2015-16 Yale Women's Tennis News

  • Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
    June 22, 2016
    The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2015-16 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports today. Ten Bulldogs who were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average were selected.
  • Two Incoming Freshmen Join Team
    May 29, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team welcomes two incoming freshmen, Madison Battaglia and Opala Dhingra, for the 2016-17 season. Battaglia and Dhingra will join three seniors, four juniors and three sophomores to round out the squad.
  • Tina Jiang Elected Captain
    April 30, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team elected junior Tina Jiang to serve as captain for the 2016-17 season. Jiang, who is from Bridgewater, N.J., transferred from Columbia this year and has been a key player for the Bulldogs both at singles and doubles.
  • Team Awards Announced
    April 29, 2016
    Three members of the Yale women’s tennis team received awards for their contributions to the team, with junior Tina Jiang, sophomore Sunday Swett and freshman Sonal Shrivastava earning honors.
  • Hamilton and Jiang Receive All-Ivy Honors
    April 27, 2016
    Two members of the Yale women's tennis team were honored with All-Ivy recognition on Wednesday. Senior Madeleine Hamilton received second team honors in singles. In addition, Hamilton and junior Tina Jiang earned second team honors in doubles. These achievements mark Hamilton's fourth consecutive year and Jiang's third consecutive year of earning All-Ivy honors.
  • No. 67 Yale Defeated by No. 62 Brown 5-2
    April 23, 2016
    The No. 67 Yale women’s tennis team concluded the season this Saturday, falling to No. 62 Brown 5-2. Although the Bulldogs took the doubles point and sophomore Elizabeth Zordani won her singles match, Brown managed to achieve five singles victories to win the match.
  • No. 67 Yale to Take on No. 62 Brown in Season Finale
    April 21, 2016
    This Saturday, the Yale women’s tennis team will compete against Brown in its final match of the year. Seniors Courtney Amos, Madeleine Hamilton and Ree Ree Li will compete in their last match at Yale.
  • No. 69 Yale Falls to No. 54 Dartmouth 4-3
    April 17, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team was narrowly defeated by Dartmouth 4-3 on Sunday. Despite falling to the Big Green, the Bulldogs claimed the doubles point, and senior captain Ree Ree Li and sophomore Elizabeth Zordani both picked up wins at singles.
  • No. 69 Yale Defeated by No. 58 Harvard 6-1
    April 15, 2016
    No. 69 Yale was defeated by rival No. 58 Harvard 6-1 on Friday afternoon at Yale’s home courts. Despite Harvard’s victory, senior Madeleine Hamilton won in straight sets at No. 1 singles.
  • No. 69 Yale to Play No. 58 Harvard and No. 54 Dartmouth
    April 13, 2016
    The No. 69 Yale women’s tennis team is set to play rival No. 58 Harvard this Friday at home before traveling to Hanover to compete against No. 54 Dartmouth on Sunday. These two matches will be crucial for Yale’s standing in the Ivy league, as there will be only one match left in the season after this weekend.
  • NCAA Recognizes 13 Yale Teams
    April 13, 2016
    Thirteen Yale teams are being recognized for outstanding performance in the classroom.
  • Yale Falls to No. 71 Cornell 5-2
    April 10, 2016
    On Sunday, the Yale women?s tennis team was defeated by No. 71 Cornell 5-2. Although the Bulldogs took the doubles point and junior Sherry Li won her singles match, the Big Red earned five singles points to secure the victory.
  • Yale Upsets Undefeated Columbia 4-3
    April 09, 2016
    The Yale women's tennis team scored a resounding 4-3 victory over undefeated No. 33 Columbia on Saturday. Senior captain Ree Ree Li came back from a 6-0 first set loss to win at No. 3 singles and clinch the match for the Bulldogs. Saturday's win against Columbia improves Yale's record to 2-1 in the Ivy league.
  • Yale to Play No. 33 Columbia and No. 71 Cornell
    April 06, 2016
    This weekend, the Yale women’s tennis team will be on the road for their next set of matches in the Ivy league. Yale will first travel to New York to compete against Columbia on Saturday and then will go to Ithaca on Sunday to play Cornell. In recent years, the Bulldogs and the Lions have exchanged wins and losses, but Yale boasts an impressive record against Cornell, most recently defeating the Big Red 4-3 last spring.
  • Bulldogs Fall to Tigers 5-2
    April 02, 2016
    In its second match of the Ivy season, the Yale women’s tennis team was defeated by Princeton 5-2 on Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Although the Bulldogs took the doubles point, they faced formidable opponents in Princeton’s singles line-up. Nevertheless, sophomore Carol Finke emerged victorious in her singles match, recording her second win of the day after her victory at doubles with senior captain Ree Ree Li.
