Spring ’07 ends with split

For the second consecutive weekend, the men’s tennis team battled hard but ended play with mixed results. After dropping a 5-2 decision at the hands of archrival Harvard at home on Friday afternoon, the persistent Bulldogs (8-11, 2-4 Ivy) bounced back with a 5-2 thumping of their own against Dartmouth (16-8, 1-5) when they traveled […]

M. tennis splits vs. Empire State Ivies

A few points in as few as three individual matches have been the difference between a potentially undefeated men’s tennis team and one that has struggled out of the gate. Anyone involved in Ivy League tennis is well aware of the arguably unparalleled parity the league has to offer, and thus far, Ancient Eight play […]

M. tennis drops two to open Ivies

This was not how the men’s tennis team wanted to start the 2007 Ivy League season. Despite receiving a solid performance from almost every team member at some point this weekend, the Bulldogs (6-9, 0-2 Ivy) came up on the wrong side of two absolute heartbreakers against No. 74 Penn (9-11, 3-0) and No. 75 […]

Two non-conference wins prep Elis for Ivies

Playing without two of its leaders, the men’s tennis team displayed its depth and resolve this past week, coming away with back-to-back victories in its final two matches before the start of Ivy League play. The Bulldogs (6-7, 0-0 Ivy) had a dominating performance against Stony Brook (4-7) in their first match back home after […]

M. tennis looks to rebound

Despite a mediocre showing on its annual trip to Southern California this spring break, the men’s tennis team has good reason to feel confident heading into the Ivy League season. A strong class of freshmen has made an immediate impact on a squad led by Ivy League Player of the Year Brandon Wai ’07. The […]

Yale doomed to second

Although the men’s basketball team wasn’t able to accomplish its ultimate goal, it ended the year with play characteristic of its season — balanced, tenacious and exciting. The Bulldogs (14-13, 10-4 Ivy) entered this weekend with an outside chance at the Ivy League championship, but Penn (21-8, 12-1) quickly put an end to any title […]

Penn hosts last chance dance fod

The men’s basketball team lost more than just a game to Columbia last weekend; it lost control of its own destiny. Before this Saturday’s disappointing defeat at the hands of the visiting Lions, Yale was guaranteed the 2006-’07 Ivy League championship if it won its final three games of the season. Unfortunately for the Elis, […]

Loss to Lions dashes hopes

Down but not out. Despite dropping further behind Penn with an unexpected loss to Columbia this Saturday, the men’s basketball team still has a chance at the Ivy League crown, though the road to glory appears far more difficult than before. Hope for a long-awaited championship permeated the proud home crowd of 2,056 following the […]

Battle for second place begins Friday night at John J.

Toward the end of each season, some teams play for pride, some teams play for revenge and some teams play for a chance at an Ivy League championship. For the first time in years, Yale will be playing for all of the above as it enters the final stretch. After winning 10 of its last […]

M. hoops completes sweep

With team leaders confined to the bench and the toughest loss of the season fresh in their minds, the Bulldogs proved they still had the weapons to contend for the conference title with only two weeks to go this season. Though all three seniors were sitting out with injuries for most of the weekend, the […]

Elis try to reclaim first

With only six games left on the docket, the time has come for the Bulldogs to prove whether their 6-2 mark is the start of something special or just the product of some early season luck. Entering the second half of the season after incurring its first defeat in almost three weeks, the men’s basketball […]