No. 7 Women's Tennis Edged by No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer, 7-2

No. 7  Women's Tennis Edged by No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer, 7-2

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The seventh-ranked Amherst College women's tennis team suffered its first setback of the spring season, falling to No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer, 7-2 Monday afternoon at the Pauley Tennis Complex.


  • Amherst's two match wins came on the first and fourth court in singles play.
  • In the first position, Camille Smukler '20 downed Caroline Casper, 6-1, 6-3, while Camilla Trapness '19 battled to a 2-6, 6-4, 10-6 win over Joy Kim in the No. 4 spot.
  • On the second court, Maryann Zhao edged Kelsey Chen '19, 6-1, 6-0 while Anya Ivenitsky '20 fell to Arianna Chen, 6-4, 6-0 in the third position.
  • Playing in the fifth position, Grace Hruska downed Claire Carpenter '17, 6-4, 6-1, while Avery Wagman '18 suffered a tough 6-7 (4), 7-5, 10-7 loss to Emily Chen on the sixth court.
  • The Sagehens swept all three doubles courts behind scores of 8-5 with Chen/Smukler playing at the top of the ladder, Wagman/Ivenitsky sitting in the No. 2 spot and Kelly Yang '19/Joanna Booth '19 playing in the third position.


  • Amherst returns to the courts, tomorrow, March 14 when they battle U. Washington at 3 p.m. at the Claremont Country Club.