  • Yale Upsets No. 69 Penn 4-3 in Opening Match of Ivy Season
    April 01, 2016
    Yale kicked off the Ivy season on a strong note, upsetting No. 69 Penn with a 4-3 win. The Bulldogs dominated at singles, winning in the top four spots to secure their first win of the season.
  • Yale to Host No. 69 Penn and No. 59 Princeton
    March 30, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team will begin the Ivy season at home this weekend, competing against No. 69 Penn on Friday and No. 59 Princeton on Saturday. Last year, the Bulldogs finished in a three-way tie for fifth place, alongside Cornell and Penn. This year, the Bulldogs will hope to improve their standing, starting with the crucial first matches of the Ivy league.
  • Yale Upsets No. 54 Rice 4-3
    March 27, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team rebounded from Friday’s loss against No. 37 William & Mary, upsetting No. 54 Rice 4-3 on Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. With the match tied at 3-3, senior Courtney Amos clinched the win for the Bulldogs in the tiebreak of the third set. Sunday’s match marks Yale’s last before the Ivy season begins next weekend.
  • Bulldogs Defeated 4-2 by No. 37 William & Mary
    March 25, 2016
    On Friday, the Bulldogs were defeated 4-2 at home by No. 37 William & Mary. Although Yale clinched the doubles point and junior Sherry Li claimed a singles victory, William & Mary took four singles matches to seal the win.
  • Yale to Take on No. 37 William & Mary and No. 54 Rice
    March 24, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team will compete against No. 37 William & Mary and No. 54 Rice at home this weekend. These two matches will be Yale’s last two before the Ivy season begins. Last year, the Bulldogs defeated William & Mary 4-2 in an upset victory but lost 4-0 to Rice.
  • Yale Falls 4-3 to No. 57 Florida International University
    March 17, 2016
    On Thursday, the Yale women’s tennis team was narrowly defeated 4-3 by No. 57 Florida International University. Yale faced a tough challenge given FIU’s record of 11-2 going into the match. Nevertheless, the Bulldogs came out with a number of positive points, especially the fine performances at doubles.
  • Match vs. University of South Alabama Cancelled
    March 15, 2016
    The Yale women's tennis team's match vs. the University of South Alabama scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled and will not be made up. The Bulldogs return to action Thursday at Florida International.
  • Yale Winning Streak Ends With 4-1 Loss to South Florida
    March 13, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team saw its five-match winning streak come to a halt on Sunday in a hard-fought loss to South Florida. Going into Sunday’s match on the opposition’s home courts, the Elis knew that they would face one of their toughest challenges of the season – South Florida consistently boasts a winning record in one of the nation’s strongest conferences. Despite the disappointing 4-1 score line, Yale did many things well on Sunday; most notably, the team submitted one of its best doubles performances to date.
  • Yale Heads to Florida to Compete Against University of South Florida, No. 46 University of South Alabama and No. 57 Florida International University
    March 11, 2016
    In the upcoming week, the Yale women’s tennis team will travel to Florida to compete against University of South Florida, No. 46 University of South Alabama, and No. 57 Florida International University. This string of matches against some of the nation’s best will prepare the Bulldogs for the Ivy season, which will begin after spring break.
  • Bulldogs Beat Stony Brook 5-2
    March 05, 2016
    In their last match before spring break, the Bulldogs defeated Stony Brook University 5-2 on Saturday, improving Yale’s record to 5-5.
  • Yale to Compete Against Stony Brook in Last Match before Spring Break
    March 02, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team will compete against Stony Brook University this Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs have won their past four matches, including two back-to-back 7-0 victories, and will look forward to preserving their winning streak.
  • Yale Sweeps Fairfield and LIU with Back-to-Back 7-0 Wins
    February 21, 2016
    The Bulldogs cruised past Fairfield University and Long Island University on Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. In winning 7-0 against both teams, Yale took all 18 matches that day and dropped only four games against Fairfield.
  • Bulldogs Defeat UMass 5-2
    February 19, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team defeated UMass 5-2 on Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. All three of Yale’s doubles pairs won their matches, and the Bulldogs only dropped two of their eight singles matches.
  • Yale to Host UMass, Fairfield and LIU
    February 18, 2016
    This weekend, Yale will host three teams at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs will first take on University of Massachusetts on Friday before playing Fairfield University and Long Island University on Sunday. Yale last played UMass in 2012 and defeated Fairfield 7-0 last year. Yale’s match against LIU will be the first meeting between the two teams.
  • Yale Tops Boston University 4-3
    February 13, 2016
    The Yale women’s tennis team defeated Boston University 4-3 on Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. After taking the doubles point, the Bulldogs went on to win two singles matches, while BU managed three singles wins. With the match tied at 3-3, senior Courtney Amos secured the vital fourth point for Yale.
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