Appleman brings Yale volleyball onto national stage

Head volleyball coach Erin Appleman is closing in on a decade of dynastic success. Since her first season as head coach in 2003, Appleman has quietly built the volleyball team into an Ivy League powerhouse and accomplished feats that no other coach in Yale volleyball history can match. The program has won four of its […]

VOLLEYBALL | West Coast swing disappoints

It was another tough trip to California for the volleyball team. Yale suffered three straight defeats to U.C. Santa Barbara, San Diego and Fresno State in the Bulldogs’ first trip back to the Golden State since falling to USC in the NCAA tournament last season. Seven out of the 12 members of the squad are […]

VOLLEYBALL | Bulldogs take on California

It’s back to the west coast for the volleyball team this weekend. The Elis will travel to San Diego to take on UC Santa Barbara (6–5), No. 16 San Diego (5–2) and Fresno St. (5–4) as part of the San Diego Tournament. The Bulldogs (3–2) finished their season in California last year, where they fell […]

VOLLEYBALL | Elis split two at home

After two weeks of nonconference play, the volleyball team has made it clear that it does not go down without a fight. In their second consecutive weekend of tournament play in the John J. Lee Ampitheater, the Bulldogs (3–2) rallied from behind to top Villanova on Friday and issued the weekend’s toughest challenge to Northwestern […]

VOLLEYBALL | Tournament time in New Haven

It’s going to be cats versus dogs in the John J. Lee Amphitheater this weekend. After a strong start in last week’s Yale Classic, the volleyball team (2–1) hopes to maintain its momentum when it faces Wildcat foes from both Villanova and Northwestern in this weekend’s Yale Invitational. The team will use the matchups against […]

VOLLEYBALL | Bulldogs shine at Yale Classic

Behind All-Tournament Team performances from Kendall Polan ’14 and Kelly Johnson ’16, the volleyball team got its season off to an excellent start this weekend in the Yale Classic and finished with the second-best record in a field of four teams. The Bulldogs (2–1) beat Stony Brook and American in straight sets and fell at […]

VOLLEYBALL | Elis tip off season

For the past four years, coming to New Haven to take on the Yale volleyball team has been a daunting task for squads across the country. The Bulldogs have gone 41–4 in the John J. Lee Amphitheater over that span en route to three Ivy titles and two NCAA tournament berths. The team will try […]

VOLLEYBALL | Defending champs return deep squad

For the second time in three seasons, the volleyball team will begin its schedule with just one senior on the roster, captain Haley Wessels ’13. The 2010 team was captained by its only senior, Kelly Ozurovich ’11, and finished in a tie with Penn as Ivy League champions. Like that team, this year’s squad will […]

M. HOCKEY | O’Neill ’12 charts course in pro hockey

Within the span of five days last week, men’s hockey captain Brian O’Neill ’12 shut the door on a storied Yale career and took a big first step in moving onto a new hockey challenge. O’Neill’s collegiate career ended with the Bulldogs’ loss to Harvard in the quarterfinals of the ECAC tournament on Sunday. But […]

M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs fall to Harvard in ECAC quarterfinals

Postseason play is over for the men’s hockey team this season after a shocking 8–2 loss to rival Harvard in Game 3 of the ECAC quarterfinals on March 11. The Bulldogs (16–16–3, 10–10–2 ECAC) fell to Harvard (13–10–11, 8–5–9) in three games and squandered their only chance at a spot in the NCAA tournament. Because […]

M. HOCKEY | Harvard ends Bulldogs’ season

The men’s hockey team’s season came to a disappointing end Sunday night as archrival Harvard (12–9–11, 8–5–9 ECAC) delivered a 8–2 loss to the Elis. The win gave Harvard a 2–1 series win over Yale in the best-of-three ECAC quarterfinals. The Cantabs will travel next weekend to Atlantic City, NJ for a semifinal matchup against […]