CLINTON, N.Y. – The 8th-ranked Wesleyan University women's tennis team defeated NESCAC opponent Hamilton College Saturday morning, 7-2 at Hamilton's Gray Tennis courts.
Wesleyan: 4-3, 1-3 NESCAC
Hamilton: 11-5, 0-4 NESCAC
- Wesleyan swept doubles action, 3-0.
- In No. 1 doubles, Eudice Chong '18 and Aashli Budhiraja '18 claimed an 8-2 victory over Jane Haffer and Lindsay Jadow.
- No. 2 doubles featured an 8-1 win by Victoria Yu '19 and Dasha Dubinsky '18 against Claire Keyte and Samantha Weeks.
- Helen Klass-Warch '18 and Nicole McCann '18 won decisively in No. 3 doubles, 8-0 over Emily Chan and Claudia Morse.
- Wesleyan won No. 1-4 singles to claim the 7-2 victory.
- After a difficult first set in which Chong edged Haffer, 7-6 (5) in No. 1 singles, the sophomore responded with a 6-0 win in the second to claim the match.
- Klass-Warch defeated Jadow in No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-3.
- Budhiraja won both sets, 6-4 against Winnie Tang in No. 3 singles, and McCann claimed No. 4 singles over Keyte by scores of 6-4, 6-2.
- Dubinsky was narrowly edged in No. 5 singles against Jane Bary. After claiming the first set, 6-2, she dropped the second 7-6 before falling short in a thrilling set three, 16-14.
- Wesleyan returns to the courts tomorrow, April 17 and will play at No. 5 Amherst. The match is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.
- The Continentals play later today against Le Moyne, slated for a 4 p.m. start.