Bulldogs easily paddle past Huskies at home

In the last home meet of the season, the Bulldogs sank their local opponents. The men’s and women’s swim teams both defeated UConn on Saturday in a meet that honored the seniors in their career home finale. The men’s squad took first in 13 of the 16 events to win 199-99, and the women’s team […]

Elis fall to Ivy foes before conference championships

The Robert J.H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool was just not big enough for the three of them. The Bulldogs hosted both Harvard and Princeton this weekend, only to be defeated by both in their home pool. The men’s team fell to Harvard, 125.5-227.5, and to Princeton, 140-213. The dual meet brought the Elis their first two […]

Bulldogs look to dominate HYP

The razors are out as the men’s swim team attempts to cut extra seconds off its times in tonight’s Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet. In preparation for HYP, which kicks off tonight, many members of the men’s team shaved for the meet, teammates said. Harvard and Princeton bring undefeated Ivy League records for the season in both men […]

Tanned, sore and ready to swim again

Los equipos nadaron mucho en Puerto Rico. The men’s and women’s swim teams could probably translate that phrase after their annual training trip in Puerto Rico, but for those who do not know Spanish: “The teams swam a lot in Puerto Rico.” The Bulldogs spent their vacations down in the Caribbean vigorously practicing and preparing […]

Intensive training in San Juan on tap

The annual Puerto Rico trip will be no vacation for the Bulldogs as they prepare for upcoming Ivy League competition. One meet remains before the men’s and women’s swim teams escape to San Juan for intensive training leading up to the Ancient Eight schedule. Before the Bulldogs hop on the plane, they will host Fairfield […]

National stage, big success for Righi ’09

In a meet that featured the likes of six-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, Yale’s top swimmer made his own wake. In the Short Course National Championships held in Atlanta, four members of the women’s and five of the men’s team qualified to compete in the highly competitive event, but only Alex Righi ’09 contributed […]

Brief: Volleyball drops three matches at Long Beach St. tournament

Although the weekend ended with three losses, the volleyball team completed yet another season with a winning record. For the fifth-straight season under head coach Erin Appleman, the Bulldogs won at least 16 of their matches. The Elis (16-10, 10-4 Ivy) first faced off against Long Beach State (25-6) and lost 26-30, 14-30, 16-30 to […]

Righi ’09 sets meet record at Nike Cup

Demonstrating their depth, both the men and women’s swim teams split over the weekend to compete in two separate meets. One men’s squad headed down to Chapel Hill, N.C. for the Nike Cup and the other traveled to Boston for the Terrier Invitational. The Bulldogs placed fifth in a pool of seven teams in the […]

Elis finish Ivy play, beat Brown 3-1

After a tough couple of weeks that included two disappointing losses to Cornell and Princeton, the volleyball team closed out Ivy play by taking down Brown last night. The Bulldogs (16-7, 10-4 Ivy) trekked to Providence, R.I., for their only midweek match of the season and defeated the Bears (7-17, 5-9), 30-25, 26-30, 30-18, 30-27. […]

Men’s swimming bests Columbia and SCSU

After a preseason full of preparation, the men’s and women’s swim teams finally got their feet wet over the weekend. Both squads traveled to New York to compete against Columbia for their first meets of the season. The men started off strongly by defeating the Lions, 164-136, placing first in nine of the 16 events. […]

Split leaves volleyball Ivy League’s third-best

After taking the Quakers down for the second time this season, the volleyball team and its perfect Ivy record at home were disrupted by the Tigers this weekend. Princeton (21-3, 13-0 Ivy) beat Yale (15-7, 9-4) on Saturday afternoon to continue its undefeated conference streak and clinch the Ivy League title. The Elis defeated Penn […]