|Amherst Advances to National Quarterfinals with 5-0 Win Over TCNJ|
Amherst Advances to National Quarterfinals with 5-0 Win Over TCNJ
May 6, 2007
AMHERST, MA - The Amherst College women’s tennis team earned a trip to the National Quarterfinals with a 5-0 win over The College of New Jersey in the Regional Finals of the NCAA Championship Tournament. The Lions end their season with a record of 15-2, while the Lord Jeffs improve to 16-4 and will resume play May 15 against an opponent to be determined.
The day began with three very competitive back-and-forth doubles matches, but Amherst was able to hang on for a trio of 8-5 victories. In the #2 singles match, first-year Brittany Berckes (Secaucus, NJ) played brilliantly en route to a 6-0, 6-2 victory, while junior Laura Stein (Rockport, ME) cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 win in the #6 match to seal the 5-0 Amherst win.
The Jeffs will take on Gustavus Adolphus College Tuesday, May 15 in the quarterfinal round. Match time is set for 9:30 a.m. at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA.
The College of New Jersey @ Amherst College – May 6, 2007 – NCAA Round 3
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