Women’s Tennis Gets Back in Action with Victory

Women’s Tennis Gets Back in Action with Victory

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT women's tennis team got back into action on Saturday afternoon and does not seem to have lost a step. The Engineers swept the New York University Violets 9-0 at JB Carr Tennis Bubble.

NEWMAC player of the year Lauren Quisenberry beat Elizabeth Stachtiari 6-1, 6-4 at first singles and won over Stachtiaris and Ariel Sultan 8-2 at first doubles, where she now is paired with Candace Wu.

Sultan was defeated by Julia Hsu 6-4, 6-2 at third singles, while Wu won her second singles match by a pair of 6-2 sets. Hsu and Bianca Dumitrascu beat Liz Feldman and Lisa Mijovic 8-4 at second doubles, while the pair of Melissa Diskin and Katie O'Neal had no trouble winning their third doubles match by a clean 8-0 sweep.

Dumitrascu also beat Mijovic in the fourth singles slot (6-3, 6-4). O'Neal and Diskin also beat their doubles opponents in singles play. O'Neal beat Ramya Pokala 7-6, 6-4 at fifth singles, while Diskin took care of Sara Joo 6-0, 6-4.

MIT improved their record to 7-4 on the season. They will play March 12th at Colby College before preparing for a spring break trip to Los Angeles, California. The Violets drop to 0-3 on the season and will return to action on March 25th at The College of New Jersey.

Parts of Release Courtesy of NYU Sports Information Department

Massachusetts Inst. Technology 9, New York University 0
Mar 04, 2011 at Cambridge, Mass. (JB Carr Tennis Bubble)

Singles competition

1. Lauren Quisenberry (MIT) def. Elizabeth Stachtiari (NYUW) 6-1, 6-4

2. Candace Wu (MIT) def. Liz Feldman (NYUW) 6-2, 6-2

3. Julia Hsu (MIT) def. Ariel Sultan (NYUW) 6-4, 6-2

4. Bianca Dumitrascu (MIT) def. Lisa Mijovic (NYUW) 6-3, 6-4

5. Katie O'Neal (MIT) def. Ramya Pokala (NYUW) 7-6, 6-4

6. Melissa Diskin (MIT) def. Sara Joo (NYUW) 6-0, 6-4


Doubles competition

1. Lauren Quisenberry/Candace Wu (MIT) def. Elizabeth Stachtiari/Ariel Sultan (NYUW) 8-2

2. Julia Hsu/Bianca Dumitrascu (MIT) def. Liz Feldman/Lisa Mijovic (NYUW) 8-4

3. Melissa Diskin/Katie O'Neal (MIT) def. Ramya Pokala/Sara Joo (NYUW) 8-0