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No. 31 Yale Defeats Western Michigan 6-1

Stephanie Kent. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Stephanie Kent. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - 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.  

At No. 1 doubles, the duo of sophomore Vicky Brook and sophomore Stephanie Kent defeated Amanda Moccia and April Kerr 8-4.  Freshman Elizabeth Epstein and junior Lindsay Clark won 8-3 over Emily Dudzik and Maggie Remynse at No. 3 doubles.  

Playing No. 1 singles, Kent rolled to a 6-2, 6-0 win over Dudzik.  Brook cruised to a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Remynse at No. 2 singles.  At the No. 3 singles slot, senior Jessica Rhee won in straight sets 6-3, 6-0 over Moccia.  Epstein defeated Maria Nivia 6-0, 6-3 at the No. 5 singles slot.  Playing No. 6 singles, senior Sarah Lederhandler triumphed over Rachel Denny in straight sets 6-0, 6-1.  

Yale will be back in action Tuesday when they take on No. 20 South Florida in Tampa, Fla.  

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Complete Results

1.  Stephanie Kent (Y) def. Emily Dudzik (WM), 6-2, 6-0
2.  Vicky Brook (Y) def. Maggie Remynse (WM), 6-2, 6-3
3.  Jessica Rhee (Y) def. Amanda Moccia (WM), 6-3, 6-0
4.  Yumi Matsuto (W) def. Stevi Petrelli (Y), 3-6, 7-6(4), 10-7
5.  Elizabeth Epstein (Y) def. Maria Nivia (WM), 6-0, 6-3
6.  Sarah Lederhandler (Y) def. Rachel Denny (WM), 6-0, 6-1

1.  No. 42 Brook / Kent (Y) def. Moccia / Kerr (WM), 8-4
2.  Matsuto / Pastunink (WM) def. Rhee / Petrelli (Y), 8-4
3.  Epstein / Lindsay Clark (Y) def. Duzik / Remynse (WM), 8-3

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity