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


A tale of two halves: Yale falls to Dartmouth

For the first 30 minutes of their contest versus Dartmouth, the Yale football team had all the looks of an Ivy League Championship contender. The Bulldogs went into halftime leading 24–7, dominating the Big Green in all facets of the game. But in the second half, the Elis saw their lead vanish as Dartmouth quarterback … Read more


A tale of two halves: Yale falls to Dartmouth

For the first 30 minutes of their contest versus Dartmouth, the Yale football team had all the looks of an Ivy League Championship contender. The Bulldogs went into halftime leading 24–7, dominating the Big Green in all facets of the game. But in the second half, the Elis saw their lead vanish as Dartmouth quarterback … Read more


Football

Historic Pace: Team 145 versus Team 142

The Yale football team has started 3–0 before. In fact, they have started 3–0 in three of the previous four seasons, dating back to 2013. This includes the 2014 season, in which Yale had a historically-potent offense led by running back Tyler Varga ’15 and quarterback Morgan Roberts ’16. What separates this Elis team from … Read more


Football

Historic Pace: Team 145 versus Team 142

The Yale football team has started 3–0 before. In fact, they have started 3–0 in three of the previous four seasons, dating back to 2013. This includes the 2014 season, in which Yale had a historically-potent offense led by running back Tyler Varga ’15 and quarterback Morgan Roberts ’16. What separates this Elis team from … Read more


Football

Team 145 crushes Fordham to improve to 3–0

By Joey Kamm and Won Jung | Posted on, 11:35 p.m.

On a chilly night in the Bronx, the Yale football team came out of the gates red hot as the Bulldogs jumped out to an early 21–0 lead they would never relinquish and earned a 44–10 victory over Fordham in their most complete performance of the season. In the wire-to-wire rout over the Rams, quarterback … Read more


Football

Team 145 crushes Fordham to improve to 3–0

By Joey Kamm and Won Jung | Posted on, 11:35 p.m.

On a chilly night in the Bronx, the Yale football team came out of the gates red hot as the Bulldogs jumped out to an early 21–0 lead they would never relinquish and earned a 44–10 victory over Fordham in their most complete performance of the season. In the wire-to-wire rout over the Rams, quarterback … Read more


Football

Fordham is no pushover, but Dartmouth is the real test

Heading into a match-up with Fordham this Saturday, the Yale football team has blown out two opponents in a row. Head coach Tony Reno called Fordham the toughest opponent on the schedule so far, above a Lehigh offense which hung 63 points on the Elis last year. Yet, the real contest might come against Dartmouth … Read more


Football

Fordham is no pushover, but Dartmouth is the real test

Heading into a match-up with Fordham this Saturday, the Yale football team has blown out two opponents in a row. Head coach Tony Reno called Fordham the toughest opponent on the schedule so far, above a Lehigh offense which hung 63 points on the Elis last year. Yet, the real contest might come against Dartmouth … Read more


Football

Yale topples Big Red in home opener

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 9:25 p.m.

What a difference one year can make. Following its game against Cornell a year ago, the Yale football team owned an 0–2 record and had scored just 26 points on the season. Today, however, the Bulldogs defeated the Big Red 49–24 to bring their record to 2–0 and their point total to 105 in two … Read more


Football

Yale topples Big Red in home opener

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 9:25 p.m.

What a difference one year can make. Following its game against Cornell a year ago, the Yale football team owned an 0–2 record and had scored just 26 points on the season. Today, however, the Bulldogs defeated the Big Red 49–24 to bring their record to 2–0 and their point total to 105 in two … Read more


Football

Offensive leads Yale in season-opening win

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 6:18 p.m.

Following a disappointing 3–7 campaign in 2016, the Yale football team spent an entire offseason preparing to put the memories of a lost season in the past. When the Bulldogs stepped out onto Lehigh’s Goodman Stadium on Saturday, this mentality was crystal clear from kickoff.

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Football

Offensive leads Yale in season-opening win

By Won Jung and Joey Kamm | Posted on, 6:18 p.m.

Following a disappointing 3–7 campaign in 2016, the Yale football team spent an entire offseason preparing to put the memories of a lost season in the past. When the Bulldogs stepped out onto Lehigh’s Goodman Stadium on Saturday, this mentality was crystal clear from kickoff.

Read more






Women's Hockey

Souliotis, Murray drafted into the National Women’s Hockey League

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 4:11 p.m.

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


Women's Hockey

Souliotis, Murray drafted into the National Women’s Hockey League

By Jane Miller | Posted on, 4:11 p.m.

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


Football

Four questions facing Team 145

The Bulldogs must contend with many of the same challenges that perplexed them last season, from injuries to uncertainty at quarterback. Down The Field breaks down the questions that will make or break Team 145. Read more


Football

Four questions facing Team 145

The Bulldogs must contend with many of the same challenges that perplexed them last season, from injuries to uncertainty at quarterback. Down The Field breaks down the questions that will make or break Team 145. Read more








Crew

Title IX at 45: Yale women’s crew’s mark on history

In the 45 years since its passage, Title IX has broadened in scope to cover not only equity in athletics but also sexual climate. And many of the most significant changes have come from New Haven, where Yale and Title IX have clashed — sometimes to the school’s detriment, sometimes to its advantage — to indelibly shape higher education in the U.S. Read more


Crew

Title IX at 45: Yale women’s crew’s mark on history

In the 45 years since its passage, Title IX has broadened in scope to cover not only equity in athletics but also sexual climate. And many of the most significant changes have come from New Haven, where Yale and Title IX have clashed — sometimes to the school’s detriment, sometimes to its advantage — to indelibly shape higher education in the U.S. Read more


Down The Field presents: Father’s Day

With the fathers of over 100 Yale student-athletes having played college or professional sports in their heyday, Down The Field decided to join the Father’s Day festivities this year by highlighting some of their most notable athletic successes. Read more


Down The Field presents: Father’s Day

With the fathers of over 100 Yale student-athletes having played college or professional sports in their heyday, Down The Field decided to join the Father’s Day festivities this year by highlighting some of their most notable athletic successes. Read more