February 13, 2010

Bulldogs Lose to Tigers 4-3

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Bulldogs dropped to 2-2 on the season by losing a 4-3 decision to Princeton in their ECAC Division I Men’s Indoor Championship at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. 

Yale won matches at No. 1, 2 and 6 singles in the loss.  At No. 1 singles, freshman Marc Powers pulled out a 6-1, 5-7, 7-5 victory over Princeton’s Brosens.  Freshman John Huang won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 over Siow at No. 2 singles.  Sophomore Joel Samaha defeated Crutchfield 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (4) at No. 6 singles. 

The Bulldogs will play Brown Sunday at 9 a.m. in a consolation match. 

Complete Results

Singles
No. 1 Powers, Yale def. Brosens, Princeton: 6-1, 5-7, 7-5
No. 2 Huang, Yale def. Siow, Princeton: 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
No. 3 Shoji, Princeton def. Bennett, Yale: 6-3, 6-4
No. 4 Spindler, Princeton def. Hoffman, Yale: 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (5)
No. 5 Yegya-Raman, Princeton def. Blumenkranz, Yale: 6-2, 6-4
No. 6 Samaha, Yale def Crutchfield, Princeton: 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (4)

Doubles
No. 1 Siow/Shoji, Princeton def. Blumenkranz/Samaha, Yale: 8-3
No. 2 Bennett/Powers, Yale def. Spindler/Trubov, Princeton: 8-4
No. 3 Crutchfield/Lin, Princeton def. Huang/Hoffman, Yale: 9-8 (3)

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity