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Men’s tennis struggles in opener

In its first tournament of the season, the men’s tennis team gained valuable experience despite losing some disappointing close matches. The team traveled to Princeton to compete in the Farnsworth Invitational and came away with two appearances in the doubles semifinals as well as solid play in the singles bracket. Ryan Murphy ’05, the No. […]

Fairfield lacrosse hires two former Yale coaches

This time last season, Mike Waldvogel and Darryl Delia were the head and assistant coaches, respectively, of the men’s lacrosse team. But during a chaotic season for the Elis, Waldvogel stepped down amidst controversy and left Delia to take over the team midway through the year. Now, neither of them coach the Bulldogs, but they […]

Athletics Department unveils new Web site

Yale athletics fans logging on to the Athletics Department’s Web site for information about the school’s teams are in for a shock, a treat or both. The department recently unveiled its new athletics Web site, which was created in conjunction with the corporate Official College Sports Network and is a far cry from the design […]

Men’s lax gets its man in Andy Shay

He’s only been at Yale for a short while, but Andy Shay, the new men’s lacrosse head coach, is already having a great time. “I’m ecstatic,” he said. “This is the opportunity of a lifetime, and things are going great.” After nearly a year of coaching uncertainty for the team, Athletics Director Tom Beckett announced […]

M. lax wraps up tough spring

The men’s lacrosse team dropped a disappointing game in its final Ivy League contest Sunday, falling to the University of Pennsylvania 10-7 in Philadelphia. It was a big win for the Quakers, who had a disappointing season and were able to grab the win in their last game of the season at home. Two Penn […]

Smilow endows coaching posts

Nearly 10 years ago, Joel E. Smilow ’54 was registering for his 40th reunion when the student behind the table stood to thank him for his financial contributions to the renovation of the old Yale Bowl field house, which now bears his name. “She had been the captain of the women’s lacrosse team, and she […]

Men’s lacrosse looking to even Ivy League record

The men’s lacrosse team (8-4, 2-3 Ivy) has a chance to finish its Ivy League season at .500 with a win over Pennsylvania (5-7, 1-4) Sunday in Philadelphia. The game, played Sunday instead of the regular Saturday because of this weekend’s Penn Relays, will be the final Ivy League game for the Elis and the […]

Second half surge gives m. lax win

The seniors on the men’s lacrosse team (8-3, 2-3 Ivy) will never know what it’s like to lose to Harvard. With seven unanswered second-half goals Saturday, the Bulldogs put the Cantabs away 11-6 Saturday, giving the class of 2003 a four-year sweep of Harvard (4-8, 1-4). “The emotions run so high for the Harvard-Yale game,” […]

Last second lapse dooms m. lacrosse

With just around 30 seconds left in the game and the men’s lacrosse team playing a man down after a penalty, attackman Pat Moylan ’03 scooped up the ball after the faceoff at midfield, streaked up the right sideline, and tied up the game with a quick goal that sent the Eli sidelines into cheers. […]

UMass takes hard fought game from men’s lacrosse

An inspired comeback bid by the men’s lacrosse team fell just short of giving the Elis their biggest win of the season. Despite scoring the first four goals of the second half to tie the game 8-8, the nationally-ranked No. 19 Bulldogs (7-3, 1-2 Ivy) could not overcome No. 7 University of Massachusetts (9-1), falling […]