Bulldogs Top Amherst, Williams

Jan. 10, 2009

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The Bulldogs defeated both Amherst and Williams 9-0 Friday in Amherst, Mass. and Williamstown, Mass., respectively. Yale dropped a total of six games in the two matches combined.

In the Amherst match, sophomore Sarah Toomey led the way with a 10-8, 9-4, 9-7 win at No. 1. Junior Alia Aziz cruised to a 9-1, 9-3, 9-1 win at No. 2.

Freshmen helped the Bulldogs secure the 9-0 victory over Amherst. At No. 3, freshman Rhetta Nadas defeated her opponent 9-1, 9-0, 9-1. Freshman Alexandra Van Arkel also won by a score of 9-1, 9-0, 9-1 at No. 4. Freshman Alexandra Kerr shutout her opponent at No. 5 with a 9-0, 9-0, 9-0 win. At No. 5, freshman Kelly Mulrow defeated her opponent 9-3, 9-3, 9-3.

In the Williams match, sophomore Logan Greer battled to a five game victory. After dropping the first game 9-6, Greer won the next two games 9-7, 9-6. Greer lost the fourth game 9-7 before staging a great comeback to bounce back from being down 1-8 to defeat Toby Eyre 10-8 in the fifth game.

Toomey, Aziz and Nadas all swept their opponents in three games at No. 2, 3, and 4, respectively. Sophomore Caroline Reigeluth got the start at No. 5 and also won in three games.

Yale will face Dartmouth in Hanover Saturday.

Yale Defeats Amherst 9-0
1. Toomey def. Daglish 10-8 9-4 9-7
2. Aziz def. Miulbourn 9-1, 9-3, 9-1
3. Nadas def. Savage 9-1, 9-0, 9-1
4. Van Arkel def. Scheidt 9-1, 9-0, 9-1
5. Kerr def. Demkin 9-0, 9-0, 9-0
6. Ettinger def. Moulton 9-0, 9-0, 9-2
7. Vinci def. Bell 7-9, 9-2, 9-2, 9-1
8. Mulrow def. Clover 9-3, 9-3, 9-3
9. Morris def. Dreyspool 9-0, 9-0, 9-0

Yale Defeats Williams 9-0
1. Greer def. Eyre 6-9, 9-7, 9-6, 7-9, 10-8
2. Toomey def. Coxe 9-4, 9-1, 9-4
3. Aziz def. Bogle 9-4, 9-2, 9-2
4. Nadas def. Kourides 9-4, 9-0, 9-1
5. Reigeluth def. Hsu 9-7, 9-4, 9-5
6. Van Arkel def. Henry 9-10, 10-9, 9-6,9-4
7. Wadhwa def. Kaemmer 9-1,9-1, 9-1
8. Kerr def. Mannava 9-6, 9-0, 9-2
9. Ettinger def. Reiser 9-1, 9-3, 9-0

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity

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