Middlebury

Women's Tennis Garners Awards At NESCAC's

April 18, 2004

4/18/04 - The Middlebury College women's tennis team finished in a fifth place tie at the NESCAC Championships hosted by Amherst last weekend. The Panthers did capture some impressive individual awards as first-year player Amy Roche (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year, while senior Sandy Spring (Westport, N.Y.) was named the Senior Sportswoman of the Year. First-year player Claire Smyser (Houston, Texas) earned second-team All-NESCAC honors with her solid performance. Head coach Nate Simms was also honored, by being named the NESCAC Coach of the Year.

Highlights from the tourney were led by Smyser, who advanced to the semifinals of the "B" singles bracket before falling 4-6, 6-0, 10-4. In "D" singles, first-year player Emily Holick (Sudbury, Mass.) was impressive as she advanced to the finals before falling 7-5, 2-6, 10-4.

In doubles action Spring and rookie Jackie Ross (Ipswich, Mass.) fell in the semifinals of the "A" bracket, 8-3. Roche and senior Jena Sigel (Purchase, N.Y.) were eliminated in the "B" semifinals, 8-2, while Smyser and senior Kristin Baker (Piedmont, Calif.) fell in the "C" semis, 8-6.

 

2004 NESCAC WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT Friday-Sunday April 16-18, 2004 - Amherst College - Amherst, MA

Final Team Standings:

1. Amherst- 27 (Co-Champion)

1. Williams- 27 (Co-Champion)

3. Bowdoin- 19

4. Trinity- 12

5. Tufts- 11

5. Middlebury- 11

7. Colby- 6

8. Connecticut- 5

8. Wesleyan- 5

10. Bates- 2

10. Hamilton- 2

Women's "A" Singles - First Round:

Amy Roche (Middlebury) def. Emily Sedlis (Connecticut) 6-2, 6-0 Tiffany Lo (Wesleyan) def. Brittany Horn (Hamilton) 6-0, 6-2 Diana Dreyfus (Trinity) def. Liz Currie (Bates) 6-0, 6-1 Julie Mallory (Williams) def. Jackie Ross (Middlebury) 5-2, retired.

Jen Luten (Tufts) def. Heather Bracken (Bates) 7-5, 6-1 Allison Dunn (Colby) def. Beret Remak (Connecticut) 6-1, 7-5

Women's "A" Singles - Round of 16:

(1) Steph Hall (Williams) def. Amy Roche (Middlebury) 4-6, 6-1, 10-3 Kristen Raverta (Amherst) def. Tiffany Lo (Wesleyan) 6-2, 6-3

(4) Sarah Hughes (Colby) def. Diana Dreyfus (Trinity) 6-0, 6-3 Jen Lejb (Tufts) def. Paulette Hricko (Bowdoin) 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 10-8 Alexis Bawden (Bowdoin) def. Julie Mallory (Williams) 6-4, 6-1

(3) Tristan Hedrick (Amherst) def. Jen Luten (Tufts) 6-4, 6-2 Kaitie Donovan (Hamilton) def. Dina Guth (Wesleyan) 6-3, 6-7, 10-6

(2) Diana Goldman (Trinity) def. Allison Dunn (Colby) 6-3, 6-4

Women's "A" Singles - Quarterfinals:

Kristen Raverta (Amherst) def. (1) Steph Hall (Williams) 1-6, 6-1, 10-7

(4) Sarah Hughes (Colby) def. Jen Lejb (Tufts) 6-0, 6-1

(3) Tristan Hedrick (Amherst) def. Alexis Bawden (Bowdoin) 3-6, 6-2, 10-3

(2) Diana Goldman (Trinity) def. Kaitie Donovan (Hamilton) 6-1, 6-0

Women's "A" Singles - Semifinals:

Kristen Raverta (Amherst) def. (4) Sarah Hughes (Colby) 2-6, 6-4, 10-8

(2) Diana Goldman (Trinity) def. (3) Tristan Hedrick (Amherst) 6-4, 2-1, retired

Women's "A" Singles - Finals:

Kristen Raverta (Amherst) def. (2) Diana Goldman (Trinity) 6-2, 6-0

Women's "B" Singles - First Round:

