Time for revenge on the field, for Yale and for me

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NCAA tournament starts for m. soccer

After the men’s soccer team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament on Monday, Yale head coach Brian Tompkins delivered an emotional speech emphasizing the historical implications of the Bulldogs’ postseason berth. Tompkins urged his team not just to think of themselves when preparing for the College Cup, but to also remember the “98 […]

Elis earn College Cup home game

By Winston Hsiao staff reporter For the men’s soccer team, Saturday’s victory over Princeton, which clinched a share of the Ivy League title, seemed like the perfect cap to an already memorable season. But on Monday, the Elis (10-3-4, 5-1-1 Ivy) learned that their season is just beginning. The Bulldog players and coaching staff crammed […]

M. hockey falls to tough teams

By Winston Hsiao Staff reporter For the second straight weekend, the Bulldogs challenged and scared two top-notch teams only to succumb in the end. Yale flashed a swagger and potential that was absent for most of last season, but as the close-but-no-cigars begin to pile up, the moral victories are leaving the Bulldogs wanting much […]

M. soccer wins share of Ivy title

In 1991, the majority of players on the current men’s soccer team were probably just beginning to kick a ball around their backyards. Now, 14 years since the last Yale Ivy League Championship, those kids are the ones bringing the Elis back to the top. Following a Dartmouth-Brown tie earlier in the day, the Bulldogs […]

Men’s soccer takes share of Ivy title

Some days it seems that everything just falls into place. And for the men’s soccer team, today was one of those days. Coming into the final game of the season on Saturday, the Bulldogs were two points behind co-leaders Brown and Dartmouth. But Yale’s gritty 1-0 win at Princeton, coupled with a 2-2 tie between […]

Men’s soccer faces final Ivy test

As student organizations begin selling T-shirts in preparation for The Game, the trusty words “Harvard Sucks, Princeton Doesn’t Matter” are again pushed to the forefront of the Yale lexicon. But while the old maxim may hold true 364 days of the year, to the men’s soccer team, whose postseason dreams are on the line this […]

Bulldogs give Brown first Ivy League loss

To say a lot was on the line Saturday would have been an understatement. It was a shot for the Yale seniors to leave their final mark on the field that has become their second home the past four years. It was the stage for an upstart Bulldog program to reclaim its spot among the […]

M. hockey opens with two defeats

After a disastrous men’s hockey campaign last year, Bulldog fans were ready for the season-opening home doubleheader to give them an idea of what they should expect this season. But rather than shed any light on the upcoming year, Yale’s uneven performance this weekend only produced more questions. The season began with promise as the […]

Bulldogs look to upset Bears at home

The implications of Yale’s game against first place Brown are simple. Lose or tie and the Elis’ title dreams are effectively dead. Win and Yale’s quest for its first Ivy championship in 14 years is alive for another week. But while the importance of this game is undeniable, the Bulldogs know the worst thing they […]

M. soccer loses heartbreaker

After a tough loss, the men’s soccer coaching staff usually has a good idea of what went wrong. But at the end of Tuesday night’s game against Boston College, Yale head coach Brian Tompkins struggled to put his finger on what had just happened. “Sometimes when you get outplayed by a team and you lose, […]