Jeffs Down Tufts in Nor'Easter Bowl Final

AMHERST, Mass. - The third-ranked Amherst women's tennis team (7-2, 0-1 NESCAC) extended its win streak to three with an 8-1 victory over #12 Tufts University (5-4, 1-0 NESCAC) at Wellesley College's Nor'Easter Bowl. 

Jordan Brewer '14 (Woodland Hills, Calif.) and Laura Danzig '12 (Allendale, N.Y.) headlined Amherst's doubles lineup with an 8-1 victory over Shelci Bowman '14 and Sophie Schonfeld '15, while Zoe Pangalos '14 (New York, N.Y.) and Jennifer Newman '14 (Haverford, Pa.) scored an 8-3 triumph over Lindsay Katz '13 and Eliza Flynn '14. Gabby Devlin '14 (McLean, Va.) and Caroline Richman '13 (Pacific Palisades, Calif.) completed the Jeffs' doubles sweep with an 8-1 win over Samantha Gann '14 and Janice Lam '13.

Brewer kick-started singles action with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Katz, while Danzig defeated Bowman, 6-1, 6-0. Knotted at a set apiece in a third singles matchup with Flynn, Newman secured a 10-8 victory in the final frame, while Gann notched Tufts' lone point of the day with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Richman.

Pangalos upended Rebecca Kimmel '14, 6-1, 6-2 at fifth singles, while Safi Aly '15 (Edmond, Okla.) held her own at the bottom of the Amherst order with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Lam.

The Lord Jeffs return to action on Saturday, April 14 against Colby College and Emory University.

#3 Amherst 8, #12 Tufts 1
Doubles
1. Jordan Brewer/Laura Danzig (A) def. Shelci Bowman/Sophie Schonfeld (T), 8-1
2. Zoe Pangalos/Jennifer Newman (A) def. Lindsay Katz/Eliza Flynn (T), 8-3
3. Gabby Devlin/Caroline Richman (A) def. Samantha Gann/Janice Lam (T), 8-1 
Singles
1. Jordan Brewer (A) def. Lindsay Katz (T), 6-3, 6-0
2. Laura Danzig (A) def. Shelci Bowman (T), 6-1, 6-0
3. Jennifer Newman (A) def. Eliza Flynn (T), 6-4, 4-6, (10-8)
4. Samantha Gann (T) def. Caroline Richman (A), 7-5, 6-2
5. Zoe Pangalos (A) def. Rebecca Kimmel (T), 6-1, 6-2
6. Safi Aly (A) def. Janice Lam (T), 6-2, 6-2

2012 Nor'Easter Bowl Schedule
Friday, Apr. 6
#1 Amherst def. #8 PR Mayaguez, 9-0
#2 Tufts def. #7 MIT, 8-1
# 3 Wellesley def. #6 Bates, 5-4
#5 Skidmore def. #4 Brandeis, 5-4

Saturday, Apr. 7
2 p.m. --- #1 Amherst def. #5 Skidmore, 9-0
2 p.m. --- #2 Tufts def. #3 Wellesley, 7-2
3 p.m. --- #4 Brandeis def. #8 PR Mayaguez, 9-0
3 p.m. --- #6 Bates def. #7 MIT, 5-4

Sunday, Apr. 8
9 a.m. --- #1 Amherst def. #2 Tufts, 8-1
9 a.m. --- #5 Skidmore def. #3 Wellesley, 6-3
9 a.m. --- #4 Brandeis def. #6 Bates, 5-4
9 a.m. --- #7 MIT def. #8 PR Mayaguez, 6-3