September 18, 2009

Yale Completes Day One at Maryland Invite

Bulldogs Post 8-1 Record on First Day of Tournament

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Yale completed day one of the Maryland Invite with an 8-1 record Friday at the University of Maryland. 

In doubles action, the doubles team of freshman Elizabeth Epstein and sophomore Stephanie Kent defeated the Maryland team of MacKeever and Miller 8-4.   Junior Stevi Petrelli and freshman Jenna Ritz won 8-4 over George Washington University’s doubles team of Lysienia and Corba. 

Yale rolled through its competition in the Flight ‘A’ Singles Draw.  Petrelli won her first round match 6-1, 6-1.  In the second round, Petrelli cruised to the 6-0, 6-0 victory. 

In her collegiate debut, Epstein’s success mirrored Petrelli.  After a 6-1, 6-1 victory in the first round, Epstein advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-1 second round victory. 

While not a newcomer to collegiate tennis, Kent made her Yale debut by advancing to the quarterfinals as well. 

Ritz dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision in the Flight ‘B’ Singles Draw.   

Report Filed by Steven Horn ’10, Yale Sports Publicity

 

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