No. 6 Women’s Tennis Improves to 6-0, Cruises Past No. 21 MIT, 8-1

Photo by John Lacko
Photo by John Lacko

THE BASICS:

Scores: Wesleyan 8, MIT 1
Records: Wesleyan (6-0); MIT (11-4)
Location: Middletown, Conn.
Date: Saturday, April 8
The Lead: With an 8-1 win Saturday afternoon, the sixth-ranked Wesleyan University women's tennis team improved to 6-0 on the season as it defeated No. 21 MIT inside Bacon Field House.

DOUBLES HIGHLIGHTS:

SINGLE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Chong remains perfect in singles play (5-0) this season as she won decisively in the No. 1 spot. The junior took the first set 6-2, followed by a 6-0 win in the second.
  • Yu also remains perfect this season (6-0) as she swept her opponent in No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-0, and Budhiraja claimed a decisive 6-1, 6-1 win in No. 3 singles.
  • In the No. 5 position, McCann claimed a 6-2, 6-1 win to improve her singles play record to 5-0.
  • Dasha Dubinsky '18 also cruised to wins of 6-1, 6-4 to take No. 6 singles.

HEAD COACH MIKE FRIED:

  • "We played a great match across the board today. We're getting a little bit better each match and are excited for the rest of the season!"

UP NEXT:

  • Wesleyan returns to action Sunday, April 9 for a difficult NESCAC matchup against archrival and No. 3 Williams. The match is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.

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