March 7, 2009

Furman Tops Yale 6-1

March 7, 2009

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. - In their final home match before heading west to California for a six-match spring break trip, the Bulldogs fell to 5-3 with a 6-1 loss against Furman.

Freshman Joel Samaha won the lone match for the Bulldogs on the day. Samaha defeated opponent Jordan Walter at No. 5 singles 7-5, 7-6.

Jeff Dawson at No. 1 singles and Calvin Bennett at No. 4 singles each went three sets in their respective losses.

The Bulldogs will begin their spring trip at No. 75 UC Irvine on March 11.

Complete Results
Singles
1. Andy Juc (F) def. Jeff Dawson (Y), 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 (10)
2. No. 106 Robert Ladyman (F) def. Michael Caldwell (Y), 7-6, 6-4
3. No. 123 Phillipp Fuelkell (F) def. Connor Dawson (Y), 6-1, 6-3
4. Daniel Knause (F) def. Calvin Bennett (Y), 6-4, 0-6, 6-5 (3)
5. Joel Samaha (Y) def. Jordan Walters (F), 7-5, 7-6
6. Sawyer Duncan (F) def. Erik Blumenkranz (Y), 6-3, 6-3

Doubles
1. Juc / Motes (F) def. Bennett / Caldwell (Y), 9-7
2. Ladyman / Walters (F) def. J. Dawson / Blumenkranz (Y), 8-5
3. Chris Rhyne / Andrei Chvetsov (F) def. Josh Lederamn / Samaha (Y), 8-4

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity

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