Women's Tennis

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Match Preview: Women's Tennis vs. Stonehill

Match Preview: Women's Tennis vs. Stonehill

Women's Tennis vs. Stonehill
Sunday, February 24 | 2:30 p.m.
Boston Sports Club | Needham, Mass.

THE SERIES
• Although records beyond 1995 are not available, Babson and Stonehill have not played in at last 23 years.

SCOUTING THE SKYHAWKS
• Stonehill (13-1), which is ranked third in the East Region, has won seven consecutive matches and is coming off a 4-0 win over Merrimack in the Northeast 10 Tournament final back in late October.
• Samantha Ormesher was victorious in both singles and doubles as the Skyhawks won two of three doubles matches to earn the first point and won in straight sets at second, third and fourth singles.
• Emma Markaryan is 12-0 in dual-match singles with six wins at number five, Nicole Downey is 11-0, and Alexandra Vo has gone 11-1 with nine victories at number two.
• Four players have 12 doubles wins, which includes the duo of Caroline Rey and Isabelle Porter, who went 8-1 at number three in the fall.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (1-1) got the spring portion of its schedule underway with a 9-0 rout of Holy Cross back on February 10.
• The Beavers breezed through doubles and won all six singles matches in straight sets, highlighted by sophomore Carolina Merz's 6-0, 6-0 triumph at number three.
• Merz, junior Emily Roeper and sophomore Marissa Madison are all 4-2 on the year in all singles matches and unbeaten in dual-match play.
• Roper, who has gone 4-0 on the year playing alongside first-year Mary Kille, and Merz lead the Green and White with six doubles victories on the season.

BEAVERS SWEEP NEWMAC WEEKLY HONORS
• Sophomore Alexa Tutecky was selected as conference singles player of the week, while Madison and Merz were tabbed as the league's doubles team of the week on Tuesday for their performances in the win over Holy Cross back on February 10.

KOPELMAN PICKS UP WIN NO. 1
• First-year head coach Michael Kopelman collected the first win of his collegiate coaching career in the Beavers' defeat of Holy Cross two weeks ago.

WHAT'S UP NEXT
• The Green and White hosts Colby-Sawyer at the Boston Sports Club on March 9 before heading to southern California for three matches during spring break.

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