VOLLEYBALL | California not so golden for volleyball

California was not so sunny for the volleyball team. The Bulldogs made the cross-country trip to the Golden State for three games at the Fullerton Classic and returned home with a three-match losing streak, falling to Liberty (8-4) Friday, and West Virginia (10-5) and host Cal State-Fullerton (10-3) Saturday. “We battled really hard this weekend,” […]

VOLLEYBALL | Elis take two of three in N.Y.

Although the volleyball team lost their first game of the season Saturday, they quickly recovered to defeat their next opponents on the same day. The Bulldogs (5–1) swept the New Jersey Institute of Technology (1–6) on Friday before losing to Georgetown (5–5) in four sets Saturday afternoon. The Elis, though, bounced back to sweep Long […]

VOLLEYBALL | Elis look to extend winning streak

After opening its season last weekend with three wins, the women’s volleyball team hope its wins continue coming in bunches of three. Yale (3–0) will try to extend its winning streak against the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Georgetown and host Long Island University at the Blackbird Invitational this weekend. The Bulldogs are coming off […]

VOLLEYBALL | Bulldogs sweep Invitational

The volleyball team seems to start every season with a broom. For the fourth season in a row, the Bulldogs (3–0) swept the Yale Invitational, defeating Stony Brook (0–5), Quinnipiac (0–6)and Rhode Island (3–3)at the John J. Lee Amphitheater over the weekend. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6471″ ] “We got better as the tournament went along,” head coach […]

Bulldogs return a lone senior

As the volleyball team prepares for the upcoming season, the Bulldogs hope to pick up right where they left off after the departure of five seniors, who over four years amassed a 74–27 record — the best four-year run in Yale history. “There are definitely some things we are going to miss,” head coach Erin […]

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SOFTBALL | Crimson have no trouble in sweep

The softball team was two outs from splitting a doubleheader with archrival Harvard, but a 10-run explosion by the Crimson in the seventh inning of game two capped off a road sweep for the Crimson (20–20, 11–3 Ivy) Saturday at Dewitt Family Field. The Bulldogs (9–24, 4–10) were shutout 6–0 by Harvard in the first […]

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs looking forward to Harvard

The softball team hopes to salvage its Ivy League season this weekend. The Bulldogs (9-22, 4-8 Ivy) will host their archrival and divisional opponent Harvard Crimson (18-20, 9-3) for two doubleheaders, on Saturday and Sunday, at Dewitt Family Field. The Elis are coming off four deflating losses to divisional opponent Dartmouth last weekend in which […]

SOFTBALL | Pitching falters in losses

Monday went a lot like Sunday did for the softball team. After being swept by Dartmouth on Sunday, the Big Green swept the Bulldogs once more as Yale fell 7–3 in the first game before losing the second game 11–3 at Sachem Field. “It was a rough weekend,” centerfielder and captain Ashley Sloan ’10 said. […]

SOFTBALL | Elis drop two games to Big Green on road

The rain did not bode well for the softball team this past weekend. On Sunday, the Bulldogs (9–20, 4–6 Ivy) lost the first game of a doubleheader 11–3 to Dartmouth (9–20, 7–3) before losing a deflating, 10–9 extra-inning contest in Hanover, N.H. The doubleheader, originally scheduled for Saturday, was postponed to Sunday because of rain, […]

SOFTBALL | Confident Bulldogs ready for crucial weekend

The softball team begins North Division this weekend as it looks to rise in the standings for a chance to play for the Ivy League title. The Bulldogs (9–18, 4–4 Ivy) will travel to Hanover, N.H., to face divisional rival Dartmouth (6–18, 5–3) for a pair of doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6756″ ] […]

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs avoid sweep with 10-run win

Some say failure is the mother of success. It certainly was for the softball team on Wednesday. After dropping the first game of a doubleheader 4–1 at Sacred Heart (15–18), the Bulldogs (9–18, 4–4 Ivy) bounced back in a big way in the second game, routing the Pioneers 10–0 in a contest that ended early […]