SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (Apr. 8, 2017) – The 2017 Seven Sisters Tennis Championship kicked off today with five matches at Mount Holyoke College. Reigning champion Vassar College picked up right where it left off in 2016, sweeping both Bryn Mawr College and Smith College by 5-0 scores. The Brewers will be looking for their 14th tournament title when play resumes tomorrow.
Wellesley College also enjoyed a solid day, posting a 4-1 win over Smith, before edging the host Lyons, 3-2. Meanwhile, Mount Holyoke cruised to a 5-0 triumph over Bryn Mawr.
With one day in the books, Vassar and Wellesley sit in a tie for first place with 2-0 records. Mount Holyoke is third with a 1-1 mark, while Bryn Mawr and Smith are both without a win after day one.
The five team round robin tournament will conclude with five more matches tomorrow.
Day 1 Results (Saturday, April 8)
Match 1: Mount Holyoke College def. Bryn Mawr College, 5-0 (Results)
Match 2: Wellesley College def. Smith College, 4-1 (Results)
Match 3: Vassar College def. Bryn Mawr College, 5-0 (Results)
Match 4: Wellesley College def. Mount Holyoke College, 3-2 (Results)
Match 5: Vassar College def. Smith College, 5-0 (Results)
Day 2 Schedule (Sunday, April 9)
9:00 a.m. – Mount Holyoke vs. Smith
10:30 a.m. – Wellesley vs. Bryn Mawr
12:00 p.m. – Vassar vs. Mount Holyoke
1:30 p.m. – Bryn Mawr vs. Smith
3:00 p.m. – Vassar vs. Wellesley
Team Standings (After Day 1)
Vassar College – (2-0)
Wellesley College – (2-0)
Mount Holyoke College – (1-1)
Smith College – (0-2)
Bryn Mawr College – (0-2)