Women's Tennis Concludes Fall State at the Middlebury Invitational

Women's Tennis Concludes Fall State at the Middlebury Invitational

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Competing at the Middlebury Tournament this weekend, the Amherst College women's tennis team took to the courts against Williams, Middlebury, and Brandeis in both singles and doubles action on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 21-23 at the Nelson Arena Indoor Tennis Center at the Peterson Family Athletics Complex. 

The Middlebury Tournament wraps up the Purple & White's fall slate. Amherst returns to action in the spring of 2017, starting with their Spring Break Trip beginning on March 13.

SINGLES PLAY

  • Amherst vs. Williams, 1-5
    • Senior Jackie Calla earned the Purple & White sole win against the archrival Ephs, defeating Mia Gancayco, 7-6(5), 6-4 on the second court.
    • In the No. 1 spot, Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio edged Kelsey Chen '19 with back-to-back 6-1 set wins, while Leah Bush notched a three-set, 4-6, 6-3, 10-3 victory over Camille Smukler '20 in the third position.
    • Avery Wagman '18 fell to Hannah Atkinson, 6-2, 6-0 on the fourth court, while Emily Zheng posted a 6-0, 6-3 win against Camilla Trapness '20 in the No. 5 spot.
    • On the sixth court, Chloe Henderson downed Anya Ivenitsky '20, 7-6 (5), 6-3.
  • Amherst vs. Middlebury, 1-5
    • Playing on the second court, Wagman logged a hard fought 3-6, 7-5, 10-5 victory versus Lily Bondy.
    • On the first court Smukler fell to Alexandra Fields, 6-4, 6-3, while Katherine Hughes edged K.Chen, 7-5, 6-2 in the No. 3 spot.
    • The Panthers earned wins on the fourth, fifth, and sixth courts, with Heather Boehm downing Maddie Dewine '20, 6-2, 6-1, Maddi Stow defeating Jen Chen '20, 6-3, 6-2, and Catherine Blazye posting a 7-5, 7-5 win over Ivenitsky, respectively.
  • Amherst vs. Brandeis, 3-3
    • The Purple & White and Brandeis split singles action, with each side claiming three victories.
    • Amherst recorded wins on the third, fifth and sixth courts, with Megan Adamo '17, Joanna Booth '19 and Kelly Yang '19 earning the victories for the Purple & White.
    • Adamo edged Olivia Leavitt, 6-2, 7-6 (6) in the third spot, while Booth registered consecutive 6-1, 6-1 set wins to defeat Michele Lehat in the fifth position.
    • On the sixth court, Yang posted a 7-6 (4), 6-1 win over Sophia He.
    • Sabrina Ross Neergaard downed Trapness, 6-4, 6-3 on the first court, while J. Chen fell to Haley Cohen in three-sets, 1-6, 6-4, 10-6.
    • In the No. 4 spot, Keren Khromchecko logged a 4-6, 6-0, 10-4 over senior Claire Carpenter.

DOUBLES ACTION

  • Amherst vs. Brandeis, 3-1
    • Amherst claimed three of four doubles matches against the Judges.
    • On the first court, duo Calla and Wagman notched an 8-5 win against Ross Neergaard and Leavitt, while Yang and Booth defeated Khromchecko and Lehat, 8-4 in the third position.
    • In the No. 4 spot, Adamo and Carpenter posted an 8-1 victory over Ishaq and Greisman.
    • In the second court, Ivenitsky and Dewine fell in a hard fought battle to He and Cohen 9-8 (8).
  • Amherst vs. Middlebury, 1-3
    • Calla and Wagman won Amherst's sole doubles match against the Panthers, recording an 8-5 win on the first court over Fields and Bondy.
    • Schossberger and Hughes edged Dewine/ and Ivenitsky, 8-5 in the No. 2 spot, while Stow and Orozco logged an 8-3 victory against J. Chen and Smukler in the third position.
    • On the fourth court, K. Chen and Trapness fell to Puccinelli and Boehm, 8-6.
  • Amherst vs. Williams, 1-3
    • Calla and Wagman concluded their undefeated doubles play against Williams, defeating Henderson and Atkinson, 8-5 on the first court.
    • In the No. 2 spot, Raventos and Shin downed K. Chen and Smukler, 8-5, while Booth and Yang were edged 8-5 on the third court by Bush and Gancayco.
    • In the fourth position, Zheng and McDonnell Nieto del Rio earned a 8-3 win against Carpenter and Adamo.