Golfers underperform at Princeton Invite

The women’s golf team came up 21 strokes short at the Princeton Invitation, placing behind the defending Ivy League champion Tigers. The Elis took second in the 15-team field, playing a two-day tournament on the par-72 at Springdale Golf Club in Princeton, N.J. The Bulldogs — led by January Romero ’06 — posted team scores […]

Shin ’07, w. golf bring heat to chilly Dartmouth

The women’s golf team heated up at the otherwise cold and windy Dartmouth Golf Tournament at Hanover Country Club this past weekend. Led by individual victor Cindy Shin ’07, the Elis displayed their superior talent over the 20-team field, scoring a 629. Second place St. Johns’ finished 17 strokes back, followed by Harvard. The Cantabs […]

Golf hopes to swing back to top

Last spring, only 10 strokes separated the women’s golf team from Princeton and the 2004 Ivy League Championship. When the Elis begin their campaign to close that distance at the Hanover Country Club this weekend, the Bulldogs will be gunning for their sixth title in nine years. The second-best team in the Ivy League enters […]

Then and now: dusting off 1914’s playbook

It is amazing what you find in an old garage. When squash coach David Talbott’s parents were cleaning out their Atlanta home, they stumbled upon a piece of college football history. Buried in obscurity was the playbook granted to Nelson S. Talbott ’15, David Talbott’s grandfather and captain of the 1914 Yale football team. The […]

Elis come up short against Harvard

The men’s heavyweight crew ended the 2003-04 campaign on a promising though unsuccessful note, with all boats losing in a season-ending regatta against Harvard. While most Yalies were well into their summer plans, the heavyweights were competing against their arch-rivals in the oldest intercollegiate event in the United States — the 139th rendition of the […]

Champion women’s squash to share men’s coach

While the top nine members of the Yale women’s squash team are returning from last year’s National Championship squad, a new Talbott will be running the show. After consulting with his family, former coach Mark Talbott left New Haven this summer for sunny California where he will direct the Stanford squash program. Mark Talbott’s older […]

M. crew suffers close losses at home

The heavyweights continued their progress April 24 against No. 3 Princeton and No. 10 Cornell. The No. 9 Elis improved on their results from earlier in the season, picking up three seconds on the Tiger boat that defeated the Bulldogs at the Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic March 27-28. Although the third varsity eight was the […]

Heavyweights win Blackwell Cup

John Pescatore’s No. 10 men’s heavyweight crew laid claim to the Blackwell Cup Apr. 17 when the Elis unleashed a dominating performance on No. 18 Penn and Columbia. This was not merely a contest among oarsmen, but a showdown between master and apprentice. Penn head coach Stan Bergman instructed Pescatore, Yale’s current head coach, in […]

Bulldog heavyweight crew gives Big Green the axe, and wins one too

The Yale heavyweight crew team is now the proud owner of the newest trophy in its sport. The No. 9 Elis secured the “Olympic Axe” in its first year of existence by defeating all of visiting No. 11 Dartmouth’s three boats on Lake Housatonic Saturday. “This was a good race for us,” captain Andrew Brennan […]

After dropping two to two No. 3s, heavyweight crew regroups vs. Stanford

The Yale men’s heavyweight crew season got underway last weekend with the Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic in Redwood Shores, Calif. The Elis faced top 20 opponents California, Princeton and Stanford during the two days of racing. Despite a rough beginning to the competition, the Bulldogs ended on a positive note, with both varsity boats defeating […]

M. crew heads west this weekend

The Yale men’s heavyweight crew team did not sunbathe or frolic in the lapping ocean waves last week. The squad spent its 10 days in Tampa, Fla. practicing twice daily, rowing almost 350 miles during its southern stint. Yale head coach John Pescatore said the Florida training, along with the short fall racing season, has […]