Bulldogs Breeze by Cal State Northridge 5-2

Bulldogs Breeze by Cal State Northridge 5-2

March 10, 2005

Northridge, CA - The Yale women's tennis team bounced back from a loss to UC Irvine by defeating Cal State Northridge 5-2. The Bulldogs now boast a 7-1 overall record.


Yale conceded the number one doubles game to Cal State Northridge but won the number 2 and 3 matches to claim the double's point. The number 2 doubles team of Stephanie White and Olivia Nix beat their opponents 8-5, and the number 3 team of Reshmi Srinath and Rashmee Patil had a decisive 8-3 victory.


In singles play, Srinath struggled against Cal State Northridge's Silvia Gutierrez. Gutierrez won the first set 7-6, but Srinath countered with a strong comeback, completely shutting Gutierrez out of the second set. Gutierrez finally won the number 1 singles match 6-3 in the third set.


Patil, White, Nix and Aimee Kim all won in straight sets for the Elis. Patil won the number 2 singles spot 6-3, 6-3. White, playing number 5 singles, also won her game 6-3, 6-3. Kim easily claimed victory in the number 3 spot, scoring 6-1, 6-3 against YuYu Myinttun. Nix rounded out the group with a stunning 6-3, 6-2 win in the number 6 spot.


The Bulldogs will battle the Rice University Owls this Sat., Mar. 12 in San Diego.

No. 1 Silvia Gutierrez (CSUN) def. Reshmi Srinath (Y) 7-6, 0-6, 6-3
No. 2 Rashmee Patil (Y) def. Canna Furuta (CSUN) 6-3, 6-3
No. 3 Aimee Kim (Y) def. YuYu Myinttun (CSUN) 6-1, 6-3
No. 4 Kanykey Koichumanova (CSUN) def. Christine Alford (Y) 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 Stephanie White (Y) def. Yasuyo Hashimoto (CSUN) 6-3, 6-3
No. 6 Olivia Nix (Y) def. Kasia Krasinska (CSUN) 6-3, 6-2


No. 1 Gutierrez/Myinttun (CSUN) def.
Kim/Alford (Y) 9-7
No. 2 White/Nix (Y) def. Koichumanova/Krasinska (CSUN) 8-5
No. 3 Srinath/Patil (Y) def. Hashimoto/Furuta (CSUN) 8-3
(Yale wins double's point)


Report filed by Christie Yang '06, Yale Sports Publicity.