Seniors set for showdown with Maryland

In the summer of 1998,12 prefrosh met for the first time in Bristol Rhode Island for a week of Run and Shoot lacrosse camp. Tomorrow night at Byrd stadium, that same group of prefrosh that have become the heart and soul of the men’s lacrosse team will look to cap a four-year quest for Yale’s […]

Men’s lax survives shaky start, crushes Quinnipiac

In a fashion reminiscent of their previous four games, the men’s lacrosse team used an offensive outburst early in the second half to blow past Quinnipiac 17-8 Tuesday afternoon at the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium. With the win, the No. 13 Bulldogs (9-3) realized their first nine-win season since 1996. But in the first half, the Bulldogs […]

Men’s lacrosse slips by Johns, wins H-Y-Ps

After withstanding 50 shots and enduring two marathon defensive stands, the men’s lacrosse team captured their first H-Y-P title since 1989 with a 6-5 win over Harvard Saturday night at Johnson Field. It was not the style of lacrosse the No. 11 Bulldogs like to play (8-3, 4-2 Ivy), as the Cantabs (4-7, 0-5 Ivy) […]

M. lax seeks first HYP title since 1989

This year’s men’s lacrosse team would make their 1990 alumni proud. First, an upset victory over No. 8 Princeton, and now, with two games remaining in the regular season, the Bulldogs are within striking distance of another historic accomplishment: their first at-large NCAA tournament berth since 1990. Fresh off a 12-5 victory over Dartmouth Wednesday […]

Defense, midfield shine as laxers beat UMass

It was 24 hours before the men’s lacrosse team played the University of Massachusetts, and players huddled around the television set, watching a team in blue hand No. 12 Princeton its first Ivy League loss in 37 games of league play. The next afternoon, it was a warm, sunny day, and the Bulldogs, this time […]

M. lacrosse’s Hunt may play elsewhere next year

This was supposed to be the season that All-American Brian Hunt ’02 led the No. 14 Bulldogs to an Ivy League title. One season-ending injury later, Hunt may find himself finishing his collegiate lacrosse career elsewhere. Since suffering a broken ankle the Saturday before Yale’s first regular season game against Drexel, several nationally-renowned lacrosse programs […]

Nam named men’s hockey captain

When Denis Nam ’03 first stepped onto the ice at Ingalls Rink as a 160-pound freshman on the men’s ice hockey team, he found himself outmatched and overwhelmed. Three years removed from his rookie season of playing catchup with the veterans, Nam is 15 pounds heavier and will be the Bulldogs’ captain for the 2002-2003 […]

No. 9 UMass the next test for men’s lax

Saturday afternoon at the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium, the men’s lacrosse team will face the University of Massachusetts in a game Yale must win to stay in the postseason hunt. But playoff hopes are not the only thing that will be on the Bulldogs’ minds tomorrow afternoon. For the past three years, Yale (5-3) opened the season […]

Scaglione, Bulldogs trounce Albany, 13-7

They may have fallen in the national rankings, but yesterday afternoon at Albany, N.Y., the men’s lacrosse team proved that they still know what it takes to beat Division I cellar-dwellers. The offense was sloppy at times, but the No. 14 Bulldogs (5-3) managed to make up for recent close losses to No. 12 Duke […]

Eli lacrosse falters on verge of breakthrough

The men’s lacrosse team’s hopes for postseason play all but vanished Sunday as No. 8 Duke pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the No. 13 Bulldogs 11-6 before a sun-drenched capacity crowd at the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium. The Bulldogs (4-3) struggled throughout the afternoon to mount any sustained attack against the stifling Duke defense. […]

Elis set to duke it out with No. 8 Blue Devils

Days after a historic victory over Princeton and visions of an Ivy League championship dancing in their heads, a 9-8 loss to No. 20 Brown brought the men’s lacrosse team back to earth. Now, the Elis are in a fight just to get to the postseason. The No. 14 Bulldogs (4-2, 2-2 Ivy) will try […]