Men's Basketball

Makai Mason ’18 named 2017–18 captain

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 12:27 p.m.

The Greenfield, Massachusetts native led the Bulldogs in scoring during his sophomore year with 16.0 points per game. Mason earned first team All-Ivy honors as Yale reached the Big Dance for the first time since 1962, and scored 31 points in the upset over No. 5-seeded Baylor, making 11-of-11 free throws. Read more


Men's Basketball

Makai Mason ’18 named 2017–18 captain

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 12:27 p.m.

The Greenfield, Massachusetts native led the Bulldogs in scoring during his sophomore year with 16.0 points per game. Mason earned first team All-Ivy honors as Yale reached the Big Dance for the first time since 1962, and scored 31 points in the upset over No. 5-seeded Baylor, making 11-of-11 free throws. Read more


Women's Lacrosse

Takeaways from the 2017 season

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 10:45 p.m.

Though the Bulldogs’ 1–5 Ivy League record leaves much to be desired, Down The Field explored three takeaways from the 2017 season and their implications for Yale going forward.

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Women's Lacrosse

Takeaways from the 2017 season

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 10:45 p.m.

Though the Bulldogs’ 1–5 Ivy League record leaves much to be desired, Down The Field explored three takeaways from the 2017 season and their implications for Yale going forward.

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Women's Tennis

Crunching the numbers on Ivy League parity

By Steven Rome | Posted on, 11:12 p.m.

Though Yale (8–15, 1–6 Ivy) faced problems beyond the mere randomness of close matches, it indeed competed in a league diffuse with talent. Whether or not this parity provides solace for a last-place finish in the conference, the numbers substantiate the coach-speak about the parity of the Ivy League. Read more


Women's Tennis

Crunching the numbers on Ivy League parity

By Steven Rome | Posted on, 11:12 p.m.

Though Yale (8–15, 1–6 Ivy) faced problems beyond the mere randomness of close matches, it indeed competed in a league diffuse with talent. Whether or not this parity provides solace for a last-place finish in the conference, the numbers substantiate the coach-speak about the parity of the Ivy League. Read more


Men's Track and Field

Vaughns ’20 sets school 100-meter record

By Brian Yeo | Posted on, 7:00 p.m.

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. Read more


Men's Track and Field

Vaughns ’20 sets school 100-meter record

By Brian Yeo | Posted on, 7:00 p.m.

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. Read more






Men's Hockey

Ryan Hitchcock ’18 named 2017–18 captain

By Chris Bracken | Posted on, 12:28 p.m.

Hitchcock was the Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2014-15, and has notched 49 points in 72 career games. He succeeds forward John Hayden ’17, a fellow alum of the U.S. National Team Development program, as captain. Read more


Men's Hockey

Ryan Hitchcock ’18 named 2017–18 captain

By Chris Bracken | Posted on, 12:28 p.m.

Hitchcock was the Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2014-15, and has notched 49 points in 72 career games. He succeeds forward John Hayden ’17, a fellow alum of the U.S. National Team Development program, as captain. Read more








Women's Lacrosse

Yale defeats Brown for first Ivy victory

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 7:53 p.m.

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


Women's Lacrosse

Yale defeats Brown for first Ivy victory

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 7:53 p.m.

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


Gymnastics

Yale gymnastics wins ECACs

By Maya Sweedler | Posted on, 3:43 p.m.

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


Gymnastics

Yale gymnastics wins ECACs

By Maya Sweedler | Posted on, 3:43 p.m.

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




Men's Hockey

Hayden signs with Blackhawks

By Chris Bracken | Posted on, 4:13 p.m.

Last Saturday night, Yale captain John Hayden ’17 fired home his fiftieth career goal in the Elis’ season-ending defeat to Harvard. Tonight, the forward will make his National Hockey League debut for the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks, who have won three of the past seven NHL titles, playing alongside superstars such as Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. Read more


Men's Hockey

Hayden signs with Blackhawks

By Chris Bracken | Posted on, 4:13 p.m.

Last Saturday night, Yale captain John Hayden ’17 fired home his fiftieth career goal in the Elis’ season-ending defeat to Harvard. Tonight, the forward will make his National Hockey League debut for the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks, who have won three of the past seven NHL titles, playing alongside superstars such as Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. Read more


Basketball

Takeaways from the first Ivy League Tournament

By Steven Rome | Posted on, 10:31 p.m.

Ancient Eight fans were skeptical about how the weekend would play out. The regular season truly mattered in this tradition-minded conference, and the tournament would change that. But everyone who stepped foot in the hallowed arena immediately forgot those concerns. Read more


Basketball

Takeaways from the first Ivy League Tournament

By Steven Rome | Posted on, 10:31 p.m.

Ancient Eight fans were skeptical about how the weekend would play out. The regular season truly mattered in this tradition-minded conference, and the tournament would change that. But everyone who stepped foot in the hallowed arena immediately forgot those concerns. Read more


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs fall short in Ivy final

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


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs fall short in Ivy final

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


Men's Basketball

Yale down by just two at half

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.

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Men's Basketball

Yale down by just two at half

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.

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Men's Basketball

NCAA Tournament within reach after Yale beats Harvard

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


Men's Basketball

NCAA Tournament within reach after Yale beats Harvard

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