Women’s tennis fell to Amherst and Skidmore

April 20, 2018

The Brandeis women’s tennis team, currently ranked 21, competed against two nationally-ranked opponents, the number 8 Amherst Mammoths and the number 17 Skidmore Thoroughbreds. The Judges fell to both schools.

On Friday, April 13,, the Judges traveled to Amherst, MA to play the Mammoths on their home court. The Judges took one win in the doubles matches in the second seed. Rookie Lauren Bertsch ’21 and junior Olivia Leavitt ’19 earned a win with a score of 8-6. The number one seat in the doubles match was a close game which Sabrina Ross Neergaard ’20 and Keren Khromchenko ’19 dropped to their opponents with a final score of 9-7. Amherst sweated the singles without dropping a set. The final score was 1-8 in favor of Amherst.

On Saturday, April 14, the Judges drove to Saratoga Springs, NY to play the Thoroughbreds. The Judges took another hard loss with two wins in the doubles matches and only one win in the singles. Leavitt and Bertsch competed in the second seat and beat their competitors 8-5. Rookie Rachel Zubrinsky ’21 and senior Haley Cohen ’18 won the second victory for the Judges in their doubles match with an 8-5 victory in the third seat. Khromchenko, Cohen, Bertsch, Michele Lehat ’19, Leavitt and Rachel Zubrinsky ’21 all competed in the singles matches as well.

The Judges return to their home courts this Friday, April 20, to play against Bates College. On Sunday, April 22, the Judges will have their final home game and celebrate their seniors.

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