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No. 28 Women's Tennis Fends Off Connecticut College, 5-4

No. 28 Women's Tennis Fends Off Connecticut College, 5-4

NEW LONDON, Conn.—Sophomore Jenny Quenard (St.-Legier, Switzerland) and first-year Chloe Brandt (Denver, Colo.) were victorious in both singles and doubles as No. 28 Babson College held on to defeat Connecticut College, 5-4, in non-conference women's tennis action on Friday afternoon.

With the win, Babson is now 13-6 overall, while Connecticut College, which had its five-match winning streak snapped, drops to 9-3 on the year.

The Beavers got out to a 2-1 lead after doubles as Quenard and first-year Eleni Gianelos (West Chester, Pa.) won 8-4 at number, while Brandt and senior Tori Paolino (East Orleans, Mass.) breezed to an 8-0 victory at number two. Sophomore Kylie Kam (Honolulu, Hawaii) and first-year Alexandra Blizard (Dover, Mass.) were unable to complete the sweep as they suffered an 8-2 loss at number three.

Despite losing by default due to injury at number six, Babson was able to close out the victory with a trio of singles victories. Quenard was a 6-4, 6-4 winner at number one and Kam picked up a 7-6, 6-0 victory at number four. Brandt then finished off the triumph by rallying for a 5-7, 7-5, 6-0 result at number three.

The Beavers return to action on Tuesday when they host Brandeis at 3 p.m., while the Camels visit nationally-ranked Williams on Sunday at 4:30 p.m.