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Yale Defeated by Dartmouth 4-3

Tina Jiang and Elizabeth Zordani (photo by Steve Musco).
Tina Jiang and Elizabeth Zordani (photo by Steve Musco).

 

Bulldogs Dominate in Doubles

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale women's tennis team was narrowly defeated by Dartmouth 4-3 on Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Despite the loss, the Bulldogs won three of the four matches in doubles.

At No. 1 doubles, senior captain Tina Jiang and junior Elizabeth Zordani overcame Taylor Ng and Kristina Mathis 7-6(2). On court 3, senior Caroline Lynch and sophomore Amy Yang defeated Jacqueline Crawford and Allison McCann 6-2. Finally, junior Sunday Swett and freshman Opala Dhingra won at No. 4 doubles against Lexxi Kiven and Allison Chuang.

Jiang and Zordani were two-time winners, as each of them went on to claim singles victories. Playing in the No. 4 spot, Jiang held off a potential comeback and defeated Julia Shroeder 6-2, 4-6, 4-4(4). Zordani comfortably won against Racquel Lyn 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5 singles.

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

Yale will next travel to Cambridge to compete against Harvard on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity

 

Doubles

No. 1 -- Tina Jiang/Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) d. Taylor Ng/Kristina Mathis (Dartmouth) 7-6(2)

No. 2 -- Carol Finke/Valerie Shklover (Yale) vs. Racquel Lyn/Julia Schroeder (Dartmouth) 4-5

No. 3 -- Caroline Lynch/Amy Yang (Yale) d. Jacqueline Crawford/Allison McCann (Dartmouth) 6-2

No. 4 -- Opala Dhingra/Sunday Swett (Yale) d. Lexxi Kiven/Allison Chuang (Dartmouth) 6-2

 

Singles

No. 1 -- Taylor Ng Dartmouth) d. Carol Finke (Yale) 6-3, 7-6(5)

No. 2 -- Jacqueline Crawford (Dartmouth) d. Amy Yang (Yale) 6-2, 6-2

No. 3 -- Kristina Mathis (Dartmouth) d. Valerie Shklover (Yale) d. 6-3, 7-6(10)

No. 4 -- Tina Jiang (Yale) d. Julia Schroeder(Dartmouth) d. 6-2, 4-6, 4-4(4)

No. 5 -- Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) d. Racquel Lyn (Dartmouth) 6-3, 6-2

No. 6 -- Allison McCann (Dartmouth) d. Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-4, 6-0

No. 7 -- Chuyang Guan (Dartmouth) d. Opala Dhingra (Yale) 6-3, 7-5