Jenna Friedel clinched the match point for the Crimson in the third position (Gil Talbot).
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The No. 49 Harvard women's tennis team clinched its fourth Ivy League win of the season with a 4-3 decision against Columbia on Friday, April 14.
Harvard (16-6, 4-0 Ivy League) claimed the team victory and decisive fourth point when Jenna Friedel won a hard-fought 6-4, 7-5 match over Columbia junior Rima Asatrian at No. 3 singles.
Annika Ringblom took home the first win for the Crimson, securing a 6-1, 6-3 decision versus Adi Milstein in the sixth position. June Lee earned her 21st win of the season, downing Andrea Kevakian, 7-6, 6-2 in the second slot. Irene Lu earned her 18th win of the year, securing a 6-1, 7-5 victory against Vivian Cheng.
Erica Oosterhout saw action in the first position, but was unable to clinch the set point, falling 11-9 in the tiebreaker to Alexandra Solovyev. Lexi Milunovich saw the fourth position, but was unable to earn the set point, falling 7-6, 6-1 to Ali Pollack.
HARVARD 4, COLUMBIA 3
Friday, April 14, 2017, Dick Savitt Tennis Center, New York, N.Y.
No. 1: Alexandra Solovyev (Columbia) def. Erica Oosterhout (Harvard) 7-6, 6-7, 11-9.
No. 2: June Lee (Harvard) def. Andrea Kevakian (Columbia) 7-6, 6-2.
No. 3: Jenna Friedel (Harvard) def. Rima Asatrian (Columbia) 6-4, 7-5.
No. 4: Ali Pollack (Columbia) def. Lexi Milunovich (Harvard) 7-6, 6-1.
No. 5: Irene Lu (Harvard) def. Vivian Cheng (Columbia) 6-1, 7-5.
No. 6: Annika Ringblom (Harvard) def. Adi Milstein (Columbia) 6-1, 6-3
No. 1: Andrea Kevakian/Rima Asatrian (Columbia) played June Lee/Erica Oosterhout (Harvard) 4-5, Unfinished.
No. 2: Adi Milstein/Alexandra Solovyev (Columbia) def. Natasha Gonzalez/Lexi Milunovich (Harvard)
No. 3: Ali Pollack/Vivian Cheng (Columbia) def. Irene Lu/Annika Ringblom (Harvard) 6-4.