Rookie Serena Lin Named NEWMAC Co-Player of the Week

Oct. 19, 2004

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - Freshman Serena Lin (Saratoga, Calif.) was named NEWMAC Co-Player of the Week in women's tennis after another dominating week in NEWMAC play. Early in the week, Lin won her match to help MIT defeat defending Conference champion, Babson College, 5-4. She teamed with freshman partner Mariah Hoover (Orlando, Fla.) for an 8-0 win at second doubles, and then added a 6-0, 6-1 win at the No. 1 singles position. Over the weekend, Lin and Hoover became the first MIT pair to advance to the semifinals of the New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament (NEWITT) in five years.