Staenz ’17 Scores in Pyeongchang

Staenz ’17 Scores in Pyeongchang

By Angela Xiao | Posted on, 10:37 p.m.

Yale men’s hockey coach Keith Allain ’80 is not the only Bulldog in Pyeongchang making waves — Phoebe Staenz ’17 netted a game-winning goal for the Swiss Olympic team in their 2–1 victory on Wednesday against Team Sweden. The tally brings her total goals at the 2018 Olympics to three, after she scored twice in … Read more


Yale crushes Princeton 7–2

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 11:05 p.m.

After a monumental one-goal win over Quinnipiac on Friday, the Bulldog offense was unstoppable against two separate Princeton goaltenders in Saturday night’s conference matchup at Ingalls Rink. Yale jumped out to an early 3–0 lead within six minutes of the puck dropping in Saturday night’s contest against Princeton. Forward Evan Smith ’20 lit the lamp … Read more


Bulldogs move into tie for third in Ivy League

With its second win of the weekend, the Yale Men’s Basketball team climbed from sixth to third in the Ivy League standings in just two days. After an 88–84 victory over Columbia last night, the Bulldogs returned to John J. Lee Amphitheater and defeated Cornell 74–65, controlling the game from the opening tip to the … Read more



Yale beats Quinnipiac for the first time since 2013

By Joey Kamm | Posted on, 10:06 p.m.

The last time the Yale men’s hockey team defeated Quinnipiac before tonight, the victory crowned the Bulldogs as the 2013 NCAA National Champions at the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh. While no trophy awaited the Bulldogs in the locker room on Friday night, the Elis earned a hard-fought 3–2 victory to best their Nutmeg State rival, … Read more


Bulldogs hold on against Lions

Columbia pushed Yale to the limit, but the Elis held on at the end for a key 88–84 victory in a fast-paced contest at John J. Lee Amphitheater to earn their third Ivy League victory. Guard Miye Oni ’20 emerged from a shooting slump with 17 points alongside seven rebounds and six assists, and the … Read more


Bulldogs hold on against Lions

Columbia pushed Yale to the limit, but the Elis held on at the end for a key 88–84 victory in a fast-paced contest at John J. Lee Amphitheater to earn their third Ivy League victory. Guard Miye Oni ’20 emerged from a shooting slump with 17 points alongside seven rebounds and six assists, and the … Read more


Bulldogs fall 59–50 at the Palestra

By Won Jung | Posted on, 9:42 p.m.

In a rare turn of events, both the Yale and Penn men’s basketball teams faced off in the Palestra on Saturday night on the heels of overtime fixtures the night before. Whereas the Quakers (15–6, 5–0 Ivy) edged Brown in extra time to remain undefeated in conference play, the Bulldogs (9–13, 2–4 Ivy) arrived in … Read more


Bulldogs fall 59–50 at the Palestra

By Won Jung | Posted on, 9:42 p.m.

In a rare turn of events, both the Yale and Penn men’s basketball teams faced off in the Palestra on Saturday night on the heels of overtime fixtures the night before. Whereas the Quakers (15–6, 5–0 Ivy) edged Brown in extra time to remain undefeated in conference play, the Bulldogs (9–13, 2–4 Ivy) arrived in … Read more


Princeton bests Yale in overtime heartbreaker

By Steven Rome | Posted on, 9:30 p.m.

Friday night’s overtime clash between Yale and Princeton was a classic Ivy League grudge match. The two teams traded baskets in a back-and-forth first half; the Tigers answered Yale’s punch out of the break with a gritty comeback. Fans at Jadwin Gymnasium were treated to an extra five minutes of tense, gutsy basketball. But all … Read more


Princeton bests Yale in overtime heartbreaker

By Steven Rome | Posted on, 9:30 p.m.

Friday night’s overtime clash between Yale and Princeton was a classic Ivy League grudge match. The two teams traded baskets in a back-and-forth first half; the Tigers answered Yale’s punch out of the break with a gritty comeback. Fans at Jadwin Gymnasium were treated to an extra five minutes of tense, gutsy basketball. But all … Read more


Five things you should know about new Director of Athletics Vicky Chun

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 3:43 p.m.

University President Peter Salovey announced Thursday that Vicky Chun, the current director of athletics at Colgate, will lead Yale Athletics. She will replace Director of Athletics Tom Beckett, who will retire in June. As Yale prepares for its first new director of athletics in 24 years, the News shares five things you should know about … Read more


Five things you should know about new Director of Athletics Vicky Chun

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 3:43 p.m.

University President Peter Salovey announced Thursday that Vicky Chun, the current director of athletics at Colgate, will lead Yale Athletics. She will replace Director of Athletics Tom Beckett, who will retire in June. As Yale prepares for its first new director of athletics in 24 years, the News shares five things you should know about … Read more


Aiken returns for Harvard

The dominant storyline for the Yale men’s basketball team this season is bad luck. Injuries have shifted the Elis’ prospects from being one of the favorites to win the Ivy League to battling for the fourth and final spot in the end-of-season tournament. Even though Harvard currently stands atop the conference with a 4–0 record … Read more


Aiken returns for Harvard

The dominant storyline for the Yale men’s basketball team this season is bad luck. Injuries have shifted the Elis’ prospects from being one of the favorites to win the Ivy League to battling for the fourth and final spot in the end-of-season tournament. Even though Harvard currently stands atop the conference with a 4–0 record … Read more


Eli offense comes to life in second Ivy win

The Yale men’s basketball team sputtered out of the gates in front of its home fans for the second straight night. Facing Dartmouth on the heels of a two-point loss to Harvard, the Bulldogs seemed to be feeling the effects of playing their first back-to-back of the season. For long stretches of the game, the … Read more


Eli offense comes to life in second Ivy win

The Yale men’s basketball team sputtered out of the gates in front of its home fans for the second straight night. Facing Dartmouth on the heels of a two-point loss to Harvard, the Bulldogs seemed to be feeling the effects of playing their first back-to-back of the season. For long stretches of the game, the … Read more


Eli comeback falls short against Harvard

Trailing by three with just 12 seconds remaining, guard Miye Oni ’20 gathered and elevated from beyond the arc with overtime in sight. But as he released his attempt to tie Friday’s night game against Harvard, defender Justin Bassey tipped his shot, and the Crimson escaped John J. Lee Amphitheater with a victory for the … Read more


Eli comeback falls short against Harvard

Trailing by three with just 12 seconds remaining, guard Miye Oni ’20 gathered and elevated from beyond the arc with overtime in sight. But as he released his attempt to tie Friday’s night game against Harvard, defender Justin Bassey tipped his shot, and the Crimson escaped John J. Lee Amphitheater with a victory for the … Read more


Yale falls to Brown in final seconds

Throughout the nonconference season, the Yale men’s basketball team did not experience many close contests — only four of the Bulldogs’ 16 non-Ivy games ended with both teams within 10 points of one another. But in their first two Ancient Eight games, the Elis have played Brown to a combined point differential of just five … Read more


Yale falls to Brown in final seconds

Throughout the nonconference season, the Yale men’s basketball team did not experience many close contests — only four of the Bulldogs’ 16 non-Ivy games ended with both teams within 10 points of one another. But in their first two Ancient Eight games, the Elis have played Brown to a combined point differential of just five … Read more


Women's Basketball

Elis fall in overtime to Bears

By Jimmy Chen | Posted on, 9:27 p.m.

After a furious fourth quarter rally that erased a 15-point Brown lead, the Yale women’s basketball team came up short in overtime, losing 81–71 in the second game of conference play. The Bulldogs (8–7, 1–1 Ivy) chased the Bears (13–2, 1–1 Ivy) on the scoreboard all game long before catching fire late in the fourth … Read more


Women's Basketball

Elis fall in overtime to Bears

By Jimmy Chen | Posted on, 9:27 p.m.

After a furious fourth quarter rally that erased a 15-point Brown lead, the Yale women’s basketball team came up short in overtime, losing 81–71 in the second game of conference play. The Bulldogs (8–7, 1–1 Ivy) chased the Bears (13–2, 1–1 Ivy) on the scoreboard all game long before catching fire late in the fourth … Read more


Hudson ’18 picked in NWSL Draft

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 7:30 p.m.

Former Yale captain and defender Carlin Hudson ’18 was drafted by the North Carolina Courage on Thursday. The senior was picked in the fourth and final round of the National Women’s Soccer League’s College Draft, held in Philadelphia. Of the 40 players taken on Thursday, Hudson was the lone Ivy League player drafted. The Berkeley, … Read more


Hudson ’18 picked in NWSL Draft

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 7:30 p.m.

Former Yale captain and defender Carlin Hudson ’18 was drafted by the North Carolina Courage on Thursday. The senior was picked in the fourth and final round of the National Women’s Soccer League’s College Draft, held in Philadelphia. Of the 40 players taken on Thursday, Hudson was the lone Ivy League player drafted. The Berkeley, … Read more


Bulldogs outlast Bears to win conference opener

By Won Jung | Posted on, 8:24 p.m.

The Yale men’s basketball team eked out a win over Brown to open its Ivy League campaign on Friday night. While the game was not pretty for either team, Yale nonetheless kicked off its conference season on the right note as it hopes for a return trip to the Palestra for the Ivy League Tournament. … Read more


Bulldogs outlast Bears to win conference opener

By Won Jung | Posted on, 8:24 p.m.

The Yale men’s basketball team eked out a win over Brown to open its Ivy League campaign on Friday night. While the game was not pretty for either team, Yale nonetheless kicked off its conference season on the right note as it hopes for a return trip to the Palestra for the Ivy League Tournament. … Read more


Elis top Brown in Ivy opener

By Cristofer Zillo | Posted on, 4:49 p.m.

The Yale women’s basketball team began 2018 and Ivy League play with a convincing win against Brown, a team which placed just one spot above them — fifth — in last year’s standings. The Bulldogs (8–6, 1–0 Ivy) kicked off Ivy League play with a bout against the Bears (12–2, 0–1) in John J. Lee … Read more


Elis top Brown in Ivy opener

By Cristofer Zillo | Posted on, 4:49 p.m.

The Yale women’s basketball team began 2018 and Ivy League play with a convincing win against Brown, a team which placed just one spot above them — fifth — in last year’s standings. The Bulldogs (8–6, 1–0 Ivy) kicked off Ivy League play with a bout against the Bears (12–2, 0–1) in John J. Lee … Read more


Women's Hockey

Elis start 2018 with 1–0 win over Quinnipiac

By Angela Xiao | Posted on, 10:08 a.m.

The Yale women’s hockey team began the new year with a bang, earning a one-goal shutout victory over local rival Quinnipiac on a short-handed goal scored while the Elis were killing a Bobcat power play. Tuesday’s game was the second nonconference meeting between Yale (4–9–4, 2–6–2 ECAC) and Quinnipiac (11–9–2, 7–5–0) this season. The local … Read more


Women's Hockey

Elis start 2018 with 1–0 win over Quinnipiac

By Angela Xiao | Posted on, 10:08 a.m.

The Yale women’s hockey team began the new year with a bang, earning a one-goal shutout victory over local rival Quinnipiac on a short-handed goal scored while the Elis were killing a Bobcat power play. Tuesday’s game was the second nonconference meeting between Yale (4–9–4, 2–6–2 ECAC) and Quinnipiac (11–9–2, 7–5–0) this season. The local … Read more


Football

Oplinger ’18 wins Bushnell Cup

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 2:08 p.m.

Linebacker Matt Oplinger ’18 received the Asa S. Bushnell Cup for Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year on Monday at a ceremony in New York. The senior, who led the Ivy League with 11.5 sacks and 14.5 tackles for a loss this season, is the first Bulldog defender to win the Bushnell Cup since … Read more


Football

Oplinger ’18 wins Bushnell Cup

By Matthew Mister | Posted on, 2:08 p.m.

Linebacker Matt Oplinger ’18 received the Asa S. Bushnell Cup for Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year on Monday at a ceremony in New York. The senior, who led the Ivy League with 11.5 sacks and 14.5 tackles for a loss this season, is the first Bulldog defender to win the Bushnell Cup since … Read more


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

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


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