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No. 49 Women’s Tennis Captures Fourth Ivy Win over Columbia

No. 49 Women’s Tennis Captures Fourth Ivy Win over Columbia

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 returns to action tomorrow against Cornell at 2 p.m.
 
Results
HARVARD 4, COLUMBIA 3
Friday, April 14, 2017, Dick Savitt Tennis Center, New York, N.Y.
 
Singles
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
 
Doubles
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)
6-2.
No. 3: Ali Pollack/Vivian Cheng (Columbia) def. Irene Lu/Annika Ringblom (Harvard) 6-4.
 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

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