Yale Defeated by UNLV, 4-3

March 18, 2005

Boise, ID - The Yale men's tennis team battled until the very end against the University of Nevada Las Vegas, but Yale was ultimately unable to rally in singles for the win. UNLV, currently ranked No. 47 in the nation, slipped by Yale 4-3.

 

Yale won the No. 2 and 3 doubles matches to clinch the team point. In the No. 2 spot, Rowan Reynolds and Chris Lawler won 8-6 over Joel Kielbowicz and David Campbell. Johnny Lu and Milosz Gudzowski had an 8-3 win over Jonathan Hooper and Martin Redelinghuys to claim the No. 3 match.

 

With Yale in the lead, UNLV sprung back on the singles court to claim the No. 1, 2 and 5 singles matches. However, Gudzowski rallied at the No. 3 position and beat Romain Masaro 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. Reynolds had a strong showing in the No. 4 spot, defeating Hooper in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.

 

The No. 6 singles match was the tie-breaker; Rory Green put forth a strong effort, but was beaten by Redelinghuys 7-6, 4-6, 6-0.

 

The Bulldogs remain in Boise to take on Boise State on Sat., Mar. 19.

 

DOUBLES:

1. Nehles/Sean Hubbard (UNLV) def. Wai/Murhpy (YALE) 8-5

2. Reynolds/Chris Lawler (YALE) def. Kielbowicz/Campbell (UNLV) 8-6

3. Lu/Gudzowski (YALE) def. Hooper/Redelinghuys (UNLV) 8-3

(YALE EARNS ONE TEAM POINT)

 

SINGLES:

1. Henner Nehles (UNLV) def. Brandon Wai (YALE) 3-6, 7-5, 6-3

2. #91 Joel Kielbowicz (UNLV) def. Ryan Murphy (YALE) 7-5, 6-3

3. Milosz Gudzowski (YALE) def. Romain Massaro (UNLV) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

4. Rowan Reynolds (YALE) def. Jonathan Hooper (UNLV) 6-4, 6-4

5. David Campbell (UNLV) def. Johnny Lu (YALE) 6-3, 7-6

6. Martin Redelinghuys (UNLV) def. Rory Green (YALE) 7-6, 4-6, 6-0

 

Reported on by Christie Yang '06, Yale Sports Publicity.u