Yale and Princeton share storied history, rivalry

Games like Texas-Oklahoma and Michigan-Ohio State may dominate the headlines, but if it were not for a few Ivy League entrepreneurs, rugby might still be the most popular fall sport in America. Although Yale and Princeton are now known to most of the country as havens for snooty intellectuals, these storied institutions are responsible for […]

Penn wins 20th straight Ivy game

For the second straight week, Penn (7-1, 5-0 Ivy) pulled out a somewhat fortuitous victory in the final minutes of the fourth quarter, this time beating Princeton (4-4, 2-3) to extend the Quakers’ Ivy League winning streak to 20. Harvard (8-0, 5-0) defeated Columbia (1-7, 1-4) to set up a battle for the Ivy championship […]

Unbeatens barely avoid upsets

Harvard (7-0, 4-0 Ivy) and Penn (6-1, 4-0) were both 3-0 in the Ivy League standings before Saturday. They are both now 4-0; but it was not easy. With the Ivy league season more than half over, the Cantabs and Quakers are still on top of the standings with perfect 4-0 league records, while Yale […]

Four Bulldogs travel to Penn for w. tennis

Despite the increasingly chilly weather, some of the best women’s tennis players in the country met in Philadelphia this weekend for some very heated matches. Four Bulldogs traveled to University of Pennsylvania Friday to compete at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Eastern Women’s Regional Championships, which end today. On Saturday, Reshmi Srinath ’05, Yale’s No. 1 […]

Quakers’ success is dependent on Castles, sacks

The Elis’ hardest challenge of the season may be arriving this Saturday afternoon at the Yale Bowl. The No. 22 University of Pennsylvania (4-1, 2-0 Ivy League) has been in a class of its own among the Ancient Eight over the past two seasons, winning 17 consecutive Ivy games. Yale (3-2, 1-1) has just recovered […]

Cantabs win, remain undefeated

Fancy offense does not win championships, but solid defense does. That was how the Detroit Pistons won their NBA championship last year, and the same principle holds for all the Ivy League winners on Saturday. The average Ivy defense allowed only 16 points the entire day. After two rounds of League action, Harvard, Penn and […]

W. tennis finishes strong at USTA Invitational

Despite a slow start at the USTA National Center Women’s College Invitational last weekend in Flushing, N.Y., the women’s tennis team bounced back on the second day for a 7-4 overall record, including a 6-2 record in singles matches. “I was much more pleased with [Sunday’s] results,” head coach Chad Skorupka said. “We still have […]

Two pairs of Bulldogs play in all-Eli doubles final

This past weekend, the women’s tennis team traveled to Houston, Tex. for the three-day Rice Tennis Classic Tournament, which featured seven other schools. Eli Olivia Nix ’07 came away with the White Singles bracket title, while Christine Alford ’07 and Lindsey Dashiell ’08 beat teammates Reshmi Srinath ’05 and Juliette Vartikar ’06 in the final […]

W. tennis wins home court invitational

The flooding in Yale’s indoor courts on Saturday forced the women’s tennis team to take their game outside. But it did not stop the Bulldogs from winning their home invitational. The Bulldogs won three out of four singles and one out of two doubles to win the two-day tournament that featured three other schools — […]

W. tennis hopes to surprise once again

After a surprising run last spring that barely missed the Ivy crown, the women’s tennis team is back on the hardcourts and ready to take another stab at the league title. The Elis begin their 2004-2005 campaign this weekend at the Yale Invitational. Last season, the Bulldogs played their most successful season in recent years, […]

Duke star Granson to serve as asst. tennis coach

The women’s tennis team is going to have to make a lot of extra room on its bench this fall. In addition to welcoming its newest members, the Elis will also be embracing another addition — new assistant coach, Katie Granson. A 2003 graduate of Duke University, Granson was the co-captain in her final season […]