finish, ending the season with consecutive one-goal losses to Harvard and missing the NCAA tournament for the first time in three years.

SQUASH: Elis “disappointed” after finishing fifth

2 weeks ago

Last weekend, the Yale women’s squash team competed in its final team competition of the season: the Howe Cup, the women’s collegiate squash national tournament.

MEN’S TENNIS: Yale falls to Crimson in ECAC quarterfinal

2 weeks ago

After defeating No. 61 George Washington 4–1 in the opening round of the 2015 ECAC Championship last Friday, the Yale men’s tennis team was blanked 4-0 by Harvard the following day in the quarterfinals.

GYMNASTICS: Elis compete in Windy City

2 weeks ago

On Friday, the Yale gymnastics team rebounded from last week’s season-worst performance against Springfield College in a tri-school meet in the Windy City. The Bulldogs scored 190.750 points at the Navy Pier Quad Meet in Chicago, placing behind Iowa State’s 194.950 and Northern Illinois’s 194.475.

FENCING: Two Elis compete at U.S. Junior Olympics

2 weeks ago

A representative from both the Yale men’s and women’s fencing teams competed on one of the sport’s largest stages last weekend — the 2015 Junior Olympics in Richmond.

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SQUASH: Elis “disappointed” after finishing fifth

2 weeks ago

Last weekend, the Yale women’s squash team competed in its final team competition of the season: the Howe Cup, the women’s collegiate squash national tournament.

MEN’S LACROSSE: Elis cruise to first win

3 weeks ago

Twelve straight goals from the men’s lacrosse team set the tone against UMass-Lowell.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs lose shooting touch

3 weeks ago

The Yale women’s basketball team put a scare into both its opponents this weekend — including Princeton, the nation’s last undefeated team — but ultimately, the Bulldogs were swept, in large part due to a 0.308 shooting percentage in their two games.

TRACK AND FIELD: Yale takes third place at HYP meets

3 weeks ago

In what some would consider the most heated meet of the year, the Yale track and field teams showed promise and success even while finishing in third place, wrapping up their regular seasons at the historic Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet in Cambridge on Saturday.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Déjà vu, Bulldogs sweep RPI, Union

3 weeks ago

After a high-scoring pair of games, the Yale women’s hockey team swept the weekend for the first time in 2015.