Women's Tennis Wins At Tufts

April 21, 2013

Third-ranked Middlebury earned a 7-2 NESCAC victory at #20 Tufts in a match played on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers improve to 9-4 overall and 6-1 in NESCAC play. The Jumbos move to 6-7, 3-3 in the league.

Middlebury took two of three doubles matches to take an early 2-1 lead. The Panthers dropped just one singles match, winning the other four in straight sets. Lok Sze Leung, the #1 ranked player in the Northeast, defeated 11th-ranked Jumbo Lindsay Katz in a second-set tie-breaker at #1 6-0, 7-6 (2). Eighth-ranked in the region Ria Gerger had a 6-3, 7-5 win for Middlebury over Samantha Gann at #2. The Panther victories at #3 and #6 came quickly, while Margot Marchese needed three sets (3-6, 6-3, 12-10) to earn her win.