Yale Bulletin and Calendar

March 3, 2000Volume 28, Number 23

Captain Ayo Griffin '00 will lead the men's fencing team at the IFA Championships, March 4-5 at Yale.


Baseball (0-0, 0-0 Ivy)

The Bulldogs open the season at Georgetown on March 4 at noon. Yale then heads to Tennessee and will play 14 more games over the two-week spring break.

Men's Basketball (7-18, 5-7 Ivy)

Yale lost to Columbia 72-67 on Feb. 25 at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Sophomore Onaje Woodbine (Boston, MA) made 6-of-9 shots from the field and finished with a team-high 18 points. Freshman Chris Leanza (Parma, OH) added 12 points and 3 assists.

On Feb. 26 the Bulldogs fell 64-58 to Cornell. Woodbine scored 22 points, the third time this season he has gone over the 20-point mark. Freshman Bill Parkhurst (Albuquerque, NM) added a career-high 12 points, and senior John Kirkowski (Troy, PA) had a season-best 10 rebounds.

Senior Ted Smith (New York, NY) was named to the 2000 Academic All-District I University Division team on Feb. 24. A psychology major, Smith has a 3.23 GPA.

Yale plays at Princeton on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. and then closes out the season at Pennsylvania on March 4 at 7 p.m. Both games will be broadcast in the New Haven area on WYBC (1340 AM). Coverage also is available on the internet at www.broadcast.com/radio/college/wybcam.

Women's Basketball (10-15, 6-6 Ivy)

Junior Lily Glick (Cleburne, TX) scored 14 points and junior Alyson Miller (Skokie, IL) added 13 points and nine rebounds as the Bulldogs topped Cornell 58-53 on Feb. 26 in Ithaca, NY. Yale led 34-15 at halftime. Freshman Helene Schutrumpf (Boulder, CO) was 8 of 9 from the foul line and had 13 points.

On Feb. 25 Yale lost 65-53 at Columbia. Freshman Maria Smear (Annapolis, MD) paced the Bulldogs with 13 points and 6 assists.

Yale hosts Princeton on March 3 and Penn on March 4. Both games begin at 7 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Men's Fencing (7-3, 2-2 Ivy)

Yale beat Harvard 15-12 but lost to Princeton 17-10 on Feb. 26 in Payne Whitney Gym. Against Harvard, the Bulldogs won the sabre and epee 6-3 but lost the foil 6-3. Against Princeton the Tigers won the foil and sabre 6-3 and captured the epee 5-4. Freshman Marcus Weickel (Bremen, Germany) went 3-0 in the epee against Harvard.

Yale hosts the 13-team IFA Championships on March 4-5 at the Lanman Center. Action begins at 8:30 a.m. on March 4 and at 10 a.m. on March 5. Princeton is the defending men's champion.

Women's Fencing (8-2, 4-1 Ivy)

In a battle for the Ivy League title, Yale fell to Princeton 16-11 on Feb. 26 in Payne Whitney Gym. The Bulldogs won the sabre 7-2 but lost both the foil and epee 7-2. In the day's other match Yale beat Harvard 19-8, winning the sabre 8-1 and the foil 7-2 but losing the epee 5-4. Freshman Sophie Jones (Atherton, CA) and sophomore Helen Liu (Englewood Cliffs, NJ) were each 3-0 in the sabre.

The Bulldogs will try to defend their IFA Championship on March 4-5. Fourteen teams come to Yale's Lanman Center for the event, which begins at 8:30 a.m. on March 4 and at 10 a.m. on March 5.

Gymnastics (6-1, 1-0 Ivy)

The Bulldogs finished second with 188.425 points at the Ivy Classic on Feb. 26 in Ithaca, NY. Pennsylvania was first with a score of 189.300, Cornell was third (188.350) and Brown was fourth (187.250). Freshman Andrea Wolf (Seattle, WA) finished second on the vault with a 9.6. Freshman Shoshanna Engel (Louisville, KY) tied for second in the floor exercise (9.725) and was fourth in the bars (9.575). Freshman Jennifer Gold (Stamford, CT) finished third in the bars (9.6).

Yale is at North Carolina on March 3 at 7 p.m.

Men's Hockey (9-12-5, 6-9-4 ECAC, 3-4-2 Ivy)

Senior Jay Quenville (Malone, NY) scored twice and sophomore Dan Lombard (Andover, MA) made 33 saves, including 17 in the third period, as Yale and Brown skated to a 3-3 tie on Feb. 25 at Ingalls Rink. Sophomore Spencer Rodgers (Surrey, BC) also scored.

On Feb. 26 the Bulldogs fell 5-2 to Harvard in front of a sellout crowd of 3,486 at Ingalls Rink. Rodgers scored on the power play and senior Cory Shea (Edmonton, ALB) added a shorthanded goal. Senior Trevor Hanger (Guilford, CT) made 34 saves.

Yale, currently ninth in the ECAC, is at Cornell on March 3 at 7 p.m. and then closes out the regular season at Colgate on March 4 at 7 p.m.

