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Women’s tennis fell 7-2 on Tues. against Wheaton

This past Tuesday, MIT women’s tennis played their last conference match of the season against Wheaton. In doubles first off were Melissa A. Diskin ’11 and Katherine A. O’Neal ’14, who lost their match 8-2. Next were Jennifer A. Rees ’11 and Hillary E. Jenny ’12. They lost their match 8-3. The last match on was of Lauren Quisenberry ’14 and Julia Hsu ’14. They played a tough match and had lots of close points, but in the end lost 8-5, giving Wheaton a 3-0 lead going into the singles matches.

First off in singles was O’Neal , who lost 6-2, 6-2. Next off was Jenny, was lost a back and forth match 6-1, 6-3. Quisenberry finished next. She won her match 6-2, 6-2, putting MIT on the board. With this win, Quisenberry finished the regular season undefeated in singles without dropping a single set. Rees came off next, losing 6-3, 6-3. Hsu was off next. She had a long match but lost 7-6(2), 6-0. This left Diskin as the last one on. She had won the first set 6-3, but then lost the second set 6-4. In the end, she pulled it out in the tiebreaker, winning 13-11. In the end, MIT lost to Wheaton 7-2.

Next up for MIT is the NEWMAC Tournament, which will be played this weekend at Smith College.

—Jennifer Rees, team representative