Following a prolific rookie campaign in which he was named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Year, running back Zane Dudek was chosen for the Pre-Season All-American squad by the FCS, landing on the second team.
Dudek has already compiled a busy resume after one season with the Bulldogs, helping Yale capture the Ivy League Championship last season by way of 113.3 yards per game and 16 total touchdowns in 2017.
Dudek was one of four Ivy League-ers to be named to the first or second team, along with Nick Miller of Penn and Justice Shelton-Mosley and Larry Allen III of Harvard.
Dudek will take the field again on Sep. 15, when Yale opens the season against Holy Cross.
After two blowouts in the semifinal round of the 2018 Ivy Tournament, the Ancient Eight finally received a game worthy of championship implications in the league’s final game of the season. In a meeting of regular season co-champions, Penn defeated Harvard in a 68–65 clash of the clear top-two teams in the conference. The Quakers … Read more
The Harvard men’s basketball team opened the second-annual Ivy tournament by handling business against Cornell. The No. 1 seed Crimson battled through a highly contested first half before running away with its semifinal matchup in a 74–55 final. Ivy League Player of the Year Seth Towns posted a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds, … Read more
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
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
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
On Thursday, August 17, two members of the Yale women’s hockey team were selected in the 2017 National Women’s Hockey League draft. The Boston Pride picked defender Mallory Souliotis ’18 in the second round, and her teammate, forward Eden Murray ’18, was selected by the Connecticut Whale with the following pick. Read more
Brevin White, the No. 193 prospect in the class of 2018 according to ESPN, chose the Ivy League over several Power-Five schools. The Lancaster, California native and rising senior at Paraclete High School had offers from Arizona State, Oregon State, Tennessee and Utah.
Thirteen Ivy League players, including Yale Baseball alumni Richard Slenker ’17 and Harrison White ’17, were selected in the 40-round MLB Draft. Read more
While many of the league’s selections were no-brainers, there were quite a few snubs and surprises. Using wins above replacement, we analyze how the Ancient Eight did in recognizing its best players, noting who was robbed of an award and whose honors came as surprises. Read more
Yale men’s basketball point guard and captain Makai Mason ’18 has committed to playing the 2018–19 season at Baylor University as a graduate transfer. Read more
Reeves finished the regular season with a team-high 32 goals and 31 assists, and Shay was unanimously named Coach of the Year for the first time in his 14-year tenure at the helm of the Bulldogs. Read more
As of May 1, the Ivy League has four players ranked in the the top 125 of the ITA national rankings, which more or less guarantees the conference an automatic bid into tennis’ Big Dance. However, the choice of which Ivy athlete to send to Athens, Georgia for the 2017 Championships is not set in stone. Read more
Though Yale (8–15, 1–6 Ivy) faced problems beyond the mere randomness of close matches, it indeed competed in a league diffuse with talent. Whether or not this parity provides solace for a last-place finish in the conference, the numbers substantiate the coach-speak about the parity of the Ivy League. Read more
While Penn undoubtedly had home-court advantage on Saturday with the Philadelphia faithful coming out to support the local team, it was Princeton that took home the crown of loudest student section.
The noise at one of the original meccas of basketball was deafening. Each basket seemed more important than the next. Princeton’s orange-clad student section shouted across the floor at loyal Red and Blue fans. The scene belonged to an earlier time, when this was one of college basketball’s premier rivalries. Read more
After holding out for decades, the Ivy League became the last Division I NCAA basketball conference to create an end-of-season tournament. Why did it finally conform in 2016–17 after years of sticking to tradition, you ask? Look no farther than the 1-4 matchup of the men’s tournament held at the Palestra.
As Brown women’s basketball guard Shayna Mehta dribbled into the front court early in the third quarter of the first-ever Ivy League Tournament game, a cascade of boos rained down on the second-team All-Ivy recipient. Up by five against the regular-season conference-champion Quakers, Mehta felt the heavily pro-Penn crowd tear into her every move. Fueled by the cheers … Read more
With an 11 a.m. tipoff, both Penn and Brown were groggy to start the first matchup of the inaugural Ivy League Tournament. But within a few minutes, with daylight streaming down on the historic Palestra’s hardwood, both teams awoke for a competitive and energetic battle. With a burst of three-pointers at the close of the first … Read more
The Bulldogs, sitting at fifth place in the Ancient Eight standings with a 5–7 conference record, are nearly, but not fully, in control of their own destiny with two games remaining in the Ivy League season. Read more