March 24, 2007

Yale Falls to USD 6-1

March 24, 2007

San Diego, CA - The Bulldogs (4-7) fell to the No. 75 Toreros (8-7) 6-1 Friday in the team's final San Diego spring trip match. Yale swept the doubles matches to win the doubles point in the loss.

At No. 1 doubles, senior Brandon Wai and junior Rory Green won 8-5. Sophomore Jeff Dawson and Josh Lederman also came away with an 8-5 victory at No. 2 doubles. Playing at No.3 doubles, sophomore Michael Caldwell and freshman Connor Dawson also pulled out an 8-5 victory.

Yale could not pull out any singles matches, though. The Bulldogs lost four heartbreakers in three sets. Jeff Dawson, Green, Connor Dawson, and Schimmel all could not pull out three setters at No. 3, 4, 5 and 6 singles, respectively.

Results
Doubles
1. Wai/Green (Y) def. Liversage/Coetzee; 8-5
2. J. Dawson/J. Lederman (Y) def. Mouly/Wolmarans; 8-5
3. Caldwell/C. Dawson (Y) def. Ozurovich/Kourie; 8-5

Singles
1. Thomas Liversage (USD) def. Brandon Wai; 7-5, 6-4
2. Chris Coetzee (USD) df. Michael Caldwell; 7-6, 6-2
3. Jonas Mouly (USD) df. Jeff Dawson; 6-2, 6-7, 6-2
4. Ryo Sekiguchi (USD) df. Rory Green; 6-7, 6-3, 6-3
5. Charl Wolmarans (USD) df. Connor Dawson; 6-3, 1-6, 6-3
6. Matt Ozurovich (USD) df. Matt Schimmel; 6-4, 3-6, 6-0

Report filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity