M. swimming hits 1,000 wins

A three-day battle of the Ivies took place this past weekend at Yale’s own Robert Kiphuth Memorial Exhibition Pool as the Bulldog swimmers took on their longtime rivals, Harvard and Princeton. The Eli men (12-1, 6-1 EISL) claimed their 1,000th all-time victory Saturday, triumphing over the Tigers 177-176. Though Harvard bested the Bulldogs, 194-159, the […]

Fencing falls to national champ

Yale’s fencing teams headed to an invitational meet at New York University’s Coles Sports Center this Sunday to fence some of the best schools in the nation — including Stanford, Notre Dame, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and last year’s NCAA champion, St. John’s University. For the most part, Yale was bested by these top […]

Swimming teams continue to dominate

A full day of competition awaited the Eli swimmers this past Saturday at home as the team engaged in a tri-meet with Ivy opponents Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania. The Eli men (8-0, 5-0 EISL) started off the day at 10:00 a.m., eventually defeating Penn, 170-68, and Dartmouth, 168-69. The women’s (7-0, 5-0 Ivy) […]

Fencing teams thwart Rutgers and Vassar

After more than a month out of action, Yale fencing got under way again Friday night at Rutgers’ Avenue Gym. The Bulldogs competed against both Rutgers and Vassar, avenging last year’s loss to the Scarlet Knights. The women (4-0, 1-0 Ivy) were victorious over Rutgers, 20-7, and won by an even larger margin — 22-5 […]

Practice makes perfect for swim teams

For most Elis, Sunday was just the middle of a rare three-day weekend. For the Yale swimmers, however, Sunday marked the first day they did not have practice in over three weeks. This diligence was rewarded over the weekend with three separate victories for both the men and the women. On Friday, half of each […]

Swimming teams go undefeated over break

The Yale swim teams did not have to worry about adding holiday pounds this winter break as they spent a week and a half enduring two-a-day practices in Puerto Rico. The hard work paid off for both the men’s and the women’s teams. The Eli men (5-0, 1-0 Ivy) competed Saturday at Navy’s Lejeune Hall, […]

Swimming teams drown Boston College at home

Wearily heading into their dual meet with Boston College Friday night, the men’s and women’s swimming teams were uncertain of how they would perform. But after swamping BC in both competitions, the Bulldogs emerged with refreshed confidence. “It was one of those meets where there were lots of things working against us,” women’s captain Emily […]

W. fencing trounces NYU and Cornell in first dual meets

New York University played host to the Yale fencing squads this past Thursday at the Coles Sports Center. The Yale women’s team (2-0) dominated the Violets in a 22-5 win, while the Bulldog men (0-1) fell 18-9. Saturday, the women went on to conquer Cornell 19-8 at home. The Cornell match was a reassuring win […]

Volleyball finishes season sixth in Ancient Eight

As most Yalies were recovering from Harvard-Yale weekend, the volleyball team was busy closing out its season. Despite having the home court advantage, the Bulldogs (3-11, 10-14 Ivy) were unable to overcome the University of Pennsylvania (11-3, 17-6), falling 3-0. The next day a rejuvenated squad put up a strong fight but still lost to […]

Good first touch in fencing debut

The Yale fencing team went outnumbered into the throes of battle this past weekend, and emerged, if not victorious, at least unscathed. Friday and Saturday’s Garret Open at Penn State was this year’s first chance for the fencing team to demonstrate their skill and dexterity with the foil, epee and saber. For the Yale team, […]

Volleyball limping to finish line

The volleyball team — which started its Ivy season with seven consecutive losses — had a three game winning streak snapped this past weekend. Yale (9-12, 3-9) lost a pair of league matches, suffering a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Cornell (15-9, 7-5 Ivy) Friday and a 3-1 loss to Columbia (12-9, 6-6) Saturday. […]