As Brown women’s basketball guard Shayna Mehta dribbled into the front court early in the third quarter of the first-ever Ivy League Tournament game, a cascade of boos rained down on the second-team All-Ivy recipient. Up by five against the regular-season conference-champion Quakers, Mehta felt the heavily pro-Penn crowd tear into her every move. Fueled by the cheers … Read more
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
Yale led at halftime in each of its two contests this season against Harvard, but struggled in the second halves as the Bulldogs dropped both games. The Elis will need a complete 40-minute performance in Saturday’s semifinal against the Crimson in order to keep their Big-Dance ambitions alive. Protect the rock Yale committed fewer turnovers than … 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
As the college swimming and diving season careens towards its finish, two members of the Yale men’s team were invited Wednesday to participate in the 2017 National Championship.
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, sitting at fifth place in the Ancient Eight standings with a 5–7 conference record, are nearly, but not fully, in control of their own destiny with two games remaining in the Ivy League season. Read more
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
With the ECAC playoff starting tonight, Down The Field offers its predictions for the first round of conference action. 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
The Bulldogs (11–11–5, 7–9–4 ECAC Hockey) earned their second shutout against the Big Green (10–14–3, 7–11–2) this season in a 4–0 win. This time it was Sam Tucker ’19 who shone in net, making 26 saves to earn his first collegiate shutout. The Elis finally got the depth in scoring they have been looking for, with four different players finding the back of the net. Read more
Penn arrived at the John J. Lee Amphitheater unbeaten, cruising towards a first-place finish and perhaps a second straight Ivy League title. The Yale women’s basketball team, meanwhile, was reeling, coming off a 22-point blowout loss to Princeton. But for one night, it was the Bulldogs who played like they were the top team in … Read more
The Bulldogs took too many penalties and failed to create enough chances offensively as they suffered their fourth defeat in their last five games. Harvard roared out to a 3–0 lead and by the time the Elis responded it was too late. Read more
After winning 22 straight games in the friendly confines of John J. Lee Amphitheater, the Yale men’s basketball team is now on a two-game losing streak on its home court. Back-to-back games against the Ivy League’s top teams have stalled Yale’s early season momentum.