Women's Tennis

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Women's Tennis Handles Clark, 9-0, in Home Opener

Women's Tennis Handles Clark, 9-0, in Home Opener

BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College raced out to a quick lead after doubles and won all six singles matches in straight sets on its way to defeating visiting Clark University, 9-0, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's tennis action on Saturday afternoon at Farwell Courts.

With the victory, Babson is now 4-0 overall and 2-0 in league play, while Clark slips to 1-2 and 0-1 in the NEWMAC.

The Beavers got little resistance from the Cougars in doubles, dropping just three total points. Senior Dina Weick (Woodbridge, Conn.) and junior Yagmur Akgul (Istanbul, Turkey) won 8-2 at number, juniors Kylie Kam (Honolulu, Hawaii) and Claire Foster (Orange, Conn.) picked up an 8-1 victory at number two and the first-year duo of Tatiana Ramirez (Miami, Fla.) and Emily Roeper (Belle Mead, N.J.) posted an 8-0 result at number three.

The Green and White continued to dominate in singles, led by a 6-0, 6-0 triumph by Foster at number four. Weick was a 6-1, 6-0 winner at number three, while Kam breezed to a 6-1, 6-1 result at number five.

Akgul cruised to a 6-3, 6-0 win at number one, Roeper picked up her second consecutive victory with a 6-0, 6-2 triumph at number six, and Ramirez closed out the match with a 6-3, 6-4 win at number two.

Babson returns to action on Sunday when it hosts Smith at 12 p.m., while Clark hosts Anna Maria on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

MATCH NOTES
•    The Beavers have won 18 straight and 22 of their last 24 matches against Clark since 1994.
•    Babson has gone 12-1 at home during the fall portion of its schedule since the start of the 2014 campaign.
•    Akgul is now tied for 10th all-time with 38 career singles wins, and is 11th on Babson's all-time list with 78 combined victories.

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