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MIT Defeats Women's Tennis, 9-0

Amy Shaw CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT women’s tennis team topped Springfield College, 9-0, in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both teams. The Engineers’ ledger improved to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the league while the Pride fell to 0-1 on the year and 0-1 in the NEWMAC.

MIT will continue conference play on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Mount Holyoke College while Springfield will host Western New England College on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Doubles
1. Anisa McCree/Leslie Hansen (M) def. Amy Shaw/Melissa Weinstein (S), 8-2
2. Anastasia Vishnevetsky/Melissa Diskin (M) def. Rachel Kushma/Talya Pessolano (S), 8-0
3. Alex Hall/Yi Wang (M) def. Funmi Olowookere/Kyla Walgren (S), 8-2

Singles
1. Leslie Hansen (M) def. Amy Shaw (S), 6-2, 6-0
2. Anastasia Vishnevetsky (M) def. Melissa Weinstein (S), 6-0, 6-0
3. Melissa Diskin (M) def. Rachel Kushma (S), 6-3, 6-0
4. Yi Wang (M) def. Funmi Olowookere (S), 6-0, 6-2
5. Alex Hall (M) def. Kyla Walgren (S), 6-0, 6-2
6. Karina Pikhart (M) def. Tayla Pessolano (S), 6-1, 6-1

Exhibition
Karina Pikhart/Jen Rees (M) def. Kristi Maltz/Beth Slotnick (S), 8-1
Kerry Weinberg (M) def. Beth Slotnick (S), 6-4, 6-1
Katie Smyth (M) def. Kristi Maltz (S), 7-6, 4-6, 10-6

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