MALIBU, Calif. – The Mammoths capped off a successful Spring Break trip with a victory, as the No. 11 Amherst College women's tennis team edged No. 12 Sewanee, 6-3 Friday afternoon at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center on the campus of Pepperdine University.
With the win, Amherst improves to 3-3 on the season, while Sewanee falls to 9-2 overall. Amherst returns to the courts on Saturday, March 31 when they travel to Skidmore for a non-conference battle beginning at 1 p.m.
Taking two of three doubles matches, Avery Wagman '18 and Anya Ivenitsky '20 teamed up to down Clementina Davila and Catherine Owen, 8-3 on the first court, while sophomore duo Maddie Dewire and Camille Smukler powered past Sara Thompson and Haley Tucker, 8-0 in the third position.
The Mammoths continued to impress in singles action, clinching four more wins on third through sixth court. In the No. 3 spot, Dewire downed Ellie Czura, 6-2, 6-1, while Ivenitsky added a hard fought 6-4, 6-2 win in the fourth slot. Wagman and Camilla Trapness '19 rounded out the Amherst match with, as Wagman beat Haley Tucker, 6-1, 6-0 on the fifth court and Trapness moved past Darby Duval, 6-4, 6-2 in the No. 6 spot.