Alicia Menezes '08
Sophomore Alicia Menezes (shown) claimed the No. 3 singles flight and teamed with senior Kristen Raverta to take the No. 1 doubles championship on Sunday.

Jeffs Win New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament

October 16, 2005

S. HADLEY, MA - The Amherst College women's tennis team captured three-of-six singles flights and two-of-three doubles flights as they won the New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament, held at Mt. Holyoke College over the weekend. The Jeffs posted a team score of 41 points, besting second-place Williams College by 10 points.

Sophomores Alicia Menezes (Staten Island, NY) and Jennifer Murphy (Simsbury, CT) and senior Hadley Miller (N. Canton, OH) took home the No. 3, 4 and 5 singles flights, respectively, while senior tri-captain Kristen Raverta (W. Springfield, MA), sophomore Monica Snyder (Newton, MA) and rookie Anuja Ankola (Scarsdale, NY) advanced to the semifinals before bowing out in the No. 1, 2 and 6 tournaments.

Raverta and Menezes teamed to dominate the No. 1 doubles championship, allowing no more than four points in any given match, while Synder and Murphy displayed similar supremacy in the No. 2 flight. Miller and rookie Tara Shabahang (Los Angeles, CA) posted a 8-0 victory in the second round of the No. 3 tournament before falling in the quarterfinals.

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