Vincent succeeds in failure speech

Francis T. Vincent, Jr. LAW ’63 is no stranger to success, having served as CEO of Columbia Pictures, commissioner of Major League Baseball and a member of the AOL-Time Warner Board of Directors, a position he still holds. But yesterday at St. Thomas More Chapel he spoke to about 60 people about failure, citing examples […]

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Becker sings anthem, lifts volleyball over Brown

The Yale volleyball team started and ended its Ivy League opener last Friday on a high note. Setter Jacqueline Becker ’06, a soprano with the Yale a cappella group the New Blue, started the night for the Bulldogs with her rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.” An hour and a half later, the Bulldogs defeated […]

Traditional rivalries key in Ivy football

For the last three seasons, Ivy League football fans have seen the championship come down to the same game: University of Pennsylvania vs. Harvard University. The Quakers’ record-breaking 2002 season (after being picked third in pre-season rankings) proved you never know what to expect in Ivy League football. And while the Quakers return 12 All-Ivy […]

Flying high, volleyball begins Ivy League season

Off to its best season start in 11 years, the volleyball team returns home after three away tournaments for its highly anticipated Ivy League opener. Tonight’s match against Brown at 7 p.m. in the John J. Lee Amphitheater will give the Bulldogs an opportunity to take the first step towards an Ivy League championship and […]

No note or net too high for Becker

As the only setter on the Yale volleyball team, Jacqueline Becker ’06 is already quite used to rushing from one spot to another. On the court, you will see Becker sprint to her position at bottom right corner after every serve. On campus, you may spot her on the way from class to Payne Whitney […]

Appleman’s volleyball squad sweeps in debut

Unlike its opponents this weekend at the Army Tournament, the volleyball team arrived in West Point, N.Y., without any match experience this season. Winning their three matches convincingly, the Bulldogs showed it was worth waiting for their season opener. The Elis (3-0) lost only two games in their three matches, winning the tournament championship Saturday […]

Crew teams sweep spring openers

The men’s lightweight and women’s crew teams had strong showings in their first races Saturday after only a few weeks of training on the water. The men’s lightweight team defeated Georgetown in the varsity, second varsity and two freshman races at its home course on the Housatonic River in Derby. The varsity eight finished in […]

W. tennis climbs national rankings

After cracking the nation’s Top 40, the women’s tennis team now looks to continue climbing the national rankings. While Ivy League play does not start until April, matches against Ohio State (5-0) Saturday and Boston College (5-2) Sunday could have a major impact on whether Yale reaches the NCAA tennis team tournament later this spring. […]

Squash clobbers hapless Bears

After recent success on the road, the men’s and women’s squash teams returned to Yale’s Brady Squash Center Tuesday where they defeated their Brown counterparts. The men’s team (15-2) won 8-1, and the women’s team (7-2) won 9-0. The Bulldogs looked convincing in their final home-court tune-up before their remaining tournaments and rematches against Harvard. […]

Skiing clubs prep for do-or-die race weekend

The men’s and women’s club ski teams made a difficult decision Jan. 17.ÊThat morning, after learning of the car accident that killed four Yale students and injured five others, the skiers decided to skip the second of only five scheduled regular season meets. Yale competes in the McBrine Division of the United States Collegiate Ski […]

Wrestlers try to tackle space issue

At a club wrestling practice last Thursday, co-captain Vince Panzano ’04 reviewed some basic techniques with rookie Dow Tang ’05.ÊPracticing basic holds, takedowns and escapes, the two alone used half the team’s practice facility. Since losing varsity status in 1991, the club team has practiced in three different Payne Whitney Gymnasium spaces. As a varsity […]