Middlebury

Women's Tennis Begins Spring Season

March 12, 2007

The Panther women's tennis team began its spring season with a convincing 9-0 win over Brandeis and an 8-1 victory over N.Y.U. Middlebury lost just two sets over the pair of wins.

Senior Amy Roche (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) and sophomores Elizabeth Stone (Cohassett, Mass.) and Elizabeth Emery (McLean, Va.) were all singles winners against Brandeis. Sophomores Clare Burke (Summit, N.J.) and Chandra Kurien (Fairfield, Conn.), along with first-year player Jamie Haar (Alpine, N.J.) were also winners.

In doubles play, Roche and junior Claire Smyser (Houston, Texas), Stone/Emery and Holick/Burke were all winners, losing just one game.

Roche, Smyser, Stone, Holick and Kurien were also singles victors against N.Y.U. Roche/Smyser, Holick/Burke and Kurien/Haar all earned doubles victories.

Date: March 11, 2007
Middlebury 9, Brandeis 0
Singles:
1. Amy Roche (M) defeats Colleen Donnelly, 6-0, 6-0
2. Elizabeth Stone (M) defeats Ana Katz, 7-5, 6-3
3. Elizabeth Emery (M) defeats Gabrielle Helfgott, 6-0, 6-2
4. Clare Burke (M) defeats Ariana Sanai, 6-3, 6-4
5. Chandra Kurien (M) defeats Emily Weisberger, 6-0, 6-0
6. Jamie Haar (M) defeats Jen Levine, 6-2, 6-0

Doubles:
1. Roche/Claire Smyser (M) defeats Donnelly/Katz, 8-0
2. Stone/Emery (M) defeats Helfgott/Jenicka Hornung, 8-0
3. Emily Holick/Burke (M) defeats Sanai/Rachael Barr, 8-1

Date: March 11, 2007
Middlebury 8, NYU 1
Singles:
1. Amy Roche (M) defeats Steph TU, 6-0, 6-2
2. Claire Smyser (M) defeats Erika Olsen, 6-0, 6-0
3. Elizabeth Stone (M) defeats Meggie Smith, 6-0, 6-0
4. Emily Holick (M) defeats Katie Lee, 6-0, 6-2
5. Holly Smith defeats Elizabeth Emery (M), 6-4, 2-6 (7)
6. Chandra Kurien (M) defeats Jackie Manning, 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
1. Roche/Smyser (M) defeats Olsen/Lee, 8-2
2. Holick/Clare Burke (M) defeats Smith/Smith, 8-4
3. Kurien/Jamie Haar (M) defeats Mannin/Bianca Nicoletti, 8-3