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Yale Continues Hot Start Against Quinnipiac

Elizabeth Zordani. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Elizabeth Zordani. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

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

Singles

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

Doubles

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