MIDDLEBURY — Visiting Williams, the No. 2 ranked women’s tennis team in NCAA Division III, defeated No. 8 Middlebury on Sunday, 7-2. The Ephs (12-0, 2-0 NESCAC) were the sixth ranked opponent the 6-3 Panthers have faced in their nine matches. The setback dropped them to 1-1 in NESCAC play.
The Panthers won one singles and one doubles match. In doubles, the Middlebury tandem of Lauren Amos and Margot Marchese edged Williams’ Alex Stone and Linda Shin in a tiebreaker, 9-8 (7-3).