Athletes bond over meals in Commons

Students often say Commons reminds them of Hogwarts. The soft light of the chandeliers barely penetrates the upper reaches of the rafters. Long wooden tables and high-backed chairs preserve a sense of order. Portraits, chronicling the historical progression of facial hair styles from muttonchops to the handlebar, peer down from the walls. But on any […]

Davis ’07 transitions to throwing

For most of the women’s basketball team, spring will be a period of much-needed rest after a draining campaign. But for Erica Davis ’07, a new season has just begun. The starting center has now moved to the track, where she will contend as one of the Ivy League’s best all-around throwers. Her ascent toward […]

Track duo competes at Nationals

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Forget Puerto Rico and Daytona Beach. Women’s track captain Molly Lederman ’06 and teammate Lindsay Donaldson ’08 spent spring break in the best place they could imagine: Fayetteville, Ark. The two Elis competed at the NCAA Indoor National Track and Field Championships, held […]

W. tennis stumbles in Mass.

Maybe in a few months the women’s tennis team will see different results. But this weekend, facing more experienced teams and better competition than in the season’s first three matches, the young Bulldogs faltered and sustained their first two losses of the season. The Elis (3-2) fell to No. 52 Boston College (5-1) on Saturday, […]

Woodard ’06 runs into Heps history

Sunday left no doubt as to who is the class of the Ivy League. While Cornell cruised to its fifth straight women’s indoor Heptagonal Championships crown in Hanover, N.H., Joslyn Woodard ’06 solidified her place as the most decorated athlete in the history of Ancient Eight indoor track. Woodard won three events for an unprecedented […]

Men’s track finishes fifth at Heps

Consistency wins championships. And for Cornell, it has become the key to building a dynasty. The Big Red repeated as Ivy League champions in Hanover, N.H., Sunday despite a strong push from Princeton, who fell short for the second year in a row. Yale finished fifth overall, riding strong showings in each of the weekend’s […]

W. hockey hosts top teams

What a difference a month can make. Just over four weeks ago, the women’s hockey team was four games under .500, reeling after back-to-back losses to St. Lawrence (24-3-2, 12-2-2 ECAHL) and Clarkson (20-9-1, 11-5-0) on the road. But this weekend, clinching a spot in the ECAC playoffs while riding the nation’s second longest winning […]

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This was more than a win. This was redemption. After falling to Princeton in each of the last three seasons, the women’s track team squeaked out a one-point victory over the Tigers, 61-60, en route to victory at the H-Y-P meet in Cambridge, Mass., this weekend. The Cantabs lagged well behind with 21 points. The […]

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Few Bulldogs could imagine a better note on which to head into the Ivy League season. Captain Molly Lederman ’06 and Lindsay Donaldson ’08 both posted provisional qualifying marks for Nationals at this weekend’s Geigengack Invitational at Coxe Cage, headlining women’s track’s last meet before the indoor season’s latter and more important half begins. Compared […]

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Even while dodging the water dripping from a leaky roof, the crowd at Coxe Cage spent much of the weekend with their eyes riveted to the track. The Geigengack Invitational yielded a plethora of eye-opening race strategies and close finishes, several of which left members of the Yale men’s track team on the outside looking […]

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The women’s track season is technically halfway over, but for the Elis, it has barely even begun. Knowing the meat of the season still lies ahead, the Bulldogs logged some impressive times and high finishes at Saturday’s Terrier Invitational in Boston. The meet was the first of back-to-back invites meant to help the team secure […]