Women's Tennis Splits at Wellesley Invitational

April 6, 2009

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following a three-week hiatus, the MIT women’s tennis team went 1-1 at the Wellesley College Invitational on Saturday. The nationally-ranked No. 28 Engineers (11-4) defeated NYU, 6-3, but then fell to No. 19 Wellesley, 7-2.

MIT vs. NYU
Final Team Score: MIT 6, NYU 3

Doubles
1. Leslie Hansen/Anastasia Vishnevetsky (MIT) def. Liz Stachtiaris/Stephanie Tu (NYU), 8-1
2. Karina Pikhart/Yi Wang (MIT) def. Amanda Freedman/Lisa Mijovic (NYU), 8-4
3. Anisa McCree/Melissa Diskin (MIT) def. Elizabeth Feldman/Lena-Sophie Krups (NYU), 8-3

Singles
1. Leslie Hansen (MIT) def. Liz Stachtiaris (NYU), 6-2, 6-0
2. Anastasia Vishnevetsky (MIT) def. Stephanie Tu (NYU), 6-4, 6-3
3. Yi Wang (MIT) def. Amanda Freedman (NYU), 6-4, 6-3
4. Elizabeth Feldman (NYU) def. Melissa Diskin (MIT), 6-2, 6-2
5. Lisa Mijovic (NYU) def. Anisa McCree (MIT), 1-6, 6-0, 6-4
6. Lena-Sophie Krups (NYU) def. Karina Pikhart (MIT), 6-3, 6-4

MIT vs. Wellesley College
Final Team Score: Wellesley 7, MIT 2

Doubles
1. Marie Watanabe/Grace Cheng (WEL) def. Leslie Hansen/Anastasia Vishnevetsky (MIT), 8-6
2. Mohona Siddique/Jacqueline Shen (WEL) def. Karina Pikhart/Yi Wang (MIT), 8-2
3. Jen Schwarzkopf/Katie Ching (WEL) def. Anisa McCree/Melissa Diskin (MIT), 8-3

Singles
1. Leslie Hansen (MIT) def. Marie Watanabe (WEL), 6-2, 4-6, 10-2
2. Anastasia Vishnevetsky (MIT) def. Grace Cheng (WEL), 6-4, 6-7, 16-14
3. Mohona Siddique (WEL) def. Yi Wang (MIT), 6-1, 6-1
4. Jacqueline Shen (WEL) def. Melissa Diskin (MIT), 6-0, 6-1
5. Katie Ching (WEL) def. Anisa McCree (MIT), 6-0, 6-1
6. Nathalie Herman (WEL) def. Karina Pikhart (MIT), 6-2, 6-3