Women's Tennis

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Weekend Preview: Women's Tennis Hits the Road for Matches at No. 18 Brandeis and Springfield

Weekend Preview: Women's Tennis Hits the Road for Matches at No. 18 Brandeis and Springfield

Women's Tennis at No. 18 Brandeis | Friday, March 29 | 3 p.m. | Rieger Tennis Courts
Women's Tennis at Springfield | Saturday, March 30 | 12 p.m. | Appleton Courts

SERIES HISTORY
Babson vs. Brandeis
• The Beavers and Judges will meet for the 26th time in a series that dates back to the 1994-95 campaign on Friday.
• Babson is just 3-22 all-time against Brandeis and has dropped 11 straight matches between the programs.

Babson vs. Springfield
• The Beavers and Pride will meet for the 27th time on Saturday in a series that dates back to 1995.
• Babson is 22-4 all-time against Springfield and has won 21 straight matches in the series.

SCOUTING THE JUDGES
• No. 18 Brandeis (5-4) has won two straight matches and is coming off a 9-0 shutout of Wheaton last Saturday.
• Olivia Leavitt, Lauren Bertsch and Diana Dehterevich all won in both singles and doubles for the Judges.
• Keren Kromchenko is 5-3 at third singles, Leavitt is 5-4 at number two and Bertsch has gone 4-3 at number four.
• Bertsch and Leavitt are 10-5 overall and 5-3 at number one doubles, while Ana Hatfield and Sophia He are 7-1 on the year at number three.

SCOUTING THE PRIDE
• Springfield (7-1, 1-0 NEWMAC) has won three straight matches and is coming off a 9-0 rout of Smith on Tuesday.
• The Pride lost just four games in three doubles matches and completed the shutout by taking all six singles matches in straight sets.
• Emily Etter (7-0) and Riley Malz (8-0) are unbeaten on the year at third and fourth singles, and Cara Freadman has gone 6-1 at number two.
• Malz and Freadman have gone 6-0 at number two doubles and as a team Springfield is 8-0 this season at number three.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (4-3, 1-0 NEWMAC) defeated Trinity, 7-2, for it second consecutive victory on Thursday afternoon.
• Sophomores Alexa Tutecky, Nastasia Tamarkin, Carolina Merz and Marissa Madison all won in singles and doubles for the Beavers.
• Tutecky is 6-1 at number one singles, Merz is 7-2 overall and 4-0 at number three, and Madison has gone 7-4 in all matches and 4-0 at number four.
• Tutecky and Tamarkin are 5-1 at number one doubles, while Merz and Madison improved to 6-2 overall and 4-0 at number two with Thursday's win.

FINISHING MARCH ON A HIGH NOTE
• Merz has won a team-high four straight singles matches and has combined with Madison to win their last four doubles contests.

NUMBERS TO KNOW
• The Beavers have gone 16-7 during the spring portion of their schedule over the last two years, which includes a 13-1 mark against unraked foes.
• Friday's match against Brandeis will be Babson's third of the season and the 10th over the last two years against a nationally-ranked opponent. It has gone 3-6 in its previous nine outings against teams in the ITA national poll.

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