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Jeffs Earn 8-1 Wins At Trinity, Skidmore
Wallis Molchen '04
Senior captain Wallis Molchen went a perfect 4-0 in singles and doubles competition.

September 14, 2003

HARTFORD, CT & SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - The Amherst College women’s tennis team opened its season with a pair of 8-1 wins at NESCAC rival Trinity College, on Saturday, and Skidmore College, on Sunday. Senior captain Wallis Molchen (Wilmington, DE), junior Erin Murphy (Yonkers, NY) and sophomore Hadley Miller (Lancaster, PA) were all outstanding for the Jeffs, sweeping every set on the weekend.

Molchen won her singles matches over Trinity’s Katherine Ficken 6-3, 6-2, and Skidmore’s Christine Gale 6-2, 6-2, and teamed with first-year Katie Hudson (Los Altos, CA) in doubles competition to earn 8-1 and 8-4 victories as well. Hudson also earned two singles victories for the Jeffs, including a three-set win over Skidmore’s Heather Fuleihan. Murphy and Miler earned doubles victories for Amherst with an 8-6 win over Trinity’s Diane Dreyfus and Brittany Olwine, and 8-2 over Skidmore’s Fuleihan and Whitney Dolan.

Amherst starts the year 2-0, while Trinity falls to 0-2 and Skidmore slips to 2-1. The Jeffs return to action Saturday at 11 p.m. at Little Three and NESCAC rival Wesleyan College.

Women's Tennis @ Trinity - September 13, 2003 Amherst 8 - Trinity 1
Singles
1. Diana Goldman (Trin.) def. Tristan Hedrick (6-1, 6-2)
2. Rachel Holt (Amh.) def. Diane Dreyfus (6-4, 7-6)
3. Wallis Molchen (Amh.) def. Katherine Ficken (6-3, 6-2)
4. Hadley Miller (Amh.) def. Brittany Olwine (6-2, 6-2)
5. Katie Hudson (Amh.) def. Madison Ward (6-1, 6-1)
6. Erin Murphy (Amh.) def. Julia Hoffman (6-0, 6-2)
Doubles
1. Hedrick/Holt (Amh.) def. Goldman/Ficken (8-3)
2. Miller/Murphy (Amh.) def. Dreyfus/Olwine (8-6)
3. Molchen/Hudson (Amh.) def. Melissa White/Hoffman (8-1)

Women's Tennis @ Skidmore - September 14, 2003 Amherst 8 - Skidmore 1
Singles
1. Rachel Holt (Amh.) def. Whitney Dolan (6-2, 6-0)
2. Wallis Molchen (Amh.) def. Christine Gale (6-2, 6-2)
3. Hadley Miller (Amh.) def. Maddie Pauli (6-3, 6-1)
4. Katie Hudson (Amh.) def. Heather Fuleihan (4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4)
5. Erin Murphy (Amh.) def. Whitney Nuchereno (6-1, 6-0)
6. Miranda Kim (Amh.) def. Jill Damon (6-3, 6-0)
Doubles
1. Miller/ Murphy (Amh.) def. Fuleihan/Dolan (8-2)
2. Molchen/Hudson (Amh.) def. Pauli/Damon (8-4)
3. Rosenthal/Gale (Skid.) def. Holt/Kim (8-3)