The Yale men’s tennis team has once again been honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an All-Academic Team. In addition, an impressive 10 members of the Bulldogs’ squad have been named ITA Scholar-Athletes for 2011-12.
The Yale men’s tennis team finished the season ranked No. 8 in the ITA’s Northeast Region rankings, improving on last year’s final ranking by one spot. Yale also had three players ranked in the regional top 13 in singles -- more than any other Ivy League team -- plus the No. 3 doubles team in the region.
The Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports, and 10 Yale student athletes were recognized. The 10 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each Ivy institution nominated five men and women from its eligible student-athletes.
Three rising seniors on the Yale men’s tennis team gained recognition Thursday for their outstanding performance in conference play this season when the Ivy League announced its annual All-Ivy awards. Juniors Daniel Hoffman, John Huang and Marc Powers were all named to the First Team All-Ivy.
The Yale men’s tennis team gathered Tuesday to elect its captain for the 2012-13 season, with the honor going to junior Daniel Hoffman (Atherton, Calif.). His election comes on the heels of a very successful individual season for the rising senior.
The Yale men’s tennis team gathered Sunday night at its annual team awards banquet to honor those players who have displayed certain exceptional qualities during the 2011-12 season. The Bulldogs announced the winners of three team awards.
The Yale men’s tennis team battled hard but ultimately came up short in its final match of the season Saturday, falling to No. 58 Brown, 5-2. Playing at Brown, the Bulldogs managed to cap off a strong doubles season by winning the doubles point, but the Bears proved too strong in singles play and scored victories in five of the six positions.
The Yale men’s tennis team will look to cap its winning season with an emphatic victory when it travels to play its season finale against No. 58 Brown on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Elis have not won a match since dramatically upsetting No. 42 Columbia, but they will have one more chance to snap their losing slide when they play Brown, a team currently tied with Yale at sixth place in the Ivy League standings.
The Yale men’s tennis team lost its final home match of the season Sunday, falling to No. 60 Dartmouth, 5-2. For the second straight match, No. 73 Yale narrowly lost the doubles point, while Dartmouth backed up its doubles performance with four wins in singles play.
The Yale men’s tennis team was unable to pull off an upset in the latest chapter of the Harvard-Yale rivalry as it lost to No. 24 Harvard 5-2 on Friday at the Beren Tennis Center. No. 73 Yale narrowly lost the doubles point, and the Crimson then stamped out any hopes of a Bulldog victory by swiftly winning three singles matches to clinch.
The season is beginning to wind down for the Yale men’s tennis team, but the Bulldogs are about to enter their most important and difficult Ivy League stretch. After a weekend that saw No. 73 Yale take out No. 45 Columbia but then fall to Cornell the next day, the team will look to get its first back-to-back wins of the Ivy League season this upcoming weekend against two ranked opponents. The Elis travel to play No. 24 Harvard at 2 p.m. on Friday and then play their final home match of the season against No. 60 Dartmouth at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
The Yale men’s tennis team was unable to make it a perfect weekend at home as they came up short against Cornell on Sunday in another match that lasted nearly five hours. The Bulldogs managed to sweep the doubles matches, but the Big Red came back to win four singles matches to take its first Ivy League victory this season, 4-3.
The Yale men’s tennis team pulled off an upset against No. 37 Columbia playing at home on Saturday afternoon in an intense match that lasted nearly five hours. The Bulldogs saw their seven-match doubles point winning streak come to an end, but posted four singles wins to break Columbia’s 12-match winning streak by a final score of 4-3.
After a weekend on the road with mixed results, the Yale men’s tennis team hopes to put in a strong performance at home this upcoming weekend in its next two Ivy League matches. The Bulldogs bring a 5-1 home record into their match against No. 37 Columbia on Saturday at 2 p.m. Yale then plays Cornell on Sunday at the same time.