Sandy Spring (Middlebury) def. Barclay Gang (Tufts) 1-6, 6-4, 10-7 Sarah Colao (Wesleyan) def. Allie Pohl (Hamilton) 6-1, 6-1 Laura Demoreuille (Connecticut) def. Britt Olwine (Trinity) 6-4, 6-7, 10-7

Claire Smyser (Middlebury) def. Kara Perriello (Bowdoin) 6-1, 6-4 Emma Nochomovitz (Bates) def. Mimi Krueger (Trinity) 6-2, 6-4 Ashley Brick (Wesleyan) def. Lauren Uhlmann (Colby) 4-6, 6-4, 10-8

Women's "B" Singles - Round of 16:

(1) Rachel Holt (Amherst) def. Laura Harris (Bates) 6-0, 6-2 Kelsey Hughes (Bowdoin) def. Sandy Spring (Middlebury) 6-1, 6-0

(3) Kate Troy (Williams) def. Paige Hanzlik (Colby) 6-0, 6-0 Laura Demoreuille (Connecticut) def. Sarah Colao (Wesleyan) 6-3, 6-1 Claire Smyser (Middlebury) def. Lindsay Walsh (Hamilton) 6-1, 6-1 Hadley Miller (Amherst) def. (4) Becky Bram (Tufts) 7-5, 1-6, 10-4 Emma Nochomovitz (Bates) def. Britt Fallon (Connecticut) 3-6, 6-4, 11-9

(2) Alex Maclennan (Williams) def. Ashley Brick (Wesleyan) 6-3, 6-3

Women's "B" Singles - Quarterfinals:

(1) Rachel Holt (Amherst) def. Kelsey Hughes (Bowdoin) 6-0, 6-2

(3) Kate Troy (Williams) def. Laura Demoreuille (Connecticut) 6-0, 6-0 Claire Smyser (Middlebury) def. Hadley Miller (Amherst) 5-7, 6-1, 10-3

(2) Alex Maclennan (Williams) def. Emma Nochomovitz (Bates) 6-2, 6-0

Women's "B" Singles - Semifinals:

(3) Kate Troy (Williams) def. (1) Rachel Holt (Amherst) 5-7, 6-4, 12-10

(2) Alex Maclennan (Williams) def. Claire Smyser (Middlebury) 4-6, 6-0, 10-4

Women's "B" Singles - Finals:

(2) Alex Maclennan (Williams) def. (3) Kate Troy (Williams) 6-2, 6-3

Women's "C" Singles - First Round:

Melissa White (Trinity) def. Ginny Raho (Colby) 6-4, 6-2 Katie Hudson (Amherst) def. Karina Bautista (Bates) 6-0, 6-0 Brittany Binet (Williams) def. Victoria Santoro (Wesleyan) 6-1, 6-2 Anna Erdheim (Colby) def. Callen Sterling (Hamilton) 5-7, 6-2, 11-9 Lisa Miller (Tufts) def. Erin Bednarek (Bates) 6-0, 6-0 Sanida Kikic (Bowdoin) def. Susannah Ragab (Wesleyan) 6-0, 6-4

Women's "C" Singles - Round of 16:

(1) Julia Shaver (Bowdoin) def. Melissa White (Trinity) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1 Katie Hudson (Amherst) def. Kylyn Deary (Tufts) 6-4, 6-4 Brittany Binet (Williams) def. (3) Kristin Baker (Middlebury) 4-6, 6-2, 10-2 Amanda Poe (Connecticut) def. Kate Borne (Hamilton) 6-1, 6-0 Julie Hoffman (Trinity) def. Anna Erdheim (Colby) 7-5, 0-6, 10-7 Lisa Miller (Tufts) def. (4) Wallis Molchen (Amherst) 6-2, 6-3 Lauren Ayers (Williams) def. Holly Bawden (Connecticut) 4-6, 6-2, 12-10 Sanida Kikic (Bowdoin) def. (2) Lauren Ready (Middlebury) 6-1, 6-4

Women's "C" Singles - Quarterfinals:

