Middlebury

Women's Tennis Wins First Four Matches Of The Spring

March 10, 2008

The Middlebury College women's tennis team started the season off with four wins as they hosted matches this weekend indoors on campus. The Panthers lost just one game on the weekend as they earned four convincing victories. Middlebury defeated Babson, Bates and Skidmore 9-0, while defeating Brandeis 8-1.

Juniors Clare Burke (Summit, N.J.) and Elizabeth Stone (Cohasset, Mass.) both earned perfect 4-0 marks for Middlebury over the two-day event. Senior Claire Smyser (Houston, Texas.), junior Chandra Kurien (Fairfield, Conn.), sophomore Jamie Haar (Alpine, N.J.) and first-year player Whitney Hanson (Wayne, Pa.) all went 4-0 for the Panthers, while junior Elizabeth Emery (McLean, Va.) was 2-1.

In doubles play, Smyser/Emery and Stone/Haar went 2-0.

Date: March 8, 2008
Middlebury 8, Brandeis 1
Singles:
1. Claire Smyser (M) defeats Rachel Rosman, 6-2, 7-5
2. Colleen Donnelly defeats Elizabeth Emery (M), 6-3, 6-2
3. Chandra Kurien (M) defeats Gabrielle Helfgoit, 6-4, 0-6, 10-7
4. Jamie Haar (M) defeats Mackenzie Crallegos, 6-1, 6-3
5. Clare Burke (M) defeats Ariana Sanai, 6-0, 6-1
6. Elizabeth Stone (M) defeats Emily Weisberger, 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
1. Smyser/Emery (M) defeat Rosman/Donnelley, 8-1
2. Stone/Haar (M) defeat Helfgoit/Crallegos, 8-1
3. Whitney Hanson/Amy Berkman (M) defeat Sanai/Weisberger, 8-1

Date: March 8, 2008
Middlebury 9, Babson 0
Singles:
1. Elizabeth Emery (M) defeats Kali Hogan, 6-0, 6-0
2. Chandra Kurien (M) defeats Heather Walsh, 6-0, 6-4
3. Clare Burke (M) defeats Jess Huang, 6-4, 2-6 (6)
4. Elizabeth Stone (M) defeats Lorelia Becerra, 6-3, 6-0
5. Whitney Hanson (M) defeats Liz Sherrin, 6-0, 6-0
6. Amy Berkman (M) defeats Jamie Burke, 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
1. Smyser/Emery (M) defeat Hogan/Huang, 8-1
2. Kurien/Hanson (M) defeat Walsh/Becerra, 8-6
3. Burke/Annie Weinberg (M) defeat Burke/Sherrin, 8-3

Date: March 9, 2008
Middlebury 9, Skidmore 0
Singles:
1. Claire Smyser (M) defeats Rachel Loeb, 4-6, 6-2, 10-8
2. Elizabeth Emery (M) defeats Danielle Fancher, 6-1, 6-0
3. Jamie Haar (M) defeats Laura Attley, 6-1, 6-0 (ret)
4. Clare Burke (M) defeats Jenny Grabler, 6-2, 6-7, 10-3
5. Elizabeth Stone (M) defeats Stephanie Abrams, 6-2, 6-3
6. Whitney Hanson (M) defeats Caroline Sherman, 6-0, 6-1

Doubles:
1. Emery/Burke (M) defeat Fancher/Loeb, 8-2
2. Stone/Haar (M) defeat Grabler/Abrams, 8-3
3. Burke/Hanson (M) defeat Attley/Sherman, 8-1

Date: March 9, 2008
Middlebury 9, Bates 0
Singles:
1. Claire Smyser (M) defeats Caryn Benisch, 6-1, 6-1
2. Chandra Kurien (M) defeats Mallika Raghavan, 6-2, 7-5
3. Jamie Haar (M) defeats Elizabeth Fleming, 6-1, 6-0
4. Clare Burke (M) defeats Jean Gulliver, 6-1, 6-0
5. Elizabeth Stone (M) defeats Caroline Gottlieb, 6-0, 6-0
6. Whitney Hanson (M) defeats Taylor Smith, 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
1. Smyser/Kurien (M) defeat Fleming/Raghavan, 8-3
2. Burke/Haar (M) defeat Benisch/Gulliver, 8-0
3. Stone/Hanson (M) defeat Gottlieb/Smith, 8-1