February 14, 2010

No. 70 Yale Falls to Brown 4-3

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -  No. 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 Men’s Indoor Championship at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. 

The Bulldogs won matches at No. 2, 3, and 4 singles in the loss.  At No. 2 singles, freshman John Huang rolled to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Au.  Junior Calvin Bennett battled to a 6-2, 5-7, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles.  Playing No. 4 singles, freshman Daniel Hoffman pulled out a 1-6, 6-4, 5-5 (9) win over Hill. 

Yale also won one of three doubles matches.  At No. 1 doubles, the doubles team of sophomore Erik Blumenkranz and sophomore Joel Samaha won 8-5 over Au and Deighton. 

Complete Results

Singles
No. 1 Gorham, Brown def. Powers, Yale: (7-6), 6-2
No. 2 Huang, Yale def. Au, Brown: 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 Bennett, Yale def. Klauke, Brown: 6-2, 5-7, 6-0
No. 4 Hoffman, Yale def. Hill, Brown: 1-6, 6-4, 5-5 (9)
No. 5 Deighton, Brown def. Blumenkranz, Yale: 6-4, 6-4
No. 6 Posner, Brown def Samaha, Yale: 6-4, 2-6, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 Blumenkranz/Samaha, Yale def. Au/Deighton, Brown: 8-5
No. 2 Hill/Posner, Brown def. Bennett/Powers, Yale: 8-6
No. 3 Gorham/Crystal, Brown def. Huang/Hoffman, Yale: 8-6

Report Filed by Steven Horn ’10, Yale Sports Publicity

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