October 2, 2018
Yale Earn Point Despite Columbia Defeat
Yale traveled to New York City and came across an improved Columbia roster. Columbia, boasting many cross-over athletes, proved tough to handle throughout the match, with Columbia taking victory 81-22. Despite the defeat, Yale, that had seven players playing only their first XV match, dug in and managed to score four tries that resulted in a well earned losing bonus point. Yale's tries were scored by Co-Captain Reanna Wauer '20 (2), Cassie Darrow '19 and Roxanne Harris '21. Debbie Dada '21 added a conversion.
Yale now turns their attention to Princeton who are visiting New Haven on Saturday, October 6th with an 11.00am kick off.
September 24, 2018
12 Try Yale Start Strong in Ivy Opener
Yale opened their 2018 Ivy League campaign with a comprehensive 68-20 victory over University of Pennsylvania. Yale’s try scorers were Roxanne Harris ‘21 (4), Debbie Dada ‘21 (3), Jackie Qiu ‘19 (2), Amelia Linnett ‘21, Abby Davis ’19 and Reanna Wauer ‘20. Debbie added four conversions. Yale also fielded six new players who were experiencing their first Ivy League action.
Yale now turn their attention to Columbia, in New York City, on 9/29, 12.30pm. The match will be played at the Baker Field Complex, Kraft Field at Wien Stadium (533 W 218th St, New York, NY 10034).
September 15, 2018
Valuable 7s Scrimmage with Southern
On a freezing Friday evening in New Haven, Yale and Southern competed in two 7s matches to round out the Fall season. This was a valuable experience for Yale's young team, as many players were playing 7s for the first time. The team will now turn its attention to skill development and strength and conditioning during the winter months.
Game 1: Yale 12 Southern 20
Game 2 Yale 17 Southern 17