Yale Beats Wesleyan, 9-0

Jan. 12, 2008

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Bulldogs picked up where they left off in 2007 on Saturday, defeating Wesleyan 9-0 to improve their record to 4-0 on the young 2007-2008 season. Yale did not drop a single game in the match.

The Elis got contributions from both rookies and veterans against Wesleyan. Freshmen John Fulham, Naishadh Lalwani, and Michael Maruca all picked up three-game wins for Yale. No. 5 Fulham handled Matt Candal 3-0 (9-0, 9-1, 9-2), No. 7 Naishadh Lalwani beat Nate Fowles 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-0), and No. 9 Maruca defeated Laird Gallagher 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-0).

Seniors Max Samuel, Ho Ming Chiu and Moshe Sarfaty also picked up easy wins. Samuel dusted Robert Broadfoot 3-0 (9-3, 9-3, 9-3), Chiu downed Benjie Messinger-Barnes 3-0 (9-4, 9-3, 9-2), and Sarfaty took care of JZ Golden 3-0 (9-1, 9-5, 9-0).

Rounding out the Bulldog victories were No. 3 Francis Johnson, who defeated Evan Lodge 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-1), No. 5 Colin Campbell, who beat Daniel Charness 3-0 (9-2, 9-0, 9-4), and No. 8 Ethan Oetter, who downed Dale Kobrin 3-0 (9-1, 9-2, 9-1).

Results:

1. Max Samuel (Y) def. Robert Broadfoot (W), 3-0 (9-3, 9-3, 9-3)
2. John Fulham (Y) def. Matt Candal (W), 3-0 (9-0, 9-1, 9-2)
3. Francis Johnson (Y) def. Evan Lodge (W), 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-1)
4. Ho Ming Chiu (Y) def. Benjie Messinger-Barnes (W), 3-0 (9-4, 9-3, 9-2)
5. Colin Campbell (Y) def. Daniel Charness (W), 3-0 (9-2, 9-0, 9-4)
6. Moshe Sarfaty (Y) def. JZ Golden (W), 3-0 (9-1, 9-5, 9-0)
7. Naishadh Lalwani (Y) def. Nate Fowles (W), 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-0)
8. Ethan Oetter (Y) def. Dale Kobrin (W), 3-0 (9-1, 9-2, 9-1)
9. Michael Maruca (Y) def. Laird Gallagher (W), 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-0)

Report filed by David Sherfinski '08, Yale Sports Publicity

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