Yale just cannot seem to get enough of Quinnipiac these days. Down 1–0 to the Bobcats in a best-of-three series in the ECAC men’s hockey playoffs, Yale will be squaring off against Quinnipiac yet again in the postseason in just a few days time – not on the rink, but on the hardwood.
On Wednesday, two Bulldog ballers were honored by the Ancient Eight for their strong seasons.
Though the Yale basketball team lost to Harvard on Friday, the Bulldogs exacted their revenge on the ice, beating Harvard 4–0 and 2–1 on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
Although they received no Electoral College votes, members of Yale men’s hockey team —plus five of the six graduated members of last season’s team — entered the White House on Monday to be recognized by President Barack Obama for winning the 2013 NCAA men’s hockey national championship.
The win, coupled with a tie between Clarkson and No. 8 Quinnipiac, brings the Bulldogs into a tie for fifth place in the ECAC.