CLAREMONT, Calif., – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team took down their second top 10 opponent in a week as they defeated Carnegie Mellon 7-2. With the win, CMS moves to 8-0 on the season with no opponent scoring more than three points in a match and no Division III opponent scoring more than two points in a match.
The No. 1 doubles pair of Caroline Ward and Katie Kuosman started off the match strong for CMS with an 8-3 win over Bryn Raschke and Cori Sidell of Carnegie Mellon. The second point of the match for the Athenas came in No. 3 doubles as Lindsay Brown and Bria Smith defeated Nicholle Torres and Kati Lai of Carnegie Mellon 8-6. Completing the sweep of the doubles for CMS was Sarah Kukino and Kyla Scott in No. 2 doubles as they defeated Vanessa Pavia and Stacy Chang.
In the singles portion of the match, Carnegie Mellon looked to fight back as Brooke Tsu defeated Brown in the No. 4 singles match 6-2, 6-1. However, the Athenas came back strong in No. 5 singles as Scott defeated Chang 6-1, 6-2. The Athenas kept the momentum going as Kukino defeated Torres 6-3, 6-4 in No. 3 singles while Kuosman clinched the match for CMS as she defeated Angela Pratt in No. 2 singles 6-4, 6-2.
CMS is next in action against Emory on March 13 at 6 p.m. at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
2. Sarah Kukino/Kyla Scott (CMS) def. Vanessa Pavia/Stacy Chang (CMU) 8-6
3. Lindsay Brown/Bria Smith (CMS) def. Nicholle Torres/Kati Lai (CMU) 8-3
1. Caroline Ward (CMS) def. Vanessa Pavia (CMU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Katie Kuosman (CMS) def. Angela Pratt (CMU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Sarah Kukino (CMS) def. Nicholle Torres (CMU) 6-3, 6-4
4. Brooke Tsu (CMU) def. Lindsay Brown (CMS) 6-2, 6-1
5. Kyla Scott (CMS) def. Stacy Chang (CMU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Bryn Raschke (CMU) def. Bria Smith (CMS) 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-5)
Order of completion:
Doubles: 1, 3, 2
Singles: 4, 5, 3, 2, 6, 1
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