Harvard Tops Yale

April 22, 2005

Cambridge, Mass. - The women's tennis team was defeated by No. 19 Harvard on Friday afternoon. Harvard beat Yale 6-1 to claim their seventh consecutive win of the season. Yale now has a 12-6 overall record and a 2-3 record in the Ivies. Harvard improves to 15-6 overall and 5-0 in Ivy play.

Harvard swept the doubles matches to clinch the point.

Aimee Kim had an outstanding game against No. 78 Elsa O'Riain to secure the Eli's only win of the day. Kim went 6-2, 7-6 (7) to claim the No. 3 game.

The Bulldogs return to action again on Sun., Apr. 24, when they play Dartmouth at 12:30 at home on the Cullman courts.

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

Singles

#1 No. 81 Susanna Lingman (Harvard) def. Reshmi Srinath (Yale), 6-1, 6-0

#2 Celia Durkin (Harvard) def. Rashmee Patil (Yale), 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (8)

#3 Aimee Kim (Yale) def. No. 78 Elsa O'Riain (Harvard), 6-2, 7-6 (7)

#4 Alexis Martire (Harvard) def. Christine Alford (Yale), 6-3, 6-1

#5 Melissa Anderson (Harvard) def Stephanie White (Yale), 6-3, 6-0

#6 No. 61 Preethi Mukundan (Harvard) def. Olivia Nix (Yale), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

#1 No. 28 Durkin/Anderson (H) def. Kim/Alford (Y), 8-2

#2 O'Riain/Stephanie Schnitter (H) def. Patil/Srinath (Y), 8-5

#3 Lingman/Eva Wang (H) def. White/Nix (Y), 8-3