Big rout of Big Red and Big Green

Despite New Haven’s Arctic chill on Sunday, the Polar Bears of Bowdoin were very much not at home as they fell, 9-0, to the Bulldogs, who capped off a perfect 3-0 weekend for the Yale men’s squash team. After two matches on Saturday, Yale (7-0, 3-0 Ivy) hosted the Bowdoin Polar Bears (8-5) in the […]

Behind the mask with Michael Pearce

Q: How did you get into fencing? It’s not something you pick up on the playground. A: I moved to San Francisco when I was six. I used to love playing with swords and Legos, and my mom signed me with a coach who was teaching fencing at the Jewish Community Center. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”12967″ ] […]

European pianist to perform exclusive recital in Morse hall

From the concert halls of Europe, Severin von Eckardstein will bring his virtuoso musical talents to New Haven for a piano recital at Morse Recital Hall as a part of the Horowitz Piano Series. Von Eckardstein’s name may not sound familiar to the casual music follower here in the United States. That is not for […]


Sailing succeeds in blustery conditions

The winds of fortune in their sails, the sailing team picked up strong finishes in three different meets along the East Coast over the weekend. Yale sailed away with high finishes in the Victorian Coffee Urn Regatta in Boston on the women’s side and the 67th Professor Schell Trophy Regatta on the coed side. They […]

M. tennis starts fast but falters

The Elis came out firing early, only to get shot down on the second day. The men’s tennis team got off to a blistering start Friday, winning all but one of their matches in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Regional Tournament in Princeton, N.J. All of the Elis were victorious on the singles side of the […]

Lax wins Iroquois exhibition

Yale parents were not the only ones flocking to Connecticut this weekend. The Iroquois National lacrosse team, comprised of professional and standout players from colleges across the country, flew in to Madison to take on the Yale men’s lacrosse team. But the Iroquois, inventors of lacrosse, unexpectedly fell 12-6 to the Bulldogs. The Haudenosaunee Six […]

Corps of freshmen try to help men’s soccer stabilize early on

The Yale men’s soccer coaches may have discovered the fountain of youth. In a testament to a solid recruiting year for the Elisw (1-4-1), the men’s soccer team now includes seven freshmen, several of whom have already begun contributing on the field. Despite initial apprehension about the consequences of having such a young team, several […]

Harriers stretch legs at Q-pac

In an odd twist, the Yale cross country team’s drive to Friday’s venue was only a little longer than the time they spent running the course. The Elis trekked over to Hamden for a quick tune-up for the tournament season and before their slightly longer jaunt to Maine next week for the Keatinge Invitational at […]

Eli curlers hit ice at Windy City tourney

Yalies flinging 44-pound cylinders of granite across ice, furiously scrubbing the surface in front of a moving rock. Not quite the first thing that comes to mind when one envisions club sports. But the Yale College Curling Club is breaking the mold and bringing curling, a winter sport little-known in the United States, to Yale. […]

Left coast foe bests m. tennis

After a series of 7-0 romps over Army, Navy and UConn, the streaking Elis finally met their match against a sun-drenched foe. On Sunday, after Saturday’s cancellation of the Purdue match, the men’s tennis team attempted to defend its home court versus Loyola Marymount but came away empty-handed. Despite senior Brandon Wai ’07 pacing the […]