TAGD

Now 2-0 in Ivy, @PtonMensTennis Defeats Yale 5-2

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 04/06/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image
Dan Richardson had one of Princeton's four singles wins Saturday.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

Winning their first two Ivy League matches for the fourth straight year, the Princeton men's tennis team defeated Yale 5-2 Saturday afternoon in New Haven.

"It was a great team effort getting a tough win on the road against a very experienced Yale squad," Princeton head coach Billy Pate said. "We played exceptionally well in doubles and as it does many times, it set a tone for singles. Matija did a great job of jumping on his opponent and getting us an additional edge. After that, it was very close and there were some matches that could've gone either way. We need to refocus and prepare for a tough Brown team in Providence tomorrow."

Princeton won the doubles point and got singles victories from Matija Pecotic, Matt Spindler, Dan Richardson and Jonathan Carcione to complete the win. Pecotic was the only Tiger to both play and win in both singles and doubles.

Princeton has been able to extend its start to 3-0 in each of the last three Ivy seasons, including a 6-0 start in 2011. Sunday's match at Brown will start at 2 p.m.

(51) Princeton (13-4, 2-0) 5, (54) Yale (14-4, 0-1) 2
Doubles
1. (33) McCourt/Pecotic (P) def. (74) Hoffman/Powers (Y), 8-4
2. Dan Davies/Spindler (P) vs. Patrick Chase/Huang (Y), DNF
3. Augie Bloom/Siow (P) def. Brown/Svenning (Y), 8-3
Order of finish: 3,1
Singles
1. (7) Matija Pecotic (P) def. John Huang (Y), 6-0, 6-4
2. Marc Powers (Y) def. Zack McCourt (P), 6-2, 6-3
3. Matt Spindler (P) def. Daniel Hoffman (Y), 6-3, 2-6, 7-6
4. Martin Svenning (Y) def. Matt Siow (P), 7-5, 7-5
5. Dan Richardson (P) def. Jason Brown (Y), 6-4, 6-4
6. Jonathan Carcione (P) def. Zachary Dean (Y), 6-2, 6-4
Order of finish: 1,2,6,5,4,3

SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

TIGERBLOG

ENEWS

Hyatt New
SCHEDULE
PNC Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
December
29
Monday
W. Basketball
vs. Hartford (Fordham Holiday Classic)
- 3:00 PM
December
30
Tuesday
W. Basketball
vs. Fordham/Savannah State (Fordham Holiday Classic)
- TBA
January
05
Monday
W. Basketball
at Hampton
- 7:00 PM
January
10
Saturday
W. Basketball
vs. Penn
- 2:00 PM
January
30
Friday
W. Basketball
at Harvard
- 7:00 PM
January
31
Saturday
W. Basketball
at Dartmouth
- 7:00 PM
February
06
Friday
W. Basketball
vs. Columbia
- 7:00 PM
February
07
Saturday
W. Basketball
vs. Cornell
- 6:00 PM
February
13
Friday
W. Basketball
at Brown
- 7:00 PM
February
14
Saturday
W. Basketball
at Yale
- 7:00 PM
February
20
Friday
W. Basketball
vs. Dartmouth
- 7:00 PM
February
21
Saturday
W. Basketball
vs. Harvard
- 6:00 PM
February
27
Friday
W. Basketball
vs. Yale
- 7:00 PM
February
28
Saturday
W. Basketball
vs. Brown
- 6:00 PM
March
06
Friday
W. Basketball
at Cornell
- 7:00 PM
March
07
Saturday
W. Basketball
at Columbia
- 7:00 PM
March
10
Tuesday
W. Basketball
at Penn
- 5:00 PM
stop