Middlebury

Women's Tennis Tops Amherst

April 7, 2007

Middlebury earned its second win in a week over a top five opponent as the Panthers picked up a 5-4 win at #4 Amherst. Emily Holick and Clare Burke were the lone victors in doubles play, picking up an 8-6 win.

The Panthers then trailed 4-1 after dropping the #2 and #3 singles matches. Elizabeth Emery won 6-2, 6-4 at #4, Amy Roche was a 6-4, 6-2 winner at #1, before Burke won 6-1, 7-6 at #6 to tie the match at four.

Holick clinched the match with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win in a three and a half hour marathon in the #5 singles spot.

Date: April 8, 2007
Middlebury 5, Amherst 4
Singles:
1. Amy Roche (M) defeats Alicia Menezes, 6-4, 6-2
2. Brittany Berckes defeats Claire Smyser (M), 6-3, 6-0
3. Monica Snyder defeats Elizabeth Stone (M), 6-4, 6-0
4. Elizabeth Emery (M) defeats Jennifer Murphy, 6-2, 6-3
5. Emily Holick (M) defeats Katie Hudson, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
6. Clare Burke (M) defeats Laura Stein, 6-1, 7-6 (6)

Doubles:
1. Menezes/Berckes defeat Roche/Smyser (M), 8-3
2. Hudson/Snyder defeat Emery/Stone (M), 8-4
3. Holick/Burke (M) defeat Stein/Murphy, 8-6