WELLESLEY, Mass.—No. 34 Trinity College got out to a 3-0 lead after doubles en route to a 6-3 victory over 21st-ranked Babson College on the second day of competition in the Nor'Easter Bowl Tournament at Wellesley College on Saturday afternoon.
With its third straight win, Trinity is now 3-4 overall, while Babson slips to 15-6.
Seniors Alex Freeman (Medfield, Mass.) and Alexis Ferraro (Coral Gables, Fla.) were defeated 8-4 at number one doubles, while the pairings of sophomore Dina Weick (Woodbridge, Conn.) and first-year Claire Foster (Orange, Conn.) at number two, and senior Courtney Fischer (Greenwich, Conn.) and first-year Kylie Kam (Honolulu, Hawaii) both lost 8-3 at second and third doubles, respectively.
The Beavers recovered with a trio of victories in singles play. Foster cruised past first-year Ania Aliev (Needham, Mass.), 6-1, 6-3, at number four, while Weick breezed past senior Carolyn Zimmer (Vero Beach, Fla.), 6-1, 6-0, at number five. Kam also picked up a 6-4, 6-4 win at number six.
The Bantams won each of the first three singles matches, all in straight sets. Freeman was defeated 6-3, 6-1 at number one, Paolino fell 6-0, 6-0 at number two, and Ferraro lost 6-1, 6-4 at number three.
Babson will return to action on Tuesday when it travels to Brandeis at 3 p.m.