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Women's Tennis Falls to Wesleyan, 8-1

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- (September 11, 2007) -- The Wesleyan University women's tennis team upped its record to 2-0 by defeating Springfield College, 8-1, this afternoon in Middletown, Conn. Rain forced the match indoors.

With the loss, Springfield falls to 0-2.

Here are the results from today's match. Springfield's lone victory came at No. 1 doubles as junior Melissa Weinstein (Allentown, Pa.) and freshman Amy Shaw (Walpole, Mass.) combined for an 8-6 win.

On Saturday (Sept. 15), Springfield will play a NEWMAC conference match-up at Wheaton College at 1 pm.

Wesleyan University 8, Springfield College 1

Singles
#1 - Rachael Ghorbani (W) def. Melissa Weinstein (S), 6-3, 6-3
#2 - Ania Preneta (W) def. Amy Shaw (S), 6-0, 6-0
#3 - Madalina Ursu (W) def. Rachel Kushma (S), 6-1, 6-1
#4 - Casey Simchik (W) def. Jess Sousa (S), 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
#5 - Linda McDougal (W) def. Shannon Desroches (S), 6-3, 6-2
#6 - Alex Sirois (W) def. Sarah Russo (S), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
#1 - Weinstein/Shaw (S) def. Ghorbani/Sirois (W), 8-6
#2 - Ursu/McDougal (W) def. Sousa/Desroches (S), 8-2
#3 - Preneta/Lizzie Collector (W) def. Kushma/Russo (S), 8-2

Team Records: Wesleyan 1-0, Springfield 0-2

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