September 30, 2008

Women's Tennis Battles Babson

Sept. 30, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT women’s tennis team recorded a hard-fought 7-2 win over Babson College on Tuesday as a trio of singles matches went to three sets while a doubles match was settled with a tiebreaker. The victory raised the Engineers’ ledger to 4-0 on the year and 3-0 in NEWMAC play while the Beavers (5-1, 2-1 NEWMAC) suffered their first loss of the season. Both teams will travel to non-conference foes on Thursday, Oct. 2. MIT will make the trip to Tufts University while Babson will visit Bates College.

Babson College vs. MIT
Final Team Score: MIT 7, Babson 2

Doubles
1. Leslie Hansen/Anastasia Vishnevetsky (M) def. Courtney Farrell/Heather Walsh (B), 9-8 (5)
2. Jes Huang/Kali Hogan (B) def. Anisa McCree/Melissa Diskin (M), 8-1
3. Karina Pikhart/Yi Wang (M) def. Brittany Whitenack/Ashley Lake (B), 8-3
4. Alex Hall/Hillary Jenny (M) def. Caroline Hobert/Auna Denson (B), 8-6

Singles
1. Leslie Hansen (M) def. Courtney Farrell (B), 6-0, 6-1
2. Anastasia Vishnevetsky (M) def. Jes Huang (B), 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-0
3. Heather Walsh (B) def. Melissa Diskin (M), 6-2, 6-1
4. Yi Wang (M) def. Kali Hogan (B), 6-2, 7-6 (1)
5. Alex Hall (M) def. Rebecca Stone (B), 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5
6. Anisa McCree (M) def. Liz Sheerin (B), 6-2, 6-3
7. Karina Pikhart (M) def. Auna Denson (B), 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
8. Hillary Jenny (M) def. Natalia Benedetti (B), 6-0, 6-2