March 2, 2008

Bulldogs Defeat Army 4-3

March 2, 2008

West Point, NY - The Bulldogs (4-2) won their fourth straight match with a 4-3 victory over Army Sunday in West Point. Yale swept all three doubles matches to take the doubles point.

At No. 1 doubles, senior Rory Green and junior Jeff Dawson defeated Eddie Kang and Sean Harris 8-4. Freshman Calvin Bennett and junior Josh Lederman defeated Chris Albornoz and Phil Muhawi 9-8 (5) at No. 2 doubles. At. No. 3 doubles, junior Michael Caldwell and sophomore Connor Dawson defeated Tripp Johnson and Jordan Girdley 8-4.

After dropping the first set 6-4 at No. 2 singles, Caldwell took the next took 7-6 (3), 6-4 to defeat Kang. At No. 3 singles, Green defeated Harris in straight sets 6-0, 6-4. Connor Dawson managed to defeated Johnson 6-2, 7-5 at No. 4 singles.

The Bulldogs will travel to California for their annual spring trip next week.

Results
Doubles
1. Rory Green/Jeff Dawson (Y) def. Eddie Kang/Sean Harris: 8-4
2. Calvin Bennett/Josh Lederman (Y) def. Chris Albornoz/Phil Muhawi: 9-8 (5)
3. Mike Caldwell/Connor Dawson (Y) def. Tripp Johnson/Jordan Girdley: 8-4

Singles
1. Phil Muhawi (A) def. Jeff Dawson: 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (3)
2. Mike Caldwell (Y) def. Eddie Kang: 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4
3. Rory Green (Y) def. Sean Harris: 6-0, 6-4
4. Connor Dawson (Y) def. Tripp Johnson: 6-2, 7-5
5. Chris Albornoz (A) def. Matt Schimmel: 7-6 (4), 6-1
6. Jordan Girdley (A) def. Tom Santoro: 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity