September 22, 2009

Leslie Hansen Named NEWMAC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week

BABSON PARK, Mass. - MIT senior Leslie Harris has been named the NEWMAC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week. Hansen posted a 2-1 record at this weekend's ITA Women's New England Regional Championship hosted by MIT. Last year's runner-up, Hansen won her first two matches in straight sets over opponents from Middlebury and Smith. In the third round, Hansen won the first set over Williams' Kristin Alotta but Alotta, who would advance to win the individual title, rallied to win [2-6, 6-0 (10-8)]. Hasen's singles record has improved to 3-1 on the season.