Katie Hudson (Amherst) def. (1) Julia Shaver (Bowdoin) 6-1, 1-6, 10-4 Brittany Binet (Williams) def. Amanda Poe (Connecticut) 6-3, 6-3 Lisa Miller (Tufts) def. Julie Hoffman (Trinity) 6-1, 6-2 Sanida Kikic (Bowdoin) def. Lauren Ayers (Williams) 6-0, 3-6, 10-7

Women's "C" Singles - Semifinals:

Katie Hudson (Amherst) def. Brittany Binet (Williams) 6-2, 6-2 Sanida Kikic (Bowdoin) def. Lisa Miller (Tufts) 6-3, 6-4

Women's "C" Singles - Finals:

Katie Hudson (Amherst) def. Sanida Kikic (Bowdoin) 6-4, 6-4

Women's "D" Singles - First Round:

Maren Messing (Middlebury) def. Cecilia Disney (Hamilton) 7-5, 6-1 [Play-In] Emily Holick (Middlebury) def. Kristina Sisk (Bowdoin) 6-1, 6-4 Morgan Pratt (Colby) def. Kristin Chapman (Connecticut) 6-3, 6-3 Erin Murphy (Amherst) def. Beca Feldman (Tufts) 6-1, 5-7, 12-10 Megan Henderson (Wesleyan) def. Allison Demas (Hamilton) 6-2, 6-1 Trina Spear (Tufts) def. Sarah Oremland (Bates) 6-0, 6-0 Liz Libert (Amherst) def. Leah Katz (Wesleyan) 6-3, 2-6, 10-5 Tracy Nale (Colby) def. Rachel Caplan (Connecticut) 6-0, 6-3 Christine D'Elia (Bowdoin) def. Maren Messing (Middlebury) 1-6, 6-4, 10-7

Women's "D" Singles - Quarterfinals:

Emily Holick (Middlebury) def. Morgan Pratt (Colby) 6-3, 6-1 Trina Spear (Tufts) def. Liz Libert (Amherst) 6-0, 6-0 Erin Murphy (Amherst) def. Megan Henderson (Wesleyan) 6-1, 6-1 Tracy Nale (Colby) def. Christine D'Elia (Bowdoin)

Women's "D" Singles - Semifinals:

Emily Holick (Middlebury) def. Erin Murphy (Amherst) 6-4, 6-3 Trina Spear (Tufts) def. Tracy Nale (Colby) 6-1, 6-4

Women's "D" Singles - Finals:

Trina Spear (Tufts) def. Emily Holick (Middlebury) 7-5, 2-6, 10-4

Women's "A" Doubles - First Round:

Bawden/Kikic (Bowdoin) def. Demoreuille/Remak (Connecticut) 8-6 Ficken/Krueger (Trinity) def. Currie/Nochomovitz (Bates) 8-2 Lejb/Luten (Tufts) def. Borne/Donovan (Hamilton) 8-2

Women's "A" Doubles - Quarterfinals:

(1) Troy/Hall (Williams) def. Bawden/Kikic (Bowdoin) 8-3

(4) Hedrick/Holt (Amherst) def. Ficken/Krueger (Trinity) 8-5

(3) Ross/Spring (Middlebury) def. Brick/Guth (Wesleyan) 8-2 Lejb/Luten (Tufts) def. (2) Dunn/Hughes (Colby) 9-7

Women's "A" Doubles - Semifinals:

(1) Troy/Hall (Williams) def. (4) Hedrick/Holt (Amherst) Injury Forfeit Lejb/Luten (Tufts) def. (3) Ross/Spring (Middlebury) 8-3

Women's "A" Doubles - Finals:

(1) Troy/Hall (Williams) def. Lejb/Luten (Tufts) 8-6

Women's "B" Doubles - First Round:

Colao/Lo (Wesleyan) def. Dreyfus/Olwine (Trinity) 8-4 Hanzlik/Uhlmann (Colby) def. Horn/Pohl (Hamilton) 8-1 Hughes/Perriello (Bowdoin) def. Bautista/Bracken (Bates) 8-2

Women's "B" Doubles - Quarterfinals:

