Field hockey falls to Holy Cross in 3-1 letdown

The field hockey team has the players, the experience and the skills. Yet they seem to be missing something — something that will help them pull out tough games. In their second close loss in a row, the Bulldogs (2-3, 0-1 Ivy) fell 3-1 to the Holy Cross Crusaders (6-1) Wednesday night in Worcester, Mass. […]

Field hockey falls to Cornell 4-3 in Ivy opener

Last week the field hockey team pulled off a 4-3 overtime win against Fairfield. But the Bulldogs could not recapture the magic this weekend against Ivy rival Cornell. The Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1 Ivy) fell 4-3 in their Ivy League opener Saturday against the Big Red (3-1, 1-0) at Yale’s Johnson Field. The Elis nearly forced […]

Field hockey nets 4-3 win in OT

In its inaugural game on the Johnson Field, the field hockey team ushered in a new era of Yale field hockey with a 4-3 overtime defeat of Fairfield (3-2). After enduring losing seasons in 1999 and 2000, the Bulldogs (2-1, 0-0 Ivy) looked like a different and more confident team last night. “It’s good to […]

Bearing stars and stripes, field hockey resumes play at home

It won’t be easy for members of the field hockey team to forget last week’s events — but they don’t want to. The American flags they’ve put on their sticks will be a symbol of their solidarity with the victims and the entire nation. The Bulldogs (1-1, 0-0 Ivy) will return to action tonight at […]

Field hockey blanks Vermont

With a shutout win and a narrow overtime loss, the opening weekend of the field hockey season bodes well for the Bulldogs. Yale (1-1, 0-0 Ivy) downed the University of Vermont (1-4) 1-0 Sunday in a neutral site contest hosted by Harvard. The Bulldogs then fell in overtime to the University of New Hampshire (3-3) […]

NCAA soccer tourneys expand

With a strong core of returning players on the Yale men’s and women’s soccer teams, both squads returned this year optimistic about their postseason chances. An off-field decision only heightened their hopes. On August 29th, the NCAA Executive Committee announced the 2001 Division I national championship bracket will expand from 32 to 48 teams for […]

Men’s lacrosse holds on for 9-7 win against Harvard

The men’s lacrosse team jumped out to a five-point lead and then held off a Harvard comeback to take a close 9-7 win Saturday at Jordan Field in Cambridge. The Bulldogs won their second straight Ivy victory and improved their record to 6-6, 3-3 Ivy. Sophomores Ryan Floyd and Mike Scaglione led the Yale attack […]

Dedicated Hein makes for strong men’s lax captain

Four years ago, Pat Hein ’01 came to New Haven eager to join the men’s lacrosse team. But Hein, who had limited lacrosse experience but a wealth of athletic ability, was unsure of the role he would play for the Bulldogs. At Yale, hard work has transformed Hein into a skilled defensive midfielder, who, as […]

Men’s lacrosse falls to No. 4 UMass 14-7

The men’s lacrosse team headed to Amherst, Mass., to face another national powerhouse, but the undefeated Minutemen were too strong to overcome. No. 4 University of Massachusetts (9-0) defeated the Bulldogs (4-6, 1-3) 14-7 at the Richard F. Garber Field Saturday. For the first 15 minutes, the teams played evenly, and a Yale upset seemed […]

M. lax crushes Albany 16-5

The men’s lacrosse team snapped its four-game losing streak with a crushing 16-5 rout of Albany (1-6) yesterday at the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium. The Bulldogs (4-5, 1-3), who dominated the Danes from the initial faceoff, took the lead one minute into the contest and never relinquished it. “We played well,” head coach Mike Waldvogel said. “Albany’s […]

Men’s lacrosse drops fourth straight at No. 16 Duke

On a hot and humid day in North Carolina, the men’s lacrosse team showed it could play even with top-ranked opponents. But once again, the Elis were unable to pull ahead for the win. After losing close games to Brown and No. 14 Cornell in the past two weeks, the Bulldogs (3-5, 1-3) fell in […]