Yale Starts Play in ITA Northeast Regionals

Oct. 21, 2005

West Point, NY - The Yale women's tennis team began play today at the Intercollegiate Tennis Regionals hosted by West Point. Christina Cutter `09 and Aimee Kim `07 won their doubles match to advance to the quarterfinals.

In the singles qualifier, No. 4 seed Kim competed against Elizabeth Googe of Cornell. Googe defeated Kim 6-3, 6-3. Olivia Nix `07 faced No. 7 seed Alina Sullivan of Boston College. Sullivan won the match 6-0, 7-6, 7-6(4).

In the first quarter singles, No. 22 seed Rashmee Patil received a bye and will compete against Shannon Brown of Marshall.

In the third quarter singles, Janet Kim `09 received a bye and will face off against Susan Pollack of Delaware.

In the doubles qualifier, No. 2 seed team Cutter and A. Kim faced off against Amanda El-Togby and Sylvia Jaos of Seton Hall. Cutter and A. Kim won the match 8-4 and will play against Sara Schiffman and Alexis Plukas of Upenn in the quarterfinals.

Play continues tomorrow, Oct. 22, in West Point.

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