March 11, 2005
Yale Bested by #45 San Diego
March 10, 2005
San Diego, CA - The Yale men's tennis team was defeated 7-0 today by the University of San Diego, currently ranked 45th in the nation. The University of San Diego has been on a hot streak this week, defeating three ranked teams in five days. San Diego continued their winning ways today against the unranked Yale team. Yale's record is now 2-6.
San Diego took the double's point, winning the number 2 and 3 matches. Ryan Murphy and Brandon Wai gave Yale their only victory of the day, going 9-8(3) against their opponents.
San Diego also dominated throughout the singles matches. Number 2 Murphy started strong in the first set but could not overcome his opponent, Nic Beuque, for the win. The match ended 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (6) in Beuque's favor. The other Elis were shut out in straight sets.
The Bulldogs look to come back strong against Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles on Sat., Mar. 12.
No. 1 Pierrick Ysern (USD) def. Brandon Wai (Yale), 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 Nic Beuque (USD) vs. Ryan Murphy (Yale), 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (6)
No. 3 Mirza Koristovic (USD) vs. Rowan Reynolds (Yale), 6-3, 7-5
No. 4 Robbie Blair (USD) def. Johnny Lu (Yale), 6-3, 6-2
No. 5 Thomas Liversage (USD) def. Rory Green (Yale), 6-4, 6-1
No. 6 Oscar Plotnik (USD) vs. Matthew Feldman (Yale), 6-4, 6-2
No. 1 Murphy/Wai (Yale) def. Beuque/Koristovic (USD), 9-8 (3)
No. 2 Plotnik/Ysern (USD) def. Lawler/Reynolds (Yale), 8-2
No. 3 Blair/ Liversage (USD) def. Feldman/ Lu (Yale), 8-5
(USD wins the doubles point)
Reported by Christie Yang '06, Yale Sports Publicity