Bulldogs Fifth in Potter Cup Division
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Bulldogs defeated Columbia 5-4 on Sunday afternoon to secure fifth place in the Potter Cup Division at the CSA Championships. Yale avenged a 9-0 loss to the Lions earlier this month.
No. 3 Harrison Gill, No. 4 Calvin McCafferty, No. 6 Eric Kim, No. 8 Yohan Pandole and No. 9 Jacob Jae-Jin Rhee all notched wins on the afternoon. Rhee was the only Bulldog to sweep his opponent, and Gill, Kim and Pandole all prevailed in close four-game matches. McCafferty bested his opponent in a back-and-forth, five-game match.
Kim was the only Bulldog to win all three of his matches in the tournament.
In the championship match of the tournament, Harvard defeated Trinity 9-0. Also winning on the afternoon were Penn (over Rochester) and Dartmouth (over Princeton).
The CSA Singles Championship will be held at Providence on March 1.
Full Stats, Yale vs. Columbia:
No. 1 seed: Velavan Senthilkumar, C def. Spencer Lovejoy, Y (11-3, 11-5, 11-9)
No. 2 seed: James Wyatt, C def. Nadav Raziel, Y (10-12, 11-8, 11-7, 11-9)
No. 3 seed: Harrison Gill, Y def. Robin Singh Mann, C (10-12, 11-9, 11-2, 11-9)
No. 4 seed: Calvin McCafferty, Y def. Carter B. Robitaille, C (9-11, 11-7, 11-7, 8-11, 11-5)
No. 5 seed: Adham Madi, C def. Tyler Carney, Y (8-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-4)
No. 6 seed: Eric Kim, Y def. Rahul Sehrawat, C (11-13, 11-8, 11-6, 11-7)
No. 7 seed: Krish Kapur, C def. Jay Losty, Y (6-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-8)
No. 8 seed: Yohan Pandole, Y def. Arman S. Jindal, C (11-2, 8-11, 11-1, 11-5)
No. 9 seed: Jacob Jae-Jin Rhee, Y def. Aditya Kankariya, C (11-8, 11-6, 11-5)
Report by Johnny Gross '21, Yale Sports Publicity