Squash Haven supports Elm City youths

On Tuesday afternoon in Brady Squash Center on the fourth floor of Payne Whitney Gymnasium, all 15 courts were filled with young squash players. Within the walls of each court, athletes could be seen alternating hitting a small rubber ball with their rackets against the front wall, which created resounding thuds that echoed throughout the […]

Financial aid expands pool of potential recruits

As the number of Yale students eligible for financial aid has risen in recent years, so has the pool of potential athletic recruits. Yale, like all Ivy League schools, does not award athletic scholarships. But the University’s generous financial aid policies have made Yale more accessible to student athletes from middle-income families. Six Yale coaches […]

Ivy financial aid draws top athletes, Times reports

Ivy League schools may not offer athletic scholarships, but their ability to provide generous financial aid packages attracts top athletes anyway, according to an article in the New York Times last week. Years ago, middle-class recruits ruled out Ivy League programs because of the steep price tag. Now, new policies boosting financial aid for all […]

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SWIMMING | Elis to seek Olympic berth

After swimmer Hayes Hyde ’12 touched the wall at the end of the 200 butterfly race at the 2011 AT&T Winter National Championships on Sunday, she could not decide whether she wanted to turn around to look at her time on the scoreboard. If Hyde had finished under 2:16.49, she would have qualified for the […]

Ingalls operations staff keeps Elis skating

When the men’s and women’s hockey teams take to the ice in Ingalls Rink, it takes more than a strong fight to win. The Ingalls Rink operations staff must make sure the rink is ready for competition, and that takes more than a simple sweep of the Zamboni brand ice resurfacer. The Ingalls Rink operations […]

Harvard-Yale rivalry extends to IM games

The football team will not be the only Yale sports team to take the field against archrival Harvard this weekend. This Friday, three Yale intramural teams will face off against their Crimson counterparts as part of the annual Harkness Cup Games, an annual intramural competition between Yale and Harvard that began in the fall of […]

Getting tickets for the Game

Yale pride? Check. Solo cups? Got ’em. Tickets? No worries — current students don’t have to worry about procuring actual tickets for The Game on Saturday. All Yale students will be able to gain free admission into the student section of the Harvard-Yale matchup by simply presenting their Yale IDs at the Yale Bowl, ticket […]

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New spinning classes sell out for semester

Three hours after Payne Whitney Gymnasium members received notice of a new spinning program at the gym on Oct. 26, 300 people had already responded expressing interest in the classes. The 12 available sessions quickly sold out, and as of Tuesday, 400 people are on waitlists for the classes, which began Oct. 31 and will […]

W. SOCCER | With win over Brown, Yale takes third

It seemed only fitting that on Senior Night, midfielder Enma Mullo ’12 provided the game-winning goal in the women’s soccer team’s match against Brown at Reese Stadium. In her final game in the Blue and White on Saturday, Mullo scored in the 39th minute to give the Elis (9–5–3, 4–2–1 Ivy) a 1–0 lead that […]

W. Soccer | Elis vie for 2nd in Ivies

The women’s soccer team wraps up its 2011 season with a matchup against Brown this Saturday at Reese Stadium. Though Harvard’s 2-1 win over Dartmouth on Saturday knocked the Elis out of the race for the Ivy League title last week, the Bulldogs can still clinch second place with a combination of a win over […]

Jasinski: Yale’s all star fan

Peter Jasinski’s ’12 quest to see all of Yale’s 33 varsity sports teams compete began even before he stepped on Old Campus as a freshman. The summer before his arrival at Yale, Jasinski received copies of the annual freshman issues that the News and the Herald had mailed out to all incoming members of the […]