Bulldogs Easily Tame Mustangs

Jan. 19, 2007

ITHACA, NY - Yale continued its recent hot play on Friday with a convincing 9-0 win over the Mustangs of Western Ontario in Ithaca, N.Y. Five of the nine Bulldog victories came in three games.

At No. 1, Nick Chirls got Yale off to a good start with a 3-0 (9-5, 9-3, 9-0) win over Greg Hutner. No. 3 Moshe Sarfaty also thrashed his opponent by a 3-0 score, beating Chris Hanebury 9-4, 9-1, 9-1. No. 4 Aaron Fuchs dispatched his opponent 9-5, 9-7, 9-0, and No. 5 Francis Johnson downed Andrew Janzic 9-0, 9-0, 9-3. No. 9 Bill Hatch crushed Joel Rothwell 9-5, 9-3, 9-0 to round out the Elis' straight-game wins.

The other four Bulldog victories took four games apiece. No. 2 Max Samuel beat Iain Crozier 9-2, 5-9, 9-2, 9-5, No. 6 Todd Ruth took down Ryan Osbourne 9-7, 10-8, 2-9, 9-3, No. 7 Ho Ming Chiu defeated Strachan Jarvis 3-9, 9-3, 9-2, 9-7, and No. 8 Colin Campbell downed Tyler Parrington 7-9, 9-4, 10-8, 9-4.

"They've got a very talented team; we were really looking to play better than we did last week," said Associate Head Coach Gareth Webber. "The guys really took much better care of the basics this time out."

Yale will stay in Ithaca to take on Cornell and Hobart on Saturday.

Results:
No. 1 Nick Chirls (Y) def. Greg Hutner (WO), 3-0 (9-5, 9-3, 9-0)
No. 2 Max Samuel (Y) def. Iain Crozier (WO), 3-1 (9-2, 5-9, 9-2, 9-5)
No. 3 Moshe Sarfaty (Y) def. Chris Hanebury (WO), 3-0 (9-4, 9-1, 9-1)
No. 4 Aaron Fuchs (Y), W, 3-0 (9-5, 9-7, 9-0)
No. 5 Francis Johnson (Y) def. Andrew Janzic (WO), 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-3)
No. 6 Todd Ruth (Y) def. Ryan Osbourne (WO), 3-1 (9-7, 10-8, 2-9, 9-3)
No. 7 Ho Ming Chiu (Y) def. Strachan Jarvis (WO), 3-1 (3-9, 9-3, 9-2, 9-7)
No. 8 Colin Campbell (Y) def. Tyler Parrington (WO), 3-1 (7-9, 9-4, 10-8, 9-4)
No. 9 Bill Hatch (Y) def. Joel Rothwell (WO), 3-0 (9-5, 9-3, 9-0)

Report filed by David Sherfinski '08, Yale Sports Publicity

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