Women's Tennis Competes At NEWITT's

October 16, 2011

The Middlebury women's tennis team ended its fall season at the 2011 NEWITT Championships hosted by Mount Holyoke. Duos played a doubles match and then head-to-head singles matches against the same pairs at the event.

In the “A” flight, the Middlebury pair of senior Victoria Aiello (Milton, Mass.) and junior Leah Kepping (Northport, N.Y.) made quite a run in the 32-team field. The duo earned a first-round bye before sweeping all three matches from opponents from Wheaton and Williams. Aiello/Kepping were eliminated in the semifinals, falling to a pair from Williams in super tie-breakers and 9-7 in doubles play.

 Sophomore Dorrie Paradies (Atlanta, Ga.) and rookie Katie Paradies (Atlanta, Ga.) swept a pair of 3-0 contests, before falling in the third round of the event.

Senior Sally Wilkey (Vero Beach, Fla.) and rookie Sarah Macy (Potomac, Md.) fell 2-1 in the first round before battling all the way back with three wins to earn the consolation title.

In the “B” flight, junior Dee Dee Myers (Winnetka, Ill.) and senior Alyssa Puccinelli (New York, N.Y.) earned two wins before a tight semifinal match where Myers won in a superbreaker and Puccinelli lost in the same fashion. The duo won their doubles