2014-15 MIT Women's Tennis News

September 28, 2014
Kohrs Advances To Round of 16 at ITA Championships
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – After starting the season with a 5-0 record, the MIT women’s tennis team stepped away from dual match play this weekend for the annual USTA/ITA New England Regional Championships. The Engineers had seven singles players take the court during the tournament, along with all three of their doubles squads.

September 23, 2014
MIT Edges Babson In Battle of Undefeated Teams, 5-4
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) battle of undefeated women’s tennis teams, MIT came from behind to edge Babson College, 5-4, keeping its win streak intact at five to start the season.

September 20, 2014
MIT Downs Mount Holyoke
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Playing at home, the MIT women’s tennis team kept its win streak to start the 2014-15 season alive this afternoon as the Engineers defeated Mount Holyoke College, 9-0, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference match.

September 15, 2014
Kohrs/Tam Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – For a second straight week the MIT women’s tennis team picked up a weekly New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) award when the league named junior Victoria Tam (Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.) and sophomore Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) the Doubles Team of the Week.

September 14, 2014
MIT Blanks Springfield, 9-0
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Playing for the second time in as many days, the MIT women’s tennis team stayed on its season-opening roll, taking a 9-0 win at Springfield College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match. The victory was also a milestone for head coach Carol Matsuzaki who collected her 200th career win.

September 13, 2014
MIT Defeats Wellesley, 8-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its second match of the season, the MIT women’s tennis team remained undefeated as it took an 8-1 decision over Wellesley College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) matchup of last season’s NEWMAC Tournament finalists. Sophomore Krystal Lai (Irvine, Calif.) won a pair of matches to help the Engineers to the victory.

September 8, 2014
Kohrs Named NEWMAC Singles Co-Player of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – After opening the season with an impressive win, sophomore Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Tennis Singles Co-Player of the Week the league announced today.

September 6, 2014
Women’s Tennis Opens Season With Victory Over Emerson
WINCHESTER, Mass. – MIT opened its 2014-15 women’s tennis season this afternoon, taking on New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Emerson College at the Winchester Indoor Tennis courts. The Engineers looked strong in the opener, sweeping past the Lions by a 9-0 score.

August 29, 2014
MIT Women’s Tennis Tabbed as Favorites in the NEWMAC
BOSTON, Mass. – After winning back-to-back New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) titles, the MIT women’s tennis team has been picked to make it a three-peat in 2014 in the league’s preseason poll released today.

July 11, 2014
MIT Tennis Teams Earns Academic Honors from ITA
SKILLMAN, N.J. – After successful seasons on the court in 2013-14 that saw the MIT men’s and women’s tennis teams claim New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) titles, both squads were recognized for its success in the classroom last season when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its academic award winners for 2013-14.