Yale Falls to SMU 5-2

Jessica Rhee

March 9, 2009

DALLAS, Tex. - In their first match of their spring break trip to Texas, the No. 54 Bulldogs fell to 6-4 on the season with a 5-2 loss to No. 45 Southern Methodist University Sunday.

Junior Jessica Rhee and sophomore Lindsay Clark came up with Yale's lone two victories in the loss. At No. 2 singles, Rhee pulled out a 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory. Clark rolled to a 6-3, 7-5 win at No. 4 singles.

Yale will continue its trip when it takes on Texas-Arlington Tuesday.

Complete Results
Doubles
1. Lesniak/Malycharkova (SMU) def Kim/Rhee (Y), 8-1
2. Bubieu/Francis (SMU) def. Brook/Clark (Y), 8-3
3. Briceno/Tokarieva (SMU) def. Nguyen/Lederhandler (Y), 8-0

Singles
1. Lesniak (SMU) def. Janet Kim (Y), 6-1, 7-5
2. Jessica Rhee (Y) def. Bubieu (SMU), 1-6, 7-5, 6-2
3. Malycharkova def. Vicky Brook (Y), 6-3, 6-2
4. Lindsay Clark (Y) def Francis (SMU), 6-3, 7-5
5. Briceno (SMU) def. Sarah Lederhandler (Y), 6-2, 6-3
6. Tokarieva (SMU) def. Stevi Petrelli (Y), 5-7, 6-1, 1-0(6)

Report Filed by Steven horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity

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