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Bulldogs Compete in First Round of ITA National Indoor Championship

Carol Finke
Carol Finke


Yale Falls to North Carolina 4-0 in First Round

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale women's tennis team was defeated 4-0 by No. 2 North Carolina in the first round of the ITA National Indoor Championship.

North Carolina took the doubles point after claiming victories at No. 2 and 3 doubles. At No. 1 singles, junior Carol Finke fell to No. 5 Hayley Carter, while senior captain Tina Jiang was defeated by No. 2 Sara Daavettila in the No. 2 spot. Junior Valerie Shklover retired in the No. 4 singles match against No. 48 Alexa Graham to give the final point to North Carolina.

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

Yale will return to the courts for a consolation match against Auburn on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. The match will take place at the Tennis & Fitness Center of Rocky Hill.

Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity



No. 1 -- Carol Finke/Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) vs. Hayley Carter/Sara Daavettila (North Carolina) 0-5, unfinished

No. 2 -- Jessie Aney/Cassandra Vazquez (North Carolina) d. Valerie Shklover/Amy Yang (Yale) 6-0

No. 3 -- Rachael James-Baker/Chloe Ouellet-Pizer (North Carolina) d. Opala Dhingra/Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-0



No. 1 -- No. 5 Hayley Carter (North Carolina) d. Carol Finke (Yale) 6-3, 6-0

No. 2 -- No. 2 Sara Daavettila (North Carolina) d. Tina Jiang (Yale) 6-3, 6-0

No. 3 -- Amy Yang (Yale) vs. No. 17 Jessie Aney (North Carolina) 3-6, 1-4, unfinished

No. 4 -- No. 48 Alexa Graham (North Carolina) d. Valerie Shklover (Yale) 6-0, 5-4, retired

No. 5 -- Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) vs. No. 60 Makenna Jones (North Carolina) 6-6, unfinished

No. 6 -- Caroline Lynch (Yale) vs. Chloe Ouellet-Pizer (North Carolina) 2-6, 1-4, unfinished