Bulldogs Thrash Scarlet Knights

Feb. 10, 2006

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Apparently a return to the Elm City was all Yale men's tennis needed, as the team easily defeated Rutgers 7-0 on Fri., Feb. 10 in New Haven. After tough losses to NC State and North Carolina last weekend, every member of the team won their match in straight sets in the victory over the Scarlet Knights.

The Bulldogs got off to a blistering start in the doubles portion of the match. Playing at No. 1, Rowan Reynolds and Rory Green downed Tyler Deming and Jonathan Wanono, 8-4. Milosz Gudzowski and Jeff Dawson defeated Matt Fawcett and Arjun Vaidya in the No. 2 slot, and Chris Lawler and Michael Caldwell rounded out the doubles sweep in the No. 3 slot, defeating Gordie Milchutsky and Gabe Adams, 8-3.

In singles play, Yale did not surrender a single set to the Scarlet Knights, sweeping each match. Dawson and Lederman won their matches in particularly dominant fashion in the Nos. 2 and 6 slots, respectively. Dawson beat Wanono 6-4, 6-2 and Lederman swept Adams, 6-4, 6-3.

Yale returns to the courts tomorrow in New Haven to take on Army at 12:30 p.m.

Results:

Singles
No. 1 Milosz Gudzowski (Y) def. Tyler Deming (R), 6-2, 7-5
No. 2 Jeff Dawson (Y) def. Jonathan Wanono (R), 6-4, 6-2
No. 3 Michael Caldwell (Y) def. Arjun Vaidya (R), 6-3, 7-5
No. 4 Rowan Reynolds (Y) def. Matt Fawcett (R), 6-1, 7-5
No. 5 Rory Green (Y) def. Gordie Milchutsky (R), 7-5, 6-2
No. 6 Josh Lederman (Y) def. Gabe Adams (R), 6-4, 6-3

Doubles
No. 1 Reynolds and Green (Y) def. Deming and Wanono (R), 8-4
No. 2 Gudzowski and Dawson (Y) def. Fawcett and Vaidya (R), 8-4
No. 3 Chris Lawler and Caldwell (Y) def. Milchutsky and Adams (R), 8-3

Report filed by David Sherfinski '08, Yale Sports Publicity

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