Women's Tennis

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Berrigan Earns 200th Win as Women's Tennis Blanks Emerson, 9-0

Berrigan Earns 200th Win as Women's Tennis Blanks Emerson, 9-0

BABSON PARK, Mass.—Eight different players earned a point and Babson College head coach Jim Berrigan collected his 200th career win as the Beavers defeated Emerson, 9-0, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's tennis action on Tuesday afternoon at Farwell Courts.

With the win, Babson is now 7-1 overall and 4-1 in conference play, while Emerson slips to 2-6 overall and 0-6 in the NEWMAC.

The Green and White made quick work of the Lions in doubles, led by junior Kylie Kam (Honolulu, Hawaii) and sophomore Chloe Brandt (Denver, Colo.), who won 8-1 at number one. Junior Claire Foster (Orange, Conn.) and first-year Tatiana Ramirez (Miami, Fla.) were 8-2 winners at number two and sophomore Alexandra Blizard (Dover, Mass.) and first-year Emily Roeper (Belle Mead, N.J.) breezed to an 8-3 result at number three.

Brandt was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at number three singles, while Foster cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 triumph at number four. Ramirez and first-year Danielle Grant (Yonkers, N.Y.), who was making her collegiate debut, won 6-2, 6-0 at first and sixth singles, respectively.

Kam rolled to a 6-3, 6-0 victory at number five and Weick rallied from a first-set deficit for a 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-2) win at second singles.

Both teams return to action on Saturday at 11 a.m. as Babson visits Wellesley, while Emerson hosts Smith.

MATCH NOTES
•    The winningest coach in program history, Berrigan has helped the Beavers finish at .500 or better in 13 of his 17 seasons at Babson…he has also led the program to 13 or more wins on nine occasions.
•    Babson is 5-0 all-time against Emerson.
•    The Green and White locked up a spot in October's six-team NEWMAC Tournament with Tuesday's win.

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