Engineers Power Past Clark

Engineers Power Past Clark

THE BASICS

-Score: MIT 9, Clark University 0

-Records: Clark (2-7, NEWMAC 0-2), MIT (7-1, NEWMAC 2-0)

-Location: Cambridge, Mass. (Dupont Tennis Courts)

-The Lead: The Clark University women's tennis team dropped to the Engineers of MIT in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED

-MIT's Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) took the first victory of the day over Clark's Isabelle Long (Bellevue, Wash.) and Jillian Skulsky (Marshfield, Mass.) at #1 doubles, 8-1.

-Anna Gates (North Scituate, R.I.) and Elizabeth Garfield (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) were shut out at #2 doubles by the Engineer's Kelly Zhu (Pearland, Texas) and Lara Rakocevic (Portland, Ore.). MIT closed out doubles play with another shut out at #3 doubles as Vanessa Kitova (Beverly, Mass.) and Megan Guenther (Willowbrook, Ill.) took the 8-0 victory over Maggie Tarbox (Lebanon, Conn.) and Chloe Dunnell (Montclair, N.J.).

-Long fell to senior Dora Tzeng (Fremont, Calif.) at #1 singles by scores of 6-2 and 6-0.

-Guenther shut out Skulsky at #2 singles and Gates fell to MIT's Sonya Das (Arden Hills, Minn.) at #3 singles (6-1 and 6-0).

-MIT closed out the day with shut outs at #4, #5, and #6 singles for the final 9-0 NEWMAC victory.

UP NEXT

-Clark hosts Smith College in NEWMAC play on Tuesday, April 10th at 4:00 p.m.

-MIT travels to Wheaton College on Tuesday, April 10th for NEWMAC action at 4:00 p.m.