NEW LONDON, Conn.--Colby College took points in the top three spots in its singles line up today to hold off an improving Connecticut College team in a 5-4 victory here in the Whaling City.
Lydia Venditti (Mercer Island, Wash.) posted a 6-3, 0-6, 6-3 victory at number one singles for thee visitors while sister Gabriela Venditi chipped in with a 6-4, 6-3 straight set win at number two for the winning side. Junior Maddie Lupone (New Canaan, Conn.) contributed with a 6-2, 6-0 triumph at third singles for the visitors.
Connecticut College junior Angelica Warren (McLeansville, N.C.) battled back to win a 10-8 decision in the super tie-breaker at fourth singles for Connecticut College. Senior Adrienne Sieverding (Red Hook, N.Y.) dominated in a 6-1, 6-0 triumph at fifth singles for the hosts. At sixth singles, senior Susanna Studwell (Tucson, Ariz.) took care of business by taking a 7-6, 6-1 decision for the Camels.
Lydia and Gabriela Venditti joined forces in coming away with an 8-3 victory at number one doubles for Colby. The Mule duo of Lupone and Pine notched a 9-7 win at second doubles. Connecticut College sophomore Brinley Bartlett (Malvern, Pa.) and Angelica Warren posted an 8-4 win at third doubles for the hosts.
April 8, 2017
New London, Conn.
Colby College 5, Connecticut College 4
Records: Colby 8-3 (1-2 NESCAC); Connecticut College 6-4 (0-2 NESCAC)
- Lydia Venditti (Colby) def. Aleksandra Drljaca (CC) 6-3, 0-6, 6-3
- Gabriela Venditti (Colby) def. Emily Migliorini (CC) 6-3, 6-4
- Maddie Lupone (Colby) def. Stephanie Simon (CC) 6-2, 6-0
- Angelica Warren (CC) def. Aleks Piibe (Colby) 2-6, 7-6, (10-8)
- Adrienne Sieverding (CC) def. Jamie Pine (Colby) 6-1, 6-0
- Susanna Studwell (CC) def. Emily Dyckman (Colby) 7-6, 6-1
- L. Venditti/G. Venditti (Colby) def. Migliorni/Simon (CC) 8-3
- Lupone/Pine (Colby) def. Sieverding/Drljaca (CC) 9-7
- Brinley Bartlett/A. Warren (CC) def. Piibe/Dyckman (Colby) 8-4