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Bulldogs Face Tough Loss Against Wake Forest

Caroline Lynch. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Caroline Lynch. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

 

Yale Falls 7-0

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale women's tennis team fell 7-0 to a strong Wake Forest squad on Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Despite the loss, the Bulldogs showed grit in hard-fought matches, as a couple players pushed their opponents to the super tiebreak.

At No. 1 singles, junior Carol Finke lost the first set 6-4 to No. 33 Kimmy Guerin before coming back to win the second in the tiebreak 7-6(3). Although Finke kept up with Guerin throughout much of the super tiebreak, Guerin narrowly won the match 6-4, 6-7(3), 10-7. At No. 5 singles, senior Caroline Lynch also charged back from a first-set loss but was ultimately defeated 6-1, 4-6, 10-6 by Samantha Asch.

The Bulldogs will hope to bounce back from their loss in the upcoming match against St. John's. Playing at home, Yale will take the courts on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

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

Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity

 

Doubles

No. 1 -- Kimmy Guerin/Anna Ulyashschenko (Wake Forest) d. Carol Finke/Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) 6-1

No. 2 -- Tina Jiang/Amy Yang (Yale) vs. Chandler Carter/Emma Davis (Wake Forest) Unfinished

No. 3 -- Samantha Asch/Joanna Zalewski (Wake Forest) d. Valerie Shklover/Sunday Swett(Yale) 6-1

Singles

No. 1 -- No. 33 Kimmy Guerin (Wake Forest) d. Carol Finke (Yale) 6-4, 6-7(3), 10-7

No. 2 -- No. 61 Emma Davis (Wake Forest) d. Valerie Shklover (Yale) 6-1,6-3

No. 3 -- Anna Ulyashschenko (Wake Forest) d. Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) 6-1, 6-4

No. 4 -- Joanna Zalewski (Wake Forest) d. Amy Yang (Yale) 6-4, 7-5

No. 5 -- Samantha Asch (Wake Forest) d. Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-1, 4-6, 10-6

No. 6 -- Luisa Fernandez (Wake Forest) d. Opala Dhingra (Yale) 6-1, 6-1