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No. 7 Wesleyan Wins Fourth-Straight, Defeats No. 10 Carnegie Mellon, 6-3

Photo by Ellen Friedlander
Photo by Ellen Friedlander

ORLANDO, Fla. – No. 7 Wesleyan women's tennis won its fourth match in four days as the Cardinals defeated No. 10 Carnegie Mellon on Wednesday night, 6-3. With the win, Wesleyan improved to 4-0 on the year, while the Tartans fell to 9-5.


  • The Cardinals took a 2-1 lead after doubles action with wins from their No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams.
  • The Yu sisters took the top spot, defeating Courtney Ollis and Vinaya Rao, 8-3. In No. 2 doubles, Polina Kiseleva and Venia Yeung won 8-4 over Danna Taylor and Melissa Strome.
  • Yeung, Kristina Yu, Kiseleva and Alissa Nakamoto each won their singles matches decisively.
  • Yeung won No. 2 singles by scores of 6-4, 6-2, Kiseleva took the No. 4 spot 6-3, 6-1, and Nakamoto won 6-1, 6-2 in the No. 6 position, while Kristina Yu swept No. 3 singles with 6-0 victories.


  • The Cardinals have a day off and will be back in action tomorrow, March 15 for their final match of the Florida Spring Break trip. They will play No. 1 Emory at 11 a.m. at Rollins College.