Tigers steal w. golf’s Ivy League Champion position

Women’s golf’s two-year reign as Ivy League Champions ended this weekend. The Elis’ biggest rival, Princeton, edged the Bulldogs by 13 strokes at the Ivy League Championships at the Trenton Country Club in New Jersey. Yale finished in second place with a score of 960 (313-328-319), far outpacing third place Harvard’s 1012 but short of […]

W. golf swings to 10th at James Madison

Over ten hours on the golf course culminated in a 10th place finish for Yale women’s golf this weekend against one of the most competitive fields of the season at the Bonnie Hoover Invitational, hosted by James Madison University. The Bulldogs shot 946 (313-318-315) over three rounds: two on Saturday and one on Sunday. January […]

Swinging January leads Elis to first place

Eli golfer January Romero ’06 was at the top of her game this weekend at the William and Mary Invitational, leading the Bulldogs to a second place finish, while capturing the individual tournament title for herself. Yale faced 20 teams in two rounds of 18 at the Ford’s Colony-Marsh Hawk course in Williamsburg, Va. The […]

W. gold strokes to top five finish at Lady Herd Invite

Women’s golf came out swinging for the spring season, achieving its goal of a top five finish at the Lady Herd Invitational last Tuesday. The Elis finished fourth in the two-day tournament at El Diablo Golf and Country Club, hosted by Marshall University. The Bulldogs led the first round of the tournament, finishing first after […]

Women’s fencing falters at HYPs

Zane Selkirk ’04 had to take a year-long hiatus due to an injury suffered in her sophomore year. But Selkirk rejoined the Yale women’s fencing team just in time. Selkirk proved her value this weekend, overcoming Harvard’s top epeeist with a nail-biting 5-4 victory in the third and deciding bout on Saturday at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton […]

W. fencing falls to undefeated Lions

It’s not always easy to face off against a former teammate. But Yale foil fencer Alisa Mendelsohn ’07 had no trouble distinguishing friend from foe this weekend when she competed against Columbia’s Kathleen Reckling and Cassidy Luitjen, both of whom belong to the same fencing club as the Rockville Center, N.Y. native Mendelsohn. “My bouts […]

W. fencing falls to Penn’s energy and experience

The Quakers came into this past weekend on a 12-match win streak, and after Saturday, the Yale women’s fencing team understood why. Yale (5-3, 1-1 Ivy) fell to Pennsylvania (13-0, 1-0) with a team score of 18-9, despite strong performances from the foil squad, which won 5-4. The epee fencers narrowly lost 4-5, while the […]

Brandeis just edges young w. fencing squad

In a week of demanding competition, the women’s fencing team narrowly lost to Brandeis and pulled off two team wins in a tri-meet in upstate New York. Unfortunately, at the New York University Invitational, the Bulldogs failed to sustain the momentum. Brandeis managed to edge out Yale on Jan. 21 in Waltham, Massachusetts. On Saturday […]

W. fencers get chance to thaw out

After an extended break from competition, the women’s fencing team will be bombarded with bouts. The Bulldogs open a week of rigorous competition beginning tonight against Brandeis in Waltham, Mass. The Bulldogs will face Vassar and Rutgers Saturday and wrap up against Columbia, Notre Dame, Ohio State, St. John’s and Stanford at the NYU Invitational […]

W. fencing redeems itself against Cornell

On Saturday, Yale women’s fencing experienced some technical difficulties. But the Bulldogs still managed to defeat Cornell 18-9 at home. The win could not have come at a better time. After a one-bout 14-13 heart-breaker to New York University on Dec. 2, the Elis needed a timely pickup. “I was incredibly happy with everyone’s performance […]

Korb, Mendelsohn place in top eight

The women’s fencing team had top-eight finishes in two weapons Nov. 22 and 23 at the 31st annual M. Garret Penn State Open. Today the Elis will face New York University in their last pre-season competition. Captain Erica Korb ’05 finished fifth out of 45 women in epee, and Alisa Mendelsohn ’07 finished seventh out […]