No. 12 Amherst Falls to No. 6 Wesleyan, 7-2

No. 12 Amherst Falls to No. 6 Wesleyan, 7-2

AMHERST, Mass. –  The Mammoths claimed one doubles win and pushed four sets to seven games in singles competition, however the No. 12 Amherst College women's tennis team fell to Little III rival and No. 6 Wesleyan, 7-2 Saturday afternoon at the Amherst Tennis Courts.

With the loss, Amherst falls to 5-7 on the season and to 3-3 in league play, while Wesleyan improves to 10-2 overall (4-2 NESCAC). Amherst returns to action tomorrow, April 23 when they host Hamilton for Senior Day beginning at 1 p.m.

DOUBLES ACTION

  • Doubles tandem Anya Ivenitsky '20 and Avery Wagman '18 continued to be a force for the Mammoths on the second court, downing Dasha Dubinsky and Julia Kim, 8-3.
  • At the top of the ladder, reigning national singles champion Eudice Chong and Victoria Yu edged Camille Smukler '20 and Kelsey Chen '19, 8-2, while seniors Claire Carpenter and Megan Adamo fell to Helen Klass-Warch and Nicole McCann on the third court, 8-3.

SINGLES PLAY

  • Amherst lone singles victory came in the sixth position, as Wagman remained perfect on the day in a thrilling, three-set win over Dubinsky, 6-7, 7-6, 13-11.
  • On the first court, Chong bested Smukler 6-1, 6-3, while Yu added a 6-1, 7-5 win against Chen in the No. 2 spot.
  • Aashli Budhiraja defeated Ivenitsky, 6-4, 6-0 in third court action before Camilla Trapness '19 and Adamo fell to Klass-Warch and McCann in the fourth and fifth position by scores of 6-4, 7-5 and 7-5, 7-5, respectively.