Women's Hockey (6-20-1, 2-19-1 ECAC, 0-8-0 Ivy)

The Bulldogs dropped a 7-1 decision to Northeastern on Feb. 26 in Boston. Senior Lindsay Batson (Falmouth, ME) scored Yale's only goal in the third period.

On Feb. 27 the Bulldogs fell 7-1 at Providence. Sophomore Sara Wood (Randolph, MA) scored, and sophomore Katie Hirte (Cottage Grove, MN) made 32 saves in goal.

Yale hosts Brown on March 3 at 6 p.m. and Harvard on March 4 at 3 p.m. Both games are at Ingalls Rink.

Men's Lacrosse (0-0, 0-0 Ivy)

Yale opens the regular season against Drexel on March 4 at 10 a.m. at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The Bulldogs then play two games in Boca Raton, FL, March 11 against Syracuse at 7:30 p.m. and March 14 against Colgate at 3 p.m.

Softball (0-0, 0-0 Ivy)

Yale plays 10 games in the Orlando, FL, area over spring break, beginning on March 5 against Indiana State at 9 a.m. and Detroit at 12:40 p.m.

Men's Squash (14-3, 4-2 Ivy)

Yale finished fourth at the NISRA Team Championships on Feb. 25-27 at the Brady Squash Center. The Bulldogs beat Williams 5-4 in the opening round but lost to Trinity 9-0 and Princeton 8-1. Freshman Ziad Haider (Karachi, Pakistan) had victories in the No. 7 position against both Williams and Princeton.

On Feb. 23 the Bulldogs lost to Harvard 9-0.

Yale is at the NISRA Individual Championships on March 3-5 at Williams.

Women's Squash (10-5, 2-4 Ivy)

Yale fell to Harvard 6-3 on Feb. 23 at the Brady Squash Center. Winners for the Bulldogs were junior Laura Keating (Canberra, Australia), senior Loren Smith (Rye, NY) and junior Catherine Fiederowicz (Woodbury, CT).

Yale is at the WISRA Individual Championships on March 3-5 at Williams.

Men's Swimming (10-2, 7-2 EISL, 5-2 Ivy)

The Bulldogs placed second with 354 points in a 36-team field at the ECAC Championships on Feb. 24-26 in Gloucester, NJ. Freshman Tim Carey (University Park, MD) finished second in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 15:41.83 and was third in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:36.14.

Yale is at the EISL Championships on March 2-4.

Women's Swimming (6-4-1, 3-3-1 Ivy)

Yale finished fourth with 466.5 points at the Ivy League Championships on Feb. 24-26 at Harvard. Sophomore Emily Grant (New York, NY) won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.84 seconds and was second in the 100 freestyle with a time of 51.05. Senior Lindsay Wolter (Springfield, IL) placed second in both the 100 backstroke (57.17) and the 200 backstroke (2:03.01). Freshman Bates Gregory (Duxbury, MA) was second in the 3-meter diving with 459.65 points.

Men's Tennis (5-2, 0-0 Ivy)

Yale blanked Army 7-0 on Feb. 25 at Cullman Courts. Junior Greg Royce (Rye, NY) and senior Kevin Park (Rockford, IL) were each three-set winners in singles.

The Bulldogs are at New Mexico on March 7.

Women's Tennis (4-3, 0-0 Ivy)

Juniors Cynthia Obsitnik (Okemos, MI) and Ashlee Ferlito (Carmel, CA) were both three-set winners as Yale beat Seton Hall 7-2 on Feb. 23 in Cullman Courts.

The Bulldogs play Michigan State in San Diego on March 7.

Men's Track

Junior Ryan Barrows (York, NE) captured the 800-meter run with a time of 1:53.66 at the Heptagonal Championships on Feb. 26-27 at Dartmouth. The Yale 4x400 relay team of juniors Jason Rife (Lincoln, NE) and Zach Boisi (Locust Valley, NY), and sophomores Thomas Hocker (San Jose, CA) and Don Carson (Pittsburgh, PA) finished first with a Heptagonal record time of 3:14.66, breaking the mark a Cornell team set in 1988. Junior Rob Doyle (Chicago, IL) placed second in the 5000 run (14:25.12) and third in the 3000 (8:18.66). As a team Yale placed fifth with 68 points.

Yale is at the IC4A Championship on March 4-5.

Women's Track

Yale placed sixth with 53 points at the Heptagonal Championships on Feb. 26-27 at Dartmouth. Junior Melanie Harris (New Rochelle, NY) captured the weight throw with a toss of 58' 1". Junior Jen Newsom (Golden Valley, MN) was second in the long jump (18'11") and third in the 200 dash (25.41). Freshman Laura O'Neill (Milton, MA) was third in the 5000 run with a time of 17:30.13.

The Bulldogs are at the ECAC Championship on March 4-5.

-- By Tim Bennett,
Assistant Director, Sports Publicity


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