Softball dominates Friars

After an unanticipated but explosive beginning to their season, Yale’s softball team would have cheated themselves and their fans if they had ended their non-league play with anything else but sweet victory and excellent playing. The Bulldogs (27-17, 2-6 Ivy) did just that on Wednesday, sweeping Providence (23-13-1) in a late afternoon doubleheader. The Elis […]

Softball drops two to the Big Green

In what was meant to be its redemption weekend, the Yale softball team did not quite make the impression it had hoped to. The Bulldogs (25-17, 2-6 Ivy) fell twice to Dartmouth with scores of 5-1 and 7-4 in their second weekend of Ivy play. Sunday brought a slightly better outcome as the Bulldogs split […]

Softball finally returns home, will attempt Ivy turnaround

With family and friends in attendance for alumni weekend, blue skies and the comfort of being back home, the Yale softball team could not ask for a better recipe for success. “We’ve played so many games away, it feels like we’re never here,” right fielder Kyli Hanson ’09 said. “The more fans, the better.” The […]

Softball captures three of four

Forget about George Mason — Yale has its own Cinderella story in the softball team. The Bulldogs (20-10) tore through their games this weekend, winning three of four and setting the school record with 20 home runs. While the ever-important Ivy season has yet to begin, team members stressed that non-conference games are still crucial […]

Softball hosts familiar non-conference foes

With Ivy League games approaching as quickly as the warm weather, the softball team realizes the importance of fine tuning its play in its games this weekend, its last of nonconference play. The Bulldogs (17-9) play a doubleheader against the Wagner Seahawks (14-10) on Saturday, followed by another two games against the Sacred Heart Pioneers […]

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The softball team hit their last two games out of the park. After two losses to St. John’s, the Bulldogs (13-7) redeemed themselves in yesterday’s double victory against their crosstown rivals, the Quinnipiac Bobcats (4-18). The Elis won, 6-2, to start off yesterday and then downed the Bobcats, 5-3, before the game was called in […]

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Whether it was the sunny weather, the energy of the rookies, or just the anticipation of a new season, the softball team discovered a magic ingredient in Florida. Coming off of a less-than-thrilling 14-28 2005 season, the Elis (14-4) found the perfect remedy in six hard-hitting and harder-pitching freshmen and outperformed expectations over break. “The […]

M. bball hosts must-win games

With their Ivy League standing and reputation as first-rate home players hanging in the balance, the men’s basketball team can be sure of one thing — all eyes are on them. After a fruitless weekend on the road, the Bulldogs (11-10, 3-3 Ivy) returned home last Saturday with two Ivy League losses on their record […]