Women's Tennis Blanks Skidmore, 9-0

April 30, 2011

The Middlebury women’s tennis team played its final non-league match of the season, topping #29 Skidmore 9-0 (8-8) on Saturday. The 10th-ranked Panthers (10-3) return to action on Sunday when they host Amherst in the NESCAC regular season finale for both teams.

Middlebury swept through the doubles matches, dropping just one set in singles play. Victoria Aiello came from 4-6 down to win 7-6 (4) and 10-8 over Rachel Loeb in the #1 singles slot. All other singles matches were taken by the Panthers in straight sets, including a 6-4, 6-0 win by Whitney Hanson over Keirsten Sires in the #4 singles slot.