NEW LONDON, Conn. – Dropping just 17 of the 229 total sets in the contest, the No. 14 Amherst College women's tennis team's strong play was on display as the Mammoths powered past Connecticut College, 9-0 Tuesday afternoon.
With the win, Amherst moves to 3-4 on the season and to 1-0 in league play, while Connecticut College falls to 6-3 overall (0-1 NESCAC). The Mammoths return to action on Saturday, April 8 when they host No. 4 Bowdoin and Bates for conference matchups beginning at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
- Amherst concluded doubles action with a 3-0 lead following impressive play across all three courts.
- In the first position, the tandem of Camille Smukler '20 and Kelsey Chen '19 downed Emily Migliorini and Stephanie Simon, 8-1, while Anya Ivenitsky '20 and Avery Wagman '18 powered past Angelica Warren and Mariah Warren, 8-2.
- Megan Adamo '17 and Claire Carpenter '17 posted a commanding 8-0 win on the third court against Adrienne Sieverding and Aleksandra Drljaca to close out doubles competition for the Mammoths.
- On the first court, Smukler battled past Drljaca, 6-1, 6-2, while Chen logged a 6-2, 6-2 win over Migliorini in the second position.
- Ivenitsky continued Amherst stellar play in the number three spot, defeating Simon in two sets, 6-1, 6-3.
- In the fourth position, Trapness notched back-to-back 6-1 set wins versus Warren, while Adamo bested Sieverding, 6-1, 6-1 on the fifth court.
- Wagman clinched the 9-0 sweep for the Mammoths, recording a 6-0, 6-0 win against Susanna Studwell on the sixth court.