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No. 6 Women's Tennis Prevails Over No. 7 Tufts, 5-1

Photo by Ellen Friedlander
Photo by Ellen Friedlander

MEDFORD, Mass. - The sixth-ranked Wesleyan University women's tennis team earned a 5-1 win over No. 7 Tufts University in NESCAC action Sunday evening. 

With the win, the Cardinals improved to 8-1 overall and 3-0 in league play. The Jumbos dropped to 3-4 and 2-2.


  • Wesleyan led 2-1 after doubles action with wins in the No. 2 and No. 3 positions.
  • Polina Kiseleva and Venia Yeung defeated Patricia Obeid and Tomo Iwasaka decisively in No. 2 doubles, 8-2, while Alexis Almy and Alissa Nakamota earned a thriller in No. 3 doubles with wins of 8-7 (7-4) over Anna Lowy and Kat Wiley.
  • In singles, Kristina Yu and Kiseleva won the No. 3 and No. 4 spots, respectively, by identical scores of 6-2, 6-2.
  • Victoria Yu sealed the victory in No. 1 singles with wins of 6-2, 6-4 over Maggie Dorr.


  • Wesleyan is back in action Saturday, April 6 and will play at Middlebury beginning at 10 a.m.