Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Falls To Dartmouth 4-3

Junior Kristin DiPiero saw her first action of the spring

Junior Kristin DiPiero saw her first action of the spring

Feb. 23, 2007

HANOVER, N.H. - The University of Massachusetts women's tennis team (3-3) fell to Dartmouth on Friday evening by a score of 4-3. The Minutewomen came out strong taking the doubles point. They followed that by taking Nos. 1 and 3 singles, but it wasn't enough. The Minutewomen head home for their A-10 opener on Sunday. They host rival Fordham at noon at the Bay Road Tennis Club on the campus of Hampshire College.

Head Coach Judy Dixon decided to shake things up in the doubles lineup. Masha Pozar and Maude Lecluyse, playing No. 1 for the first time, defeated Meg Zebroski and Mary Beth Winingham, 8-5. Michele Spiess and Ellen de Jong defeated Kerry Snow and Lindsay Winingham by the same score. Junior Kristin DiPiero got into her first match of the spring. She and Laura Murillo fell at No. 3.

In singles play, Michele Spiess and Ellen de Jong continue to lead the way. Spiess defeated Meg Zebroski at No. 1, 6-2, 6-2. De Jong won in a competitive match at No. 3, 7-5, 3-6, 10-5.

Masha Pozar, Dasa Stanimirovic, Maude Lecluyse, and Stephanie Gimenez fell defeat at Nos. 2, 4, 5, and 6.



The Minutewomen are right back in action on Sunday, hosting the Fordham Rams. The match is scheduled to start at noon and will be held on the campus of Hampshire College. Check back to www.umassathletics.com for a complete recap of the A-10 opener.

#1 Masha Pozar/Maude Lecluyse (M) def. Meg Zebroski/Mary Beth Winingham (D) 8-5
#2 Michele Spiess/Ellen de Jong (M) def. Kerry Snow/Lindsay Winingham (D) 8-5
#3 Natalie O'Rourke/Jesse Adler (D) def. Kristin DiPiero/Laura Murillo (M) 8-0

#1 Michele Spiess (M) def. Meg Zebroski (D) 6-2, 6-2
#2 Mary Beth Winingham (D) def. Masha Pozar (M) 6-3, 6-2
#3 Ellen de Jong (M) def. Lindsay Winingham (D) 7-5, 3-6, 10-5
#4 Kerry Snow (D) def. Dasa Stanimirovic (M) 6-1, 6-0
#5 Jesse Adler (D) def. Maude Lecluyse (M) 6-1, 6-3
#6 Carley Markovitz (D) def. Stephanie Gimenez (M) 6-1, 6-1


    Event Calendar

    Thursday, Apr 24
    vs Dayton W, 4-0
    Friday, Apr 25
    vs A-10 Quarterfinals TBA
    Saturday, Apr 26
    vs A-10 Semifinals TBA
    Sunday, Apr 27
    vs A-10 Championship TBA
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