Connecticut College 5, Bates College 4 Drljaca, Sieverding Lead Camels to First NESCAC Win

Connecticut College 5, Bates College 4 Drljaca, Sieverding Lead Camels to First NESCAC Win

NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women's tennis team secured a 5-4 victory against Bates College in NESCAC action played on the South Tennis Courts that was completed in Luce Field House Saturday night.

The Camels improved their record to 8-9 with a 1-3 mark in NESCAC play, while the Bobcats fell to 4-9 with a 1-4 record in the NESCAC.

Aleksandra Drljaca (East Greenwich, R.I.) sealed the victory with a 7-6, 5-7, 6-2 triumph at number one singles. Junior Adrienne Sieverding (Red Hook, N.Y.) notched a 1-6, 6-1, 6-3 come from behind win at third singles for the Camels. Emily White (Buxton, Maine) and Susanna Studwell (Tucson, Ariz.) both recorded 6-2, 6-2 straight set victories in their respective spots at fifth and sixth singles for Connecticut College.

In doubles action, Ellie Rudd (Minneapolis, Minn.) joined forces with White in an 8-6 triumph at third doubles.

Bates College sophomore Elizabeth Erbafina (Sudbury, Mass.) earned a 7-6, 6-1 win to lead the visitors at second singles. Olivia Voccola (Falmouth, Maine) contributed with a 7-6, 6-4 triumph at fourth singles for the Bobcats.  Sophomore Kelsey Pearson (Orange, Calif.) and Maisie Silverman (Brunswick, Maine) won an 8-5 decision at number one doubles for the visitors.

April 11, 2015

New London, Conn.

Connecticut College 5, Bates College 4


1. Aleksandra Drljaca (CC) def. Maisie Silverman (BC) 7-6, 5-7, 6-2

2. Elizabeth Erbafina (BC) def. Charlotte Marcoux (CC) 7-6, 6-1

3. Adrienne Sieverding (CC) def. Kate Rosenthal(BC) 1-6, 6-1, 6-3

4. Olivia Voccola (BC) def. Angelica Warren (CC) 7-6, 6-4

5. Emily White (CC) def. Emma Blakely (BC) 6-2, 6-2

6. Susanna Studwell (CC) def. Madeline Stein (BC) 6-2, 6-2



 1. Kelsey Pearson/Silverman (BC) def. Sieverding /Drljaca (CC) 8-5

 2. Erbafina/Rosenthal (BC) def. Warren/Marcoux (CC) 8-4

 3. White/Elly Rudd (CC) def. Blakely/Stein