The Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) announcement of All-Academic Team and Scholar-Athlete honorees this week once again confirmed that the members of the Yale men's tennis team are committed to success in the classroom. Yale was honored as an ITA All-Academic Team for a record 19th straight year and all 12 of Yale's players for the 2013-14 season earned the designation of ITA Scholar-Athletes.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final national and regional rankings for the 2013-14 season earlier this week, with both the Yale men's tennis team and player Tyler Lu receiving regional recognition. The squad came in at No. 9 among Division I teams in the Northeast Region, while Lu notched a final regional ranking of No. 5 in singles.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the names of its annual award winners on Tuesday, and Tyler Lu was among the honorees as Rookie of the Year for the Northeast Region. The honor serves as recognition of Lu's impressive record against fellow Northeast Region opponents for the 2013-14 season.
The Yale men's tennis team gathered Wednesday night to elect its captain for the 2014-15 season. Members of the squad elected junior Zachary Krumholz to lead them next year. Krumholz, who hails from Palm Beach, Fla., has proven a versatile player for the Elis, and has contributed both in singles and doubles during his Yale career.
The Ivy League released the names of those honored with All-Ivy selections Wednesday, and Yale freshman Tyler Lu earned a spot on the First Team in singles. Lu's selection to the First Team was unanimous, and he holds the distinction of being the only freshman in the Ivy League to receive First Team recognition.
The Yale men's tennis team had its annual end-of-year banquet on Sunday, at which four members of the 2013-14 squad were honored with awards. All three members of the senior class received recognition, along with junior Daniel Faierman.
In its final match of the 2013-14 season, the Yale men's tennis team lost to Brown in a 5-2 decision. Playing at the Bears' home courts, the Bulldogs narrowly dropped the doubles point, and then were unable to complete a comeback in singles. Despite the loss, there were a few season-ending bright spots for the Elis.
The 2013-14 season is about to come to a close for the Yale men's tennis team, with the final match scheduled for Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Yale, ranked in seventh place in the Ivy League standings, will take on Brown, the eighth-ranked Ancient Eight squad. The Bears will host. A win for the Bulldogs will move them into a tie with Penn at No. 6 in the standings.
In its fifth away match of the season, the Yale men's tennis team fell to No. 34 Harvard in a 7-0 decision on Sunday at the Crimson's home courts. The Bulldogs fought for every point, but Harvard's lineup proved too strong in the end, as the Crimson wrapped up a clean slate of straight-set victories.
In its last home match of the season, the Yale men's tennis team fell 4-0 to No. 41 Dartmouth on Friday. The Big Green snatched the doubles point before sealing the triumph with three singles wins. The defeat marks Yale’s fourth loss of the Ivy League season and its fifth loss at home this season. The Bulldogs currently rank at seventh place in the conference standings, just in front of Brown.
Another busy weekend lies ahead for the Yale men's tennis team, as the Ivy League season enters its final stages. The Bulldogs will contest their final home match of the season on Friday at 1:00 p.m. against No. 41 Dartmouth. The Elis will then receive one day of rest before traveling north to square off against perennial rival No. 34 Harvard starting at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
In its fourth Ivy League match of the season, the Yale men's tennis team fell in a 4-0 decision to No. 17 Columbia on Sunday at the Bulldogs' courts. The Lions secured the doubles point before clinching the win in singles play.
The Yale men's tennis team was on the brink of an upset over No. 52 Cornell on Saturday, but fell just short of its second Ivy win of the season. Playing at their home courts, the Bulldogs looked to have the advantage at the tail end of singles competition, but a late surge by Cornell allowed the Bid Red to claim a 4-3 victory, avoiding the upset.
Conference action continues for the Yale men's tennis team this coming weekend, as the squad returns home for a doubleheader of Ancient Eight matchups. The Bulldogs will face two stern challenges in No. 52 Cornell and No. 17 Columbia. The Elis square off against the Big Red starting at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, and then take on the Lions at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The Yale men's tennis team scored its first Ivy League win of the season on Sunday in a 4-2 decision against Penn. Playing at Penn's home venue, Yale stayed tough at the crucial junctures to wrestle away the match from the host team. The Bulldogs captured the doubles point with two tiebreaker wins, and posted just enough singles wins to seal the victory.
The Yale men's tennis team suffered a 6-1 defeat to No. 60 Princeton in its first conference match of the season on Saturday. Playing at the Tigers' Jadwin Gym, Yale challenged its higher-ranked rival, but Princeton countered the Elis' resistance and came away with the victory. The match still featured some highlights for the Bulldogs, as junior Zachary Krumholz scored a decisive win, and freshman Photos Photiades took part in a marathon match.
The Yale men's tennis team will get its Ivy League season underway this weekend with a pair of matches against No. 60 Princeton and Penn. Having compiled an 11-4 record so far in the regular season, the Bulldogs are well prepared to make their mark against their perennial Ancient Eight rivals. Both matches will be away encounters for the Elis. Yale will challenge Princeton on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., and will then travel to Penn for a match on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
The Yale men's tennis team earned two resounding victories on Sunday, giving itself some momentum heading into the Ivy League portion of the season. No. 68 Yale made good use of its home court advantage to take out both Fordham and Bryant by 7-0 margins. The Bulldogs did not lose a single match over the course of the day.
Saturday's match between the Yale men's tennis team and St. John's came down to the wire, as the Red Storm narrowly edged No. 68 Yale in a nail-biting finish. After St. John's picked up the doubles point at Yale's home courts, the Bulldogs turned up the heat in singles, notching three comprehensive wins. St. John's withstood the stern Yale challenge, however, and ultimately secured a 4-3 victory.
On the heels of a productive spring break trip to Wilmington, N.C., the Yale men's tennis team will compete at its home venue this weekend for its final three non-Ivy matches. The tripleheader gives No. 68 Yale a chance to improve on its 9-3 season record. The weekend's action begins at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday against St. John's. On Sunday, the Elis will take on Fordham at 12:00 p.m., with a match against Bryant to follow at approximately 4:00 p.m.
The Yale men's tennis team produced clutch play down the stretch on Saturday to secure a 4-3 upset over No. 51 Central Florida for its biggest win of the season so far. Playing in its last "Battle at the Beach" match at UNC Wilmington's courts, the Bulldogs displayed superb teamwork to claim the doubles point before edging the Knights in singles play. Junior Zachary Krumholz provided the day's heroics as he clinched the Eli victory in a tough three-set match at No. 6 singles.
In a rematch of last year's encounter with Binghamton, the Yale men's tennis team produced a very similar result in a 5-2 victory on Friday over the game Bearcats. This time around, the two teams met on a neutral site at UNC Wilmington's courts as part of the annual "Battle at the Beach". After edging Binghamton in doubles play, the Elis were able to fend off a comeback by Binghamton in singles, clinching two crucial three-set wins.
The Yale men's tennis team lost its first match at the "Battle at the Beach" on Wednesday against No. 55 UNC Wilmington. By powering their way to five victories in singles, the host Seahawks prevailed 5-2 in a rematch of last year's encounter between the two teams. The defeat was not without some highlights for the Bulldogs, however. The Elis began the match with an upset in doubles en route to stealing the doubles point, and then freshman Tyler Lu notched an impressive upset at No. 1 singles.
The Yale men's tennis team will make its spring break trek to the Tar Heel State this week to take part in the annual "Battle at the Beach". No. 55 UNC Wilmington will host Yale, Binghamton and No. 51 Central Florida at the Seahawks' home courts. Yale's first encounter will be against UNC Wilmington on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. After a day of rest on Thursday, Yale will square off on Friday against its fellow Northeast competitor, Binghamton, starting at 10:00 a.m. Following this match, the Elis will return to UNC Wilmington's courts one last time for a 10:00 a.m. Saturday clash against Central Florida.
The Yale men's tennis team pulled double duty on Sunday by defeating Marist and Fairleigh Dickinson in a busy day at the team's home courts. The Bulldogs started the day by completing a 6-1 victory over Marist and then consolidated with another comprehensive 5-1 triumph over Fairleigh Dickinson.
The Yale men's tennis team put in a comprehensive performance on Saturday to claim the first match of its tripleheader weekend. Playing on their familiar blue home courts, the Elis swiftly won the doubles point against their Stony Brook opponents before sealing the match with five singles victories. The 6-1 triumph marks the Bulldogs' fourth consecutive win, bringing their season record to 5-2. These last four wins have all come at home.
The Yale men’s tennis team is looking to improve on its current three-match winning streak this weekend behind veteran Patrick Chase. This past weekend, Chase, along with his doubles teammate Kyle Dawson, won their match against Old Dominion by a convincing score of 8-4. Chase is this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.
In its first week of spring break, the Yale men's tennis team will once again hold the home court advantage when the squad takes on three different opponents this weekend. Over the course of Saturday and Sunday, the Bulldogs will challenge familiar rivals Fairleigh Dickinson, Marist and Stony Brook. The Elis will aim to extend their three-match winning streak. The action begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday when the Bulldogs take on Stony Brook. Later on Saturday at 4 p.m. Yale will commence singles play against Marist, with doubles to follow on Sunday morning starting at 9 a.m. After they complete their match against Marist on Sunday, the Elis will play Fairleigh Dickinson to finish off the weekend.
Rejuvenated after three weeks of rest, the Yale men's tennis team entered Sunday's encounter against Old Dominion with purpose. Having narrowly edged Old Dominion in a nail-biting clash one year ago, the Bulldogs knew that a tough challenge was ahead of them if they were off their games. Yale (4-2, 0-0 Ivy) came out strong on its home courts to claim the doubles point, and then never looked back to run away with the 6-1 victory.
After a three-week hiatus from competitive match play, the Yale men's tennis team will look to hit the ground running again when it faces Old Dominion this Sunday. For their fourth consecutive match, the Bulldogs will have the home court advantage. The match, which stands alone this weekend, is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday.