No. 40 Yale Sweeps Penn 7-0

Stephanie Kent. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Stephanie Kent. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - No. 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.  

The Bulldogs swept the three doubles matches to claim the doubles point.  At No. 1 doubles, the doubles team of sophomore Vicky Brook and junior Lindsay Clark rolled to an 8-1 win over Jacqueline Wong and Alexa Ely.  Senior Jessica Rhee and sophomore Stephanie Kent pulled out an 8-6 win over Emily Wolf and Jules Rodin at No. 2 doubles.  Playing No. 3 doubles, junior Stevi Petrelli and senior Sarah Lederhandler cruised to an 8-1 victory over Daniela DePaoli and Emma Whitfield.  

Yale won all six singles matches in straight sets.  At No. 1 singles, Brook defeated Ely 6-2, 7-6 (2).  Kent won 6-3, 6-1 over Emily Wolf at No. 2 singles.  Playing No. 3 singles, Rhee handled Daniela DePaoli 6-0, 6-4.  Petrelli defeated Rodin 6-2, 6-4 at No. 4 singles.  At No. 5 singles, freshman Elizabeth Epstein rolled to a 6-1, 6-3 win over Jacqueline Wong.  Clark cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 win over Emma Whitfield at No. 6 singles.  

The Bulldogs will be on the road next weekend when they take on Cornell and Columbia.  

Complete Results

1.  Vicky Brook (Y) def. Alexa Ely (P), 6-2, 7-6 (2) 
2.  Stephanie Kent (Y) def. Emily Wolf (P), 6-3, 6-1
3.  Jessica Rhee (Y) def. Daniela Depaoli (P), 6-0, 6-4
4.  Stevi Petrelli (Y) def. Jules Rodin (P), 6-2, 6-4
5.  Elizabeth Epstein (Y) def. Jacqueline Wong (P), 6-1, 6-3
6.  Lindsay Clark (Y) def. Emma Whitfiel (P), 6-0, 6-0

1.  Brook / Clark (Y) def. Wong / Ely (P), 8-1
2.  Rhee / Kent (Y) def. Wolf / Rodin (P), 8-6
3.  Petrelli / Lederhandler (Y) def. DePaoli / Whitfield (P), 8-1 

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity