Women's Tennis Notches Three Straight Victories

October 7, 2002 

BRUNSWICK, LEWISTON & WATERVILLE, ME - After competing in the OMNI/ITA last weekend the Amherst College women's tennis team downed Colby College (9-0), Bates College (9-0), and Bowdoin College (7-2) this weekend. With the victories, the Jeffs improved to 6-1 overall. 

Sophomore Tristan Hedrick (Walnut Creek, CA) paced Amherst on Saturday, defeating Colby's Paige Hanzlik in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. First-year Kristen Raverta (W. Springfield, MA) led the charge against Bates on Sunday, storming past Tara DeVito, 6-0, 6-0. Hedrick followed up her dominating performance on Saturday with another 6-0, 6-0 victory over Bowdoin's Betsy Hayes to guide the Jeffs to their third straight win. 

Amherst returns to action Saturday at 11 a.m. against visiting Williams College. 

AMHERST 9 - COLBY 0 

SINGLES: 
Kristen Raverta (A) def. Sara Hughes (6-2, 6-1) 
Rachel Holt (A) def. Caren Harris (6-3, 6-3) 
Tristan Hedrick (A) def. Paige Hanzlik (6-0, 6-0) 
Paige Lawrence (A) def. Christina Pluta (6-1, 6-1) 
Wallis Molchen (A) def. Ginny Raho (6-3, 7-6) 
Erin Murphy (A) def. Nikki Patel (7-6, 6-1) 

DOUBLES: 
Holt/Hedrick (A) def. Hughes/Palmedo (9-7) 
Raverta/Lawrence (A) def. Harris/Pluta (8-0) 
Molchen/Murphy (A) def. Hanzlik/Raho (8-1) 

AMHERST 9 - BATES 0 

SINGLES: 
Kristen Raverta (A) def. Tara DeVito (6-0, 6-0) 
Rachel Holt (A) def. Kelsey Evans (6-0, 6-2) 
Tristan Hedrick (A) def. Liz Curre (6-1, 6-1) 
Paige Lawrence (A) def. Heather Baecken (6-1, 6-1) 
Wallis Molchen (A) def. Lindsay Yost (6-0, 6-3) 
Erin Murphy (A) def. Diana Williamson (6-1, 6-1) 

DOUBLES: 
Holt/Hedrick (A) def. Bracken/Yost (8-2) 
Raverta/Lawrence (A) def. DeVito/Curre (8-1) 
Molchen/Murphy (A) def. Evans/Williamson (9-7) 

AMHERST 9 - BOWDOIN 2 

SINGLES: 
Kristen Raverta (A) def. Alexis Bawden (7-5, 6-3) 
Rachel Holt (A) def. Paulette Hricko (6-3, 6-3) 
Tristan Hedrick (A) def. Betsy Hayes (6-0, 6-0) 
Paige Lawrence (A) def. Kristina Sisk (6-3, 6-1) 
Sanida Kikic (B) def. Wallis Molchen (6-2, 1-6, 6-4) 
Erin Murphy (A) def. Julia Shaver (6-1, 4-6, 7-5) 

DOUBLES: 
Holt/Hedrick (A) def. Bawden/Hricko (8-0) 
Raverta/Lawrence (A) def. Sisk/Kikic (8-4) 
Lauren Gray/Hayes (B) def. Molchen/Murphy (9-7)