July 21, 2011
Elis Named ITA All-Academic Team Again; Seven Honored as ITA Scholar-Athletes
The Yale men's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team recognition and had seven individuals named ITA Scholar-Athletes for 2010-11: Jordan Abergel (Pacific Palisades, Calif.), Ryan Berman (Armonk, N.Y.), Erik Blumenkranz (Portola Valley, Calif.), Patrick Chase (Portola Valley, Calif.), Zachary Dean (Commack, N.Y.), Daniel Hoffman (Atherton, Calif.) and Joel Samaha (Tampa, Fla.). The seven honorees tie Yale for second among Ivy League teams.
June 8, 2011
Bulldogs Prominent in Final ITA Northeast Region Rankings
The Yale men’s tennis team is featured prominently in the final Northeast Region rankings, released Wednesday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Bulldogs finished No. 9 in the region as a team, and had three singles players -- rising juniors Daniel Hoffman (Atherton, Calif.), John Huang (Irvine, Calif.) and Marc Powers (Stamford, Conn.) -- ranked in the regional top 20, making Yale the only school with that many players ranked in the top 20. Additionally, the Yale doubles team of Hoffman and Powers was ranked No. 2 regionally. As the top returning doubles team in the region, Hoffman and Powers will represent the Northeast in the main draw of the All-American Championships this fall.
May 10, 2011
Bulldogs Elect Blumenkranz as Next Captain
Erik Blumenkranz, a rising senior from Portola Valley, Calif., was elected captain for the Yale men's tennis team for the 2011-12 season by his teammates. Blumenkranz will succeed Calvin Bennett as captain next year.
April 29, 2011
Powers, Hoffman, Huang Named All Ivy
Sophomore Marc Powers (Stamford, Conn.) was voted to the First Team All-Ivy in singles for the second year in a row. Powers was also unanimously named First Team All-Ivy in doubles. Two other Bulldogs were also honored, including sophomore Daniel Hoffman (Atherton, Calif.) for the First Team All-Ivy in doubles. Hoffman and classmate John Huang (Irvine, Calif.) both were named Second Team All-Ivy in singles.
April 23, 2011
Yale Falls 6-1 to Brown
The Yale men's tennis team (9-12, 1-6 Ivy) lost 6-1 to the Brown Bears (15-6, 2-4 Ivy) in its last match of the season on Saturday. Sophomore Marc Powers delivered the sole point for the Bulldogs at No. 1, with a straight-set win against Brown freshman Sam Fife (6-3, 7-6).
April 22, 2011
Yale to Play Brown on Senior Day
After a year of ups and downs, the Yale men’s tennis team will play its final match of the season on Saturday against the Brown Bears. Weather permitting, the match will be held outdoors at Yale at 2p.m. Before the match, the Bulldogs will honor their three seniors for Senior Day: captain Calvin Bennett, Jordan Abergel, and Ryan Berman.
April 17, 2011
Dartmouth Tops Yale 4-3
Following a 5-2 loss against Harvard on Friday, the Yale men's tennis team (9-12, 1-5 Ivy) lost 4-3 to the Dartmouth Big Green (13-6, 4-2 Ivy) on Sunday.
April 15, 2011
Yale Falls to No. 65 Harvard
The Yale men's tennis team lost to the No. 65 Harvard Crimson (14-9) on Friday outdoors at Yale by a 5-2 score. Harvard improves to 3-2 in the Ivy league, while Yale drops to 1-4 (9-11 overall).
April 13, 2011
Yale to Play No. 65 Harvard, Dartmouth
The Yale men’s tennis team (9-10, 1-3 Ivy) has only three matches left in the season; two will be decided this weekend. First, Yale will host the No. 65 Harvard Crimson (13-9, 2-2 Ivy League) outdoors, weather permitting, on Friday at 2p.m. This will be Yale’s first home match to be played outdoors.
