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Yale Defeats Drexel

Photo by Steve Musco
Photo by Steve Musco

Four Bulldogs Sweep

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Bulldogs rebounded in round two of the Howe Cup, the CSA team championships, with a 9-0 win against Drexel.

Four Elis collected sweeps, including No. 1 Lucy Beecroft, No. 2 Helen Teegan, No. 7 Alexis Lazor and No. 9 Ainsley Weber. No. 3 Celine Yeap, No. 4 Aishwarya Bhattacharya and No. 5 Emily Sherwood all won in close four-game matches. No. 6 Riya Mital won in a back-and-forth five game match.


Also winning on the afternoon were Harvard (over Stanford) and Trinity (over Princeton).

The Bulldogs play tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. against Columbia to determine fifth place in the Howe Cup division. Yale defeated Columbia 7-2 earlier in the season.


Full Stats, Yale vs. Drexel:

No. 1 seed: Lucy Beecroft, Y def. Hannah F. Blatt, D (11-2, 11-6, 11-3)

No. 2 seed: Helen Teegan, Y def. Anna Hughes, D (11-6, 11-9, 12-10)

No. 3 seed: Celine Yeap, Y def. Mariam A. Kamal, D (7-11, 11-7, 11-2, 11-6)

No. 4 seed: Aishwarya Bhattacharya, Y def. Brooke Herring, D (7-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-6)

No. 5 seed: Emily Sherwood, Y def. Ona Prokes, D (11-6, 10-12, 11-6, 11-6)

No. 6 seed: Riya Mital, Y def. Stephanie Ryan, D (7-11, 11-3, 3-11, 11-9, 11-3)

No. 7 seed: Alexis Lazor, Y def. Fiona Power, D (11-9, 11-7, 11-9)

No. 8 seed: Nikita Joshi, Y def. Apoorva Addepalli, D (scores not currently available)

No. 9 seed: Ainsley Weber, Y def. Catie Castelli, D (11-9, 11-2, 11-5)


Report by Johnny Gross '21, Yale Sports Publicity