LHI Top Right

@PrincetonTennis Women Rally for 4-3 Win at Harvard

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 04/13/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image
Emily Hahn had the clincher for Princeton at Harvard Saturday.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

Staying in Ivy title contention, the Princeton women's tennis team rallied against Harvard Saturday afternoon by winning three straight singles matches to take a 4-3 victory.

Princeton improves to 11-5 and 3-1 overall in the Ivy. Yale and Columbia, the only two Ivy-undefeated teams, will meet tomorrow in New Haven. A Columbia win would keep Princeton in control of its Ivy title chances, as the Tigers still have Columbia on the schedule but lost to Yale last weekend.

Princeton began the afternoon in Cambridge by winning the doubles point in another rally. Harvard won at third in the first doubles match to be decided, and Joan Cannon and Lindsay Graff evened it with a win at first followed by Katherine Flanigan and Emily Hahn winning at second to clinch the point.

Harvard went ahead 3-1 with singles wins at sixth, third and fourth, putting Princeton on the brink of defeat. But Graff kept Princeton alive with a straight-set win at first, followed by three-set wins for Flanigan and Hahn at second and fifth, respectively.

Princeton will continue the weekend trip at Dartmouth Sunday. The Big Green dropped their first two Ivy matches before facing Penn Saturday.

(68) Princeton (11-5, 3-1) 4, Harvard (9-6, 1-2) 3
Doubles
1. Cannon/Graff (P) def. Norton/Tachibana (H), 8-6
2. Flanigan/Hahn (P) def. Li/Lin (H), 8-4
3. Kong/Morrill (H) def. Chow/Goepel (P), 8-4
Order of finish: 3,1,2
Singles
1. Lindsay Graff (P) def. Hideko Tachibana (H), 6-4, 6-2
2. Katherine Flanigan (P) def. Amy He (H), 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
3. Kristin Norton (H) def. Monica Chow (P), 6-2, 6-0
4. Hai-Li Kong (H) def. Katie Goepel (P), 6-3, 6-2
5. Emily Hahn (P) def. Sylvia Li (H), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
6. Amanda Lin (H) def. Joan Cannon (P), 6-0, 6-2
Order of finish: 6,3,4,1,2,5

SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

TIGERBLOG

ENEWS

Hyatt New
SCHEDULE
PNC Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
October
31
Friday
M. Hockey
vs. UConn vs. Merrimack (Liberty Hockey Invitational)
- 4:30 PM
M. Hockey
vs. Yale (Liberty Hockey Invitational)
- 7:30 PM
November
02
Sunday
M. Hockey
vs. Third-Place Game (Liberty Hockey Invitational)
- 1:00 PM
M. Hockey
vs. Championship Game (Liberty Hockey Invitational)
- 4:00 PM
November
07
Friday
M. Hockey
vs. Cornell
- 7:00 PM
November
08
Saturday
M. Hockey
vs. Colgate
- 7:00 PM
November
14
Friday
M. Hockey
at Rensselaer
- 7:00 PM
November
15
Saturday
M. Hockey
at Union
- 7:00 PM
November
21
Friday
M. Hockey
at St. Lawrence
- 7:00 PM
November
22
Saturday
M. Hockey
at Clarkson
- 7:00 PM
November
28
Friday
M. Hockey
vs. Michigan State
- 7:00 PM
November
29
Saturday
M. Hockey
vs. Michigan State
- 7:00 PM
December
05
Friday
M. Hockey
vs. Harvard
- 7:00 PM
December
06
Saturday
M. Hockey
vs. Dartmouth
- 7:00 PM
December
12
Friday
M. Hockey
at Minnesota State - Mankato
- 7:00 PM
December
13
Saturday
M. Hockey
at Minnesota State - Mankato
- 7:00 PM
December
27
Saturday
M. Hockey
at Quinnipiac
- 4:00 PM
December
28
Sunday
M. Hockey
vs. Quinnipiac
- 4:00 PM
ESPNU & TSN
|
Live Stats
January
03
Saturday
M. Hockey
vs. Russian Red Stars
- 4:00 PM
January
09
Friday
M. Hockey
vs. Union
- 7:00 PM
January
10
Saturday
M. Hockey
vs. Rensselaer
- 7:00 PM
stop