Bulldogs Win Multiple ITA Academic AwardsThe Yale womens tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team recognition and had four individuals named ITA Scholar Athletes for the 2009-10 season: Lindsay Clark (Bernardsville, N.J.), Silia DeFilippis (Short Hills, N.J.), Sarah Lederhandler (Miami, Fla.) and Stevi Petrelli (Harrison, N.Y.).
Petrelli Named 2010-11 CaptainStevi Petrelli, a rising senior from Harrison, NY, was named captain for the Yale womens tennis team for the 2010-11 season. Petrelli was elected by her teammates Friday to succeed Sarah Lederhandler as captain next year.
No. 48 Yale Defeats No. 58 Brown 5-2No. 48 Yale improved to 16-6 overall and 5-2 in the Ivy League with a 5-2 victory over No. 58 Brown Saturday in its regular season finale at Yale University on senior day. The win kept the Bulldogs in contention for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament when the bracket is announced Tuesday, May 4.
No. 48 Yale to Host No. 58 BrownNo. 46 Yale (15-6) will conclude its regular season when it hosts No. 58 Brown Saturday at Yale University. The Bulldogs will look to improve upon their 4-2 Ivy League record in a must win match as they look to earn an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament.
No. 46 Yale Falls 4-3 to No. 56 HarvardNo. 46 Yale came just short against No. 56 Harvard in a 4-3 defeat Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 15-6 overall and 4-2 in the Ivy League and was a major setback to Yales hopes of an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
No. 46 Yale to Face No. 53 Dartmouth and No. 56 HarvardNo. 46 Yale (14-5) will face two of its toughest challenges of the season when it travels to Hanover to face No. 53 Dartmouth Friday and then hosts No. 56 Harvard Sunday. The Bulldogs will look to improve upon its 3-1 Ivy League record in must win matches as they pursue a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
No. 46 Yale Defeats Columbia 6-1No. 46 Yale improved to 14-5 on the season and 3-1 in the Ivy League with a 6-1 victory over Columbia Saturday at Columbia University.
No. 46 Yale Sweeps Cornell 7-0No. 46 Yale improved to 13-5 on the season and 2-1 in the Ivy League with a 7-0 victory over Cornell Friday at Cornell University. The Bulldogs did not lose a single match in the victory.
No. 40 Yale Sweeps Penn 7-0No. 40 Yale got back on track Saturday with a 7-0 victory over Penn to improve to 12-5 on the season and 1-1 in the Ivy League with the victory at Yale University's outdoor tennis center.
No. 40 Yale Falls to No. 33 Princeton 6-1No. 33 Princeton proved too much for No. 40 Yale in the Ivy League opener as the Tigers defeated the Bulldogs 6-1 Friday at Yale University. Yale fell to 11-5 on the season and 0-1 in the Ivy League with the loss. Princeton improved to 15-5 and 2-0 in the Ivy League with the win.
Bulldogs Rout Quinnipiac, 7-0The No. 37 nationally-ranked Yale womens tennis team won all six singles matches in straight sets and claimed victory in all three doubles matches en route to a convincing 7-0 sweep of Quinnipiac on Friday afternoon at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, Conn. The Bulldogs improve to 11-4 with the impressive win while the visiting Bobcats fall to 5-3.
No. 47 Florida International Edges No. 24 Yale, 4-3The No. 24 nationally-ranked Yale womens tennis team traded points all day with No. 47 Florida International in Miami on Saturday, battling back and forth with the host Golden Panthers. However, when the final point was tallied, it was Florida International sneaking by the Bulldogs by a score of 4-3. Jessica Rhee, Elizabeth Epstein and Stevi Petrelli won their singles matches for Yale, which falls to 10-4 after the narrow defeat.
No. 24 Yale Falls to No. 21 South Florida 5-2No. 24 Yale (10-3) dropped a 5-2 decision to No. 21 South Florida Tuesday in Tampa, Fla. The loss came on the same day that the ITA National Rankings came out with the Bulldogs ranked No. 24, the highest ranking on record in Yale women's tennis history.
No. 31 Yale to Play Two in FloridaNo. 31 Yale (10-2) will travel to Florida to play two challenging matches during spring break. The Bulldogs will begin the road trip in Tampa, Fla. where they will take on No. 20 South Florida. Yale will then face No. 49 Florida International Saturday in Miami, Fla.
