NEW HAVEN, Conn. - In the final match of the weekend, the Bulldogs pulled off a 4-3 win against Stony Brook. Sophomore Daniel Hoffman, junior Erik Blumenkranz, and senior Jordan Abergel all delivered singles victories for the Bulldogs, at No. 2, No. 4, and No. 5, respectively. All the matches that the Bulldogs lost against Stony Brook made it to a third set, signifying high level of play and competition.
Yale also captured the doubles point by winning all three doubles matches. No. 78 Hoffman and classmate Marc Powers won at No. 1 (8-5), while junior Joel Samaha and sophomore John Huang won 8-3 at No. 2, and senior captain Calvin Bennett and junior Erik Blumenkranz won 8-4 at No. 3.
The Bulldogs have next weekend off from match play, but will face Quinnipiac on Mar. 11.
|#1 Singles||John Huang||Nikita Fomin||Stony Brook University||4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (6)|
|#2 Singles||Daniel Hoffman||Ivan Rummel||Yale University||6-3, 6-3|
|#3 Singles||Joel Samaha||Roope Kailaheimo||Stony Brook University||2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8)|
|#4 Singles||Erik Blumenkranz||Francesco Arciuli||Yale University||6-1, 6-0|
|#5 Singles||Jordan Abergel||Ryan Schmitz||Yale University||6-3, 6-1|
|#6 Singles||Zach Dean||Mehmet Duru||Stony Brook University||7-6, 5-7, 1-0 (10)|
|#1 Doubles|| #78Daniel Hoffman
| Nikita Fomin
|#2 Doubles|| Joel Samaha
| Max Sztabholz
|#3 Doubles|| Calvin Bennett
| Francesco Arciuli