Matthew Stock
Staff Reporter
Sports Editor for the Yale Daily News and the Down The Field sports blog.
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The Game(s): Yale Fandom Meets Its Match

On Saturday, Nov. 18, all 105 members of the Yale football team will stand inside the tunnel at the Yale Bowl. About to fight for […]

WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Worth your while

The Yale women’s hockey game against Harvard last Saturday had everything.

CROSS COUNTRY: Randon ’17 leads Elis

In any cross country meet, victory is decided not along the course, but at the finish line.

CROSS COUNTRY: Bulldogs dominate in HYP win

The Yale women’s cross country team entered 2016 with high expectations after finishing second at the Ivy League Championships last fall.

FOOTBALL: Backfield trio to pace Yale attack

While the 2014 Bulldogs’ offense, anchored by two-time All-Ivy First-Team back Tyler Varga ’15, led the Ivy League with nearly 250 rushing yards per game and 29 rushing touchdowns in the team’s 8–2 campaign, last year’s squad managed just half of those totals, dealing with a glut of injuries en route to an underwhelming 3–4 finish in the Ancient Eight.

Former NFL running back talks faith

For most Yale students, Monday’s classes ended in the late afternoon. But last night, a small contingent from Athletes in Action, Yale’s sports-based faith group, received some extra teachings in spirituality from former NFL running back William Green, who was drafted by the Browns in 2002 and retired after his fifth season due to a quad injury.

FIELD HOCKEY: Bulldogs start season 2–0

It took last year’s Yale field hockey team 17 trips to the field to capture its third win of the 2015 season, a 6–2 showing over Brown in its final game. Thanks to a balanced attack, near-infallible defense and late game heroics this past weekend, the Bulldogs are now on the cusp of a third victory just days into the 2016 season.

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Yale unlucky in winless weekend

Following a four-win 2015 campaign, the Yale women’s soccer team scorched through the beginning of the 2016 season, rolling to a 3–0 record in August while outscoring opponents 10–1.

Summer success in SoCal for Yale duo

This summer, two members of the Yale baseball team, infielder Harrison White ’17 and pitcher Tyler Duncan ’18, each impressed in the Riverside, California-based Pacific […]

WOMEN’S TENNIS: McNamara discusses return to Yale

The Yale women’s tennis team begins its 2016–17 season with its third head coach in as many years. But this year’s head coach, Danielle McNamara, […]

Yale sails to national title

The Yale women’s and coed sailing teams entered the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association national championship weekend in May with high expectations after last season’s sweep of […]