Tennis beats Clark

Women win 7-2 vs. Babson, Clark

MIT Women’s Tennis started off against Clark by sweeping the doubles matches, ultimately defeating Clark 7-2. Julia C. Hsu ’14 picked up wins in doubles and singles, including the match-clinching singles victory. After the No. 3 team of Vynnie J. Kong ’15 and Meghana Vasireddy ’16 dominated the first doubles set with an 8-0 win, the Engineers went on to take the rest of the doubles matches. Ava P. Soleimany ’16 took the first singles match of the night with an impressive 6-0, 6-0 in the No. 5 match, followed by Hsu with a score of 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2. Alana H. Peters ’16 made it 6-0 in MIT’s favor with a 6-1, 6-2 victory in the No. 6 match.

Keeping up with their perfect NEWMAC record (5-0), the Engineers rolled past Babson with an overall score of 7-2. Sunnie E. Lampl ’16 won in both doubles and singles, clinching the win for MIT. Lauren C. Quisenberry ’14 and Hsu took the first point of the afternoon with an 8-4 win at No. 1. Though Kong and Vasireddy fell to the No. 3 at 8-6, the Engineer’s No. 2 team of Lampl and Michelle M. Dutt ’15 scraped by with a 9-8 (7-5) win. Heading into singles with a 2-1 lead, MIT picked up the next three wins to claim victory over Babson. Quisenberry claimed a win at No. 1 with a 6-2, 6-2 score just before Kong scored a victory with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 2. Lampl delivered the next win at No. 6 taking a 6-4, 6-0 decision. The MIT Women’s Tennis team will take a break from NEWMAC play until Oct. 16 when it will travel to Wellesley. This weekend it plays at Amherst College.