SYRACUSE, NY - The Bulldogs, looking to rebound after the ECAC Championships, ran into a hot Boston College team and were unable to come away with the win, falling 7-0 to the Eagles (4-3) and fell to 3-4 on the season.
The Bulldogs kept the matches close, with Samantha Martinelli dropping two tight sets, 7-5, 6-3. Valerie Shklover also dropped a tight first set 7-5 against BC's No. 2 Kylie Wilcox before losing the second set 6-1. Amy Yang played it close as well, losing the second set in a tiebreak to drop the match.
Doubles were also tightly contested, but the team was unable to steal the doubles point. Martinelli & Shklover fell 6-3 before the rest of the matches ended early.
Yale will look to get back on track tomorrow against the home team, starting play against Syracuse at 11:00 AM.
FULL MATCH RESULTS – BC 7, Yale 0
1. Dair (BC) d. Martinelli (Y) 7-5, 6-3
2. Wilcox (BC) d. Shklover (Y) 7-5, 6-1
3. Irani (BC) d. Yang (Y) 6-3, 7-6(1)
4. Urbinati (BC) d. Zordani (Y) 6-1, 6-1
5. Tsokilauri (BC) d. Swett (Y) 6-4, 6-2
1. Urbinati/Wilcox (BC) d. Martinelli/Shklover (Y) 6-3
2. Possokhova/Tsokilauri (BC) v. Zordani/Yang (Y) DNF 4-4