October 25, 2010

Bulldogs Continue Winning Trend at Northeast Regionals

The Bulldogs are looking strong after moving day Sunday at the 2010 USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships, with three singles players and one doubles team still alive for a trip to the National Championships.

Junior Vicky Brook cruised into the round of 16, where she will face Stefanie Nunic of BU, by defeating Adi Petrova 6-2, 6-2 and Brown's Misia Krasowski 6-2, 6-1.  Sophomore Elizabeth Epstein will join Brook in the round of 16 after defeating BC's Katarina Gajic 6-1, 6-4 and Binghamton's Jillian Santos 6-3, 6-1.  Epstein will face Harvard's Holly Cao on Monday.

Freshman Blair Seideman will also play in the round of 16, facing off against Connie Hsu of Penn.  Seideman defeated Dartmouth's Georgie Smyser 6-3, 6-1 and Princeton's Monica Chow 7-5, 6-1.

Junior Stephanie Kent dropped her round of 64 match, a 7-6(6), 6-1 defeat at the hands of Boston College's Veronica Coming.  Senior Lindsay Clark lost to Brown's Bianca Aboubakare 6-3, 6-2, also in the round of 64.

Freshman Annie Sullivan made it to the round of 32 before losing to Anna Edelman of Binghamton 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles play, Brook and Clark advanced to the quarterfinals with an 8-1 victory over Princeton's Monica Chow and Rachel Saiontz.  The Yale team will square off against Dartmouth's Melissa Matsuoka and Molly Scott on Monday.   Yale two other doubles pairs fell in the round of 16.  Epstein and Seideman fell to Cornell's Shannon and Kelly Camolli 8-3, and senior Silia DeFilippis and Sullivan lost to Jennifer Holzberg and Amy Zhang of Rutgers 8-4.

Play continues Monday from Dartmouth's Alexis Boss Tennis Center.

 

report filed by Alex Milvae '12, Yale Sports Publicity

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