February 6, 2010

No. 44 Yale Defeats UMass 7-0

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -  The No. 44 Bulldogs improved to 4-1 with a 7-0 victory over UMass Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center to extend their home winning streak to 21 matches.  

Yale won the doubles point by winning two of three doubles matches.  At No. 1 doubles, sophomore Vicky Brook and junior Lindsay Clark defeated Candynce Boney and Maude Lecluyse 8-5.  Senior Jessica Rhee and sophomore Stephanie Kent rolled to an 8-2 win over Julia Comas and Magdalena Ploch at No. 2 doubles. 

Kent cruised to a 6-2, 7-5 win at No. 1 singles over Ploch.  Brook defeated opponent Comas 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.  Playing No. 3 singles, Rhee pulled out a 6-1, 5-7 (10-6) win over Boney.  Petrelli won 7-5, 6-3 over Lecluyse at No. 4 singles.  At No. 5 singles, freshman Elizabeth Epstein defeated Kaitlyn Carpenter 6-2, 6-3.  Senior captain Sarah Lederhandler won 7-5, 6-3 over Jocelyn Providence at the No. 6 singles slot.  

Complete Results

Doubles
#1. Vicky Brook/ Lindsay Clark (YU) def. Candynce Boney/ Maude Lecluyse (UM), 8-5
#2. Jessica Rhee/ Stephanie Kent (YU) def. Julia Comas/ Magdalena Ploch (UM), 8-2
#3. Tanisha Hodgson/ Jocelyn Providence (UM) def. Stevi Petrelli/ Silia DeFilippis (YU), 7-4

Singles

#1. Stephanie Kent (YU) def. Magdalena Ploch (UM), 6-2, 7-5
#2. Vicky Brook (YU) def. Julia Comas (UM), 6-1, 6-2
#3. Jessica Rhee (YU) def. Candynce Boney (UM), 6-1. 5-7 (10-6)
#4. Stevi Petrelli (YU) def. Maude Lecluyse (UM), 7-5, 6-3
#5. Elizabeth Epstein (YU) def. Kaitlyn Carpenter (UM), 6-2, 6-3
#6. Sarah Lederhandler (YU) def. Jocelyn Providence (UM), 7-5, 6-3

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity