ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

No. 37 Women’s Tennis Setback by San Diego State, 6-1

M. Lin picked up the lone victory for the Crimson (photo courtesy Athletic Communications). 

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The 37th-ranked Harvard women's tennis team continued its spring break trip with a 6-1 setback to San Diego State Wednesday afternoon at the Aztec Tennis Center.  

Harvard (7-3) picked up a win on the first court in doubles action, but San Diego (6-9) already clinched the doubles point with victories at the second and third positions by an identical score of 8-3. Senior Hannah Morrill and freshman June Lee were bested by Laura Antonana Iriarte and Isabel Hoorn in the second position while sophomore pair Amy He and Amanda Lin were defeated by Kristin Buth and Kennedy Davis on court two.  

Harvard' Spencer Liang and Monica Lin, currently ranked 64 in the nation among doubles partners, beat San Diego's Dora Somoracz and Hailey Johnson.  

M. Lin was also the lone Crimson to win a singles match. The second spot player knocked off Buth in a lengthy match, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, to record her 10th straight victory and remain unbeaten, 9-0, in dual action this season. 

Lee battled in a distance match on court three with Tami Nguyen, but couldn't out last her opponent. The freshman dropping her first dual match of the spring, 6-2, 2-6, 3-6.   

Harvard's ace Liang, who ranks 107 in the ITA, He (No. 4), Morrill (No. 5) and junior Sylvia Li (No. 6) each fell in straight sets to their Aztec opponents.  

After a two-day break, the Crimson concludes its spring break trip at No. 53 Lon Beach State Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m.