April 10, 2011
Columbia Bests Yale 4-3
The Yale men's tennis team (9-9, 1-2 Ivy) lost 4-3 to the Columbia Lions (7-12, 1-2 Ivy) yesterday. The Bulldogs captured the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 2, but were just edged out by the Lions in the singles matches.
April 10, 2011
Yale Falls to No. 46 Cornell
The No. 46 Cornell Big Red (21-4, 4-0 Ivy) defeated the Yale men’s tennis team (9-10, 1-3 Ivy) on Sunday afternoon 4-3. Cornell’s home winning streak is now 17 match
April 6, 2011
Yale to Play Columbia, Cornell
After opening its Ivy Season with a win over Penn and loss against Princeton, the Yale men’s tennis team (9-8, 1-1 Ivy) will travel to both Columbia and Cornell this weekend. The Bulldogs will first play the Lions (6-12, 9-2 Ivy) on Saturday at 2p.m., followed by a trip to Ithaca to play the Big Red (19-4, 2-0 Ivy) on Sunday at 2p.m.
April 2, 2011
Yale Falls 4-3 to No. 58 Princeton
After opening its Ivy Season with a 5-2 win over No. 61 Penn on Friday, the Yale men's tennis team came up just short against the No. 58 Princeton Tigers. Princeton managed to slide past the Bulldogs with a 4-3 victory.
April 1, 2011
Yale Kicks Off Ivy Season With Win Over No. 61 Penn
The Yale men’s tennis team (9-7, 1-0 Ivy) opens its spring season with a 5-2 win over the No. 61 Penn Quakers (10-3, 0-2 Ivy) on Friday. The Bulldogs started off strong, capturing the doubles point with wins at all three positions.
March 29, 2011
Yale to Open Ivy Season Against Penn, Princeton
The Yale men’s tennis team (8-7) has had its share of ups and downs this season, but none as important as its next step: Ivy competition. The Bulldogs begin their Ivy season this Friday, hosting No. 61 Penn at 2p.m. followed by No. 58 Princeton at 2p.m. on Saturday at the Cullman – Heyman Tennis Center. Last year, Yale finished second in the Ivy League behind Columbia, who has won the title for two consecutive years.
March 22, 2011
Yale Tops Sacred Heart 5-2
In the Yale Men's Tennis Team's last match before starting the Ivy League Season, the Bulldogs showed that they are ready for competition by defeating the Sacred Heart Pioneers by a 5-2 score. Tuesday's win moves the Bulldogs record to 8-7 for the spring season, and highlights great performances by many Elis.
March 20, 2011
St. John’s Rallies to Edge Yale 4-3
The last time the Yale men’s tennis team played St. John’s, in the ECAC Indoor Team Championship in February, St. John’s won 5-2. That included a win in doubles, and three of the Red Storm’s four wins in singles came in straight sets. Yale made things much closer the second time around Sunday afternoon at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, but St. John’s won three three-set singles matches to rally for a 4-3 victory.
March 18, 2011
Yale Edges Old Dominion 4-3
The Yale men’s tennis team has been proving that it can win the close ones recently, and Friday’s neutral-site match with Old Dominion in North Carolina provided another example. The Monarchs had won 13 of their last 15 matches, including five by 7-0 scores. But the Bulldogs started the day by winning the doubles point, and a split in singles play -- where four of the six matches went to a third set -- gave Yale the 4-3 win.
March 16, 2011
No. 63 UNC-Wilmington Beats Yale
Yale dropped the opening match of its trip to North Carolina on Wednesday, falling to No. 63 UNC-Wilmington 7-0 as part of the “Battle at the Beach”. The loss snaps the Bulldogs’ three-match winning streak.
March 15, 2011
Upcoming Week Includes “Battle at the Beach”
A busy end to spring break for the Yale men’s tennis team takes the Bulldogs to North Carolina for matches in the “Battle at the Beach” on Wednesday and Friday, then back to New Haven for a match with No. 64 St. John’s on Sunday and Sacred Heart on Tuesday.
March 12, 2011
Abergel’s Win at No. 6 Clinches 4-3 Victory Over Binghamton
Senior Jordan Abergel’s three-set win at No. 6 singles gave the Yale men’s tennis team a thrilling 4-3 victory over three-time reigning America East champion Binghamton Saturday afternoon at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. With all other singles matches finishing in two sets, Abergel and Binghamton’s Ruben Devos were the last two on the courts. After dropping the first set 6-3, Abergel won the last two to clinch the win for the Bulldogs. Devos rallied from a 5-1 deficit in the third to tie the set at five, but Abergel won the last two games.
March 11, 2011
Yale Beats Quinnipiac 6-1
The Yale men’s tennis team beat Quinnipiac 6-1 Friday afternoon at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, giving the Bulldogs three wins in their last four matches. Yale swept doubles and won five of six singles matches to knock off the defending NEC Champions.
March 10, 2011
Yale Hosts Quinnipiac, Binghamton
Following its first weekend off this spring, the Yale men’s tennis team (4-5) will play two matches this weekend. The Bulldogs will host the Quinnipiac Bobcats (3-3) on Friday at 2 p.m. and the Binghamton Bearcats (2-8) on Saturday at 2 p.m. as well. The Bulldogs have won two of their past three matches, defeating Fairleigh Dickinson and Stony Brook at home.
February 27, 2011
Yale Falls 5-2 to Marist
Coming off a 7-0 victory against Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday morning, the Yale Bulldogs fell 5-2 to Marist in the second of three matches scheduled for this weekend. The Bulldogs played the singles matches against Marist on Saturday afternoon, and concluded the doubles matches on Sunday morning to round out the match. The Bulldogs will play Stony Brook on Sunday as well.
February 27, 2011
Bulldogs Defeat Stony Brook 4-3
In the final match of the weekend, the Bulldogs pulled off a 4-3 win against Stony Brook. Sophomore Daniel Hoffman, junior Erik Blumenkranz, and senior Jordan Abergel all delivered singles victories for the Bulldogs, at No. 2, No. 4, and No. 5, respectively. All the matches that the Bulldogs lost against Stony Brook made it to a third set, signifying high level of play and competition.
February 26, 2011
Yale Tops Fairleigh Dickinson 7-0
Recovering from two tough losses at the ECAC Division I Team Championship, the Yale Men's Tennis Team bounced back to a 7-0 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday morning. The Bulldogs swept all six singles matches without dropping a single set, and captured the doubles point as well with a perfect 3-0 doubles record.
February 24, 2011
Yale to Play Fairleigh Dickinson, Marist, Stony Brook
The Yale Bulldogs will host a round-robin tournament at the Cullman-Heyman tennis center this weekend, competing against Fairleigh Dickinson University, Marist, and Stony Brook. The complete schedule can be found below.
February 20, 2011
Bulldogs Fall to St. John's
Coming off a 4-3 loss against No. 59 Binghamton in the first round of the ECAC Men's Tournament on Saturday, the Bulldogs (2-5) lost 5-2 to St. John's on Sunday morning.
February 19, 2011
Yale Falls to No. 59 Binghamton
The Yale Bulldogs fell to No. 59 Binghamton in the first round of the ECAC Men’s Indoor Tennis Championships on Saturday morning by a 4-3 score. The Bulldogs were seeded No. 6 in the tournament, while Binghamton ranked third.
February 16, 2011
Yale to Compete in the ECAC Team Championship
Coming off back-to-back wins over Army (6-1) and Middle Tennessee (4-3), the Yale Bulldogs (2-2) will compete in the ECAC Division I Indoor Team Championship held in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday. The Bulldogs’ first match pits them against the No. 67 Binghamton Bearcats at 8 a.m. The Bulldogs are seeded No. 6 in the tournament, while Binghamton has received a No. 3 seeding. Cornell received the top overall seed in the tournament
February 12, 2011
Yale Beats Middle Tennessee State 4-3
After posting a 6-1 score against Army last weekend, the Yale men's tennis team played another strong match, beating the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders 4-3 Saturday night at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
February 9, 2011
Yale to Play Middle Tennessee
Coming off a strong 6-1 win over Army on Sunday, the Bulldogs look to build on their momentum against Middle Tennessee this weekend. The Bulldogs will host the Blue Raiders on Saturday at 6p.m. at the Cullman-Heyman tennis facility.
