March 18, 2007

No. 71 Bulldogs Fall to San Diego

March 18, 2007

San Diego, CA - Despite winning all three doubles matches, Yale (4-6) could not manage to defeat San Diego (3-12) Saturday. Sophomore Janet Kim and freshman Jessica Rhee also picked up victories for the Bulldogs in the loss.

Yale won the doubles point as No. 1 doubles seniors Christine Alford and Olivia Nix cruised to an 8-2 victory in their match. The freshmen team of Rhee and Sarah Lederhandler handled their opponents at No. 2 doubles 8-4. Also Kim and junior Lindsey Dashiell rolled to an 8-4 victory at No. 3 doubles.

At No. 1 singles, Kim won in straight sets over Monica Weisner 6-2, 6-2. Rhee, playing at No. 4 singles, also managed to pull off a straight set victory. She topped Zoe Taylor 6-0, 6-4.

Yale will square off against Marshall March 21.

Results
Doubles
1. Christine Alford/Olivia Nix (Y) def. Zoe Taylor/Vogt (USD) 8-2
2. Jessie Rhee/Sarah Lederhandler (Y) def. Helene Lindstrand/Monica Weisner (USD) 8-4
3. Janet Kim/Lindsey Dashiell (Y) def. Alex Demidova/Justine Perl (USD) 8-4

Singles
1. Janet Kim (Y) def. Monica Weisner (USD) 6-2,6-2
2. Samantha Monly (USD) def. Sarah Lederhandler (Y) 7-5, 6-4
3. Helene Lindstrand (USD) def. Christine Alford (Y) 6-2,6-3
4. Jessica Rhee (Y) def. Zoe Taylor (USD) 6-0,6-4
5. Alex Demidova (USD) def. Lilian Nguyen (Y) 6-2,6-2
6. Justine Perl (USD) def. Lindsey Dashiell (Y) 7-5,6-0

Report filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity