Elis Eclipsed by #75 UC Irvine

March 8, 2005

Irvine, CA - The women's tennis team fell 5-2 today to UC Irvine, currently ranked 75th in the nation. Today's loss puts the Eli's record at 6-1.

 

In single's action, Rashmee Patil won at the number 2 spot, battling against Izabela Mijic until the last set. Patil won the first set 6-1, and then Mijic flip-flopped the game, claiming the second set 6-1. Patil clinched the point for the Bulldogs with a triumphant 6-4 in the final set.

 

Number 6 singles Lindsey Dashiell turned in a strong performance and defeated Jessica Broadfoot in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.

 

The number 3 doubles team of Reshmi Srinath and Patil defeated their opponents 8-5.

The Bulldogs continue their tour of the West Coast on Thurs., Mar. 10, when they face off against Cal State Northridge.

 

Singles

No. 1 Anna Bentzer (UC Irvine) def. Reshmi Srinath (Y) 6-0, 6-0

No. 2 Rashmee Patil (Y) def. Izabela Mijic (UC Irvine) 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

No. 3 Huui Leow (UC Irvine) def. Aimee Kim (Y) 6-3, 4-6, (5)

No. 4 Inna Agababian (UC Irvine) def. Stephanie White (Y) 6-4, 6-1

No. 5 Becky Bernhard (UC Irvine) def. Olivia Nix (Y) 7-5, 6-1

No. 6 Lindsey Dashiell (Y) def. Jessica Broadfoot (UC Irvine) 6-3, 6-3

 

Doubles

No. 1 Bentzer/Agababian (UC Irvine) def. Alford/Kim (Y) 8-4

No. 2 Leow/Bernhard (UC Irvine) def. White/Nix (Y) 8-5

No. 3 Srinath/Patil (Y) def. Hu/Shih (UC Irvine) 8-5

Doubles point to UC Irvine.

 

Reported by Christie Yang '06, Yale Sports Publicity