2009-10 Yale Women's Tennis News

  • Bulldogs Win Multiple ITA Academic Awards
    August 16, 2010
    The Yale women’s tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team recognition and had four individuals named ITA Scholar Athletes for the 2009-10 season: Lindsay Clark (Bernardsville, N.J.), Silia DeFilippis (Short Hills, N.J.), Sarah Lederhandler (Miami, Fla.) and Stevi Petrelli (Harrison, N.Y.).
  • Year in Review: No. 44 Yale Finishes Season 16-6
    June 03, 2010
    No. 44 Yale finished its 2010 season with a 16-6 record and a 5-2 record in the Ivy League to finish third in the Ivy standings.
  • Petrelli Named 2010-11 Captain
    May 08, 2010
    Stevi Petrelli, a rising senior from Harrison, NY, was named captain for the Yale women’s tennis team for the 2010-11 season. Petrelli was elected by her teammates Friday to succeed Sarah Lederhandler as captain next year.
  • Brook Earns Unanimous First Team All-Ivy Singles Selection
    April 29, 2010
    Sophomore Vicky Brook (London, England) earned a unanimous First Team All-Ivy Singles selection after posting a 17-4 spring record that included a 5-1 record in the Ivy League.
  • No. 48 Yale Defeats No. 58 Brown 5-2
    April 24, 2010
    No. 48 Yale improved to 16-6 overall and 5-2 in the Ivy League with a 5-2 victory over No. 58 Brown Saturday in its regular season finale at Yale University on senior day. The win kept the Bulldogs in contention for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament when the bracket is announced Tuesday, May 4.
  • No. 48 Yale to Host No. 58 Brown
    April 23, 2010
    No. 46 Yale (15-6) will conclude its regular season when it hosts No. 58 Brown Saturday at Yale University. The Bulldogs will look to improve upon their 4-2 Ivy League record in a must win match as they look to earn an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament.
  • No. 46 Yale Falls 4-3 to No. 56 Harvard
    April 18, 2010
    No. 46 Yale came just short against No. 56 Harvard in a 4-3 defeat Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 15-6 overall and 4-2 in the Ivy League and was a major setback to Yale’s hopes of an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • No. 46 Bulldogs Top No. 53 Big Green 6-1
    April 16, 2010
    No. 46 Yale improved to 15-5 on the season and 4-1 in the Ivy League with a 6-1 victory over No. 53 Dartmouth Friday at Dartmouth.
  • No. 46 Yale to Face No. 53 Dartmouth and No. 56 Harvard
    April 15, 2010
    No. 46 Yale (14-5) will face two of its toughest challenges of the season when it travels to Hanover to face No. 53 Dartmouth Friday and then hosts No. 56 Harvard Sunday. The Bulldogs will look to improve upon its 3-1 Ivy League record in must win matches as they pursue a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
  • No. 46 Yale Defeats Columbia 6-1
    April 10, 2010
    No. 46 Yale improved to 14-5 on the season and 3-1 in the Ivy League with a 6-1 victory over Columbia Saturday at Columbia University.
  • No. 46 Yale Sweeps Cornell 7-0
    April 09, 2010
    No. 46 Yale improved to 13-5 on the season and 2-1 in the Ivy League with a 7-0 victory over Cornell Friday at Cornell University. The Bulldogs did not lose a single match in the victory.
  • No. 46 Yale to Face Cornell and Columbia
    April 08, 2010
    No. 46 Yale (12-5) will continue its Ivy League season when it travels to Ithaca Friday and New York City Saturday to face Cornell and Columbia, respectively.
  • No. 40 Yale Sweeps Penn 7-0
    April 03, 2010
    No. 40 Yale got back on track Saturday with a 7-0 victory over Penn to improve to 12-5 on the season and 1-1 in the Ivy League with the victory at Yale University's outdoor tennis center.
  • No. 40 Yale Falls to No. 33 Princeton 6-1
    April 02, 2010
    No. 33 Princeton proved too much for No. 40 Yale in the Ivy League opener as the Tigers defeated the Bulldogs 6-1 Friday at Yale University. Yale fell to 11-5 on the season and 0-1 in the Ivy League with the loss. Princeton improved to 15-5 and 2-0 in the Ivy League with the win.
  • No. 40 Yale to Open Ivy League Season
    April 01, 2010
    No. 40 Yale (11-4) will kick off its Ivy League season by hosting No. 33 Princeton and Penn Friday and Saturday, respectively.
  • Bulldogs Rout Quinnipiac, 7-0
    March 19, 2010
    The No. 37 nationally-ranked Yale women’s tennis team won all six singles matches in straight sets and claimed victory in all three doubles matches en route to a convincing 7-0 sweep of Quinnipiac on Friday afternoon at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, Conn. The Bulldogs improve to 11-4 with the impressive win while the visiting Bobcats fall to 5-3.
  • No. 47 Florida International Edges No. 24 Yale, 4-3
    March 13, 2010
    The No. 24 nationally-ranked Yale women’s tennis team traded points all day with No. 47 Florida International in Miami on Saturday, battling back and forth with the host Golden Panthers. However, when the final point was tallied, it was Florida International sneaking by the Bulldogs by a score of 4-3. Jessica Rhee, Elizabeth Epstein and Stevi Petrelli won their singles matches for Yale, which falls to 10-4 after the narrow defeat.
  • No. 24 Yale Falls to No. 21 South Florida 5-2
    March 10, 2010
    No. 24 Yale (10-3) dropped a 5-2 decision to No. 21 South Florida Tuesday in Tampa, Fla. The loss came on the same day that the ITA National Rankings came out with the Bulldogs ranked No. 24, the highest ranking on record in Yale women's tennis history.
  • No. 31 Yale to Play Two in Florida
    March 08, 2010
    No. 31 Yale (10-2) will travel to Florida to play two challenging matches during spring break. The Bulldogs will begin the road trip in Tampa, Fla. where they will take on No. 20 South Florida. Yale will then face No. 49 Florida International Saturday in Miami, Fla.
  • No. 31 Yale Defeats Western Michigan 6-1
    March 07, 2010
    No. 31 Yale improved to 10-2 on the season with a 6-1 victory over Western Michigan Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs won five of six singles matches and the doubles point in the victory.
  • No. 31 Yale to Host Western Michigan
    March 06, 2010
    No. 31 Yale (9-2) will look to bounce back from just its secod loss of the season and reassert its home court advantage when it hosts Western Michigan Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
  • Bulldogs Ranked No. 28 in Nation
    February 23, 2010
    After starting off the season 9-2, Yale was ranked No. 28 in the most recent edition of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national rankings released Tuesday afternoon. The No. 28 ranking is the highest ranking on record in Yale women's tennis history.
  • No. 36 Yale Falls to No. 20 Vanderbilt 6-1
    February 21, 2010
    No. 36 Yale fell to 9-2 on the season with a 6-1 loss Sunday against No. 20 Vanderbilt at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The loss snapped the Bulldogs home winning streak at 23 straight matches.
  • No. 36 Yale Defeats No. 32 William & Mary 5-2
    February 20, 2010
    No. 36 Yale improved to 9-1 on the season and extended its home winning streak to 23 straight matches with a 5-2 victory over No. 32 William & Mary Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
  • Meet the Bulldogs Day this Saturday
    February 18, 2010
    Yale women’s tennis head coach Danielle Lund McNamara announced that the public will have the opportunity to greet her No. 36 2010 team at the “Meet the Bulldogs Day” this Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center following the conclusion of Yale’s match against No. 32 William & Mary.
  • No. 36 Yale to Host No. 32 William & Mary, No. 20 Vanderbilt
    February 18, 2010
    No. 36 Yale (8-1) will look to extend its 22-match home winning streak this weekend when it hosts No. 32 William & Mary (4-3) Saturday and No. 20 Vanderbilt (3-1) Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
  • No. 43 Yale Wins ECAC Championships
    February 14, 2010
    No. 43 Yale won the ECAC Division I Indoor Women’s Tennis Championship with a 4-0 victory over Dartmouth in the finals to improve to 8-1 on the season Sunday at Harvard University.
  • No. 43 Yale Beats No. 62 Harvard
    February 13, 2010
    No. 43 Yale improved to 7-1 and advanced to the finals of the ECAC Division I Women’s Indoor Tennis Championship Saturday with a victory over No. 62 Harvard. The Bulldogs will face Dartmouth Sunday in the finals.
  • No. 43 Yale Defeats Boston University 6-1
    February 12, 2010
    No. 43 Yale opened play at the 2010 ECAC Division I Women's Indoor Tennis Championship with a 6-1 victory over Boston University Friday morning at Harvard University. The Bulldogs swept the three doubles matches in the victory.
  • No. 44 Yale to Compete in ECAC Indoor Championships
    February 11, 2010
    No. 44 Yale will compete in the 2010 ECAC Division I Women’s Indoor Championship this weekend at Harvard University. The defending champions of the tournament, the Bulldogs will be the No. 3 seed in this year’s competition. Yale will open the ECAC Championship Friday at 8 a.m. with a match against No. 6 seed No. 69 Boston University.
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