Strenski, w. lacrosse shut down Rutgers

If Wednesday was women’s lacrosse captain Megan Strenski’s ’02 curtain call at Johnson Field, it was certainly a fitting one. On Senior Day, the three-time All-Ivy defenseman directed a suffocating defensive effort as No. 9 Yale doubled up Rutgers 8-4 yesterday afternoon. With the win, the Bulldogs (11-4) move closer to earning the program’s first-ever […]

W. golf takes 4th Ivy title in 6 years

The Ivy League women’s golf championship is only six years old and it already has its first dynasty. The Eli golf team won its fourth Ivy title this weekend at Trenton Country Club in West Trenton, N.J. The Bulldogs posted a three-round total of 963 — 17 shots better than their nearest competitor, second-place finisher […]

Heroic comeback falls short for w. lax

The stage was set for one of the most dramatic wins in the history of the women’s lacrosse team. With a berth to the NCAA tournament on the line, the No. 8 Bulldogs valiantly battled back from a 9-4 deficit against No. 6 Cornell, scoring five goals in the game’s final 10 minutes to force […]

NCAA berth on the line for w. lacrosse

With an NCAA tournament berth hanging in the balance, the women’s lacrosse team travels to Ithaca, N.Y., for a Saturday afternoon showdown with Cornell. The No. 8 Bulldogs (10-3, 5-1 Ivy) and the No. 6 Bid Red (9-1, 4-1) are both vying for an invitation to the 16-team NCAA tournament. With No. 1 Princeton in […]

W. lacrosse puts on clinic in 22-10 rout of Brown

Coming into Wednesday afternoon’s game against Brown, the No. 8 women’s lacrosse team was smarting from an 11-8 loss to No. 9 Notre Dame Sunday. In that game, the Bulldogs failed to execute the basics. In yesterday’s 22-10 win over Brown, the Elis put on a veritable lacrosse clinic. “They needed to prove that they […]

W. lacrosse splits pair of upset bids

The No. 12 women’s lacrosse team experienced both ends of the emotional spectrum this weekend, exulting in a victory over one top-10 team Saturday but lamenting wasted chances against another top-10 foe Sunday. In their quest for an NCAA tournament berth, the Bulldogs (9-3), powered by freshman Katie Sargent’s four-goal performance, earned a 13-12 win […]

Elis waltz by Lions, set for top-10 tango

Win more draws — check. Fight harder for groundballs — check. Get more movement and production out of the offense — check. That’s about what the women’s lacrosse team’s to-do list looked like after demolishing Columbia. Coming off an 11-5 loss at Princeton, the No. 12 Bulldogs (8-2, 4-1 Ivy) regained some momentum with an […]

No. 2 Princeton never trails in convincing victory over w. lacrosse

Princeton’s domination of the women’s lacrosse team continues. A three-goal flurry at the end of the first half and two more tallies to start the second propelled the No. 2 Tigers (9-1, 3-0 Ivy) to their 11th straight victory over Yale — an 11-5 win Saturday afternoon in Princeton, N.J. In the race for the […]

Jones decides against leaving Yale

Yale men’s basketball head coach James Jones has withdrawn his candidacy for the head coaching job at Bradley University. A day after his tour of the school’s Peoria, Ill., campus, Jones telephoned Bradley Athletics Director Ken Kavanagh Friday afternoon to inform him of his decision. Jones was one of four finalists of for the job, […]

W. lax out to end Tiger streak

Winning a lacrosse game at Princeton is never an easy task, but as the Yale women’s team prepares for a Saturday showdown with the Tigers, it need only look to its male counterparts for inspiration. The men’s team ended a decade losing streak to Princeton and, in the process, ended Old Nassau’s 37-game Ivy League […]

W. lacrosse makes it 6 in row

With 31 people on her team’s roster, it’s not often that women’s lacrosse coach Amanda O’Leary does not get the chance to play everyone in a game. Wednesday’s rout of Fairfield, though, allowed her to clear the bench. Twelve different Elis found the net yesterday on a blustery and wet afternoon at Johnson Field as […]