Football

Bulldogs land 20 on All-Ivy teams

Football

Bulldogs land 20 on All-Ivy teams

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 8:39 p.m.

As if the Yale football team needed another feather in its cap following an immensely successful fall campaign, the Bulldogs landed a whopping 20 players on the 2017–18  All-Ivy teams. Freshman running back Zane Dudek ’21 headlined the Elis plethora of all-conference picks by unanimously winning the Rookie of Year award along with a spot … Read more


Football

Kyle Mullen named captain of Team 146

By Won Jung | Posted on, 8:49 p.m.

Defensive end Kyle Mullen ’19 has been named captain of the 146th Yale Football team, just two days after Team 145 defeated Harvard 24–3 to notch its first outright Ivy League championship in 37 years. “There’s a standard of work ethic that we’ve left,” linebacker Matt Oplinger ’18 said. “I know Mullen is a guy … Read more


Elis fall to Quinnipiac in shutout

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 11:04 a.m.

Although the Yale men’s hockey team kept the score within one goal for almost half of the contest against its crosstown rival, Quinnipiac dished two late goals to come away with a 3–0 shutout. The Bobcats (4–5–1, 1–4–0 ECAC Hockey) handed Yale (3–5–0, 3–5–0) its first two-loss weekend on Saturday night in Hamden after the … Read more



Volleyball

Bulldogs fall in Ivy playoff

By Ruiyan Wang | Posted on, 9:59 p.m.

After a two-year absence from the NCAA tournament, the Yale volleyball team had an opportunity to punch its ticket Saturday night in front of a raucous crowd at John J. Lee Amphitheater. But the battle between the two Ivy co-champions — Yale and Princeton — was one-sided. Although the Bulldogs led 17–7 at one point … Read more


Football

Bulldogs take 17–3 lead into halftime

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 2:09 p.m.

At the end of the first half, Yale leads Harvard 17–3 in the 134th playing of The Game. After a slow offensive start, Team 145 seized the lead from the Crimson midway through the second quarter behind a strong defensive showing and the resilient play of quarterback Kurt Rawlings ’20. Rawlings responded to throwing his … Read more


Football

Bulldogs take 17–3 lead into halftime

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 2:09 p.m.

At the end of the first half, Yale leads Harvard 17–3 in the 134th playing of The Game. After a slow offensive start, Team 145 seized the lead from the Crimson midway through the second quarter behind a strong defensive showing and the resilient play of quarterback Kurt Rawlings ’20. Rawlings responded to throwing his … Read more


Men's Hockey

Elis fall to No. 11 Clarkson

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 10:18 p.m.

After a dominant 6–1 win over St. Lawrence on Friday night, the Yale men’s hockey team split another weekend series by falling 4–1 to Clarkson on Saturday.  For the majority of the opening period, the Bulldogs and Golden Knights fought back and forth on the ice, with neither team seeing any offensive success. But with … Read more


Men's Hockey

Elis fall to No. 11 Clarkson

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 10:18 p.m.

After a dominant 6–1 win over St. Lawrence on Friday night, the Yale men’s hockey team split another weekend series by falling 4–1 to Clarkson on Saturday.  For the majority of the opening period, the Bulldogs and Golden Knights fought back and forth on the ice, with neither team seeing any offensive success. But with … Read more


Volleyball

Yale earns share of Ivy title

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 8:03 p.m.

Heading into Saturday night, the Yale volleyball team seemed destined to finish a game short of the Ivy League title. Needing a win against Columbia and a Princeton loss in order to share the crown with the Tigers, the Bulldogs’ chances continued to sour as they dropped two of the first three sets to Columbia. … Read more


Volleyball

Yale earns share of Ivy title

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 8:03 p.m.

Heading into Saturday night, the Yale volleyball team seemed destined to finish a game short of the Ivy League title. Needing a win against Columbia and a Princeton loss in order to share the crown with the Tigers, the Bulldogs’ chances continued to sour as they dropped two of the first three sets to Columbia. … Read more


Volleyball

Yale relinquishes Ivy lead in loss to Cornell

By Ruiyan Wang | Posted on, 9:12 p.m.

The Yale volleyball team entered the weekend on the cusp of its first Ivy League title in three years. But within less than two hours, nearly all that hope was shattered, as the Elis dropped a stunner while Princeton cruised to a 3–0 victory over Harvard. With the Tigers taking on a middling Dartmouth team … Read more


Volleyball

Yale relinquishes Ivy lead in loss to Cornell

By Ruiyan Wang | Posted on, 9:12 p.m.

