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Yale Finishes First Days of Dartmouth Invitational and Brown Classic

Elizabeth Zordani (photo by Alexandra Schmeling)
Elizabeth Zordani (photo by Alexandra Schmeling)


Bulldogs Victorious in Singles and Doubles

HANOVER, N.H., and PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Four of the five Bulldogs competing this weekend each picked up wins today at the Big Green Invitational in Hanover, N.H. and the Brown Classic in Providence, R.I.

Yale faced tough competition at Dartmouth, but senior Sherry Li and junior Sunday Swett managed to defeat Purdue's Natalia Davila and Alex Sabe 6-4. In Providence, junior Elizabeth Zordani did not drop a single game in her 6-0, 6-0 wipe-out of Arkansas' Shwetha Prabakar. Sophomore Amy Yang played a much tighter match but pulled through in the tiebreak to win 6-2, 2-6, 10-8 against Arkansas' Agne Cepelyte.

Full results from the day's play may be found below.

The Bulldogs will return to the courts on Saturday. Yang and Zordani will compete at 9:00 a.m., while Li, Swett and senior Caroline Lynch will resume play at 10:00 a.m.

Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity

Big Green Invitational

Alex Sabe (Purdue) d. Caroline Lynch (Yale) 7-5, 6-2

Natalia Davila (Purdue) d. Sunday Swett (Yale) 6-0, 6-2

Sherry Li/Sunday Swett (Yale) d. Natalia Davila/Alex Sabe (Purdue) 6-4

Amina Ismail (Missouri) d. Sherry Li (Yale) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(4)

Kadi Fauble (Missouri) d. Sunday Swett (Yale) 7-6, 6-2

Kadi Fauble/Mackenzy Middlebrooks (Missouri) d. Caroline Lynch/Sunday Swett (Yale) 6-2

Mackenzy Middlebrooks/Clare Raley (Missouri) d. Sherry Li/Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-2

Brown Classic

Amy Yang (Yale) d. Agne Cepelyte (Arkansas) 6-2, 2-6, 10-8

Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) d. Shwetha Prabakar (Arkansas) 6-0, 6-0

Peyton Jennings/Sasha Shkorupeieva (Arkansas) d. Amy Yang/Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) 6-2