Men’s lacrosse thwarts Bears

Earlier this week, Tucker Foote ’02, who captained the men’s lacrosse team his senior year, sent a letter to this year’s team. The letter discussed how Yale had beaten Princeton in 2002 only to fall to Brown the next game — a loss that helped keep the Elis from making the NCAA Tournament that season. […]

Quarterback Mroz ’06 is elected next football captain

For people who just began following Yale football last season, the name Jeff Mroz ’06 probably does not ring a bell. But Mroz is ready to change that. Just before starting spring football practices, the Bulldogs voted to elect Mroz the 128th captain of a football program that is heading into its 133rd year. Although […]

Elis hope to topple Bears

After two hours of working on shooting, passing and defensive strategy in practice yesterday, members of the men’s lacrosse team headed into a conference room in the Smilow Field Center to give their minds a workout as well by watching film of the Brown team they will face this weekend. Both the coaches and the […]

Junior m. laxer faces big task

Imagine a basketball game in which there was a tip-off after every time either team scored. The team who could win the most tip-offs would have a clear advantage. Although basketball players do not have much cause to worry about a future like this, men’s lacrosse players have to deal with the strategic implications of […]

Men’s lacrosse declaws Tigers

Despite starting out 0-4, few people would have bet against No. 16 Princeton in its Ivy League opener this weekend against the Yale men’s lacrosse team. But the Elis beat the odds, playing as a well-tuned, cohesive unit to overcome the Tigers, 9-8, Saturday at Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium. The game’s outcome was not decided until the […]

Men’s lax hosts league powerhouse

The last time the men’s lacrosse team beat perennial powerhouse Princeton was in 2002, when this year’s seniors were rookies. It was a game that the class of 2005 remembers well. “I’d say celebrating on Princeton’s field freshman year was one of the highlights of my lacrosse career,” captain DJ Barry ’05 said. “We broke […]

M. lax whips overmatched Hawks

With 44 seconds left in the men’s lacrosse game, a loud cheer went up from the bench after defensive midfielder Anson Frericks ’06 scored his first career goal. This cheer not only showed the team’s support for Frericks, but also signified the way in which the Elis came together to achieve their fourth win. After […]

For w. squash, word ‘dynasty’ keeps coming up

The Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance will hold the 64th Annual Gold Key Dinner on April 17 when the Trinity men’s squash team and the Yale women’s squash team will be honored. For the former, the dinner represents another acknowledgement of their seven-year-old reign. For the latter, the honor recognizes what the Elis have been able […]

Men’s lax suffers steamrolling

The feeling of frustration that filled the men’s lacrosse team and the fans at Johnson Field Saturday afternoon was summed up in a play by long pole Scott Wexler ’07. With 11 seconds left in the action, Wexler sprinted from the left side of the field to try to stop Cornell’s John Glynn from setting […]

M. Lax is set for tough test

On the one hand, the men’s lacrosse team enters Saturday’s game having won three straight games. On the other hand, it will face off with a team that it has not beaten in three years. Needless to say, something’s got to give this weekend. The Bulldogs (3-1, 1-0 Ivy) take on No. 10 Cornell (2-2, […]

Bulldogs rout Q-Pac at home

They may be New Haven neighbors and share Saturday nights at Toad’s, but the men’s lacrosse team did not show Quinnipiac any mercy last night. In the 13-3 rout of the Bobcats at Johnson Field, the Elis (3-1, 1-0 Ivy) produced a high level of offense while using a blanketing defense to limit the Bobcats’ […]