Heckling trio gives Bulldogs extra boost

A near-capacity crowd of 2,410 fans squeezed into John J. Lee Amphitheater last Saturday night to see the men’s basketball team defeat Penn 78-60 in what was arguably the Elis’ best game of the season. And while the number of fans didn’t compare to a Duke or Kansas game, three of Yale’s most notorious supporters […]

Minnesota ends Bulldogs’ best vball season yet

The Yale volleyball team ended an unprecedented season on Dec. 3, falling 0-3 (17-30, 18-30, 19-30) to fourth-seeded Minnesota in New Haven in the first ever appearance of an Ivy League team in a second round NCAA tournament match. The loss marked the end to the Bulldogs’ 10-0 run, Yale’s first trip to the tournament, […]

Elis swept in tourney’s second round

The women’s volleyball team ended arguably its best season in program history Friday night in a 3-0 (17-30, 18-30, 19-30) loss to No. 4 Minnesota in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The loss ended a 10-game winning streak that brought the Elis a share of the Ivy League championship and a spot in […]

Elis net historic victory

As the Yale fans began to jangle their keys tonight in the closing points of the volleyball team’s match against Albany, they knew that they were witnessing something extraordinary. The Eli faithful were signaling the Great Danes to warm up their bus to head back to Albany; the Bulldogs were about to become the first […]

Vball prepares for Big Dance

Although the women’s volleyball team will be making their debut appearance in the NCAA Tournament tonight, the Bulldogs will not be venturing into entirely unknown territory, Yale (17-7, 10-4 Ivy) hosts American East champion Albany (27-6) at 7:30 in the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Elis, who have only dropped one […]

Elis best Big Red to win playoff

The women’s volleyball team achieved the seemingly impossible Nov. 21 by defeating Cornell 3-2 (30-19, 26-30, 30-32, 30-28, 16-14) in the final round of the Ivy League playoff to earn Yale’s first berth to the NCAA tournament in program history. The win came on the heels of the Bulldogs’ first Ivy League title since 1978, […]

Volleyball secures NCAA tournament berth

The women’s volleyball team achieved the seemingly impossible on Sunday by defeating Cornell 3-2 (30-20, 30-32, 30-20, 28-30, 16-14) in the final round of the Ivy League playoff to earn Yale’s first berth to the NCAA tournament in program history. The win came on the heels of the Bulldog’s first Ivy League title since 1978, […]

Plumb works hard, sets marks

Despite the record of the Yale football team this season, the Bulldogs boast a number of premiere players who have made a major impact on the Ivy League. Wide receiver Ralph Plumb ’05 is one of these standouts. While he has broken open the record books this season, Plumb is known to his coaches and […]

Volleyball clinches share of Ivy title

A deafening roar could be heard all the way to the street outside of Payne Whitney Gymnasium last night as over 400 fans celebrated the women’s volleyball team’s first Ivy Championship since 1978. The Bulldogs defeated Brown 3-2 (30-20, 30-20, 19-30, 28-30, 16-14) in a feverish battle at John J. Lee Amphitheater to secure a […]

Vball can smell Ivy title

Saturday night the women’s volleyball team enjoyed its best bus ride home of the 2004 season. That afternoon the Bulldogs annihilated Columbia 3-0 (30-19, 30-22, 30-20) in Manhattan for their sixth consecutive shutout to put Yale (14-7, 9-4) just one win away from its first Ivy League title since 1978. Yale’s win over Cornell 3-0 […]

Volleyball remains in the Ivy hunt

As the women’s volleyball team hits the road for its final away games against Cornell and Columbia, its postseason hopes lie very much in limbo. After winning their last four Ivy games, the Bulldogs (12-7, 7-4 Ivy) are tied for third in the Ancient Eight with Princeton (16-7, 7-4) and remain two games back from […]