THE MATCHUP: After a successful roadtrip in Maine over the weekend, Mount Holyoke returns home to face off against Connecticut College tomorrow evening at 7:00 p.m. The Lyons will enter the match ranked 13th in the latest CSA National Rankings. They have rolled to three straight victories over the Camels, including a 9-0 triumph last winter. Connecticut College holds a 21-5 advantage in the all-time series.
SENIOR DAY: Prior to the match, a senior day celebration will take place to honor Sarah Moore, Marie Ozanne, Shara Robertson, and Paulina Rojek for their contributions to the program over the last four seasons.
THE LYONS: Mount Holyoke (11-6) enters this evening's match on a hot streak after posting a 3-1 mark at the Maine Event over the weekend. The Lyons were at their best on Saturday, when they topped both Colby College and George Washington University in convincing fashion. They followed that up with a win over Bowdoin College on Sunday. Kathryn Brummer set the tone by taking all four of her matches at the number six position. The junior has gone 11-5 thus far this season. Mount Holyoke has also received a boost from sophomore Randima Ranaweera, who has rolled to a 12-4 record at the top of the lineup. Classmate Shaheen Madraswala has gone 11-5, while newcomer Dachelle Parker has been perfect in nine outings.
THE CAMELS: Connecticut College (5-14) has dropped two straight matches after picking up consecutive victories over Haverford College (9-0), Tufts University (6-3) and Smith College (6-3). Prior to that, the Camels defeated Wellesley College (8-1) and Vassar College (5-4) in the early stages of the season. From top to bottom, their lineup typically includes Caroline Sargent, Laura Abrams, Leah Puklin, Jenn Hyslip, Brittany Badik, Allie Hibbs, Becca Markson, Naomi Mayeux and Sara Krivoshik.
NEXT UP: Mount Holyoke is slated to participate in the Seven Sisters Championship on Saturday at Vassar College. The Lyons have captured top honors at the tournament in each of the past five seasons. They will square off against Wellesley College (12:00 p.m.), Smith College (1:30 p.m.) and Vassar (4:00 p.m.). Meanwhile, Connecticut College will compete in the NESCAC Tournament at Trinity College from Friday through Sunday.