The Yale volleyball team entered the weekend on the cusp of its first Ivy League title in three years. But within less than two hours, nearly all that hope was shattered, as the Elis dropped a stunner while Princeton cruised to a 3–0 victory over Harvard. With the Tigers taking on a middling Dartmouth team … Read more


Football

Bulldogs demolish woeful Bears

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 12:09 a.m.

The Yale football team’s fifth-ever Friday night game was all but decided one quarter into the contest. With last-place Brown slated to take on the Ivy League-leading Elis in New Haven, not many people expected a close contest. But a 34–7 final may have been even more lopsided than most predicted. After the Bears all … Read more


Football

Bulldogs demolish woeful Bears

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 12:09 a.m.

The Yale football team’s fifth-ever Friday night game was all but decided one quarter into the contest. With last-place Brown slated to take on the Ivy League-leading Elis in New Haven, not many people expected a close contest. But a 34–7 final may have been even more lopsided than most predicted. After the Bears all … Read more


Men's Hockey

Bulldogs knock off No. 3 Harvard

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 10:40 p.m.

The Yale men’s hockey team upset No. 3 Harvard 5–2 in Cambridge, marking one of the biggest wins for the Eli team in recent years. After splitting their opening two contests with Brown last weekend, the Bulldogs returned to the ice Friday and took down the nationally-ranked Crimson for the first time in the two … Read more


Men's Hockey

Bulldogs knock off No. 3 Harvard

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 10:40 p.m.

The Yale men’s hockey team upset No. 3 Harvard 5–2 in Cambridge, marking one of the biggest wins for the Eli team in recent years. After splitting their opening two contests with Brown last weekend, the Bulldogs returned to the ice Friday and took down the nationally-ranked Crimson for the first time in the two … Read more


Superfly makes SportsCenter Top 10

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 8:40 p.m.

The Yale men’s ultimate team—nicknamed Superfly—traveled to Cornell two weekends ago looking to solidify its roster ahead of its main season in the spring. But the team walked away from the Cayuga Classic with not only experience ahead of the spring, but also a nationally-televised highlight. Over 75 minutes into the quarterfinal of the two-day … Read more


Superfly makes SportsCenter Top 10

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 8:40 p.m.

The Yale men’s ultimate team—nicknamed Superfly—traveled to Cornell two weekends ago looking to solidify its roster ahead of its main season in the spring. But the team walked away from the Cayuga Classic with not only experience ahead of the spring, but also a nationally-televised highlight. Over 75 minutes into the quarterfinal of the two-day … Read more


Football

Bulldogs vault into tie atop Ivy League

The Yale football team made history on Saturday in its 23–6 win over Columbia, notching the 900th victory in the storied history of the program. Perhaps even more importantly, the Bulldogs (6–1, 3–1 Ivy) moved into a tie for first-place in the Ancient Eight standings race following their dominant performance against the previously undefeated Lions … Read more


Football

Bulldogs vault into tie atop Ivy League

The Yale football team made history on Saturday in its 23–6 win over Columbia, notching the 900th victory in the storied history of the program. Perhaps even more importantly, the Bulldogs (6–1, 3–1 Ivy) moved into a tie for first-place in the Ancient Eight standings race following their dominant performance against the previously undefeated Lions … Read more


Football

Yale versus Columbia: Keys to the Game

Here’s a sentence that seemed impossible after last season: Yale (5–1, 2–1 Ivy) and Columbia (6–0, 3–0) will meet on the gridiron on Saturday, with first place in the Ivy League on the line. After decades spent in the cellar of the Ancient Eight, the Lions have risen to unprecedented heights, while the Bulldogs are … Read more


Football

Yale versus Columbia: Keys to the Game

Here’s a sentence that seemed impossible after last season: Yale (5–1, 2–1 Ivy) and Columbia (6–0, 3–0) will meet on the gridiron on Saturday, with first place in the Ivy League on the line. After decades spent in the cellar of the Ancient Eight, the Lions have risen to unprecedented heights, while the Bulldogs are … Read more


Blue Madness: what to watch

Basketball returns to John J. Lee Amphitheater on Thursday, as the Yale men’s and women’s teams open their seasons with Blue Madness. The event—scheduled for 7 p.m.—is Yale’s rendition of Midnight Madness, a college basketball tradition in which schools transform a preseason practice into a pep rally. Although no Grammy Award-winning rappers are scheduled to … Read more


