March 11, 2006

Yale Triumphs Over Florida Atlantic University, 4-3

March 11, 2006

Boca Raton, FL - The Yale women's tennis team came back from a series of tough losses for a big win today against Florida Atlantic University. The Bulldogs won the match 4-3.

Aimee Kim '07 secured the final and deciding point for the Bulldogs at the No. 2 singles spot in a three set match that was a first set tie-breaker. Kim won the match against Elodie Wendling 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-2.

Janet Kim `09, playing No. 3 singles, defeated Danielle Simone in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0. Lilian Nguyen '09 won the No. 6 spot, going 2-6, 6-4, 6-0, against Sandra Moreno-Perregaard.

Yale swept the doubles matches for the point. A. Kim and Ashley Miles '09 won the No. 1 spot against Claudia Kecht and Elodie Wendling 8-3. In the No. 2 spot, Rashmee Patil '07 and Olivia Nix '07 smashed opponents Pia Terol and Katherine Bartnik 8-2. Lindsey Dashiell '08 and Christine Alford '07 played in the No. 3 spot, and defeated Danielle Simone and Sandra Moreno-Perregaard 8-4.

The Elis face off against Duke on Mon., March 13 at 11 a.m. in Orlando.

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

Doubles

No. 1 Aimee Kim and Ashley Miles (Yale) def. Claudia Kecht and Elodie Wendling (FAU) 8-3

No. 2 Rashmee Patil and Olivia Nix (Yale) def. Pia Terol and Katherine Bartnik (FAU) 8-2

No. 3 Lindsey Dashiell and Christine Alford (Yale) def. Danielle Simone and Sandra Moreno-Perregaard (FAU) 8-4

Singles

No. 1 Claudia Kecht (FAU) def. Rashemee Patil 7-6 (5), 6-4

No. 2 Aimee Kim (Yale) def. Elodie Wendling 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-2

No. 3 Janet Kim (Yale) def. Danielle Simone (FAU) 6-1, 6-0

No. 4 Katherine Bartnik (FAU) def. Ashley Miles (Yale) 5-7, 6-2, 6-4

No. 5 Pia Terol (FAU) def. Olivia Nix (Yale) 7-5, 6-2

No. 6. Lilian Nguyen (Yale) def. Sandra Moreno-Perregaard (FAU) 2-6, 6-4, 6-0

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