Bulldogs Elect Calvin Bennett as Next CaptainCalvin Bennett, a rising senior from Sandy, Utah, was named captain for the Yale mens tennis team for the 2010-11 season. Bennett was elected by his teammates to succeed Connor Dawson as captain next year.
Powers Named Ivy League Player of the YearFreshman Marc Powers (Stamford, Conn.) was named the Ivy League Player of the Year after a stellar season that included a 7-0 Ivy League record. Powers also won Ivy League Rookie of the Year and became the first player to ever win both awards in the same year.
No. 74 Bulldogs Defeat Brown 6-1No. 74 Yale wrapped up its regular season with a 6-1 victory over Brown Saturday at Brown University. The Bulldogs concluded the season with a 16-8 overall record and a 5-2 record in the Ivy League. Yales 5-2 Ivy League record was good for a second place Ivy League finish.
No. 74 Bulldogs to Take on BrownThe No. 67 Bulldogs (15-8) will conclude their regular season when they travel to Providence to take on Brown Saturday. Yale will look to improve upon its 4-2 Ivy League record as it pursues an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament.
No. 64 Harvard Tops No. 67 Yale 4-3No. 64 Harvard ended No. 67 Yales hopes of an Ivy League Title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament Sunday by defeating the Bulldogs 4-3 at Harvard University. The loss dropped Yale to 15-8 overall and 4-2 in the Ivy League.
No. 67 Bulldogs to Take On Dartmouth and No. 64 HarvardThe No. 67 Bulldogs (14-7) will host Dartmouth Friday before traveling to Cambridge to take on No. 64 Harvard Sunday. Yale will look to improve upon its 3-1 Ivy League record as it pursues an Ivy League Title and an NCAA Tournament berth.
Bulldogs Take Down No. 45 Columbia 4-3The Bulldogs competed a weekend sweep of two ranked Ivy League opponents with a 4-3 victory over No. 45 Columbia at home Saturday to improve to 14-7 on the season and 3-1 in the Ivy League.
Bulldogs Defeat No. 68 Cornell 5-2The Bulldogs improved to 13-7 and 2-1 in the Ivy League with a 5-2 victory over No. 68 Cornell Friday at Yale University. Yale won five of six singles matches to clinch the victory.
Freshmen Power Yale to 5-2 Win Over PennStrong play by freshmen led Yale to a 5-2 victory over Penn Saturday as the Bulldogs improved to 12-7 on the season and 1-1 in the Ivy League. The Bulldogs won all three doubles matches to clinch the doubles point in the victory.
Bulldogs Fall to Tigers 4-3Yale lost 4-3 to Princeton in its Ivy League Opener Friday at Princeton University to fall to 11-7 on the season and 0-1 in the Ivy League. The Tigers improved to 6-10 overall and 2-0 in the Ivy League with the victory.
No. 74 Binghamton Tops Yale 5-2No. 74 Binghamton defeated Yale 5-2 Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The loss dropped Yale's record to 11-6 on the season.
Yale Defeats St. Johns 4-3Yale improved to 11-5 on the season with a 4-3 victory over St. Johns Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs won two of three doubles matches to claim the doubles point in the victory.
Yale to Host St. Johns and No. 74 BinghamtonYale (10-5) will play host to St. Johns and No. 74 Binghamton Saturday and Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The matches will be Yales final non-conference matches of the season.
Yale Defeats Boston College 5-2Yale improved to 10-5 with a 5-2 victory over Boston College Sunday at Yale University. The Bulldogs bounced back after losing two straight to wrap up their spring break trip with a home victory.
USC Upstate Downs Bulldogs, 6-1The Yale mens tennis team hung tough with USC Upstate in every match on Tuesday, taking every singles match to a deciding third set and pushing all three doubles contests to an 8-6 final tally. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, it was the host Spartans would came up on the winning side of all but one of those matches en route to a 6-1 victory. Sophomore Joel Samaha won his singles match at the No. 6 slot for Yale.
Furman Sneaks Past Yale, 4-3The Yale mens tennis team swept the doubles point to open its match at Furman on Monday afternoon, but could not overcome a strong showing by the Paladins is singles play, as the home team snapped the Bulldogs seven-match winning streak with a 4-3 victory. No. 1 singles player Marc Powers and No. 5 Connor Dawson won their singles matches for Yale.
Yale Wins Seventh Straight Match; Tops Winthrop, 4-3Nearly 900 miles away from the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, the Yale mens tennis team has established a suitable home away from home on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. The Bulldogs earned a victory on the courts of the Earle Tennis Center for the second consecutive day, besting Winthrop on Sunday afternoon by a score of 4-3. Yale, winner of its last seven matches, now owns a 9-3 record in the spring season.
