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Women's tennis team beats visiting Mount Holyoke

Caryn Benisch '09

Laura Harris '07

LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates college women's tennis team won two out of three doubles matches and won at the top four singles positions for a 6-3 defeat of visiting Mount Holyoke Saturday inside Merrill Indoor Gymnasium.

Sophomore Caryn Benisch (Huntington, N.Y.) and senior Laura Harris (Mercer Island, Wash.) won at first doubles and at their respective singles positions to pace the Bobcats (4-5).

Bates 6, Mt. Holyoke 3

April 7, 2007


1. Caryn Benisch/Laura Harris (B) def. Aleks Mihailovic/Ashley Fallon (MH), 8-6

2. Alex Piacquad/Mallika Raghavan (B) lost to Anna Buntwright/A. Bhalodia (MH), 8-4

3. Julie Brown/Laura Will (B) def. Sarah London/B. Hartman (MH), 8-6


1. Benisch (B) def. Mihailovic (MH), 6-0, 6-3

2. Piacquad (B) def. Fallon (MH), 6-1, 7-5

3. Harris (B) def. Helena Jedzinick (MH), 6-2, 6-4

4. Raghavan (B) def. Boatwright (MH), 6-1, 6-0

5. Brown (B) lost to London (MH), 6-2, 6-2

6. Lindsey Scherer (B) lost to Liz Tighe (MH), 1-6, 6-3 (10-3)