Wang Leads Charge in SCIAC Opener at No. 38 Whittier

Wang Leads Charge in SCIAC Opener at No. 38 Whittier

WHITTIER, Calif. (Feb. 14, 2015) - Freshman Erin Wang (Auburn, Calif. / Del Oro) improved her undefeated streak to 3-0 at both singles and doubles with wins against No. 38 Whittier College as the Caltech women's tennis team fell, 6-3, on Saturday.

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The Poets took a quick 2-0 lead with wins at #1 and #2 doubles, but Wang and sophomore Sophia Chen (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) came through at court #3, 8-5, to keep the match close going into singles play.

Whittier made it 4-1 with wins at #1 and #2 singles, but Wang gave the Beavers some hope with a 6-4, 6-1 win at #5.  Whittier would clinch the match soon after, but freshman Vinci Chen (Austin, Texas / Westwood) kept her collegiate record perfect at 2-0 with a 6-4, 6-4 win at #6 singles.

Head Coach Mandy Gamble and the Beavers will head out to the University of Redlands on Saturday, Feb. 21.

 

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