February 6, 2011
No. 73 Bulldogs Defeat Army 6-1
The No. 73 Yale Bulldogs bounced back from two tough 4-3 losses earlier in the season, and won their first match of the spring season this Sunday. Yale handily defeated Army by a 6-1 score at the Cullman-Heyman tennis center.
February 3, 2011
No. 73 Yale Will Host Army
For the third match of its spring season, Yale will take on Army at the Cullman-Heyman tennis facility this Sunday at 2p.m. Yale’s match against No. 75 William & Mary on Thursday was cancelled for inclement weather, so the Bulldogs will contest only one match this week. The Bulldogs (0-2) began their spring season last Saturday, dropping two 4-3 matches to Boston College and Purdue.
January 30, 2011
Purdue Sneaks Past Yale 4-3
Coming off a tough loss against Boston College on Saturday, the Yale men fell to Purdue on Sunday 4-3 at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale.
January 30, 2011
No. 73 Yale Falls to Boston College
In No. 73 Yale’s first match of the spring season, the Bulldogs fell 4-3 to the Boston College Eagles on Saturday. Yale was without its No. 1 player sophomore Marc Powers, who was injured during his doubles match. Powers did not play at No. 1 singles on Saturday.
January 27, 2011
No. 73 Yale to Kick Off Season Against Boston College, Purdue
Coming off an successful fall season, the No. 73 Yale men’s tennis team is set to resume competition after a three-month hiatus from formal matches. The Bulldogs will host the Boston College Eagles at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale at 2p.m, and Purdue at 10a.m. on Sunday.
November 28, 2010
Yale Coaches Win Regional Outreach Award
Head coach of men's tennis Alex Dorato and head coach of women's tennis Danielle McNamara have been named as recipients of the 2010 USTA/ITA Campus and Community Outreach Award for the New England region.
October 31, 2010
Abergel, Samaha to Face Off in State Semis
Yale senior Jordan Abergel and junior Joel Samaha are set to face each other in semifinals of the 2010 Connecticut State Championships Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
October 31, 2010
Abergel Falls Short in State Championship Final
Senior Jordan Abergel lost a close three-set match to Sacred Heart’s Karill Kasyanov 4-6, 6-2, 10-1 in Sunday’s final of the 2010 Connecticut State Championships.
October 30, 2010
Bulldogs Start Strong at State Championships
The Yale men’s tennis team started off the 2010 Connecticut State Championships in fine fashion, with six of eight singles players advancing to the round of 16 and three of four doubles teams to the quarterfinals.
October 28, 2010
Yale Hosts Connecticut State Championships Beginning Friday
The Bulldogs will host the 2010 Connecticut State Championships starting Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
October 19, 2010
Hoffman and Powers Fall in Regional Semis
The Bulldogs final three players were eliminated Monday from the 2010 USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale.
October 17, 2010
Trio of Bulldogs in Northeast Regional Quarters
Marc Powers, Daniel Hoffman and John Huang all won their fourth-round matches Sunday at the 2010 USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale, thus advancing to the quarter-finals of the tournament.
October 16, 2010
Huang, Hoffman, Powers Advance to Fourth Round of Regionals
The fourth round of the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships will feature three Yale singles players and a doubles team.
October 15, 2010
Samaha Wins Opening Match, Joins Teammates in Second Round
Junior Joel Samaha won his first match in the Main Draw at the 2010 USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale.
October 14, 2010
Abergel Falls in Regional Qualifying
Senior Jordan Abergel lost his opening match in Qualifying play at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals Thursday morning at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale.
October 14, 2010
USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals Draw Posted
The complete draws for the upcoming 2010 USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals are now available here. Yalebulldogs.com will have updated draws following the conclusion of matches each day.
