Melanie Heller
Staff Reporter
Melanie Heller currently serves as the Sports Editor for the Yale Daily News. She previously reported on women's hockey. Originally from Potomac, MD, she is a senior in Silliman College double majoring in Economics and Humanities.
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WOMEN’S LACROSSE: No. 25 Yale trounces Cornell, secures maiden Ivy tournament qualification

A 15–9 win in Ithaca helped Yale clinch a spot in the Ivy tournament for the first time in program history.

Who are the Bulldogs playing over spring break?

While students packed up for spring break, Yale Athletics is taking anything but a break. What are your favorite teams up to?

WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Bulldogs stumble against Saints in game one of ECAC playoffs

Yale came up short against St. Lawrence in their first home playoff series since 2005, falling 4–2.

MEN’S HOCKEY: O’Neill scores against China in 8–0 win

The U.S. Men’s Olympic hockey team routs host China 8–0 in their first game of the 2022 Olympics; Brian O’Neill ’12 and Kenny Agostino ’14 supported captain center Andy Miele on the starting line.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Elis complete Union sweep in a rare come-from-behind victory

Two unlucky plays were not enough to stop No. 7 Yale from beating Union 3–2 Tuesday night. The conference-leading Bulldogs are set to face No. 9 Clarkson and St. Lawrence at home this weekend.

Undergraduates return to the bleachers as Yale Athletics loosens attendance guidelines

According to the latest Yale Athletics protocol, undergraduates are now allowed to attend home games. Among other guidelines, indoor capacity will increase to 75 percent and vaccinated fans over the age of five can attend games starting Feb. 11.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY: No. 8 Elis ring in 2022 with win over Big Green

After over a month away from competition, the Bulldogs return to ECAC play with a 4–2 victory over Dartmouth.

Yale Athletics’ winter break schedule — broken down

While most students spend winter recess off campus, many Yale varsity teams will ring in the new year with matches scheduled during the holiday season.

SAILING: No. 1 Bulldogs win Match Race Nationals

For the first time in program history, Yale sailors took home top prizes at the Match Race National Championship.

CREW: At Head of the Charles, lightweights win; women and heavyweights medal

The Yale rowing teams returned to the Head of the Charles Regatta last weekend, coming first in the Lightweight Eights and securing podium finishes in […]

SAILING: No. 1 Bulldogs win Coed, Women’s Atlantic Coast Championships

On the weekend of Oct. 16, the Yale sailing teams secured critical wins at the Larry White Trophy and the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championships, hosted […]