SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (Oct. 5, 2010) – The Mount Holyoke College women's tennis team rolled to a convincing 9-0 triumph over Clark University this afternoon at the Mount Holyoke Field House. It was the Lyons 14th straight win over their New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) counterparts.
Mount Holyoke swept the three doubles contests to set the tone in the early going. Hsiang and Moore cruised to an 8-0 win at the number one slot, while first years AnnElizabeth Konkel and Kelsey Brower added an 8-4 victory at the number two position. The Lyons number three tandem of Sayarath and Marifian also came out of top in their match. They prevailed 8-1 for their third triumph of the fall.
Sayarath has now collected five straight singles victories.
Both squads are slated to take the courts again on Saturday. Mount Holyoke (2-5, 2-3 NEWMAC) will host Wheaton College at 1:00 p.m., while Clark (3-5, 0-4 NEWMAC) will visit Babson College for a match beginning at 10:00 a.m.