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Women's Tennis Team Destroys Babson 9-0

By Nisha Singh
Team Captain

The women's tennis team played against Babson College at home on Tuesday. Due to inclement weather, all matches were completed indoors. MIT won the conference match 90 to remain undefeated in the conference.

In doubles play, Mealani Nakamura '00 and Kelly Koskelin '02 won 82 at the first position. Jessica Hall '02 and Nisha Singh '00 won the last seven games of their match to prevail by a score of 83. The third doubles was won by MIT by default.

In singles, Nakamura won 63, 60 at the first position, while Koskelin won 60, 61 at second singles. Hall also won easily, 61, 60 at third singles, while Singh prevailed 62, 62 at fourth singles. Yi-Ning Cheng '02 dropped just one game in winning 61, 60 at fifth singles. Due to the fact that Babson only had 5 players, sixth singles was also won by MIT by default.

"I was happy with our focus throughout the match. It was a powerful win for us," said coach Carol Matsuzaki. The team next plays at home on Saturday against Mount Holyoke College in a conference match.