Kim Wins B Flight at Yale Invitational
Sept. 18, 2005
New Haven, CT - Aimee Kim won the B flight in singles to highlight Yale's performance at the Yale Fall Invitational this weekend. Kim beat Columbia's Lauren Shearer 3-6, 6-0, 10-6 Sunday in the championship.
As the No.5 seed, Kim's run began with a 4-6, 6-4, 10-1 win over Syracuse's Ashley Lipton. She then beat teammate Olivia Nix, the No. 7 seed, 6-3, 6-0, in the quarters and Columbia's Kara Worsley 6-4, 6-1 in the semis.
Yale had three of the four players in the semifinals of the A flight, with Janet Kim topping Rashmee Patil 3-6, 6-2, 10-8 to advance to the finals against Columbia's Milena Kachar, who beat Christina Cutter 6-1, 6-4. Kachar edged Kim 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 for the title. Ashley Miles also competed in the A flight, falling to Kachar in the quarterfinals 7-5, 6-3.
report by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity