April 26, 2006
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale women's tennis closed out its regular season today with a resounding 5-2 win over Brown in New Haven. With the win, the Bulldogs finish 9-9 on the season (4-3 Ivy) and in a tie for third with Princeton in the Ancient Eight standings.
The Bulldogs roared out to a 1-0 lead over the Bears, taking two of three doubles matches. No. 1 Rashmee Patil and Olivia Nix crushed Kelly Kirkpatrick and Ashley Pariser, 8-1, and Lindsey Dashiell and Janet Kim thrashed Daisy Ames and Brett Finkelstein by the same 8-1 score.
From there, Yale rolled to a relatively easy win, taking each of the top four singles matches. No. 1 Patil beat Ames handily, 6-2, 6-2, and No. 2 Janet Kim survived an epic three-set battle with Amanda Salontz, 6-7(7), 6-4, 10-4. No. 3 Aimee Kim easily handled Finkelstein, 6-3, 6-1, and No. 4 Ashley Miles whipped Pariser, 6-1, 6-1.
No. 1 Rashmee Patil (Y) def. Daisy Ames (B), 6-2, 6-2
No. 2 Janet Kim (Y) def. Amanda Salontz (B), 6-7(7), 6-4, 10-4
No. 3 Aimee Kim (Y) def. Brett Finkelstein (B), 6-3, 6-1
No. 4 Ashley Miles (Y) def. Ashley Pariser (B), 6-1, 6-1
No. 5 Sara Mansur (B) def. Lilian Nguyen (Y), 6-2, 4-6, 10-5
No. 6 Michelle Pautler (B) def. Christine Alford (Y), 6-3, 6-1
No. 1 Patil and Olivia Nix (Y) def. Kelley Kirkpatrick and Pariser (B), 8-1
No. 2 Pautler and Kara Zeder (B) def. Aimee Kim and Christina Cutter (Y), 8-4
No. 3 Lindsey Dashiell and Janet Kim (Y) def. Ames and Finkelstein (B), 8-1
Report filed by David Sherfinski '08, Yale Sports Publicity