NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Dartmouth women’s tennis team concluded the Ivy Challenge on Sunday with a strong showing in singles action. The Big Green went 5-3 in singles and 1-3 in doubles.
In doubles action, Jacqueline Crawford and Suzy Tan were the lone Dartmouth duo to pick up a win, topping a tandem from Yale, 8-2. Katherine Yau/Taylor Ng and Sarah Bessen/Narni Summerall each lost their matches to the Bulldogs, 8-6.
In singles play, Crawford, Ng, Melissa Matsuoka and Summerall each won in straight sets versus student-athletes from Virginia Tech. Yau picked up the other win for the Big Green topping Raluca Mita from Virginia Tech in a three-set thriller.
Dartmouth returns to action Oct. 16-22 competing in Regionals hosted by Harvard.
Katherine Yau defeated Raluca Mita (Va. Tech), 6-1, 3-6, 10-7
Jacqueline Crawford defeated Del Martinez Marcos (Va. Tech), 6-2, 6-2
Taylor Ng defeated Kelly Williford (VA Tech), 6-3, 6-1
Melissa Matsuoka defeated Carol Kahoun (Va. Tech), 6-3, 6-1
Julienne Keong Si Ying lost to . Andjela Djokovic (Purdue), 6-1, 6-3
Suzy Tan lost to Sansitha Nandakumar (Va. Tech), 0-6, 6-3, 10-4
Sarah Bessen lost to Tea Ivanovic (Va. Tech), 7-5, 6-1
Narni Summerall defeated Laura Ramthun (Va. Tech), 6-1, 6-1
Ng/Yau lost to Sherry Li/Ree Ree Li (Yale), 8-6
Matsuoka/Keong lost to Sullivan/Hamilton (Yale), 8-3
Crawford/Tan defeated Yu/Lynch (Yale), 8-2
Bessen/Summerall lost to Amos/A. Li (Yale), 8-6