Women's Tennis Team In Action At NEWITT's

October 14, 2012

The Middlebury women's tennis team competed at the NEWITT (New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament) hosted by Smith, Mt. Holyoke and Amherst. The format of the tournament saw three-point matches, with duos earning a point for a singles win as well as one for a doubles victory.

Senior Leah Kepping (Northport, N.Y.) and first-year player Ria Gerger (Houston, Texas) advanced to the quarterfinal round at the tournament, falling 2-1 to Amherst. Sophomores Katie Paradies (Atlanta, Ga.) and Sarah Macy (Potomac, Md.) dropped their first match, before earning a 3-0 mark in consolation play. First-year players Lauren Amos (Tuscon, Ariz.) and Sadie Shackelford (Sewanee, Tenn.) as well as seniors Blake Harries (Salt Lake City, Utah and Dee Dee Myers (Winnetka, Ill.) each earned 1-1 marks in the main draw. Junior Dorrie Paradies (Atlanta, Ga.) and first-year player Margot Marchese (Summit, N.J.) were 0-1 in the main draw, earning a victory in consolation play.