April 27, 2009

Women's Tennis Falls to No. 18 Bowdoin and No. 30 Trinity

April 27, 2009

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 29 MIT women’s tennis team wrapped up its regular season this past weekend with a pair of road matches against formidable foes from the NESCAC. The Engineers fell to No. 18 Bowdoin College (8-1) and No. 30 Trinity College (6-3), lowering their ledger to 12-8 for the year.

No. 29 MIT vs. No. 18 Bowdoin College
Final Team Score: Bowdoin 8, MIT 1

Doubles
1. Sarah D’Elia/Emily Lombardi (B) def. Leslie Hansen/Anastasia Vishnevetsky (M), 9-8 (2)
2. Charlotte Hitch/Rachel Waldman (B) def. Yi Wang/Karina Pikhart (M), 8-4
3. Hannah Hoerner/Liz Pedowitz (B) def. Anisa McCree/Melissa Diskin (M), 8-2

Singles
1. Leslie Hansen (M) def. Sarah D’Elia (B), 6-4, 6-2
2. Emily Lombardi (B) def. Anastasia Vishnevetsky (M), 7-6 (3), 6-1
3. Charlotte Hitch (B) def. Yi Wang (M), 6-2, 6-3
4. Rachel Waldman (B) def. Melissa Diskin (M), 6-2, 6-3
5. Liz Pedowitz (B) def. Karina Pikhart (M), 6-1, 6-3
6. Stephanie Langer (B) def. Kerry Weinberg (M), 6-2, 6-0

No. 29 MIT vs. No. 30 Trinity College
Final Team Score: Trinity 6, MIT 3

Doubles
1. Leslie Hansen/Anastasia Vishnevetsky (M) def. Amanda Tramont/Sarah Gould (T), 8-3
2. Olivia Merns/Robyn Williams (T) def. Yi Wang/Karina Pikhart (M), 8-5
3. Arielle Leben/Jillian Steckloff (T) def. Anisa McCree/Melissa Diskin (M), 8-5

Singles
1. Leslie Hansen (M) def. Amanda Tramont (T), 6-4, 7-5
2. Anastasia Vishnevetsky (M) def. Arielle Leben (T), 7-6 (5), 6-3
3. Sarah Gould (T) def. Yi Wang (M), 6-0, 6-3
4. Robyn Williams (T) def. Melissa Diskin (M), 6-0, 6-2
5. Olivia Merns (T) def. Karina Pikhart (M), 6-4, 6-4
6. Jillian Steckloff (T) def. Jen Rees (M), 6-3, 6-2