Amherst Rips Tufts 6-2

April 18, 2001 

MEDFORD, MA - Senior Jamie Cohen (Rye, NY) led Amherst College to a 6-2 team victory at Tufts on Wednesday. Cohen defeated the Jumbo's Katie Nordstrom 6-0, 6-1 in the top singles match and later teamed up with sophomore Paige Lawrence (Katy, TX) to claim victory over Nordstrom and Erika Lee 8-4 in doubles. 

Elsewhere in the singles draw, number-two seed junior Stephanie Fong (Los Altos, CA) beat Erika Lee 6-7, 6-2, 6-2, junior Heather Cole (Baltimore, MD) downed Iffy Saeed 6-1, 6-2, senior Carolyn Pastel (Old Lyme, CT) defeated Emily Warshauer 6-4, 7-6, and Wallis Molchen (Washington, DC) beat Rachel Hammerman 6-2, DNF. 

Fong and Cole claimed the other doubles victory with their 8-4 win over Barclay Gang and Warshauer as the Jeffs improved their spring record to 6-1. 

Amherst College will host the inaugural NESCAC Women's Tennis Championship Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22. With Amherst holding the top spot in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA)/ Collegiate Tennis Rankings, and Williams (4th), Tufts (11th), and Wesleyan (20th), the weekend promises to feature some tough competition. 

Amherst College 6 - Tufts University 2 

1) Jamie Cohen (Amh.) def. Katie Nordstrom 6-0, 6-1 
2) Stephanie Fong (Amh.) def. Erika Lee 6-7, 6-2, 6-2 
3) Barclay Gang def. Susanna Burke (Amh.) 4-3, RET. 
4) Heather Cole (Amh.) def. Iffy Saeed 6-1, 6-2 
5) Carolyn Pastel (Amh.) def. Emily Warshauer 6-4, 7-6 
6) Wallace Molchen (Amh.) def. Rachel Hammerman 6-2, DNF 

1) Cohen/Lawrence (Amh.) def. Nordstrom/Lee 8-4 
2) Fong/Cole (Amh.) def. Gang/Warshauer 8-4 
3) Saeed/Lai def. Burke/Pastel (Amh.) 8-6