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Bulldogs Defeated by Eagles 5-2

Carol Finke. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Carol Finke. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

 

Finke Extends Winning Streak

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale women's tennis team was defeated 5-2 by Boston College in the Bulldogs' second match of the season. Despite the loss, junior Carol Finke won at singles and doubles to extend her winning streak to four matches.

Finke and fellow junior Elizabeth Zordani teamed up at No. 1 doubles to defeat Kylie Wilcox and Dasha Possokhova 6-4. Although Finke and Zordani were victorious, BC took the doubles point after claiming the other two doubles matches.

Playing at No. 1 singles, Finke bounced back from a first-set loss to overcome No. 103 Asiya Dair 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (8). Finke's victory marks the second time in two matches this season that she has defeated a nationally ranked player.

Yale's second point came from sophomore Amy Yang's 6-4, 6-1 win against Emily Safron.

Full results from the day's play may be found below.

The Bulldogs will return to the courts on Friday, Feb. 3 at 5:00 p.m. in a match against Wake Forest.

Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity

Doubles

No. 1 – Carol Finke/Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) d. Kylie Wilcox/Dasha Possokhova (BC) 6-4

No. 2 – Lexi Borr/Emily Safron (BC) d. Tina Jiang/Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-3

No. 3 – Jackie Urbinati/Asiya Dair (BC) d. Valerie Shklover/Sunday Swett (Yale) 6-4

 

Singles

No. 1 – Carol Finke (Yale) d. No. 103 Asiya Dair (BC) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (8)

No. 2 – Lexi Borr (BC) d. Tina Jiang (Yale) 7-5, retired

No. 3 – Dasha Possokhova (BC) d. Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) 6-2, 6-3

No. 4 – Kylie Wilcox (BC) d. Valerie Shklover (Yale) 6-1, 7-5

No. 5 – Amy Yang (Yale) d. Emily Safron (BC) 6-4, 6-1

No. 6 – Jackie Urbinati (BC) d. Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-2, 6-3