#7 Amherst Sweeps Singles in 8-1 Win over Garnet

#7 Amherst Sweeps Singles in 8-1 Win over Garnet

AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst College got straight set wins in all six singles matches to record an 8-1 win over Swarthmore College in their outdoor home opener on Sunday afternoon at Amherst College Tennis Courts.

The #7 ranked Mammoths have won three straight matches and improve to 8-2 on the season. Their New England Small College Athletic Confernece (NESCAC) opener is next, as Amherst will host Tufts University next Saturday at 1:00 PM.

Swarthmore (5-9) heads home to host Cabrini and Gettysburg on Saturday at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

Doubles:

1. Sean Wei / Jayson Fung (AMH) def. John Lathrop / Thibault Vernier (Swarthmore) 8-2
2. Zach Bessette '19 / Harris Foulkes '22 (AMH) def. Jiung Jung  Noah Criss (Swarthmore) 8-5
3. Simon Vernier / Weiyi Zhu (Swarthmore) def. Oliver Kendall '19  (AMH) 8-6

Singles:

1. Sean Wei '21 (AMH) def. Jiung Jung (Swarthmore) 6-3, 6-1
2. Kevin Ma '21 (AMH) def. Thibault Vernier (Swarthmore) 6-2, 6-4
3. Jayson Fung '20 (AMH) def. John Lathrop (Swarthmore) 6-2, 6-2
4. Zach Bessette '19 (AMH) def. Simon Vernier (Swarthmore) 6-1, 6-2
5. Harris Foulkes '22 (AMH) def. Noah Criss (Swarthmore) 6-1, 6-4
6. William Turchetta '22 (AMH) def. Evan Han (Swarthmore) 6-1, 6-2