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Yale Falls to Loyola Marymount 4-3

Tina Jiang (photo by Alexandra Schmeling '16)
Tina Jiang (photo by Alexandra Schmeling '16)

Five Yale Players Pick up Victories

LOS ANGELES – The Yale women's tennis team fell 4-3 to Loyola Marymount on Wednesday at the LMU Tennis Center.

LMU won the first point of the day in a victory at No. 1 doubles. Yale then leveled the score to 1-1 after senior captain Tina Jiang and freshman Opala Dhingra defeated Julia Norlin and Camila Turmosa 6-2 on court 3. LMU took the doubles point after winning the No. 2 match.

Playing at No. 2 singles, sophomore Amy Yang came back from a first-set loss to overcome Anderson 4-6, 6-3, 7-6. Senior Caroline Lynch also played a three-set match, winning 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 against Norlin at No. 6 singles. In the No. 4 spot, junior Valerie Shklover comfortably defeated Anna Romeka 6-2, 6-4. Lynch and Shklover have now won two straight matches each in the spring tour.

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

Yale will return to the courts for the final match of the tour, competing against Long Beach State on Friday, Mar. 17 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time.

Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity


No. 1 -- Jessica Perez/Elvira Juravliova (LMU) d. Carol Finke/Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) 6-0

No. 2 -- Siobhan Anderson/Anna Romeka (LMU) d. Valerie Shklover/Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-4

No. 3 -- Tina Jiang/Opala Dhingra (Yale) d. Julia Norlin/Camila Tumosa (LMU) 6-2


No. 1 -- Jessica Perez (LMU) d. Carol Finke (Yale) 7-5, 6-2

No. 2 -- Elvira Juravliova (LMU) d. Tina Jiang (Yale) 6-3, 7-6

No. 3 -- Amy Yang (Yale) d. Siobhan Anderson (LMU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-6

No. 4 -- Valerie Shklover (Yale) d. Anna Romeka (LMU) 6-2, 6-4

No. 5 -- Camila Tumosa (LMU) d. Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) 6-3, 6-1

No. 6 -- Caroline Lynch (Yale) d. Julia Norlin (LMU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2