Bulldogs Fall in Ivy Opener, 5-2 at Penn

April 8, 2005

Philadelphia, PA - The No. 58 University of Pennsylvania women's tennis team defeated Yale, 5-2, on Friday at the Lott Tennis Courts. The Quakers won the doubles point and took the final four singles matches in the win.Yale now has a 9-4 record and a 0-1 record in Ivy play.

In singles action, Reshmi Srinath claimed the No. 1 spot, winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. Rashmee Patil also won in straight sets at No. 2 singles 6-1, 7-6.

Penn swept all three doubles matches.

The Elis continue Ivy play in Princeton on Sat., Apr. 9.

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

Singles

#1 Reshmi Srinath (Yale) def. Yulia Rivelis (Penn) 6-4, 6-4

#2 Rashmee Patil (Yale) def. Julia Koulbitskaya (Penn) 6-1, 7-6

#3 Michelle Mitchell (Penn) def. Aimee Kim (Yale) 6-3, 6-1

#4 Shelah Chao (Penn) def. Christine Alford (Yale) 6-0, 6-3

#5 Caroline Stanislawski (Penn) def. Stephanie White (Yale) 6-0, 6-1

#6 Kate Williams (Penn) def. Olivia Nix (Yale) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles

#1 Chao/Koulbitskaya (Penn) def. Kim/Patil (Yale) 8-3

#2 Ciochina/Mitchell (Penn) def. White/Alford (Yale) 8-4

#3 Williams/Stanislawski (Penn) def. Srinath/Dashiell (Yale) 8-2