No. 2 Bulldogs Defeat No. 7 Dartmouth, Advance To National Semifinals

Hywel Robinson.
Hywel Robinson.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The No. 2 Yale Bulldogs topped the No. 7 Dartmouth Big Green 9-0 Friday afternoon at the Brady Squash Center in the opening round of the CSA Team Championships. 

The Bulldogs had no trouble defeating Dartmouth for the second time this season, having already bested the Big Green 8-1 on Jan. 9.  Four Bulldogs (No. 2 Todd Ruth, No. 4 Hywel Robinson, No. 8 Robert Berner and No. 9 Christopher Plimpton) won their matches in three games.  No. 1 Kenneth Chan rallied from a 2-1 deficit to complete the sweep for Yale.

The Bulldogs' victory will advance the team to the semifinals, where they face No. 3 Rochester Saturday at 3 p.m.  The Bulldogs defeated Rochester in a thrilling 6-3 match on Jan. 10.  In the first semifinal tomorrow, No. 1 Trinity will square off against No. 4 Princeton at noon.

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  Dartmouth College Yale University Winner's Score Winner
1S Hanson,Christopher Chan,Kenneth 11-9,9-11,5-11,11-9,11-6 Yale University
2S Sisodia,Nicholas Ruth,Todd 11-4,11-9,11-8 Yale University
3S Lewis,Michael Fuchs,Aaron 12-10,10-12,11-7,11-4 Yale University
4S Maycock,Robert Robinson,Hywel 11-6,11-6,11-4 Yale University
5S O Toole,Brian Roberts,John 10-12,11-9,11-3,11-5 Yale University
6S Lee,Luke Lalwani,Naishadh 7-11,11-9,11-2,11-3 Yale University
7S Shrubb,Michael Dodd,Richard 11-3,11-2,6-11,11-2 Yale University
8S Schroeder,Ted Berner,Robert 12-10,11-7,11-2 Yale University
9S Wagman,Daniel Plimpton,Christopher 11-7,11-3,11-1 Yale University



report filed by Alex Milvae '12, Yale Sports Publicity