March 14, 2008

Yale Falls 5-2 to UCSB

March 14, 2008

Santa Barbara, CA - Yale (4-4) lost to UCSB (5-4) Thursday in its second spring trip match. Juniors Tom Santoro and Josh Lederman were responsible for the lone victories for the Bulldogs in the loss.

At No. 2 doubles, junior Jeff Dawson and sophomore Connor Dawson defeated their opponents 8-3. However, the Bulldogs could not win the doubles point as they dropped both No. 1 and No. 3 doubles.

At No. 5 singles, Santoro battled to a 5-7, 6-2, (10-8) victory over opponent Josh Finkelstein. Lederman defeated his opponent Max Taylor in three sets 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 at No. 6 singles.

Results
Doubles
No. 1 Therp/Hui (UCSB) def. Bennett/Lederman Yale, 9-8

No. 2 Dawson/Dawson Yale def. Konigsfeldt/Finkelstein (UCSB) 8-3

No. 3 Hejazi/Nigel Barton (UCSB) def. Schemmel/Abergel Yale, 8-5

Singles
No. 1 Bijan Hejazi (UCSB) def. Jeff Dawson Yale 6-2,6-2

No. 2 Philip Therp (UCSB) def. Connor Dawson Yale 6-3,6-4

No. 3 Jack Hui (UCSB) def. Calvin Bennett Yale 6-3,7-6

No. 4 Alexander Konigsfeldt (UCSB) def. Matt Schemmel Yale 6-2, 6-2

No. 5 Tom Santoro Yale def. Josh Finkelstein (UCSB), 5-7,6-2, (10-8)

No. 6 Josh Lederman Yale def. Max Taylor (UCSB) 6-2, 3-6, 7-6

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity