Connecticut College 5, Hamilton College 4 Sieverding, Studwell Lead Camels to First Conference Win on Senior Weekend

Connecticut College 5, Hamilton College 4 Sieverding, Studwell Lead Camels to First Conference Win on Senior Weekend

NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College senior Susanna Studwell (Tucson, Ariz.) secured a 6-2, 6-3 victory at number six singles to lead the Camel women's tennis team to a 5-4 NESCAC triumph against Hamilton College in the Whaling City today.

The Camels improved their record to 7-8 while closing out their NESCAC slate with a mark of 1-6. They will wrap up the season tomorrow morning when they host the Bombers from Ithaca College in a 10:00 a.m. match. 

Sophomore Emily Migliorini (North Haven, Conn.) chipped in with a 6-2, 6-1 victory at second singles for the hosts. At fifth singles, junior Angelica Warren (McLeansville, N.C.) registered a 6-1, 6-0 win for the Camels.

Migliorini and Stephanie Simon (Wellesley, Mass.) joined forces to come away with an 8-5 win at number one doubles this morning. At third doubles, senior Adrienne Sieverding (Red Hook, N.Y.) and sophomore Brinley Bartlett (Malvern, Pa.), a 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar, secured an 8-6 victory for the hosts. 

Tomorrow morning, the Camels will honor the senior class comprised of Sieverding, Studwell and Jillian Brigandi (Harrington Park, N.J.) in a pre-match ceremony as they take to the courts for the final time here in Camel Country.

Hamilton College wrapped up a successful season with a record of 10-8 with a 1-6 mark in conference play. Senior Winnie Tang (Shenzhen, China) posted a 6-1, 6-0 win at number one singles to lead the Continentals in the final match of her career. Sophomore Jane Haffer (New Albany, Ohio) battled back to take a 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 win at number three singles for the visitors. 

Sophomore Samantha Weeks (Tacoma, Wash.) registered a 7-5, 6-3 victory for the Continentals at fourth singles.  Senior Claire Keyte (New York, N.Y.) and Weeks pulled out a 9-8 win at second doubles for the visitors.

Connecticut College 5, Hamilton College 4
April 29, 2017

New London, Conn. 

Singles:

1. Winnie Tang (H) def. Aleksandra Drljaca (CC) 6-1, 6-0

2. Emily Migliorini (CC) def. Claire Keyte (H) 6-2, 6-1

3. Jane Haffer (H) def. Stephanie Simon (CC) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3

4. Samantha Weeks (H) def. Adrienne Sieverding (CC) 7-5, 6-3

5. Angelica Warren (CC) def. Claudia Morse (H) 6-1, 6-0

6. Susanna Studwell (CC) def. Iona Forrester (H) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles:

1. Migliorini/Simon (CC) def. Tang/Haffer (H) 8-5

2. Keyte/Weeks (H) def. Drljaca/A. Warren (CC) 9-8

3. Sieverding/Bartlett (CC) def. Morse/Forrester (H) 8-6 

Connecticut College 7-8, 1-6 NESCAC

Hamilton College 10-8, 1-6 NESCAC