Panther women’s tennis seeks title
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s tennis team closed out its regular season with a pair of wins this past weekend and a 15-1 record overall, 7-0 in NESCAC play.
The Panthers will host the NESCAC tournament his weekend, with matches to be played on the Proctor tennis courts. Two quarterfinal matches will be played on Friday, and the Panthers will play either the No. 4 or 5 seed on Saturday. Middlebury, Wesleyan (8-1 NESCAC) and Bowdoin (7-2 NESCAC) will be the top seeds.
On this past Saturday the Panthers defeated visiting Amherst (11-4, 5-3 NESCAC), 9-0 in the Nelson Recreation Center.
At No. 1 doubles, Heather Boehm and Ann Martin picked up an 8-4 victory. At No. 2, Katharine Hughes and Skylar Schossberger prevailed, 8-1, and at No. 3 Christina Puccinelli and Maddi Stow won, 8-5.
The Panthers won all the singles matches in straight sets. Prevailing were Boehm at No. 1, Hughes at No. 2, Puccinelli at No. 3, Schossberger at No. 4, Stow at No. 5, and Emily Bian at No. 6.
On Sunday the Panther defeated Skidmore (11-6), 8-1. Skidmore picked up only three doubles games, the Panthers won the Nos. 2-5 singles matches in straight sets, but Boehm at No. 1 dropped her match.
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