No. 31 Yale Defeats Western Michigan 6-1No. 31 Yale improved to 10-2 on the season with a 6-1 victory over Western Michigan Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs won five of six singles matches and the doubles point in the victory.
No. 31 Yale to Host Western MichiganNo. 31 Yale (9-2) will look to bounce back from just its secod loss of the season and reassert its home court advantage when it hosts Western Michigan Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
Bulldogs Ranked No. 28 in NationAfter starting off the season 9-2, Yale was ranked No. 28 in the most recent edition of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national rankings released Tuesday afternoon. The No. 28 ranking is the highest ranking on record in Yale women's tennis history.
No. 36 Yale Falls to No. 20 Vanderbilt 6-1No. 36 Yale fell to 9-2 on the season with a 6-1 loss Sunday against No. 20 Vanderbilt at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The loss snapped the Bulldogs home winning streak at 23 straight matches.
No. 36 Yale Defeats No. 32 William & Mary 5-2No. 36 Yale improved to 9-1 on the season and extended its home winning streak to 23 straight matches with a 5-2 victory over No. 32 William & Mary Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.
Meet the Bulldogs Day this SaturdayYale womens tennis head coach Danielle Lund McNamara announced that the public will have the opportunity to greet her No. 36 2010 team at the Meet the Bulldogs Day this Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center following the conclusion of Yales match against No. 32 William & Mary.
No. 43 Yale Wins ECAC ChampionshipsNo. 43 Yale won the ECAC Division I Indoor Womens Tennis Championship with a 4-0 victory over Dartmouth in the finals to improve to 8-1 on the season Sunday at Harvard University.
No. 43 Yale Beats No. 62 HarvardNo. 43 Yale improved to 7-1 and advanced to the finals of the ECAC Division I Womens Indoor Tennis Championship Saturday with a victory over No. 62 Harvard. The Bulldogs will face Dartmouth Sunday in the finals.
No. 43 Yale Defeats Boston University 6-1No. 43 Yale opened play at the 2010 ECAC Division I Women's Indoor Tennis Championship with a 6-1 victory over Boston University Friday morning at Harvard University. The Bulldogs swept the three doubles matches in the victory.
No. 44 Yale to Compete in ECAC Indoor ChampionshipsNo. 44 Yale will compete in the 2010 ECAC Division I Womens Indoor Championship this weekend at Harvard University. The defending champions of the tournament, the Bulldogs will be the No. 3 seed in this years competition. Yale will open the ECAC Championship Friday at 8 a.m. with a match against No. 6 seed No. 69 Boston University.
No. 44 Bulldogs Defeat Memphis 4-3No. 44 Yale improved to 5-1 on the season with a 4-3 win over Memphis Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center to extend its home winning streak to 22 matches.
No. 44 Yale Defeats UMass 7-0The No. 44 Bulldogs improved to 4-1 with a 7-0 victory over UMass Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center to extend their home winning streak to 21 matches.
Yale Announces Seventh Best Recruiting Class in NationYale announced the addition of three new players as part of the seventh ranked recruiting class in the nation for the class of 2014. The seventh ranked recruiting class as ranked by tennisrecruiting.net is the highest nationally ranked recruiting class the Bulldogs have ever had.
No. 49 Yale Defeats No. 39 Wake Forest 6-1No. 49 Yale improved to 3-1 on the season with a 6-1 victory over No. 39 Wake Forest Sunday in the second match of the ITA Division I Womens Kick-off Weekend at Duke University.
No. 49 Yale to Compete in ITA Division I Womens Kick-Off WeekendThe No. 49 Bulldogs will compete this weekend at the ITA Division I Womens Kick-off Weekend in Durham, N.C. Yale will kick off the weekend on Saturday against No. 1 Duke, the defending national champion. Depending on the result of this match, the Bulldogs will either play No. 39 Wake Forest or No. 44 VCU.
No. 48 Bulldogs Defeat No. 61 Boston University 5-2The No. 48 Bulldogs completed a weekend sweep to improve to 2-0 on the season with a 5-2 victory over No. 61 Boston University Sunday in Boston, Mass. Yale won all three doubles matches to win the doubles point in the victory.