Women's Tennis Picks Up Its Sixth Straight Win with Victory over Columbia

Women's Tennis Picks Up Its Sixth Straight Win with Victory over Columbia

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's tennis (12-8, 4-0 Ivy) continued its winning ways with a 4-3 win over Columbia (10-7, 2-2 Ivy) on Saturday afternoon.

Despite dropping the doubles point, 2-1, the Crimson answered claiming four of the six singles matches. Sophomore Natasha Gonzalez came back from a 7-5 loss in the first set of sixth singles, to seal the match once again, knocking off the Lions' Adi Milstein (5-7, 6-3, 6-3).

Gonzalez's doubles partner junior Erica Oosterhout won her third straight match with a two-set, 6-4, 6-3 win over Christie Wan in first singles. Sophomore Irene Lu defeated Andrea Kevakian in third singles (6-1, 6-3), while senior Annika Ringblom rounded out the four singles wins with a three-set win in fourth singles (6-2, 3-6, 6-0).

Oosterhout and Gonzalez picked up the lone Crimson doubles victory, knocking off freshman Jennifer Kerr and junior Sarah Hu in second doubles to improve to 14-6 as doubles partners.

Harvard Highlights

  • Sophomore Natasha Gonzalez sealed the match with a comeback, three set victory in sixth singles (5-7, 6-3, 6-3).
  • Junior Erica Oosterhout earned her third straight win with a two-set victory in first singles.
  • Senior Annika Ringblom earned the three-set win in fourth singles (6-2, 3-6, 6-0)

What's Next
Harvard returns to the Murr Center Courts tomorrow, April 15 hosting Cornell at 1 p.m. The match will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.