On the heels of an exciting win over Penn on Saturday to start the Ivy League season, the Yale men’s tennis team was unable to upend Princeton Sunday afternoon at the Lenz Tennis Center. Though the Bulldogs secured the doubles point, the Tigers’ strong singles performance gave them the overall 4-3 victory.
The Yale men’s tennis team got its Ivy League season off to the best possible start Saturday afternoon as they defeated Penn 5-2 at the Hamlin Tennis Center. The match was a close affair, but the Bulldogs were able to back up their doubles point with wins in the top four singles spots.
After nearly pulling off an upset against No. 58 St. John’s at home on Saturday, the Yale men’s tennis team hits the road to play its opening two matches of the Ivy League season this upcoming weekend. The Bulldogs will look to build on their recent success in away matches when they play at Penn at 2 p.m. on Saturday and then at Princeton at the same time on Sunday.
In its last match before the start of the Ivy League season, the Yale men’s tennis team nearly pulled off an upset against No. 58 St. John's Saturday afternoon at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The match came down to the No. 2 singles spot, where a three-set victory gave St. John's a 4-3 win.
Six days after storming to a 3-0 record at the Army Tournament, the Yale men’s tennis team hosts No. 58 St. John’s at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Yale will look to extend its undefeated record at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center (5-0) as it plays its last non-league match of the regular season before Ivy League play commences a week from this Saturday.
The Yale men’s tennis team finished with a 3-0 record at the Army Tournament over the weekend, following up Saturday’s 7-0 victory over St. Bonaventure by finishing off Binghamton 5-2 and then beating Army 7-0 on Sunday.
The Yale men’s tennis team opened play at the Army Tournament Saturday afternoon outdoors at the Malek Tennis Center with a decisive 7-0 sweep of St. Bonaventure. The Bulldogs swept doubles and won every singles match in straight sets.
After a weekend off following a three-match swing through California, the Yale men’s tennis team returns to the courts this weekend at Army, playing the Golden Knights along with Binghamton and St. Bonaventure.
The Santa Clara men’s tennis team just reached an all-time high in the ITA rankings at No. 29 earlier this week, but the Yale Bulldogs nearly shortened that celebration Thursday afternoon at Degheri Tennis Center. After taking the doubles point 2-1, Yale pushed the Broncos to the limit with two wins in the top three singles spots, but ultimately Santa Clara avoided the upset with a 4-3 win.
With a three-match winning streak from the Yale Round Robin at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center last weekend, the Yale men’s tennis team now heads west for Spring Break. The Bulldogs play three matches on the Left Coast, starting Thursday with a visit to No. 29 Santa Clara. Yale also plays at No. 10 Stanford on Saturday and at San Francisco on Monday.
The Yale men’s tennis team finished off a 3-0 weekend at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in the Yale Round Robin Sunday, completing a 6-1 win over Marist in a match that started Saturday and then beating Stony Brook by the same score. Yale wound up winning all three matches in the tournament by the same score, as the Bulldogs opened play on Saturday with a 6-1 win over Fairleigh Dickinson.
The Yale men’s tennis team returned home to Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center Saturday and snapped a three-match losing streak with a 6-1 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson in the opening match. Play continues Saturday afternoon with Yale hosting Marist, a match that will be completed Sunday morning.
After a weekend off following the ECAC Indoor Championship tournament, the Yale men’s tennis team returns to action with a busy schedule this coming weekend. The Bulldogs will play three matches in two days, starting with a pair on the first day. Yale opens the weekend against Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday morning, then hosts Marist later in the day. The Round Robin concludes with a match vs. Stony Brook on Sunday morning.
Alex Dorato, Yale’s Cary Leeds Coach of Men’s Tennis, has been selected as the winner of the 2011 USTA New England Joseph Deitz Bowl. The Deitz Bowl is given annually by USPTA-New England to the professional who has done the most for New England tennis. Dorato -- who recently became Yale’s all-time leader in coaching wins -- will be presented with the award at USTA New England's Annual Awards Luncheon on Saturday, Mar. 3.