No. 5 Yale Downs No. 10 Brown

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Lillian Fast. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — No. 5 Yale began its final week of Ivy League play with a 7-2 victory over No. 10 Brown Tuesday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

With the win, Yale (14-2, 4-1 Ivy) began a critical week of play on the right foot. The Bulldogs are still in the hunt for the Ivy League title, but need to win out in order to keep their hopes alive. 

Although Brown (10-5, 0-5 Ivy) snagged wins in the bottom two spots, Yale swept the top seven positions en route to a decisive victory. 

The Bears put up quite a bit of resistance against the Bulldogs at times. Although senior captain Lilly Fast won all three games of her match at No. 6, Brown's Mina Shakarshy twice pushed her to tiebreak points, including an grueling 18-16 battle in the first game.

After the win, Yale will return to New Haven and prepare for its final home match of the season — a rivalry showdown against No. 1 Harvard. The action will begin Friday at 6 p.m. in the Brady Squash Center.

Report by Evan Brown '16, Yale Sports Publicity

Results:

Brown University Rating Yale University Rating Winner's Score Winner Status
1WS Rahbar,Dori H. 0.000 Hay,Kimberley 0.000 11-4,11-3,11-7 Yale University C
2WS Domenick,Sarah 0.000 Mao,Shihui 0.000 12-10,11-8,11-4 Yale University C
3WS Hay-Smith,Hannah 0.000 Norman-Ross,Issey 0.000 6-11,11-6,11-5,11-6 Yale University C
4WS Richmond,Emily C. 0.000 Scherl,Jenny 0.000 11-4,11-3,11-3 Yale University C
5WS Shakarshy,Mina 0.000 Fast,Lillian A. 0.000 18-16,11-7,14-12 Yale University C
6WS Schmidt-Fellner,Meredith 0.000 Ballaine,Annie Y 0.000 11-5,11-9,11-6 Yale University C
7WS Murphy,Skylar 0.000 Blatchford,Georgia A. 0.000 11-6,12-10,11-5 Yale University C
8WS Scherl,Isabel 0.000 Tomlinson,Madeline Non-member 11-5,11-5,9-11,11-9 Brown University C
9WS White,Alexandra L. 0.000 Roberts,Amanda 0.000 11-9,11-7,11-8 Brown University C
10WS Yates,Kathryn A. 0.000 Kempner,Nina 0.000 3-11,11-4,9-11,11-3,11-5 Brown University

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