March 29, 2008

Spring Break Recap

March 29, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In its spring training trip to Pasadena, Calif., the nationally-ranked No, 20 MIT women's tennis team defeated host Caltech, 9-0, but fell to No. 23 Middlebury College, 8-1. Following the pair of matches, the Engineers' ledger moved to 11-4 on the year.

No. 20 MIT vs. Caltech
Final Team Score: MIT 9, Caltech 0

Doubles
1. Mariah Hoover/Leslie Hansen (M) def. Sara Wadsworth/Sara Griffs (C), 8-2
2. Anisa McCree/Liz Denys (M) def. M. Jiang/L. Yang (C), 8-1
3. Karina Pikhart/Melissa Diskin (M), Default

Singles
1. Melissa Diskin (M) def. S. Wadsworth (C), 6-0, 6-1
2. Yi Wang (M) def. L. Yang (C), 6-1, 6-0
3. Karina Pikhart (M) def. S. Griffs (C), 4-6, 6-3, 10-5
4. Jenny Dohlman (M) def. K. Siripat (C), 6-1, 6-1
5. Sheena Bhalla (M) def. Michelle Jiang (C), 6-2, 6-1
6. Kerry Weinberg (M), Default

No. 20 MIT vs. No. 23 Middlebury College
Final Team Score: Middlebury 8, MIT 1

Doubles
1. Smyser/Emery (MC) def. Mariah Hoover/Leslie Hansen (M), 8-6
2. Haar/Stone (MC) def. Anisa McCree/Yi Wang (M), 8-6
3. Burke/Kurien (MC) def. Karina Pikhart/Melissa Diskin (M), 8-2
4. Berkman/Hanson (MC) def. Jenny Dohlman/Kerry Weinberg (M), 8-0

Singles
1. Leslie Hansen (M) def. Claire Smyser (MC), 6-3, 6-4
2. Elizabeth Emery (MC) def. Mariah Hoover (M), 6-4, 6-3
3. Chandra Kurien (MC) def. Melissa Diskin (M), 6-1, 6-3
4. Jamie Haar (MC) def. Yi Wang (M), 6-0, 6-2
5. Clare Burke (MC) def. Anisa McCree (M), 6-1, 6-1
6. Amy Berkman (MC) def. Karina Pikhart (M), 6-1, 6-0
7. Elizabeth Stone (MC) def. Jen Rees (M), 8-1
8. Whitney Hanson (MC) def. Katie Smyth (M), 8-0
9. Annie Weinberg (MC) def. Sonya Makhni (M), 8-5