Sprinter Vincent Vaughns ’20 set the new Yale program record in the 100-meter dash at the Point Loma Invitational on March 25, running a blistering 10.55-second time. Vaughns’ historic run toppled the previous mark of 10.58 seconds, which was matched this past weekend by teammate and captain Marc-André Alexandre ’17. For Vaughns, a freshman, breaking the … Read more
On Saturday the Yale women’s lacrosse team picked up its first conference win of the season in a 12–10 victory over Brown. Despite trailing for most of the game, the Bulldogs (5–3, 1–1 Ivy) mounted a 7–1 scoring run in the second half to defeat the Bears (3–4, 0–2) for the sixth consecutive season. Read more
A season removed from a last-place finish at the event — and three weeks after a third-place finish at the four-team Ivy Classic — the Bulldogs peaked at the perfect time. Narrowly improving on the season-best score of 194.575 posted at George Washington a week ago, Yale scored 48.300 or higher on every event in the win. Read more
Four goals from attacker Ben Reeves ’18 powered the host Bulldogs to a 17–8 win over winless Cornell at Reese Stadium. Read more
The third time was not the charm for for the Bulldogs against undefeated Princeton. The Tigers clinched the Ivy League’s automatic bid with a 71–59 win. As it has all season, three-point shooting and stifling defense carried Princeton, which held Yale to under 60 points for the third time this season. Read more
The Bulldog defense held the regular season champions to just 14 points in the first 12 minutes. Princeton, the conference’s best three-point shooting team, made just four threes in the half. Yale limited the Ivy League Player of the Year, Tiger forward Spencer Weisz to just three points and two assists in the opening period.
The third time was the charm for the Yale men’s basketball team. After falling to Harvard twice in the regular season, the Bulldogs toppled the No.2-seed in a hard-fought battle in the semifinals of the inaugural Ivy League Tournament, taking them one step closer to a second-straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Yale (18–10, 9–5) led Harvard … Read more
Twenty minutes into the second semifinal of the Ivy League Tournament, the Yale men’s basketball team found itself in a familiar situation. The Bulldogs led Harvard, as they did during the two regular-season meetings between the old rivals. It remains to be seen if the Bulldogs will hold onto this lead, as they fell to Crimson in … Read more
After holding out for decades, the Ivy League became the last Division I NCAA basketball conference to create an end-of-season tournament. Why did it finally conform in 2016–17 after years of sticking to tradition, you ask? Look no farther than the 1-4 matchup of the men’s tournament held at the Palestra.
Attacker Ben Reeves ’18 secured the victory for Yale with 1:14 to play in the second overtime. Reeves finished with three goals while attacker Matt Gaudet ’20 led the Bulldogs with four. Read more
With an 11 a.m. tipoff, both Penn and Brown were groggy to start the first matchup of the inaugural Ivy League Tournament. But within a few minutes, with daylight streaming down on the historic Palestra’s hardwood, both teams awoke for a competitive and energetic battle. With a burst of three-pointers at the close of the first … Read more
The Bulldogs netted four goals, highlighted by a pair of goals from forward Joe Snively ’19, but poor discipline — combined with occasionally suspect officiating and shaky defense — doomed them to defeat. Read more
Despite posting a number of ‘B’ NCAA qualifying times, the Bulldogs were unable to place any swimmers in the top 281 qualification spots for the NCAA Championships, which will take place on from March 15–18. Read more
Yale (17–10, 9–5 Ivy) showed no signs of relaxing Saturday night after clinching the No. 3 seed in the conference tournament the night before. The Bulldogs played unselfish basketball, assisting on 19 of their 24 buckets in a 75–71 victory over Columbia (11–16, 5–9).
Yale (16–10, 8–5 Ivy) dominated the Big Red (7–21, 3–10) in the Bulldogs’ second-to-last game of the regular season, crushing Cornell on the glass with 13 more rebounds. The Eli bench combined for 33 points, compared to just seven from Cornell’s.
The Bulldogs (14–11, 5–7 Ivy) came into this Saturday night battle on the heels of two impressive victories over some of the conference’s best talent. After getting out to a quick advantage, Yale held on to defeat the Big Green 58–44 in what turned out to be an ugly affair. Read more
The Yale men’s basketball team nearly clinched its spot in the upcoming Ivy League Tournament by snapping its four-game losing streak on Saturday night in Hanover. After a stretch of poor shooting performances, the Eli offense erupted for nearly a 100 points against Dartmouth. Read more
With the forceful rejection, guard Lena Munzer ’17 solidified the Yale women’s basketball team’s second straight major upset victory, completely turning around what had been a frustrating 2–6 start to the Ivy League season. With the 57–52 triumph, the Elis defeated third-place Harvard for the first time in their last 12 head-to-head matchups.
Yale (14–10, 6–5 Ivy) lost 77–64 in a game that mirrored the two teams first meeting in New Haven. The Bulldogs had an opportunity to put the game away in the first half, but took a narrow lead into the locker room. Forward Sam Downey ’17 dominated in the first half but Harvard’s (17–7, 9–2) dynamic offense and the fire-power of Crimson guard Bryce Aiken proved too much for Yale. Read more
The Yale men’s basketball team needed a win after dropping its last two games against Harvard and Princeton. The opportunity came and went on Sunday afternoon against Penn. Read more