Softball splits with Q-Pac, gets ready for the Killer P’s

The softball team has had no problems handling its opponents lately, so it should come as no surprise that the Elis were not about to let inclement weather stand in the way of their 13th win in the last 15 games. After learning yesterday that their doubleheader against the University of Hartford was cancelled due […]

Despite erring 11 times, Elis win three of four

For those Bulldog fans at Dewitt Family Field, watching the opening weekend of Ivy League play for the softball team was like taking in a showing of “The Comedy of Errors”: amidst the mishaps and confusion, everyone came out smiling. Despite making 11 errors in their four games, including six in their second game against […]

Softball pitching helps sweep URI

While some Huskies have been getting all the attention lately, there is another pretty good group of canines in Connecticut. With its 9-3, 1-0 doubleheader sweep of Rhode Island Wednesday in Kingston, R.I., the softball team has quietly won 11 of its last 12 games, improving to 17-13 overall on the season. The Bulldogs have […]

Elis rack up five wins in six games

Despite seeing its season-high eight-game winning streak come to an end, the softball team still went 5-1 this weekend in three doubleheaders against Sacred Heart, Fairfield and Seton Hall. The lone loss came in the first game against Seton Hall Sunday at Dewitt Family Field. Pirates pitcher Megan Meyer pitched a one-hit gem, the only […]

Elis look forward to three doubleheaders

After playing eight games last week, no one would have blamed the Yale softball team for being relieved that Wednesday’s doubleheader with St. John’s had been postponed due to rain. But after winning their last four games and seeing their once-latent bats come to life, the Elis were raring to go. “I think everyone was […]

Softball ends road trip 5-9

Spring break got off to an inauspicious start for the Yale women’s softball team. As if playing fourteen games in eight days was not hard enough, the Elis had to endure 22 hours worth of delays at LaGuardia Airport before a game was even played. The Bulldogs went 5-9 over their Florida excursion. Yale lost […]

Softball brings in four of six weekend games

After scoring only forty-six runs in their first sixteen games, the Bulldogs managed more than half that amount just this weekend. In three doubleheaders against the University of Connecticut, Marist and Manhattan, the Bulldogs crossed the plate twenty-five times on their way to winning four out of the six games. The weekend was capped with […]

Softball splits doubleheader vs. Army

Despite coming away with a split in their doubleheader against Army Wednesday, Yale softball head coach Andy Van Etten sees at least one area where the Bulldogs need to improve. The Bulldogs traveled to West Point, N.Y., to play two games against the Black Knights, dropping the first game 5-3 while coming out on top […]

Cozza gets ball rolling on Bowl revamp

The Yale Bowl is one of the most important landmarks at Yale. But 90 years have passed since it last received extensive renovations. 2004 hopes to be the year that the Yale Bowl finally gets the makeover it so sorely needs. Spearheaded by collegiate football legend and former Yale head coach Carm Cozza, fund-raising efforts […]

M. squash showcases deep roster in win vs. Brown

After a tough 7-2 loss over the weekend to Harvard that cost the men’s squash team the Ivy championship, the Bulldogs bounced back to beat Brown 8-1 this Tuesday in Providence, R.I. With the win, the Bulldogs improved to 9-2 overall and 5-1 in the Ivy League. The Bears fell to 3-9 overall and 0-5 […]

Jacobson makes Sportswoman of the Year list

Saber fencer Sada Jacobson ’06 was recently nominated for the United States Olympic Committee’s Sportswoman of the Year. There was only one problem — nobody told her. “I actually found out about the nomination when I was looking at the USOC web site a few days ago,” Jacobson said. “No one told me about it; […]