PASADENA, CA - Entertaining the nation's 20th ranked team, the Caltech women's tennis team fell 8-1 to Vassar on Thursday afternoon.
The Brewers started strong by dropping just six games in double play en route to sweeping the three points.
At the No. 1 singles match Ava Sadeghi, who came into the matched as the seventh best player in the northeast region, handed Monica Li her first loss of the season. Sadeghi posted a 6-1, 6-2 victory.
Caltech's team point came from Rebekah Kitto at the No. 2 singles match. After dropping the first three games of the match, the junior won 12 of the next 14 games in recording a 6-3, 6-2 win.
Vassar played solidly in the final four singles matches to help them grab the team win.
The Beavers take the next several days off for term finals. Caltech's next match is March 24.
Tennis Match Results
Vassar vs Caltech
3/14/2013 at Pasadena, CA
(Braun Tennis Court)
#20 Vassar 8, Caltech 1
1. Ava Sadeghi (VASSAR) def. Monica Li (CALTECH) 6-1, 6-2
2. Rebekah Kitto (CALTECH) def. Samantha Schapiro (VASSAR) 6-3, 6-2
3. Winifred Yeates (VASSAR) def. Stephane Kwan (CALTECH) 6-0, 6-0
4. Lindsay Kantor (VASSAR) def. Jessica Yu (CALTECH) 6-2, 6-2
5. Kelsey Van Noy (VASSAR) def. Michelle Lee (CALTECH) 6-1, 6-2
6. Anisha Kurien (VASSAR) def. Michelle Tang (CALTECH) 6-2, 6-2
1. Samantha Schapiro/Ava Sadeghi (VASSAR) def. Monica Li/Rebekah Kitto (CALTECH) 8-4
2. Winifred Yeates/Lauren Stauffer (VASSAR) def. Michelle Lee/Jessica Yeung (CALTECH) 8-1
3. Lindsay Kantor/Kelsey Van Noy (VASSAR) def. Valerie Pietrasz/Stephane Kwan (CALTECH) 8-1
Vassar 4-2; National ranking #20; Regional ranking #7
Official: N/A T-3:32 A-19