October 13, 2010
Yale Hosts 2010 USTA/ITA Northeast Regional
The Bulldogs will host the 2010 USTA/ITA Northeast Regional beginning Thursday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
October 11, 2010
Bulldogs Wrap Up Army Invitational With Strong Showing
The Yale mens tennis team capped off a successful weekend Sunday at the Army Invitational in West Point, N.Y., winning seven of eight matches against Army and St. Bonaventure.
October 9, 2010
Army Invitational Begins for Bulldogs
The Yale mens tennis team traveled to West Point, N.Y., Saturday for the first day of competition at the Army Invitational. The Bulldogs played singles and doubles matches against Army and St. Bonaventure.
October 7, 2010
Blumenkranz-Samaha Defeated in First Round of All-American Championships
The doubles duo of juniors Erik Blumenkranz and Joel Samaha lost their opening round match Thursday at the NDovo/ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
October 4, 2010
Huang Falls in ITA Qualifying
Sophomore John Huang lost Monday morning to Matteo Fago of Tennessee in the opening round of singles qualifying for the DNovo/ITA Mens All-American Championships.
October 3, 2010
Huang, Blumenkranz, Samaha Compete In ITA All-American Championships
Three Bulldogs will spend the next week facing off against the top collegiate tennis players in the nation at the ITA All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla.
September 26, 2010
Hoffman, Blumenkranz, Powers Win Big at USTA Mens Tennis Invitational
The Yale tennis team put on a strong showing at the 2010 USTA Mens Tennis Invitational over the weekend, capturing the championship in the A and B Singles and A Doubles Draw.
September 23, 2010
Bulldogs Prepare for USTA Invitational
Yale will take to the courts again this weekend, sending players to the USTA Mens Tennis Invitational in Flushing, N.Y.
September 19, 2010
Bulldogs Wrap Up Princeton-Farnsworth
The Bulldogs finished play at the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational Sunday, with sophomore Marc Powers dropping the final of the A singles draw.
September 18, 2010
Yale Completes Second Day at Princeton-Farnsworth
Yale completed the second day of the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational, with sophomore Marc Powers and the doubles team of freshmen Zachary Dean and Tommy Ratchford advancing to finals of their respective draws.
September 17, 2010
Yale Begins Season at Annual Tournament
The Yale mens tennis team will open its 2010-2011 season this weekend at the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational in Princeton, N.J.
September 17, 2010
2010-2011 Season Underway at Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational
The Bulldogs began the 2010-2011 season Friday at the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational in Princeton, N.J.
August 25, 2010
Powers Shines at Pilot Pen
Numerous Yale undergraduates have competed in the qualifying events of New Havens Pilot Pen International. Marc Powers 13, the first Ivy tennis player to win the league rookie and player of the year simultaneously, was the first Bulldog to get a spot in Pilot Pens main draw. Yales top player took full advantage of the opportunity and nearly pulled off a major doubles upset today in front of a hometown crowd in the friendly confines of the Yale courts.
August 19, 2010
Powers Playing in Pilot Pen Main Draw
Marc Powers (Stamford, Conn.), a sophomore on the Yale tennis team, will get a jump on his teammates for important match time, and he will do it on his home courts. Powers, who will team with Hopkins star Nolan Paige, competes in the doubles main draw of the Pilot Pen Tournament that takes place Aug. 20 28 at the Connecticut Tennis Center on the campus of Yale University. The two local standouts received the wild card berth yesterday.
August 5, 2010
Yale Men Win ITA All-Academic Awards
The Yale Mens Tennis team received the ITA All-Academic Team Award for the 13th straight year.
July 29, 2010
Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center Wins Award
The Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center was honored with the award for Best Metal Building in the July 2010 issue of Metal Architecture Magazine.
July 27, 2010
Wai Makes Final Field In US Open National Playoffs
Former Yale captain Brandon Wai 07 competed in the 2010 U.S. Open Mens National Playoffs on July 22, hoping to earn a wild-card spot in the qualifying round of next months U.S. Open.