Bulldogs Down Wofford, 6-1After rain in South Carolina delayed the start of action on its spring trip, the Yale mens tennis began its slate of four matches in the Palmetto State this afternoon with a convincing 6-1 victory over Wofford. The Bulldogs won all three double matches in the win, and took five straight-set singles matches from the Terriers. The match was played in Charleston, S.C. on the campus of The Citadel.
Yale to Play Four in South CarolinaYale will travel to South Carolina to play Furman, Wofford, Winthrop and USC Upstate Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday, respectively. Coming off five consecutive victories, the Bulldogs will look to improve upon their 7-3 record during this years spring break trip to South Carolina.
Dawson, Bulldogs Sneak by Stony BrookThe Bulldogs completed a three-match weekend sweep and extended their winning streak to five matches with a 4-3 victory over Stony Brook to improve to 7-3 on the season Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Senior captain Connor Dawson won a dramatic three-setter to clinch the victory for Yale.
Yale Clinches Victory Over MaristYale clinched victory over Marist by winning four of six singles matches to improve to 6-3 on the season Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs concluded their match by winning two of three doubles matches to win the doubles point Sunday.
Yale Defeats Fairleigh Dickinson 6-1Yale improved to 5-3 with a 6-1 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs swept all three doubles matches to win the doubles point in the victory.
Yale to Play Three Matches This WeekendYale will play host to Fairleigh Dickinson, Marist, and Stony Brook Saturday and Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs will look to improve upon their 3-2 record when they play three matches this weekend.
Yale Tops Navy 5-2The Bulldogs improved to 4-3 with a 5-2 victory over Navy Saturday to sweep a weekend of matches at the Naval Academy.
Yale Beats UMBC 4-3Yale men's tennis team won the doubles point and three of six singles matches to beat Maryland-Baltimote County Friday night at Navy. The Bulldogs won doubles 2-1 on the strength of an 8-4 win from the No. 2 team of Calvin Bennett and Marc Powers along with an 8-6 win from the No. 3 team of captain Connor Dawson and Daniel Hoffman. Singles wins came from Powers at No. 1 (6-1, 6-2), Hoffman at No. 3 (6-1, 7-6) and Joel Samaha at No. 5 (7-6, 6-2).
No. 69 Yale to Play Two in MarylandNo. 69 Yale (2-3) will travel to Maryland to take on Maryland-Baltimore County on Friday and Navy on Saturday both at the Naval Academy. The Bulldogs will look to bounce back from two losses at the ECAC Indoor Championships this weekend.
No. 70 Yale Falls to Brown 4-3No. 70 Yale lost to Brown 4-3 Sunday to drop to 2-3 for the season in a consolation match at the ECAC Division I Mens Indoor Championship at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
Bulldogs Lose to Tigers 4-3The Bulldogs dropped to 2-2 on the season by losing a 4-3 decision to Princeton in their ECAC Division I Mens Indoor Championship at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
No. 70 Bulldogs to Host ECAC Indoor ChampionshipsThe No. 70 Bulldogs will host the 2010 ECAC Division I Mens Indoor Tennis Championship this weekend at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. As the No. 3 seed in the tournament, Yale will attempt to improve upon its 2-1 record when it opens the weekend with a 9 a.m. match against Princeton on Saturday.
No. 70 Yale Defeats Army 6-1The No. 70 Bulldogs rolled to a 6-1 victory over Army Sunday on the road to improve to 2-1 on the season. Yale won the doubles point and five of six singles matches to secure the victory.
No. 73 Bulldogs Fall to No. 1 USC 7-0The No. 73 Bulldogs fell to 1-1 this season after losing to defending national champion No. 1 USC 7-0 Sunday at the ITA Division I Men's Kick-off Weekend hosted by USC.
No. 73 Bulldogs Defeat No. 70 Radford 4-3The No. 73 Bulldogs opened their season with a 4-3 victory over No. 70 Radford Saturday at the ITA Division I Mens Kick-off Weekend hosted by USC. Yale won four of six singles matches to earn the victory.
No. 73 Yale to Open Season at ITA Division I Mens Kick-Off WeekendNo. 73 Yale will open its season this weekend at the ITA Division I Mens Kick-off Weekend in Los Angeles, Calif. The Bulldogs will kick off the weekend on Saturday against No. 70 Radford. If Yale wins this match, it will likely have the chance to face the No. 1 team in the country, host-school USC.
Dorato Wins USTA/ITA Community Outreach AwardAlex Dorato, the Cary Leeds Head Coach of Mens Tennis, won the USTA/ITA Community Outreach Award for the New England region for his work with the New Haven Tennis Outreach Program.