Elis look to advance in playoffs

A seven-10 split may be a bad sign in bowling, but it could be a blessing for the men’s hockey team. The seventh-place Bulldogs (13-12-4, 9-9-4 ECAC) will host tenth-seeded Rensselaer (11-21-4, 6-13-3) in the first round of the ECAC playoffs this weekend at the Whale — a favorable matchup for the home team in […]

W. lax comes back, but not by enough

There are only so many times a squad can recover from early deficits. And the women’s lacrosse team learned this lesson the hard way yesterday afternoon. After completing comeback wins in their first two games, the No. 10 Bulldogs (2-1, 0-0 Ivy) recorded their first loss of the season, dropping an 8-7 heartbreaker to New […]

W. lax rallies again and again, winning at home

Opponents be warned: The women’s lacrosse team is back and hungrier than ever. In a game in which the lead changed as often as the weather, the No. 13 Bulldogs (2-0, 0-0 Ivy) rallied from behind twice to pull off a 10-9 upset against a talented No. 12 James Madison University (0-2) squad Saturday. On […]

M. hockey splits and will face RPI again

If the men’s hockey team’s weekend could be summed up in one word, it would be “rebound.” After dropping games to Harvard and Dartmouth last weekend by large margins, the Bulldogs (13-12-4, 9-9-4 ECAC) responded with a week of hard practice and renewed focus as they prepared to face off against Union (15-12-6, 10-7-5) and […]

Elis in pursuit of a playoff bye

It’s not do or die for the men’s hockey team — it’s do it for a bye. In their last weekend of regular season competition, the Bulldogs (12-11-4, 8-8-4 ECAC) will be looking to steal a coveted first round bye in the ECAC playoffs, a feat that will be possible only if they sweep Union […]

Men’s hockey gives up 13 goals on road

Every hockey campaign has its ups and downs. It’s pretty clear how the Yale men’s team would classify this weekend. The Bulldogs (12-11-4, 8-8-4 ECAC) stumbled against rivals Harvard (13-11-3, 11-7-2) and Dartmouth (10-13-4, 5-12-3) on the road, giving up a total of 13 goals and seriously hindering their chances of earning a bye in […]

ECAC top four within reach

They say good things come to those who wait. And for this, the men’s hockey team has waited long enough. With back-to-back wins over St. Lawrence and No. 12 Clarkson last weekend, the Bulldogs (12-9-4, 8-6-4 ECAC) ended a seven-game skid against the Golden Knights, earned their first sweep of the season and bested a […]

Home sweep propels hockey up standings

When opportunity knocked at the Whale this weekend, the men’s hockey team answered the door. The Bulldogs (12-9-4, 8-6-4 ECAC) pulled off their first sweep of the season in dramatic fashion, dealing losses to St. Lawrence (10-16-4, 5-11-2) and No. 11 Clarkson (17-10-3, 12-4-2), one of the top duos in the competitive ECAC. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”12653″ […]

ECAC stalwarts visit the Whale

Forget the Great Porn Debate. The real clash of the titans this weekend will be at the Whale — for men’s hockey fans, at least. The Elis (10-9-4, 6-6-4 ECAC) will host two of the most formidable teams in the ECAC this weekend, St. Lawrence (10-14-4, 5-9-2) and No. 11 Clarkson (16-9-3). In the wake […]

Men’s hockey hits roadblock on ECAC trip

It’s two steps forward and now one step back for the men’s hockey team. After two solid weekends of ECAC play, the Bulldogs (10-9-4, 6-6-4 ECAC) faltered on the road this weekend, dropping back-to-back games to conference powerhouses No. 16 Quinnipiac (17-7-4, 9-3-4) and No. 19 Princeton (14-9-0, 11-5-0). It was a weekend of missed […]

Elis will look to best conference rivals on the road this weekend

The traditional Toad’s rivalry will be fought out a day early by the men’s hockey team this weekend — and with much more on the line than usual. The Bulldogs (10-7-4, 6-4-4 ECAC) will make the reverse commute to Hamden tonight to take on No. 16 Quinnipiac (15-7-4, 7-3-4), an ECAC powerhouse in recent seasons. […]