March 30, 2008

Yale Tops Brown 4-3

March 30, 2008

New Haven, CT - Yale (5-8, 1-0) defeated Brown 4-3 Sunday at home in its Ivy League Opener. The Bulldogs won four of the six singles matches to grab the victory.

Freshmen Lindsay Clark and Lauren Ritz cruised to straight set victories at No. 3 and 6 singles, respectively. Clark defeated her opponent Brett Finkelstein 6-1, 6-1. Ritz cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 win over Emily Ellis. At No. 2 singles, sophomore Jessica Rhee won a 7-6 (2), 6-0 decision over Sara Mansur.

It took three sets for freshman Stevi Petrelli to seal a victory at No. 5 singles. After losing the first set in a tiebreaker, Petrelli battled back to win the next two sets 6-2, 6-4.

Results
Singles
1. Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Janet Kim (Y), 6-1, 6-2
2. Jessica Rhee (Y) def. Sara Mansur (B), 7-6 (2), 6-0
3. Lindsay Clark (Y) def. Brett Finkelstein (B), 6-1, 6-1
4. Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Sarah Lederhandler (Y), 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-4
5. Stevi Petrelli (Y) def. Marisa Schonfeld (B), 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-4
6. Lauren Ritz (Y) def. Emily Ellis (B), 6-1, 6-1

Doubles
1. Aboubakare / Schonfeld (B) def. Ritz / Clark (Y), 8-3
2. Kim / Rhee (Y) def. Kirkpatrick / Vucetic (B), 8-1
3. Mansur / Ellis (B) def. Lindsey Dashiell / Petrelli (Y), 8-5

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity

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