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No. 6 Amherst tops women's tennis

AMHERST, Mass. -- The Bates College women's tennis came up against another nationally ranked opponent on Saturday and fell 9-0 in a NESCAC match at Amherst College.

The No. 6-ranked Lord Jeffs (8-1, 1-0 NESCAC) are the third consecutive NESCAC team ranked in the top 12 nationally that the Bobcats (2-7, 0-3) have faced.

Bates will play again tomorrow at Connecticut College, a NESCAC foe, although the match will not count in the conference standings.

Amherst 9, Bates 0


1. Carlissa King/Natasha Brown (A) def. Caryn Benisch/Alexandra Piacquad (B) 8-1

2. Jill Wexler/Laura Danzig (A) def. Brooke Morse-Karzen/Erika Blauth (B) 8-1

3. Anuja Ankola/Mimi Bell (A) def. Meg Anderson/Elizabeth Stege (B) 8-1


1. Carlissa King (A) def. Caryn Benisch (B) 6-1, 6-3

2. Jill Wexler (A) def. Alexandra Piacquad (B) 6-3, 6-0

3. Natasha Brown (A) def. Meg Anderson (B) 6-1, 6-1

4. Laken King (A) def. Brooke Morse-Karzen (B) 6-3, 6-0

5. Mimi Bell (A) def. Erika Blauth (B) 6-0, 6-1

6. Laura Danzig (A) def. Elizabeth Stege (B) 6-3, 6-2