CLAREMONT, Calif. – The sophomores in the Mammoths' lineup impressed and combined to earn the squads' three wins as the No. 11 Amherst College women's tennis team was edged by No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 6-3 Thursday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
With the setback, Amherst falls to 2-3 on the season, while CMS improves to 13-0 overall. Amherst returns to action tomorrow, Friday, March 16 when they conclude their Spring Break trip with a 1 p.m. matchup against Sewanee in Malibu, Calif.
Amherst closed out the match with singles wins in the fourth and fifth position, as Dewire picking up her second win of the day with a 6-0, 7-5 victory over Scott. Anya Ivenitsky '20 captured the Mammoths third and final win, downing Caroline Cox, 7-5, 6-4 on the fifth court.