The Crimson battled a tough trio of teams at the 2016 Bulldog Invitational (Zack Williamson).
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The women's tennis team traveled to New Haven, Connecticut to compete in the three-day Bulldog Invitational, hosted by Yale, in which they faced Massachusetts on Friday, Stony Brook on Saturday and Brown on Sunday. Overall the team finished with an 8-19 record.
Gonzalez won her second singles match of the weekend with ease over Bhimjiyni with scores of 6-4 and 6-3. Lu took control of her match, beating Chikvashvili 7-5, 7-6 (3), while Besker also tallied a triumph against Carrion, 6-2, 6-4. Jasper won her first set against Hierl, but couldn't maintain the lead, falling 2-6, 6-4, 10-6. Kaelli Thiel also brought her singles match against Glauken Carvahal to three sets, but Carvahal obtained the win with scores of 7-6 (4), 4-6, 10-6.
The Crimson battled against Brown on Sunday in its final day of the invite. Irene Lu fought against Maddie Stearns in the third position, and tallied the Crimson's sole victory against the Bears, 6-3, 7-5. Brown challenged the Crimson in doubles play, sweeping the competition 6-0, 6-1 and 6-2.
Harvard will host the Crimson Fall Scramble on Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m.