TULSA, Okla. - Juniors Daniel Hoffman and Marc Powers defeated Peter Kobelt and Connor Smith from Ohio State in the first round of the ITA All-American Doubles Draw. Powers and Hoffman were the only members of the Yale men's tennis team to qualify outright for the ITA All-American Tournament after posting strong doubles results for the 2010-11 season as Yale's No. 1 doubles team. Kobelt and Smith are the No. 16 ranked doubles team in the nation.
On Friday, Powers and Hoffman will take on Clifford Marsland and Ashley Watling, the No. 4 seeded team in the tournament, from Tulsa. Complete draw information can be found here.
Report issued by Courtney Kaplan '13, Yale Sports Publicity