NEW HAVEN, Conn- The Yale women's tennis continued its hot start to the season, beating crosstown rivals Quinnipiac by a score of 6-1.
The Bulldogs came out swinging, winning its first 5 singles matchups to start the day. Samantha Martinelli and Elizabeth Zordani dropped two games apiece on their way to straight-set victories. Caroline Amos, Sunday Swett, and Amy Yang also had straightforward two-set wins, with Amos coming out on top in a thrilling 6-4, 7-5 match against the Bobcats' No. 4 Layla Rodriguez.
Doubles was no different; the team swept its three matches to claim the doubles point. Martinelli and Zordani teamed up to bagel Quinnipiac's No. 1 team, while first-year Mimi Levine played for the first time this spring, teaming up with Amos to win their match 6-2. Swett and Yang were the third pair, winning 6-4.
With this win, the Bulldogs improved to 2-0 on the young season and is looking to extend its perfect season against the Boston Universy Terriers at 1:00 PM tomorrow.
FULL MATCH RESULTS – Yale 6, Quinnipiac 1
1. Martinelli (Y) d. Vasile (Q) 6-2, 6-0
2. Yang (Y) d. Lu (Q) 6-2, 6-4
3. Zordani (Y) d. Bradley (Q) 6-0, 6-2
4. Amos (Y) d. Rodriguez (Q) 6-4, 7-5
5. Swett (Y) d. Lohophaisan (Q) 6-2, 6-1
6. Blydenburgh (Q) d. Cameron (Y) 6-1, 7-5
1. Martinelli/Zordani (Y) d. Vasile/Lu (Q) 6-0
2. Levine/Amos (Y) d. Bradley/Rodriguez (Q) 6-2
3. Swett/Yang (Y) d. Lohophaisan/Blydenburgh (Q) 6-4