March 27, 2011

No. 28 Yale Sweeps Women's Tennis, 7-0

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The nationally-ranked No. 28 Yale University women's tennis team defeated Quinnipiac, 7-0, Sunday morning at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. With the sweep, Quinnipiac freshman Juliet Labarthe's (Oklahoma City, Okla.) 10-match singles winning streak was snapped as the Bobcats fall to 7-7. The Bulldogs improve to 14-3 with the win.

The Bulldogs took all three doubles flights, winning 8-3, at No. 1, 8-1 at No. 2 and 8-4 at No. 3. Labarthe put up the strongest fight in singles for the Bobcats, falling 7-5, 6-2, to Stephanie Kent at No. 3.

The Bobcats return to action Wednesday, when they travel to face intrastate rival Fairfield. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m.