BABSON PARK, Mass.—Five different players earned points in singles and doubles as Babson College stayed unbeaten with an 8-1 win over visiting Nichols College in non-conference women's tennis action on Saturday afternoon at Farwell Courts.
With the victory, Babson moves to 6-0 on the year, while Nichols drops to 5-3.
As they have in every match this fall, the Beavers jumped out to a commanding 3-0 lead after doubles. Senior Dina Weick (Woodbridge, Conn.) and junior Yagmur Akgul (Istanbul, Turkey) recorded an 8-3 victory at number one, while classmate Kylie Kam (Honolulu, Hawaii) and sophomore Chloe Brandt (Denver, Colo.) breezed to an 8-1 triumph at number two. Junior Claire Foster (Orange, Conn.) and first-year Tatiana Ramirez (Miami, Fla.) were 8-1 winners at number three to complete the sweep.
Akgul and Ramirez remained unbeaten on the year with matching 6-0, 6-3 victories at first and second singles, while Weick pulled out a 7-5, 6-4 decision at number three. Foster was a 6-4, 6-2 winner at number five and Kam posted a 6-1, 6-3 result at number six.
The Bison earned its lone point at number four singles as junior Daniela Saldarriaga (Medellin, Colombia) outlasted Brandt for a 6-3, 1-6, 10-8 victory.
Babson returns to action on Sunday when it travels to Colby at 2 p.m., while Nichols visits Wentworth on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
• The Beavers are 6-0 all-time against Nichols.
• Saturday's victory leaves Beavers' head coach Jim Berrigan just one shy of 200 for his career.
• Babson has now started 6-0 in each of the last three seasons.
• The Green and White is 19-2 in the month of September going back to 2014.