October 24, 2005

Elis Continue Competition at ITA Regional

Oct. 23, 2005

West Point, NY - The Yale women's tennis team continued their third day of play at the ITA Regional hosted by West Point. The team of Olivia Nix '07 and Rashmee Patil `07 swept past two teams to advance to the next round of 16.

No. 22 seed Patil was defeated by No. 1 seed Megan Moulton-Levy of William and Mary, 6-1, 6-3. Janet Kim `09 put up a tough fight, but was ultimately defeated by No. 10 seed Laura Peterzan of Harvard, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1.

In doubles action, Christian Cutter `09 and Aimee Kim `07 were defeated in the first round by No. 4 seed Shannon Brown and Lynzee Keever of Marshall, 8-1. Nix and Patil beat Inge LaGrange and Yana Tikhonko of Marist with a stunning 8-0. The duo moved on to dominate of No. 15 ranked Anat Elazari and Jessica Long of Virginia Tech, 8-4. The duo faces off against Virginia tomorrow, Oct. 24.

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

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