February 17, 2012

Yale Defeats Fairleigh Dickinson 7-0 To Kick Off ECAC Indoor Championship

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Friday, the Yale women's tennis team topped FDU 7 -0 at the Cullman-Heryman Tennis Center.

Yale started off with a 3-0 victory in doubles.  In the top spot, senior Vicky Brook and freshman Hanna Yu, ranked No. 27 nationally, won 8-1.  At No. 2 doubles, No. 37 ranked junior Elizabeth Epstein and sophomore Annie Sullivan also won their match, by a score of 8-0.  Finally, at No. 3, the No. 41 ranked duo of sophomore Blair Seideman and senior captain Steph Kent won their match by a score of 8-1.

In singles, at No. 1, Epstein won her match 6-1, 6-2 over Elmine Botes.

At No. 2, Seideman won 6-0, 6-2.

In the third spot, it was Yu, who won her match 6-2, 6-0.

At No. 4, Kent was victorious 6-2, 6-0.

Fifth was Sullivan, who won 6-0, 6-0.Finally, in the sixth spot, freshman Amber Li won 6-3, 6-0.

Tomorrow, Yale will face Boston College, the tournament's fourth seed, which topped fifth seed Dartmouth 7-0 on Friday. 

 
 

Report by Calvin Bohn '14. Yale Sports Publicity

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