The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2018-19 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports, and 10 Bulldogs were selected. The 10 thrived in their sport and in the classroom, as starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each Ivy institution nominated five men and five women from its eligible student-athletes.
Yale finished as the No. 2 ranked team in the final USILA coaches poll, and some of the Bulldogs who made that happen were honored with association awards following the second straight championship weekend appearance.
The Bulldogs came within a game of successfully defending their national championship today. No. 5 Yale ran into a hot goalie and a sharp-shooting offense, falling 13-9 to No. 3 Virginia in the NCAA Championship Game at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Bulldogs and Cavaliers, who have 6 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships between them, square off Monday at Lincoln Financial Field for the 2019 national title. No. 5 seed Yale (15-3) takes on No. 3 Virginia (16-3) for the first time in 28 years at 1 p.m. in a contest airing live on ESPN2.
The Bulldogs have an opportunity to defend their 2018 national championship on the final day of the 2019 college lacrosse season. Eleven different players scored goals, including seven from rookie Matt Brandau, and Tewaaraton Finalist TD Ierlan won 28 face-offs and scooped 20 ground balls as the Yale Lacrosse Team defeated No. 1 Penn State, 21-17, in the national semifinals today at Lincoln Financial Field.
Seven members of the 2019 Yale Men’s Lacrosse Team have earned USILA/Warrior & New Balance Division I All-America accolades. They are all in Philadelphia this weekend trying to help the defending national champions reach another Memorial Day clash.
Brian Tevlin, the Yale Lacrosse sophomore who missed two games this spring to donate marrow through the Be The Match Registry has been named the Division I male recipient of the 2019 Yeardley Love Unsung Hero Award.
Brendan Rooney got a nice surprise tonight at the championship weekend banquet on the Battleship New Jersey. The Yale senior attackman was named the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship.
The defending national champions are back in the NCAA Semifinals this Saturday. The Bulldogs (14-3), the No. 5 seed, take on top-seeded Penn State (16-1), which is looking to avenge its only loss of the 2019 season. The “Northern” semifinal at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia airs live on ESPN2 following the noon “Southern” semi of No. 2 Duke and No. 3 Virginia.
The defending national champions are going back to NCAA Championship Weekend. The Yale Men’s Lacrosse Team, which overcame 13 ties, three deficits and seven lead changes, earned a 19-18 overtime win against Penn in a wild NCAA Quarterfinal at Pratt & Whitney Stadium that will be remembered by both sides for a long time.
For the first time in the history of the Yale Men’s Lacrosse Team, the Bulldogs play an opponent three times in one season. The Elis played the Quakers in the regular season and the Ivy League Championship Game, and now they meet in the 2019 NCAA Quarterfinals. No. 5 seed Yale (13-3) and No. 4 Penn (12-3) square off at 2:30 on the real grass of Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn., Sunday on ESPNU.
While the Bulldogs prepare for their NCAA Quarterfinal matchup with Penn a week from today, they are getting noticed by the national media. Inside Lacrosse came out with its media All-America list today and four Yale players are included: TD Ierlan, Chris Fake, Jackson Morrill and Jack Tigh.
The defending national champions are moving on to the 2019 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals after beating Georgetown 19-16 at Reese Stadium today. Yale, the No. 5 seed, used 31 face-off wins from TD Ierlan and four-goal games from Matt Gaudet and Matt Brandau to get the NCAA first-round victory in front of 1,689 on a sun-splashed day.
TD Ierlan, who leads the nation in face-off win percentage and ground balls, has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 Tewaaraton Award. The junior from Victor, N.Y., could become the second consecutive Yale Lacrosse player to receive the award.
The Yale Men’s Lacrosse Team (12-3) has earned a No. 5 seed in the 2019 NCAA Tournament and hosts Georgetown (13-4) this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Reese Stadium in a first-round contest aired by ESPNU. The winner of Saturday’s game at New Haven takes on the survivor of the Penn-Army meeting in an NCAA quarterfinal game at Hartford’s Rentschler Field on Sunday, May 19.
The No. 2 ranked Yale Men’s Lacrosse Team has lost 3 games this spring, each by one goal, including today’s 12-11 decision to Penn in the championship game of the 2019 Ivy League Tournament. The Bulldogs, whose win streak came to an end at 6 games, now wait for tonight to hear who they play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Yale Men’s Lacrosse Team (12-3) has earned a No. 5 seed in the 2019 NCAA Tournament and will host Georgetown (13-4) this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Reese Stadium in a first-round contest aired by ESPNU.
Two of the nation’s hottest teams meet Sunday at noon in the 2019 Ivy League Tournament Championship Game. Yale (12-2) brings a 6-game win streak to the title contest against Penn (10-3), the league regular season champion, which has won 10 straight. It’s No. 2 vs. No. 3 in the national polls on ESPNU battling for the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The Yale defense picked a good time to have its finest outing of the 2019 season. Jack Starr made 12 saves and his defensive mates held No. 9 Cornell to 5 goals over the first 49 minutes while not allowing a shot during a span of nearly 11 minutes in the Bulldogs’ 15-10 Ivy League Tournament semifinal win.
There is some déjà vu for No. 2 ranked Yale heading into the 2019 Ivy League Tournament. The Bulldogs (11-2, 5-1 Ivy), who face No. 9 Cornell (10-4, 4-2) in the second semifinal on Friday, had the same overall regular-season record in 2018 with just two overtime losses separating them from a monumental campaign. The Yale-Cornell game is slated for ESPNU 30 minutes after the 6 p.m. semifinal between No. 3 Penn and Brown. The winners play Sunday at noon.
The Bulldogs placed five on the first team and a pair on the second squad as the 2019 All-Ivy League Teams were announced today. Equally significant was the selection of TD Ierlan as the league’s player of the year.
Breaking NCAA records is nothing new for TD Ierlan, who established single-season face-off standards last spring before transferring to Yale. The junior FOGO added the single-game record to his resume last Saturday at Harvard when he won all 26 attempts, which has earned him Ivy League Player of the Week honors for the fourth time this spring.
TD Ierlan and Jackson Morrill celebrated this week’s announcement that they were Tewaaraton Award nominees by producing prolific performances in a rivalry game to end the regular season for the No. 4 Yale Men’s Lacrosse Team.
No. 4 ranked Yale (10-2, 4-1 Ivy), coming off a midweek non-league win, completes its 2019 regular-season schedule by playing Harvard (5-7, 1-4) this Saturday. The 3:30 game at Boston inside Harvard Stadium airs live on ESPN+ and Stretch Internet.
John Daniggelis was likely more focused on completing his final undergraduate semester and getting his teammates firing on all cylinders for the end of the regular season and the beginning of tournament play. However, on Tuesday, while the Yale captain was leading his No. 4 ranked team to a win at home, he was selected in the inaugural Premier Lacrosse League Collegiate Draft.
TD Ierlan quickly snatched the opening face-off before Brendan Rooney converted the Jackson Morrill feed just 43 seconds into the cross-county contest at Reese Stadium. The No. 4 Yale Men’s Lacrosse team was off and running to a 24-8 victory over Quinnipiac in the Bulldogs’ final home game.
The No. 4 Bulldogs, winners of three straight, finish off their regular-season home schedule with the last non-league contest and a visit from Quinnipiac. Yale (9-2, 4-1 Ivy) faces off against the Bobcats (7-5, 4-2 MAAC) at Reese Stadium Tuesday night at 7 in a contest airing live on ESPN+ and Stretch Internet.