NEW LONDON, Conn.—First-years Alexa Tutecky (North York, Ontario) and Carolina Merz (Santa Tecla, El Salvador) both picked up wins in singles and doubles as visiting Babson College defeated Connecticut College, 7-2, in non-conference women's tennis action on Thursday inside the Luce Fieldhouse.
Babson, which has won six consecutive matches, improves to 12-2 overall, while Connecticut College falls to 2-7 on the year.
Tutecky and senior Jenny Quenard (St.-Legier, Switzerland) won 8-3 at number one doubles, while Merz and senior Kylie Kam (Honolulu, Hawaii) breezed to an 8-2 victory at number two. The Camels picked up their first point of the match as junior Brinley Bartlett (Malvern, Pa.) and first-year Meredith Kenny (Phoenix, Ariz.) downed Babson's duo of senior Claire Foster (Orange, Conn.) and first-year Marissa Madison (Columbus, Ohio), 8-1.
The Green and White dominated singles play with four of its five points coming in straight sets. Tutecky was a 6-2, 6-1 winner at number one while Foster posted a 6-2, 6-4 victory at number three. Madison at number three and sophomore Emily Roeper (Belle Mead, N.J) at number five both recorded matching 6-4, 6-2 results.
Merz picked up the final point for the Beavers by rallying for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 win over Connecticut College junior Emily Migliorini (North Haven, Conn.) at number two singles.
Babson returns to action on Friday when it hosts 22nd-ranked Brandeis at 3 p.m., while the Camels will take on Trinity on Sunday at 10 a.m.
• The Beavers are now 5-6 all-time against Connecticut College and have won three straight matches in the series.
• Babson is now 5-0 this spring in road matches.
• The Beavers have now recorded a winning streak of at least six matches in each of the last four seasons.