April 10, 2009

No. 60 Bulldogs Lose to Cornell 6-1

April 10, 2009

ITHACA, N.Y. - The No. 60 Bulldogs dropped to 2-1 in the Ivy League and 12-6 overall after losing to Cornell 6-1 Friday in Ithaca, NY.

Sophomore Calvin Bennett was responsible for the lone point for the Bulldogs on the day. At No. 4 singles, Bennett won 7-5, 7-5 over Jeremy Feldman.

The doubles team of Bennett and and freshman Joel Samaha also won 8-6 at No. 2 doubles.

Yale will take on No. 57 Columbia Saturday in New York, NY.

Complete Results
Doubles
1. Doppelt/Goldstein (Cornell) def. Caldwell/Dawson (Yale), 9-7
2. Bennett/Samaha (Yale) def. Feldman/Gauthier (Cornell), 8-6
3. Asch/Klis (Cornell) def. Blumenkranz/Lederman (Yale), 8-3

Singles
1. Jon Jaklitsch (Cornell) def. Jeff Dawson (Yale), 7-5, 6-1
2. Josh Goldstein (Cornell) def. Connor Dawson (Yale), 7-6, 6-1
3. Jon Fife (Cornell) def. Michael Caldwell (Yale), 5-7, 6-3, 6-3
4. Calvin Bennett (Yale) def. Jeremy Feldman (Cornell), 7-5, 7-5
5. Marc Asch (Cornell) def. Joel Samaha (Yale), 6-2, 6-1
6. Andy Gauthier (Cornell) def. Erik Blumenkranz (Cornell), 6-2, 6-2

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity