February 17, 2008

Bulldogs Defeat Wofford 6-1

Feb. 17, 2008

Greenville, SC - The Bulldogs (1-2) picked up their first victory of the season with a 6-1 victory over Wofford (3-4) Sunday in Greenville, South Carolina. Yale swept all three doubles matches in the victory.

Yale came up with straight set victories by junior Jeff Dawson, senior Rory Green, sophomore Connor Dawson, freshman Calvin Bennett, and sophomore Matt Schimmel at No. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 singles, respectively.

At No. 2 singles, Jeff Dawson cruised to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Scott Collins. Green defeated opponent Alan Donald 7-5, 6-1 at No. 3 singles. Connor Dawson pulled off a 7-6, 6-3 win over Christopher Williams at No. 4 singles. At No. 5 singles, Bennett won 7-6, 6-0 against Paul Bartholomy. Schimmel handed Michael Schecter a 6-0, 6-4 loss at No. 6 singles.

Green and Bennett teamed up for an 8-4 victory at No. 1 doubles. Junior Michael Caldwell and Connor Dawson won at No. 2 doubles 8-5. At No. 3 doubles, Jeff Dawson and junior Josh Lederman won 8-5 at No. 3 doubles.

Results
Singles
No. 1 Andrew Stubbs (WOF) def. Michael Caldwell (YALE) 7-6, 7-6
No. 2 Jeff Dawson (YALE) def. Scott Collins (WOF) 6-3, 6-3
No. 3 Rory Green (YALE) def. Alan Donald (WOF) 7-5, 6-1
No. 4 Connor Dawson (YALE) def. Christopher Williams (WOF) 7-5, 6-3
No. 5 Calvin Bennett (YALE) def. Paul Bartholomy (WOF) 7-6, 6-0
No. 6 Matt Schimmel (YALE) def. Michael Schecter (WOF) 6-0, 6-4

Doubles
No. 1 Green/Bennett (YALE) def. Stubbs/Donald (WOF) 8-4
No. 2 Caldwell /C. Dawson (YALE) def. Collins/Williams (WOF) 8-5
No. 3 J. Dawson / Josh Lederman (YALE) def. Richard Cahi/Bartholomy (WOF) 8-5

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity