Men’s golf wins again in Hanover

The golf course at the Hanover Country Club in Hanover, N.H., underwent renovations two years ago to increase its difficulty. But the architects did not make it hard enough. For the second time in as many years, the men’s golf team won the Dartmouth Invitational, besting the rest of the field by a whopping 11 […]

Strike squeezes athletes’ food habits

To meet his daily caloric intake, a lineman on the Yale football team needs to eat 32 slices of Papa John’s pizza. If he is not in the mood for pizza, 56 chicken wings from Popeye’s or 20 classic BMT sandwiches from Subway ought to do the trick. Traditionally, the variety of food choices available […]

M. golf seeks to defend home turf

A little over a month after donning its first Ivy League Crown since 1997, the men’s golf team finished second to last at the NCAA East Regional. With such swings behind them, the Elis are preparing for a fall season that they hope will put them on their way to another regional tournament in the […]

Aerial game shapes football’s attack

With five veteran receivers as targets and two experienced quarterbacks pulling the trigger, Yale’s aerial game looks to reach new heights this season. Last season, Yale beat opponents on average yards per completion and total touchdown passes while losing in completion percentage, but the loss of starting quarterback Alvin Cowan ’04 and veteran receiver P.J. […]

Smaller coaching staffs, recruiting classes take effect in football

Nearly 15 months ago, the Ivy League Council of Presidents adjusted its regulations for Ivy League football. This weekend’s conference scrimmages marked the official beginning of the first season employing the new rules, and the effects vary widely across the league. The overhaul, first announced June 17, 2002, had been the league’s first set of […]

Connecticut, home games headline hoops schedule

For a Yale men’s basketball team that struggled on the road last season (5-9), the 2003-2004 season schedule reads like a godsend. With their first ten games on the road, the Bulldogs did not play in New Haven until Jan. 8 last season. Yale finished its early season road trip at 5-5, where three of […]

Hall of Fame adds Yale legend Cozza

A mid-summer thunderstorm delayed former Yale head football coach Carmen Cozza’s flight from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis. Cozza was on his way to attending his enshrinement in the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana. But this football legend is familiar with waiting. The winningest coach in Yale football history, Cozza was officially inducted […]

Women’s lacrosse punches ticket to NCAA Tournament

The women’s lacrosse team earned its first bid to the NCAA Tournament since 1984 Sunday and will host its first round game against Syracuse Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Johnson Field. One year after an NCAA selection committee snub ended its postseason hopes, Yale finally got its ticket to the big dance. On Sunday evening […]

Workhorse Minoff to captain deep basketball squad

The men’s basketball team crowned its Jack-of-All-Trades at its annual banquet last Wednesday night, electing forward Matt Minoff ’04 captain for the 2002-2003 season. “I was definitely taken aback by it,” Minoff said. “There are seven guys on the team who are going to be seniors next year, and every one of them would do […]

W. lacrosse earns first Ivy crown since 1980

Saturday was a horrible day to be outdoors in the Northeast: mid-40s temperatures combined with drenching rain and strong win gusts made spring seem miles away. But for the women’s lacrosse team, there was nowhere they would have rather been than Yale’s Johnson Field. The nationally ranked No. 9 Bulldogs (12-3, 6-1 Ivy) snapped a […]

Women’s lacrosse team fights for Ivy League crown

The Ivy League title remains within reach for the women’s lacrosse team. Despite some trouble in the early going, nationally ranked No. 12 Yale (11-3, 5-1 Ivy) picked up where it left a week ago, winning its third straight game against Brown (4-8, 2-3) 15-10 Wednesday afternoon at Brown’s Stevenson Field. Yale needs a win […]