Women's tennis' 10th win is shutout at RIT
The Hamilton College women’s tennis team picked up its 10th win of the season, blanking host Rochester Institute of Technology 9-0 on Thursday. The Continentals (10-3 overall) have won all eight of their northern matches, including three by shutout.
Five of Hamilton’s six singles entrants won in straight sets, including Rachel Friedman '15, who improved to a team-best 11-2 by sweeping her sixth flight singles opponent. Her doubles partner, Liz Detwiler '15, was a 6-1, 6-2 winner at fourth flight singles to raise her season mark to 7-3. The two combined to win 8-2 at first flight doubles.
The Continentals’ third flight doubles pairing of Claire Keyte '17 and Mira Khanna '15 is now 10-2 after winning 8-1. Khanna won at first flight singles and Keyte lost just one game at fifth flight singles to raise her record to 8-4.
Winnie Tang '17 improved to 8-2 with a 6-0, 6-1 win at the second singles spot. Isabella Schoning '16 rounded out Hamilton’s singles winners, recording a three-set victory at the number three position. Schoning and Tang won 8-3 at second flight doubles.
The Continentals return to NESCAC competition on Saturday, April 4, hosting nationally ranked No. 9 Middlebury College at 10 a.m.
Hamilton vs Rochester Institute of Technology
04/02/2015 at Rochester, N.Y. (Gordon Field House)
HAMILTON 9, Rochester Institute of Technology 0
1. Liz DETWILER/Rachel FRIEDMAN (HAM) def. Sara Bjork/Diane Wang (RIT) 8-2
2. Winnie TANG/Bella SCHONING (HAM) def. Gianna Heaviland/Bridget Avery (RIT) 8-3
3. Mira KHANNA/Claire KEYTE (HAM) def. Riane Reithel/Paige Baker (RIT) 8-1
1. Mira KHANNA (HAM) def. Sara Bjork (RIT) 6-1, 6-1
2. Winnie TANG (HAM) def. Gianna Heaviland (RIT) 6-0, 6-1
3. Bella SCHONING (HAM) def. Diane Wang (RIT) 6-1, 6-7, 10-8
4. Liz DETWILER (HAM) def. Paige Baker (RIT) 6-1, 6-2
5. Claire KEYTE (HAM) def. Riane Reithel (RIT) 6-1, 6-0
6. Rachel FRIEDMAN (HAM) def. Marie Jubert (RIT) 6-0, 7-5
Match Notes: Hamilton 10-3; RIT 0-6