Lyons Game Day Central: Tennis vs. Trinity on Saturday

Lyons Game Day Central: Tennis vs. Trinity on Saturday


THE MATCHUP: Mount Holyoke returns to the court on Saturday, welcoming the Bantams of Trinity College. It marks the 19th all-time meeting in the series, dating back to the first contest in 1978-79 - a 6-3 Bantams victory. Trinity has dominated the series, owning an 18-0 margin over the Lyons. This marks the first meeting between the two teams since the 1997-98 season.  

THE LYONS: Mount Holyoke (8-5, 5-3 NEWMAC) is back on the court for the first time since a 6-3 loss to Bates on March 5. Highlighting the points for the Lyons was a 9-8 (7-4) battle in the third flight doubles as first year Clara Wang and junior Amy Chen powered their way to victory.

THE BANTAMS: Trinity (2-2, 0-1 NESCAC) comes into Saturday's action following an 8-1 loss to NESCAC-rival and second-ranked Bowdoin on March 17. Sophomore Vanja Babunski won, 6-4, 3-6, 10-5 in the No. 2 singles spot to account for the Bantams lone point on the afternoon.

NEXT UP: The Lyons return to the court on Tuesday when they host the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez at 5:30pm. Trinity is back in action next Saturday when they host NESCAC-rival Colby at 2pm.