Columbia Bests Yale 4-3
NEW YORK, NY. - The Yale men's tennis team (9-9, 1-2 Ivy) lost 4-3 to the Columbia Lions (7-12, 1-2 Ivy) on Saturday. The Bulldogs captured the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 2, but were just edged out by the Lions in the singles matches.
Despite wins from sophomores John Huang and Daniel Hoffman at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, the Bulldogs were unable to capture another singles point for the win. However, all the other matches were hard-fought, finishing in three sets.
The Bulldogs will play Cornell on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Ithaca.
report by Courtney Kaplan '13, Yale Sports Publicity
|Position||Yale University||Columbia University||Winner||Score|
|#1 Singles||Marc Powers||Haig Schneiderman||Columbia University||6-0, 3-6, 6-2|
|#2 Singles||John Huang||Cyril Bucher||Yale University||6-2, 6-1|
|#3 Singles||Daniel Hoffman||Nathaniel Gery||Yale University||7-5, 6-1|
|#4 Singles||Erik Blumenkranz||John Yetimoglu||Columbia University||4-6, 7-6, 7-6|
|#5 Singles||Joel Samaha||Tizian Bucher||Columbia University||6-4, 4-6, 6-4|
|#6 Singles||Jordan Abergel||Rajeev Deb-Sen||Columbia University||6-3, 2-6, 6-2|
|#1 Doubles|| Daniel Hoffman
| Cyril Bucher
|#2 Doubles|| Erik Blumenkranz
| Haig Schneiderman
|#3 Doubles|| Calvin Bennett
| John Yetimoglu