(1) Roche/Siegel (Middlebury) def. Colao/Lo (Wesleyan) 8-3

(4) Molchen/Raverta (Amherst) def. Hanzlik/Uhlmann (Colby) 8-0 Hughes/Perriello (Bowdoin) def. (3) Gang/Pisheva (Tufts) 8-3

(2) Maclennan/Mallory (Williams) def. Fallon/Sedlis (Connecticut) 8-6

Women's "B" Doubles - Semifinals:

(4) Molchen/Raverta (Amherst) def. (1) Roche/Siegel (Middlebury) 8-2

(2) Maclennan/Mallory (Williams) def. Hughes/Perriello (Bowdoin) 8-3

Women's "B" Doubles - Finals:

(4) Molchen/Raverta (Amherst) def. (2) Maclennan/Mallory (Williams) 8-3

Women's "C" Doubles - First Round:

Ayers/Binet (Williams) def. Sterling/Walsh (Hamilton) 8-3 Bawden/Poe (Connecticut) def. Harris/Oremland (Bates) 8-6 Ragab/Santoro (Wesleyan) def. Pratt/Raho (Colby) 9-8 (7-2)

Women's "C" Doubles - Quarterfinals:

(1) Baker/Smyser (Middlebury) def. Ayers/Binet (Williams) 8-5

(4) Hricko/Shaver (Bowdoin) def. Bawden/Poe (Connecticut) 8-1

(3) Bram/Miller (Tufts) def. Ragab/Santoro (Wesleyan) 8-0 Goldman/White (Trinity) def. (2) Miller/Murphy (Amherst) 9-7

Women's "C" Doubles - Semifinals:

(4) Hricko/Shaver (Bowdoin) def. (1) Baker/Smyser (Middlebury) 8-6 Goldman/White (Trinity) def. (3) Bram/Miller (Tufts) 8-3

Women's "C" Doubles - Finals:

(4) Hricko/Shaver (Bowdoin) def. Goldman/White (Trinity) 9-8 (7-3)

Women's "D" Doubles - Quarterfinals:

Holick/Messing (Middlebury) def. Caplan/Chapman (Connecticut) 8-0 D'Elia/Sisk (Bowdoin) def. Rhodes/Sanders (Amherst) 8-2 Erdheim/Nale (Colby) def. Henderson/Katz (Wesleyan) 8-2 Deary/Spear (Tufts) def. Demas/Disney (Hamilton) 8-3

Women's "D" Doubles - Semifinals:

D'Elia/Sisk (Bowdoin) def. Holick/Messing (Middlebury) 8-6 Deary/Spear (Tufts) def. Erdheim/Nale (Colby) 8-4

Women's "D" Doubles - Finals:

D'Elia/Sisk (Bowdoin) def. Deary/Spear (Tufts) 9-7

2004 NESCAC Women's Tennis Awards

Team Awards

Co-Champions- Amherst College and Williams College

Individual Awards

Rookie of the Year- Amy Roche (Middlebury) Senior Sportswoman of the Year- Sandy Spring (Middlebury) Player of the Year- Steph Hall (Williams) Coach of the Year- Nate Simms (Middlebury)

1st Team All-NESCAC (Singles)

Diana Goldman (Trinity)

Katie Hudson (Amherst)

Sanida Kikic (Bowdoin)

Alex Maclennan (Williams)

Kristen Raverta (Amherst)

Kate Troy (Williams)

1st Team All-NESCAC (Doubles)

Steph Hall/ Kate Troy (Williams)

Paulette Hricko/ Julia Shaver (Bowdoin) Wallis Molchen/ Kristen Raverta (Amherst)

2nd Team All-NESCAC (Singles)

Brittany Binet (Williams)

Tristan Hedrick (Amherst)

Rachel Holt (Amherst)

Sarah Hughes (Colby)

Lisa Miller (Tufts)

Claire Smyser (Middlebury)

2nd Team All-NESCAC (Doubles)

Diana Goldman/ Melissa White (Trinity)

Jen Lejb/ Jen Luten (Tufts)

Alex Maclennan/ Julie Mallory (Williams)