Blue Madness: what to watch

Basketball returns to John J. Lee Amphitheater on Thursday, as the Yale men’s and women’s teams open their seasons with Blue Madness. The event—scheduled for 7 p.m.—is Yale’s rendition of Midnight Madness, a college basketball tradition in which schools transform a preseason practice into a pep rally. Although no Grammy Award-winning rappers are scheduled to … Read more


Football

Elis defeat defending Ivy co-champions

Prior to today, the 2017 season had largely been a series of blowouts for the Yale football team. Save for a devastating one-point loss to Dartmouth, the Bulldogs had won all of their games by at least 25 points. But against Penn (2–4, 0–3 Ivy) — one of the Ivy League’s defending co-champions — the … Read more


Football

Elis defeat defending Ivy co-champions

Prior to today, the 2017 season had largely been a series of blowouts for the Yale football team. Save for a devastating one-point loss to Dartmouth, the Bulldogs had won all of their games by at least 25 points. But against Penn (2–4, 0–3 Ivy) — one of the Ivy League’s defending co-champions — the … Read more


Yale finishes in close-second in Ivy preseason poll

The Yale men’s basketball team finished second in the Ivy League preseason poll, as determined by a selection of media members. Harvard totaled 121 points in the poll compared to the Bulldogs’ 118. However, the Elis earned more first-place votes: eight compared to the Crimson’s six. Last year’s Ivy champions, Princeton, finished third with 114. … Read more


Yale finishes in close-second in Ivy preseason poll

The Yale men’s basketball team finished second in the Ivy League preseason poll, as determined by a selection of media members. Harvard totaled 121 points in the poll compared to the Bulldogs’ 118. However, the Elis earned more first-place votes: eight compared to the Crimson’s six. Last year’s Ivy champions, Princeton, finished third with 114. … Read more


Football

Holy Cross fires head coach after shutout

Less than a day after the shutout loss to the Yale football team, Holy Cross fired head coach Tom Gilmore, athletic director Nathan Pine announced. The 32–0 loss to the Elis at the Yale Bowl, in which the offense only gained 143 total yards, brought the Crusaders record to 2–5 for the season and marked … Read more


Football

Holy Cross fires head coach after shutout

Less than a day after the shutout loss to the Yale football team, Holy Cross fired head coach Tom Gilmore, athletic director Nathan Pine announced. The 32–0 loss to the Elis at the Yale Bowl, in which the offense only gained 143 total yards, brought the Crusaders record to 2–5 for the season and marked … Read more


Football

Members of Yale Football team kneel during national anthem

By Won Jung | Posted on, 9:41 p.m.

Amidst country-wide discussion surrounding national anthem protests in professional sports, a contingent of Yale football players knelt during the national anthem before Saturday afternoon’s game against Holy Cross at the Yale Bowl. While the majority of the team stood at attention for the Star-Spangled Banner on the  Yale sideline, close to 15 Bulldogs knelt a … Read more


Football

Members of Yale Football team kneel during national anthem

By Won Jung | Posted on, 9:41 p.m.

Amidst country-wide discussion surrounding national anthem protests in professional sports, a contingent of Yale football players knelt during the national anthem before Saturday afternoon’s game against Holy Cross at the Yale Bowl. While the majority of the team stood at attention for the Star-Spangled Banner on the  Yale sideline, close to 15 Bulldogs knelt a … Read more


Football

Bulldogs besiege Crusaders

One mark of a good team is its ability to bounce back from failure. After blowing a 24–7 lead last week, in a game that would have brought its record to 4–0, the Yale football team had the opportunity to demonstrate its resilience against Holy Cross. There were few lingering effects from the one-point loss … Read more


Football

Bulldogs besiege Crusaders

One mark of a good team is its ability to bounce back from failure. After blowing a 24–7 lead last week, in a game that would have brought its record to 4–0, the Yale football team had the opportunity to demonstrate its resilience against Holy Cross. There were few lingering effects from the one-point loss … Read more


Andrew Grinde ’21 retires from football

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 8:45 p.m.

As if the Yale football team’s 28–27 loss to Dartmouth didn’t do enough to put a damper on the Bulldogs’ undefeated start, one of the Elis’ most promising young players announced his decision to retire from college football earlier in the week. Running back Andrew Grinde ’21 announced via his Instragram account his decision to … Read more


Andrew Grinde ’21 retires from football

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 8:45 p.m.

As if the Yale football team’s 28–27 loss to Dartmouth didn’t do enough to put a damper on the Bulldogs’ undefeated start, one of the Elis’ most promising young players announced his decision to retire from college football earlier in the week. Running back Andrew Grinde ’21 announced via his Instragram account his decision to … Read more