Middlebury

Women's Tennis Tops Skidmore

April 1, 2009

The Middlebury women's tennis team played its first home match of the spring as the #13 Panthers picked up a 5-4 win over #25 Skidmore. Middlebury trailed 2-1 after doubles play, but received wins from Elizabeth Stone, Clare Burke and Victoria Aiello to take a 4-2 lead in the match. Skidmore battled back with wins at #5 and #6 singles, as the contest came down to the #2 singles match between Chandra Kurien and Rachel Loeb of Skidmore. After dropping the first set, Kurien came back to earn a 7-5 win in the second set, before clinching the match with a 6-4 victory in the third.

Date: April 1, 2009
Middlebury 5, Skidmore 4
Singles:
1. Victoria Aiello (M) defeats Danika Robison, 6-4, 6-3
2. Chandra Kurien (M) defeats Rachel Loeb, 2-6, 7-5, 6-4
3. Elizabeth Stone (M) defeats Allie Burns, 6-3, 6-2
4. Clare Burke (M) defeats Danielle Fancher, 6-3, 6-1
5. Laura Attley defeats Alyssa Puccinelli (M), 6-2, 6-0
6. Tori Engros defeats Anna Burke (M), 6-3, 6-1

Doubles:
1. Kurien/Stone (M) defeat Loeb/Robison, 8-2
2. Burns/Stephanie Abrams defeat Burke/Burke (M), 8-6
3. Engros/Attley defeat Aiello/Jamie Haar (M), 8-4