FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The host and No. 15 nationally ranked University of Mary Washington defeated the Bates women's tennis team 8-1 on Sunday in the Bobcats' final match of the Blue-Grey Invitational.
Sophomore Bella Stone (Concord, Mass.) earned Bates' lone point with a 6-2, 5-7, 10-8 victory over Caroline Mosberg at third singles. The win was Stone's third at No. 3 singles in her past four matches.
Senior Elizabeth Erbafina (Sudbury, Mass.) took the first set from Taylor Diffley at No. 2 singles in an eventual 6-4, 2-6, 10-4 loss.
Bates switched up its doubles teams at second and third doubles. Erbafina partnered with fellow senior Kate Rosenthal (Pittsburgh, Pa.) for the first time this season, falling 8-5 to Ashley Barrow and Rachel Summers. At third doubles, senior Olivia Voccola (Falmouth, Maine) and sophomore Hannah Londoner (Westport, Conn.) lost 8-3 to Mosberg and Danielle Mirabella.
The host Eagles rose to 8-3 this season and Bates dropped to 3-7. The Bobcats will next host Tufts in a NESCAC match on Saturday, April 1 at 10am.
July 27, 2017 Erbafina, Stone named ITA All-Academic
April 21, 2017 Women's tennis defeats Wheaton Lyons 8-1
April 9, 2017 Women's tennis wins 7-2 at Trinity
April 2, 2017 Women's tennis falls 9-0 on the road at No. 4 Bowdoin
March 12, 2017 Women's tennis wins 8-1 at Hamilton
March 11, 2017 Women's tennis drops NESCAC opener at No. 3 Middlebury
February 24, 2017 Women's tennis drops close 5-4 match to Caltech
February 23, 2017 Women's tennis falls 9-0 at No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer
February 19, 2017 Women's tennis opens season with 5-3 win at Westmont
October 15, 2016 Women's tennis wins five matches at Bowdoin Invitational
September 23, 2016 Erbafina, Stone win first-round doubles match at ITA Championships