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Match Preview: Women's Tennis at Connecticut College

Match Preview: Women's Tennis at Connecticut College

Women's Tennis at Connecticut College
Thursday, April 19—3:30 p.m.
South Tennis Courts—New London, Conn.

Babson and Connecticut College will meet for the 11th time in a series that dates back to 2002 on Thursday afternoon in New London. The Beavers are 4-6 all-time against the Camels after winning each of the last two matchups.

The Beavers held on for a 5-4 victory against the Camels on April 8, 2016, in New London. Senior Jenny Quenard was victorious at both number one singles and number one doubles, junior Chloe Brandt picked up wins at second doubles and third singles, and senior Kylie Kam recorded a straight-set triumph at number four singles to lead the Beavers.

Sara Krivoshik and Charlotte Marcoux both won in singles and doubles as the Camels rallied to defeat Babson, 5-4, on April 2, 2013. Alex Freeman '16 picked up victories at number one doubles and singles for the Beavers, who dropped four of six singles matches.

Connecticut College (2-6) has lost its past six matches after falling to No. 27 Bates (8-1) and Nichols (8-1) on Sunday. Senior Aleksandra Drljaca and sophomore Stephanie Simon picked up the only point lone point against the Bobcats at number three doubles, while first-year Paige Braithwaite won number at two singles to earn the Camels only point against the Bison. Drljaca has made the most appearances at number one singles on the season for Connecticut College, which is winless against Division III opponents.

Babson (11-2) has won its last five contests after cruising past Wheaton 7-2 on Tuesday. The Beavers won two of the possible three doubles points and five of the possible singles points. Quenard, senior Claire Foster and sophomore Emily Roeper all recorded victories in singles and doubles for the Green and White. First-year Alexa Tutecky is 9-2 at number one singles and 11-3 in all matches, while both Merz (10-2) and Foster (10-3) have won five consecutive singles matches. Tutecky (16-3) and senior Jenny Quenard (8-1) are 5-1 at number one doubles, and Roeper has gone 10-1 in all doubles competitions.

Babson, which is 4-2 against non-conference opponents this spring, has gone 13-5 in both singles and doubles against out-of-conference-foes. The Green and White is also 1-1 against NESCAC competition with a win over Hamilton and a loss to nationally-ranked Bowdoin.

The Beavers are 4-0 in road matches this spring.