Laura Stein '08
Photo by Kathy Nolan '10
Junior Laura Stein was part of an 8-2 doubles victory for Amherst before cruising to a 6-0, 6-0 win in the #6 singles match

Amherst Takes Down Saint Lawrence in Second Round of NCAA Tournament

By Justin Long

May 5, 2007

AMHERST, MA - The Amherst College women’s tennis team advanced to the Third Round of the NCAA Championship Tournament with a 5-0 win over Saint Lawrence University. The Saints end their season at 16-3, while the Lord Jeffs improve to 15-4 and will take on The College of New Jersey Sunday at noon in Amherst.

Amherst swept the doubles round with victories of 8-4, 8-4 and 8-2 to take a commanding 3-0 lead into singles play. Junior Laura Stein (Rockport, ME) wrapped up the #6 singles match in quick fashion with a 6-0, 6-0 victory before first-year Brittany Berckes (Secaucus, NJ) sealed the deal for the Jeffs by winning 6-3, 6-3 in the #2 match.  

Saint Lawrence University @ Amherst College – May 5, 2007 – NCAA Round 2

Doubles
1. Menezes/Berckes (A) def. Lannon/Moulin (S) 8-4
2. Hudson/Wexler (A) def. Gilman/Karam (S) 8-4
3. Stein/Murphy (A) def. Rodriguez/Kyte (S) 8-2

Singles
1. Alicia Menezes (A) vs. Kirsten Lannon (S) : 6-3, 1-1 (DNF)
2. Brittany Berckes (A) def. Anne Moulin (S) : 6-3, 6-3
3. Monica Snyder (A) vs. Liz Karam (S) : 6-2, 4-1 (DNF)
4. Jennifer Murphy (A) vs. Teresa Rodriguez (S) : 6-0, 3-5 (DNF)
5. Katie Hudson (A) vs. Casey Gilman (S) : 6-2, 4-0 (DNF)
6. Laura Stein (A) def. Sara Bernier (S) : 6-0, 6-0