M. water polo wins NE Champs

In a high-stakes situation, a hostile crowd was just what the doctor ordered for the Yale men’s club water polo team. The Elis edged Williams 8-7 in the final match of the New England Club Championships in front of a boisterous crowd in Williamstown, Mass. to take the regional title Sunday. The Bulldogs’ finish qualifies […]

W. sailing is ranked first in nation; coed claims second

As the fall season comes to a close, the sailing team is making a strong bid for a national title. National rankings released Oct. 21 place the Yale women’s team first and the coed team second, up from second and fourth, respectively. The rankings are determined by a panel of coaches for Sailing World Magazine, […]

Sailors cruise in banner four-regatta weekend

Despite other, more prominent victory celebrations in Boston Saturday, the sailing team refused to be overshadowed. The Boston Red Sox victory parade extended its route to the Charles River, interrupting competition for an hour at the Erwin Schell Trophy at MIT Saturday. Despite the frenzy, Yale was able to take second place at the two-day […]

Carapiet finishes third at Champs

In sailing, the weather is everything. On a cold weekend, harsh and fickle wind conditions kept the No. 2 Elis to a fourth- and fifth-place finish at two New England regattas, even as similar weather allowed All-American skipper Molly Carapiet ’06 to take third at the Intercollegiate Sailing Association/Vanguard North American Women’s Singlehanded Championship in […]

Crimson preserves perfection

The Ivy League football season appears to be building up to a climactic showdown between perennial powerhouses Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania. Penn’s win over Yale Saturday and Harvard’s 39-14 victory over Princeton (4-2, 2-1 Ivy) leaves the Quakers (5-1, 3-0) and Cantabs (6-0, 3-0) as the lone undefeated teams remaining in the Ancient […]

Carapiet ’06 sets course for national title

In her return to the Intercollegiate Sailing Association/Vanguard North American Women’s Singlehanded Championship, All-American skipper Molly Carapiet ’06 will try to capture what barely evaded her grasp two years ago – a first place finish. In 2002, Carapiet took second place at the event, narrowly losing to Old Dominion’s Anne Tunnicliffe at Rice University. This […]

Vball gets two Ivy wins in N.Y.

Another weekend, another five-game thriller. But this time, the women’s volleyball team was on the winning side. In the last two weekends, the Elis have dropped five-game matches to both Princeton and Brown. But the Bulldogs (8-5, 3-2 Ivy) broke the trend this week by edging Cornell 3-2 (28-30, 30-19, 25-30, 30-16, 15-13) at John […]

Rowers test waters, take first races of fall

Sometimes the results do not tell the whole story. The Yale lightweight crew team seemed to pass its first preseason test at the Stonehurst Invitational in Rochester, NY Sunday, taking first place with a combined time of 30:02:02. But head coach Andy Card was not too focused on his team’s finish. “It’s not really about […]

Volleyball gets split, keeps Ivy title hopes alive

Rarely has the women’s volleyball team ridden an emotional rollercoaster as extreme as this one. Just 20 hours after coming back to defeat three-time defending Ivy League champion Penn (7-6, 1-2 Ivy) 3-1 (30-23, 22-30, 18-30, 25-30) Friday, Yale (6-5, 1-2 Ivy) dropped a 3-2 (26-30, 30-26, 30-23, 18-30, 15-12) thriller to Princeton (11-4, 2-1 […]

Volleyball plays host to league powerhouses

The Yale women’s volleyball team is winless in conference play after losing a 3-2 nail-biter to Brown last Saturday. This week, the Bulldogs face even greater obstacles to winning their first Ivy League match. The Elis (5-4, 0-1 Ivy) will play host to three-time Ivy defending champion Penn (6-4, 0-1 Ivy) Friday and Princeton (10-3, […]

Elis finish second at H/Y/P meet

For the second time this year, Cara Kiernan ’07 led the women’s cross country team to a second place finish — this time, at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet at Princeton’s 5K Battlefield Course Saturday. Kiernan, who finished third overall with a time of 17:25, also propelled the Bulldogs to second place when she finished third overall […]