Jeffs Defeat Pomona-Pitzer, 6-3

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CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Amherst College women's tennis team earned five wins in singles play to defeat Pomona-Pitzer College, 6-3, Monday.

The Jeffs (2-1) open the spring schedule with two consecutive wins and snapped the Sagehens (6-3) four dual-match winning streak.

Jordan Brewer '14 and Gabby Devlin '14 picked up Amherst's only win in doubles action as the dynamic duo cruised to a decisive 8-2 win from the No. 1 court.

In singles play, Brewer and Devlin picked up wins on the No. 1 and No. 2 courts, respectively. Brewer won easily with scores of 6-0, 6-2. After dropping the first set 7-6 (2), Devlin retaliated nicely with wins of 6-3 and 6-1 to pull off the win.

The Jeffs also earned wins from the No. 4 through No. 6 courts. Sue Ghosh '16 earned a win from the No. 4 position by scores of 6-3 and 7-5 and Zoe Pangalos '14 cruised to wins of 6-1 and 6-4 in the No. 5 spot. Sarah Monteagudo '16 picked up a 6-1 win in the first set before dropping a 6-4 set two. However, she pulled away in the final set for a 6-1 win on the No. 6 court.

Amherst returns to the court tomorrow, Mar. 18 for a 1:30 p.m. dual-match at Cal State Fullerton.

AMHERST 6, POMONA-PITZER 3
Doubles
1. Brewer/Devlin (A) def Chao/Yen (P), 8-2
2. Gordon/Pelch (P) def Newman/Pangalos (A), 8-5
3. Coyiuto/Padmanabhan (P)def Aly/Monteagudo (A), 8-4
Singles
1. Brewer (A) def Chao (P), 6-0, 6-2
2. Devin (A) def Coyiuto (P), 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-1
3. Yen (P) def Newman (A), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
4. Ghosh (A) def Padmanabhan (P), 6-3, 7-5
5. Pangalos (A) def Pelch (P), 6-1, 6-4
6. Monteagudo (A) def Gordon (P), 6-1, 4-6, 6-1