Elis Get Past Ephs, 6-3

Jan. 12, 2007

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA - Nearly a week after a successful trip to Maine, the Bulldogs were in Massachusetts on Friday to face off against the Ephs of Williams. Yale won the match 6-3 behind strong play from both the top and bottom of its lineup.

Indeed, the Elis picked up wins from the 1, 2, and 3 slots. No. 1 Nick Chirls handled Jon Barry 3-1 (9-2, 9-3, 4-9, 9-1), No. 2 Max Samuel won his match against Tony Maruca 3-0 (9-5, 9-4, 9-4), and No. 3 Moshe Sarfaty defeated Will Walter 3-1 (9-6, 5-9, 9-4, 9-1).

The bottom of the Eli lineup picked up the other three victories. No. 7 Colin Campbell dominated Bucky Marshall 3-0 (9-1, 9-6, 9-5), No. 8 Bill Hatch crushed Andy Pizzi 3-0 (9-4, 9-1, 9-0), and No. 9 Ethan Oetter rounded out the Bulldog victories with a 3-0 win (9-7, 9-3, 9-6) over Cameron Henry.

The Bulldogs hit the road for New Hampshire on Saturday, where they will face off against Dartmouth.

Results:
No. 1 Nick Chirls (Y) def. Jon Barry (W), 3-1 (9-2, 9-3, 4-9, 9-1)
No. 2 Max Samuel (Y) def. Tony Maruca (W), 3-0 (9-5, 9-4, 9-4)
No. 3 Moshe Sarfaty (Y) def. Will Walter (W), 3-1 (9-6, 5-9, 9-4, 9-1)
No. 4 Ethan Buchsbaum (W) def. Francis Johnson (Y), 3-0 (9-6, 9-6, 9-6)
No. 5 George Miller (W) def. Todd Ruth (Y), 3-2 (9-7, 4-9, 5-9, 10-9, 9-2)
No. 6 Tyler Kyle (W) def. Ho Ming Chiu (Y), 3-0 (9-7, 9-4, 9-5)
No. 7 Colin Campbell (Y) def. Bucky Marshall (W), 3-0 (9-1, 9-6, 9-5)
No. 8 Bill Hatch (Y) def. Andy Pizzi (W), 3-0 (9-4, 9-1, 9-0)
No. 9 Ethan Oetter (Y) def. Cameron Henry (W), 3-0 (9-7, 9-3, 9-6)

Report filed by David Sherfinski '08, Yale Sports Publicity