SOUTH HADLEY, Mass.--The Mount Holyoke College women's tennis team out-lasted a spirited effort from Connecticut College in a 5-4 triumph.
The Lyons improved their record to 8-6 with their third straight win while the Camels slipped to 2-5 with the setback.
Junior Eman Malik (Karachi, Pakistan) posted a 6-0, 6-4 victory at #4 singles to lead the Lyons to the win. Senior My-Linh Nguyen (Potomac, Md.) registered a 6-1, 6-3 win for the hosts at #6 singles.
The Connecticut College senior trio consisting of Jen Herbert (Pawcatuck, Conn.), Sara Krivoshik (Wilton, Conn.) and Brittney Cangemi (Scituate, Mass.) continues to shine for Head Coach Chris O'Brien's squad.
Herbert posted a 6-4, 6-1 win at #2 singles for the visitors. At #3 singles, Krivoshik secured a convincing 6-3, 6-2 triumph. Cangemi was equally impressive in the fifth slot, where she delivered a 6-1, 6-1 straight set win for Connecticut College.
Alexis DiTomassi (Longmeadow, Mass.) coasted to a 6-2, 6-2 win at #1 singles for the visitors.
Mount Holyoke College 5, Connecticut College 4
1. Alexis Ditomassi (CC) def. Nahrhee Han (MHC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Jen Herbert (CC) def. AnnElizabeth Konkel (MHC) 6-4, 6-1
3. Sara Krivoshik (CC) def. Sarah Anischik (MHC) 6-3, 6-2
4. Eman Malik (MHC) def. Charlotte Marcoux (CC) 6-0, 6-4
5. Brittney Cangemi (CC) def. Margaux Holloschutz (MHC) 6-1, 6-1
6. My-Linh Nguyen (MHC) def. Aneeka Kalia (CC) 6-1, 6-3
1. AnnElizabeth Konkel/Margaux Holloschutz (MHC) def. Alexis Ditomassi/Jen Herbert (CC) 8-6
2. Nahrhee Han/Eman Malik (MHC) def. Aneeka Kalia/Brittney Cangemi (CC) 8-3
3. My-Linh Nguyen/Sarah Anischik (MHC) def. Sara Krivoshik/Charlotte Marcoux (CC) 9-7
Connecticut College 2-5
Mount Holyoke College 8-6