Deep w. golf squad adds new talent

While new faces may appear on the women’s golf roster this season, the goal from last season remains the same: another Ivy League championship. The defending Ivy League champions kick off their season Sept. 27 at the Princeton Invitational in New Jersey. The Elis hope to match their strong performance of last season. Although the […]

Yale cracks top 5 in Power Ranking

In the 2002-2003 Power Ranking, Yale athletics nearly earned more points than Princeton and Harvard combined. Unfortunately, because the lowest score wins, Yale’s 9.67 was only good enough for fifth place. The annual Power Ranking is based on a combination of three factors: the Sears Cup Rank, the U.S. News and World Report annual ranking, […]

Women’s golf team wins fifth Ivy League championship

The women’s golf program continued its dominance of the Ivy League Championship this weekend, winning by 10-strokes. Yale has won five of the seven championships — including the last two — since its inception in 1997. The two times Yale lost, the Bulldogs finished second to Princeton. But this year, Princeton found itself in second […]

Ivy Championship up for women’s golf team

By Sunday, the women’s golf team is hoping it will be Ivy League Champion for the second consecutive year. This year’s Ivy League Championship is at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. The 5,938-yard par-72 course was the site of the 2001 PGA Senior Championship and is considered one of the 100 most difficult […]

Improving w. golf gets set for showdown with Princeton

The women’s golf team continues to improve this spring. But so does the biggest threat to the defense of its Ivy League title: Princeton. At its last tournament before the Ivy League Championship, the women’s golf team finished fifth out of 17 teams. The Bulldogs competed at the Bonne Hoover Invitational tournament at James Madison […]

Free wedges, lackluster finish for w. golf in Louisiana

Not every golf tournament hands out free golf clubs just for playing. But at the Louisiana State University Cleveland Golf Classic, all members of the Yale women’s golf team received complimentary wedges from manufacturer Cleveland Golf. For the Bulldogs, the clubs were a consolation prize; Yale finished 13 of 14 teams at the LSU invitational […]

Three 79s power w. golf in Hawaii

The women’s golf team finished eighth of 17 teams at the Dr. Thompson Rainbow Tournament during spring break. From March 17 to March 19, the team competed at the Kaneohe Kipper Golf Course in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The 54 hole competition featured a 92-player field on the 5829-yard, par-72 course. Nationally ranked No. 5 University of […]

Spring break: tan and train

While some Yalies will lounge on the beach or catch up on lost sleep over spring break, varsity athletes will leave New Haven to train and fight for the Bulldogs. Men’s tennis goes to California, women’s golf to Hawaii, and baseball to Florida. Each team heads to a different place, but they all seek the […]

Higgins a finalist for award

Yale men’s ice hockey forward Christopher Higgins ’05 is one of 12 finalists for the prestigious Walter Brown Award, an award given to the best American-born college hockey player in New England. With 15 goals and 10 assists, Higgins leads the team in goals and is third overall on the squad for points. Harvard’s Noah […]

Martin watches from the sidelines

After two consecutive losses to Brown and with center Josh Hill ’04 out for the season, the men’s basketball team wishes they had another big man. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs’ biggest player won’t be able to fill the 5-spot for another year. At a towering 6 feet 10 inches, Dominick Martin ’05 is one of the […]

Ski team sweeps slalom competition in Vermont

Dominating is the only word to describe the Yale ski team’s performance at its meet last weekend in Middlebury, Vt. Both the men’s and women’s programs finished first in the McBrine division of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association. The McBrine division includes Wesleyan University, the University of Rhode Island, Springfield College, Brandeis […]