Elis Eclipse Princeton

April 9, 2005

Princeton, NJ - The Yale women's tennis team had an outstanding showing against Princeton on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs triumphed over the Tigers 5-2. Yale clinched the doubles point and won four singles matches, sweeping three of them in straight sets. Today's win puts the Elis' record at 10-4 and gives the team a 1-1 record in Ivy Play.

Yale won the doubles point by winning the No. 1 and 3 matches. The No. 3 match was hotly contested, but the duo of Reshmi Srinath and Rashmee Patil prevailed, slipping by the Tigers with a score of 9-8. Christine Alford and Aimee Kim easily won the No. 1 match 8-3.

The Bulldogs continued to dominate on the singles court. Stephanie White claimed the No. 5 spot 1-6, 7-6, 6-4. Kim, Patil and Srinath all swept their matches in straight sets. Kim won at the No. 3 spot 6-3, 6-4. Patil triumphed at the No. 2 spot 6-4, 6-3. In the No. 1 spot, Srinath easily defeated Princeton's Jessica Siebel 6-0, 7-5.

The Elis continue Ivy action against Columbia on Friday, Apr. 15 at home in New Haven.

Report filed by Christie Yang '06, Yale Sports Publicity

Singles

#1 Reshmi Srinath (Yale) def. Jessica Siebel (Princeton) 6-0, 7-5

#2 Rashmee Patil (Yale) def. Darcy Robertson (Princeton) 6-4, 6-3

#3 Aimee Kim (Yale) def. Christine Kansky (Princeton) 6-3, 6-4

#4 Alison Hashmall (Princeton) def. Christine Alford (Yale) 6-3, 6-4

#5 Stephanie White (Yale) def. Joanna Roth (Princeton) 1-6, 7-6, 6-4

#6 Ivana King (Princeton) def. Lindsey Dashiell (Yale) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles

#1 Alford/Kim (Yale) def. Siebel/King (Princeton) 8-3

#2 Robertson/Roth (Princeton) def. White/Nix (Yale) 8-2

#3 Srinath/Patil (Yale) def. Berg/Trimble (Princeton) 9-8

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