No. 6 Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 7 Tufts, 6-3

Photo by Jonas Powell '18
Photo by Jonas Powell '18

THE BASICS:

Scores: Tufts 6, Wesleyan 3
Records: Wesleyan (7-2, 2-2 NESCAC); Tufts (10-3, 3-1 NESCAC)
Location: Medford, Mass.
Date: Saturday, April 15
The Lead: The sixth-ranked Wesleyan University women's tennis team fell to No. 7 Tufts University on the road Saturday afternoon, 6-3.

DOUBLES HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Helen Klass-Warch '18 and Nicole McCann '18 won the lone doubles match for the Cardinals as they defeated Conner Calabro and Tomo Iwasaki in the No. 3 spot, 8-6.

SINGLE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In singles play, Eudice Chong '18 defeated Mina Karamercan by scores of 6-4, 6-3.
  • Dasha Dubinsky '18 won the other singles match for Wesleyan as she defeated Calabro in No. 6 singles in a three-set thriller (2-6, 6-4, 6-1).  

HEAD COACH MIKE FRIED:

  • "The women played with huge heart but came up a little short against a very tough team."

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals are back in action tomorrow, April 16 and will remain in Medford, Mass. to face No. 1 Emory at 9 a.m.

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