Yale Welcomes Three Recruits as Part of Class of 2013

Feb. 10, 2009

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale announced the addition of three new players as part of the 10th ranked recruiting class in the nation for the class of 2013.

Elizabeth Epstein of Chicago, Ill. is the highlight of the recruiting class. A blue chip recruit, Epstein currently holds a national ranking of 26. She is ranked No. 3 in the Great Lakes with a No. 2 ranking in Illinois. Epstein is also the 2008 Illinois State high school singles champion. She was a member of the 2008 Girl's 18 National Championship Team from the Midwest Region.

Five-star recruit Sarah Guzick also will be joining Yale as part of the class of 2013. From Greer, S.C., Guzick currently holds a national ranking of 49. She is ranked No. 1 in the state of South Carolina.

The ranking of ten in the national recruiting rankings does not include Yale's third commitment Jenna Ritz. A four-star commitment, Ritz is the sister of current Yale sophomore Lauren Ritz.

In recent years, the Bulldogs received votes in both 2007 and 2006 in the national recruiting rankings.

The only Ivy League team ranked higher than Yale is Harvard with the second best recruiting class for the class of 2013.

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity