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Williams Sweeps Inaugural NESCAC Women's Tennis Championship
April 22, 2001

Heather Cole '02
Amherst's Heather Cole '02
advanced to the "B" singles
semifinals before falling to
Tracy Cheung of Williams
AMHERST, MA - Williams College rolled to its first-ever conference championship by winning final round matches in each of four singles and three doubles flights at the inaugural New England Small College Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Tournament on Sunday, hosted by Amherst College. The Ephs, who entered the tournament ranked fourth in the nation according to the latest WingspanBank.com Collegiate Tennis Poll, lapped the 10-team field with 43 points, with top-ranked Amherst finishing second with 29 points.

Williams' junior Selma Kickic (Dallas, TX) rolled to the "A" singles title with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Amherst's Stephanie Fong in the championship round, after downing defending NCAA Champion Jamie Cohen (Rye, NY) of Amherst 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals. Kickic also teamed with fellow Eph Tracy Cheung (Los Altos, CA) to take the "A" doubles final, 8-4, over the Amherst pairing of Cohen and Roopali Agarwal (Boxford, MA).

To follow are complete team and individual results from Sunday's championship round along with Friday and Saturday's preliminary results.

2001 NESCAC Women's Tennis Championship Tournament
Results for Sunday, April 22, 2001


FINAL TEAM STANDINGS: Williams College 36, Amherst College 26, Trinity College 13, Wesleyan University 10, Middlebury College 10, Tufts University 9, Bowdoin College 6, Colby College 2, Bates College 2, Hamilton College 0

Women's "A" Singles Championship:

Selma Kickic (Williams) def. Stephanie Fong (Amherst) 6-1, 6-3

Women's "B" Singles Championship:

Tracy Cheung (Williams) def. Brooke Gibson (Williams) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

Women's "C" Singles Championship:

Kate Troy (Williams) def. Carolyn Pastel (Amherst) 6-1, 6-1

Women's "D" Singles Championship:

Julie Mallory (Williams) def. Tina Howe (Williams) 6-3, 6-1

Women's "A" Doubles Championship:

Cheung/Kickic ( Williams) def. Roopali Agarwal/Jamie Cohen (Amherst) 8-4

Women's "B" Doubles Championship:

Gibson/Allison Swain (Williams) def. Susanna Burke/Pastel (Amherst) 8-6

Women's "C" Doubles Championship:

Steph Hall/Caroline Wasserman (Williams) def. Heather Cole/Fong (Amherst) 8-0

Results for Preliminary Rounds
Friday - Saturday, April 20-21, 2001


Women's "A" Singles - First Round:

Ariella Neville (Middlebury) def. Suzanne Daly (Bates) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
Nina Zeitlin (Wesleyan) def. Eileen Wildman (Hamilton) 7-5, 1-6, 6-3
Sandy Spring (Middlebury) def. Kelsey Evans (Bates) 6-0, 6-2
Stephanie Fong (Amherst) def. 25 Alison Rovner (Wesleyan) 6-2, 6-0

Women's "A" Singles - Round of 16:

Jamie Cohen (Amherst) def. Kate Nordstrom (Tufts) 6-1, 6-4
Alexis Bawden (Bowdoin) def. Ariella Neville (Middlebury) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
Selma Kickic (Williams) def. Nina Zeitlin (Wesleyan) 7-5, 1-6, 6-2
Courteney Sargent (Trinity) def. Britt Palmedo (Colby) 6-0, 6-1
Sandy Spring (Middlebury) def. Lindsey Schantz (Hamilton) 6-4, 6-3
Diana Goldman (Trinity) def. Karen Harris (Colby) 6-3, 6-1
Stephanie Fong (Amherst) def. Sanida Kickic (Bowdoin) 6-1, 6-2
Caroline Wasserman (Williams) def. Barclay Gang (Tufts) 6-2, 6-2

Women's "A" Singles - Quarterfinal Round:

Jamie Cohen (Amherst) def. Alexis Bawden (Bowdoin) 6-2, 6-2
Selma Kickic (Williams) def. Courteney Sargent (Trinity) 6-4, 6-3
Diana Goldman (Trinity) def. Sandy Spring (Middlebury) 6-3, 6-2
Stephanie Fong (Amherst) def. Caroline Wasserman (Williams) 6-0, 6-3

Women's "A" Singles - Semifinal Round:

Selma Kickic (Williams) def. Jamie Cohen (Amherst) 6-1, 6-3
Stephanie Fong (Amherst) def. Diana Goldman (Trinity) 6-3, 6-0

Women's "B" Singles - First Round:

Emily Warshauer (Tufts) def. Chrissy Edwards (Bowdoin) 7-5, 6-2
Tarsah Dale (Wesleyan) def. Lizzie Fazio (Hamilton) 6-0, 6-1
Paulette Hricko (Bowdoin) def. Ginger Pearson (Hamilton) 6-3, 6-0
Iffat Saeed (Tufts) def. Dina Gugh (Wesleyan) 7-5, 6-3

Women's "B" Singles - Round of 16:

Tracey Cheung (Williams) def. Emily Warshauer (Tufts) 6-1, 6-2
Nina Popel (Middlebury) def. Christina Berlin (Bates) 6-1, 6-1
Heather Cole (Amherst) def. Becky Mate (Trinity) 6-3, 7-5
Tarsah Dale (Wesleyan) def. Sabina Warren (Colby) 6-2, 6-1
Linda Capewell (Middlebury) def. Randall Talbot (Bates) 6-1, 6-2
Brooke Gibson (Williams) def. Paulette Hricko (Bowdoin) 6-3, 6-0
Olga Bogatyrenko (Trinity) def. Jenny Grace (Colby) 6-1, 6-1
Iffat Saeed (Tufts) def. Susanna Burke (Amherst) 6-4, 7-5

Women's "B" Singles - Quarterfinal Round:
Tracy Cheung (Williams) def. Nina Popel (Middlebury) 6-2, 6-0
Heather Cole (Amherst) def. Tarsah Dale (Wesleyan) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Brooke Gibson (Williams) def. Linda Capewell (Middlebury) 6-2, 6-1
Iffat Saeed (Tufts) def. Olga Bogatyrenko (Trinity) 6-4, 6-4

Women's "B" Singles - Semifinal Round:

Tracy Cheung (Williams) def. Heather Cole (Amherst) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
Brooke Gibson (Williams) def. Iffat Saeed (Tufts) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Women's "C" Singles - First Round:

Karen Huebner (Trinity) def. Elizabeth Meyers (Middlebury) 6-2, 6-0
Sarah Colao (Wesleyan) def. Brooke Jakobson (Bowdoin) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
Jen Lai (Tufts) def. Mimi Kruger (Trinity) 6-2, 6-2
Rachel Sigman (Wesleyan) def. Emily Walker (Colby) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1

Women's "C" Singles - Round of 16:

Kate Troy (Williams) def. Karen Huebner (Trinity) 6-2, 6-0
Eliza Scott (Bates) def. Jen Lynch (Hamilton) 6-2, 6-4
Wallis Molchen (Amherst) def. Rachel Hammerman (Tufts) 6-4, 6-1
Jasmeen Spidle (Colby) def. Sarah Colao (Wesleyan) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
Amy Cluff (Middlebury) def. Kim Hoffman (Bates) 6-1, 6-2
Steph Hall (Williams) def. Jen Lai (Tufts) 6-2, 6-0
Rachel Sigman (Wesleyan) def. Emily Walker (Colby) 6-1, 6-2
Carolyn Pastel (Amherst) def. Sarah Taylor (Hamilton) 6-2, 6-3

Women's "C" Singles - Quarterfinal Round:

Kate Troy (Williams) def. Eliza Scott (Bates) 6-0, 6-0
Wallis Molchen (Amherst) def. Jasmeen Spidle (Colby) 7-5, 6-3
Steph Hall (Williams) def. Amy Cluff (Middlebury) 6-2, 6-1
Carolyn Pastel (Amherst) def. Rachel Sigman (Wesleyan) 6-2, 6-2

Women's "C" Singles - Semifinal Round:

Kate Troy (Williams) def. Wallis Molchen (Amherst) 6-3, 6-1
Carolyn Pastel (Amherst) def. Steph Hall (Williams) 6-3, 7-5

Women's "D" Singles - First Round:

Kristin Baker (Middlebury) def. Kate Porter (Hamilton) 6-0, 6-0
Paige Lawrence (Amherst) def. Nicki Sumorok (Wesleyan) 6-2, 6-1
Daniella Fonticilla (Tufts) def. Jenna Goldman 6-0, 6-2
Sarah Seidman (Wesleyan) def. Amy Hecht (Trinity) 6-0, 4-6, 6-0
Whitney MacDonald (Middlebury) def. Alex Geortz 6-1, 6-1
Roopali Agarwal (Amherst) def. Mara Gandal (Bowdoin) 6-0, 6-0
Tina Howe (Williams) def. Tori Miller (Trinity) 6-0, 6-1

Women's "D" Singles - Quarterfinal Round:

Julie Mallory (Williams) def. Kristin Baker (Middlebury) 6-0, 6-0
Paige Lawrence (Amherst) def. Daniella Fonticilla (Tufts) 6-1, 6-1
Sarah Seidman (Wesleyan) def. Whitney MacDonald (Middlebury) 6-2, 6-4
Tina Howe (Williams) def. Roopali Agarwal (Amherst) 6-2, 6-0

Women's "D" Singles - Semifinal Round:

Julie Mallory (Williams) def. Paige Lawrence (Amherst) 6-3, 6-1
Tina Howe (Williams) def. Sarah Seidman (Wesleyan) 6-1, 6-0

Women's "A" Doubles - First Round:

Mate/Sargent (Trinity) def. Daly/Evans (Bates) 8-2
Agarwal/Cohen (Amherst) def. Neville/Spring (Middlebury) 8-5

Women's "A" Doubles - Quarterfinal Round:

Cheung/Tracey (Williams) def. Mate/Sargent (Trinity) default
Nordstrom/Saeed (Tufts) def. Schantz/Wildman (Hamilton) 8-4
Sigman/Zeitlin (Wesleyan) def. Grace/Palmedo (Colby) 8-2
Agarwal/Cohen (Amherst) def. Bawden/Hayes (Bowdoin) 8-4

Women's "A" Doubles - Semifinal Round:

Cheung/Tracey (Williams) def. Nordstrom/Saeed (Tufts) 8-4
Agarwal/Cohen (Amherst) def. Sigman/Zeitlin (Wesleyan) 9-7

Women's "B" Doubles - First Round:

Hricko/Kickic (Bowdoin) def. Randall/Scott (Bates) 8-3
Dale/Gugh (Wesleyan) def. Capewell/Siegel (Middlebury) 8-6

Women's "B" Doubles - Quarterfinal Round:

Hall/Wasserman (Williams) def. Hricko/Kickic (Bowdoin) 8-2
Gang/Warshauer (Tufts) def. Lynch/Pearson (Hamilton) 8-2
Bogatyrenko/Kruger (Trinity) def. Dale/Gugh (Wesleyan) 8-1
Cole/Fong (Amherst) def. Harris/Spidle (Colby) 8-2

Women's "B" Doubles - Semifinal Round:

Hall/Wasserman (Williams) def. Gang/Warshauer (Tufts) 8-3
Cole/Fong (Amherst) def. Bogatyrenko/Kruger (Trinity) 8-4

Women's "C" Doubles - First Round:

Rovner/ Sumorok (Wesleyan) def. Fonticilla/Hammerman (Tufts) 8-6
Popel/MacDonald (Middlebury) def. Fazio/Taylor (Hamilton) 8-2

Women's "C" Doubles - Quarterfinal Round:

Gibson/Swain (Williams) def. Rovner/ Sumorok (Wesleyan) 8-1
Edwards/Jakobson (Bowdoin) def. Walker/Warren (Colby) 8-4
Goldman/Huebner (Trinity) def. Berlin/Hoffman (Bates) 8-0
Burke/Pastel (Amherst) def. Popel/MacDonald (Middlebury) 8-4

Women's "C" Doubles - Semifinal Round:

Gibson/Swain (Williams) def. Edwards/Jakobson (Bowdoin) 8-1
Burke/Pastel (Amherst) def. Goldman/Huebner (Trinity) 8-3