No. 7 Women's Tennis Cruises Past Bates, 9-0

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

THE BASICS:

Scores: Wesleyan 9, Bates 0
Records: Wesleyan (11-3, 5-3 NESCAC); Bates (7-11, 4-5 NESCAC)
Location: Lewiston, Maine
Date: Saturday, April 29
The Lead: The seventh-ranked Wesleyan University women's tennis team cruised to a 9-0 victory over Bates in its 2016-17 regular season finale.  

DOUBLES HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • The fourth-ranked doubles duo in the country, Eudice Chong '18 and Victoria Yu '19 earned an 8-2 win in the top position against Maisie Silverman and Bella Stone.
  • Helen Klass-Warch '18 and Nicole McCann '18 defeated Elizabeth Erbafina and Isabelle Rovinski by a score of 8-3.
  • Aashli Budhiraja '18 and Dasha Dubinsky '18 completed the double sweep as they claimed an 8-0 win over Lauren Hernandez and Kate Rosenthal.

SINGLES HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Chong and Yu claimed wins in the top two positions for the Cardinals by scores of 6-4, 6-3 and 6-0, 6-2, respectively. Chong defeated Silverman, while Yu claimed the victory over Erbafina.
  • Klass-Warch won her match in straight sets, 6-2, 6-0 against Stone. McCann also claimed a straight sets win in the No. 4 position, 6-1, 6-0 over Rovinski.
  • Dubinsky earned a 6-1, 6-1 victory in the five position against Rosenthal, while Julia Kim '20 sealed the win for Wesleyan, defeating Olivia Voccola 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 6 spot   

UP NEXT:

  • Wesleyan awaits its seeding for the NESCAC Championships, which will be held Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7 at Williams College. 

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