Women’s bball loses heartbreaker to Pennsylvania

The Yale women’s basketball team could not make it to the John J. Lee Amphitheater this past weekend. But after losing hard-fought games at Pennsylvania (9-6 , 3-0 Ivy) 59-57 Friday night and at Princeton (5-11, 2-1) 66-58 Saturday evening, the Eli women (3-14, 0-4) knew exactly how the men’s squad felt after its heartbreaking […]

W. bball hits the road to face the Killer P’s

Like their male counterpart, the Yale women’s basketball team got its Ivy League season off to a rough start with two losses to a pesky Brown squad. But while the Eli men get a chance to turn things around at home this weekend, the Bulldog women have the unenviable task of taking on Pennsylvania and […]

W. bball closes at half, falls to Bears

The women’s basketball team achieved one of its two goals in Saturday night’s game against Brown. Unfortunately for Yale, the goal achieved will not appear in the standings. The Bulldogs (3-12, 0-2 Ivy) lost 75-58 to the Bears (9-6, 2-0) at the Pizzitola Center after closing out the first half on a 21-10 run to […]

W. bball have revenge in sight

Yale women’s basketball head coach Amy Backus said after last Saturday’s 75-72 defeat to Brown she would take a sloppy win over a hard-fought loss. But last night at John J. Lee Amphitheater, she had a hard time swallowing her words after the Bulldogs squeaked out a 73-62 win to a scrappy Morgan State squad. […]

W. bball comeback falls short

The fans at the John J. Lee Amphitheater cheered for the Yale women’s basketball team Saturday night, even after it lost to Brown, 75-72. But despite a tremendous effort against one of the Ivy League’s top teams, the Bulldogs could not fully appreciate one of their best performances of the year — they’ve seen tight […]

W. bball begins Ivy play with solid rotation, clean slate

There are two reasons why the women’s basketball team needs to avoid a repeat of last year’s Ivy opener against Brown when it faces the Bears Saturday night at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. First, the 84-77 defeat was the first of many close league losses last season. The Bulldogs gave up an early lead […]

First taste of victory this season re-energizes w. bball

The Yale women’s basketball team made a New Year’s resolution — pick up a win. The Elis did just that, claiming their first victory of the season over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Jan. 5, 70-54. Two nights later, the Bulldogs notched another mark in their win column, downing Lafayette in Easton, Pa, 83-67. […]

W. bball rally comes up short

After going into the locker room with a double-digit deficit at halftime, the Yale women’s basketball team regrouped and put together an unlikely rally. But on Sacred Heart’s doorstep, the Bulldogs faltered, finally coming up short 79-68. Down by 42-22 at the half on Wednesday night, the Elis (0-5) cut the Pioneer lead to only […]

W. basketball is still chasing its first win

For four members of the Yale women’s basketball team, the Seattle Times Husky Classic, which took place in Seattle, Wash. this past weekend, was a homecoming. But despite bringing out a strong contingent of hometown fans, the Eli quartet failed to bring Yale its first win of the season. The Elis fell to Oklahoma State […]

Volleyball wraps up season with defeat of Brown

The Yale volleyball team showed improvement from last year’s season on the court, but a win at Brown Wednesday night established a more tangible improvement for the Bulldogs in the 2003 Ivy League standings. By beating Brown in its final game, 3-1 (30-20, 30-28, 23-30, 30-19), Yale (16-9, 8-6 Ivy) finished with a conference record […]

W. bball shoots to start the season right

Little did the women’s basketball team know that last season’s early 77-73 loss to Quinnipiac would set the tone for a number of close defeats throughout Ivy League play. In their first game this season — a Friday night rematch against the in-state rival Bobcats — the Bulldogs can demonstrate their determination to avoid last […]