Score: Emerson 7, Smith 2
Records: Emerson Lions (11-10, 4-8 GNAC) ; Lasell Lasers (7-20, 4-8 GNAC)
Location: Northampton, Mass.
Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
The Lead: The Emerson Women's Tennis Team got it's first NEWMAC victory since 2013 and swept their doubles matches for the first time ever in the NEWMAC.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Alisha Parikh and Rachel Scalera defeated Joanna Kim and Allison Ahern 9-8.
- Meredith Stisser and Sabrina Jacobs defeated June Lee and Emma Essenmacher 9-8.
- Cassia Burns and Jolin Cheng defeated Samantha Peikes and Kara Van Allen 8-3.
- Sabrina Jacobs, Meredith Stisser, Cassia Burns, and Jolin Cheng each won their singles matches in two sets.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Emerson won all three doubles matches for the first time, headlined by Alisha Parikh and Rachel Scalera winning 9-8 in the top pairing.
- The pairing fought off multiple match points in order to win their doubles match.
- Sabrina Jacobs and Meredith Stisser also won their doubles match with a 9-8 score.
- Both doubles pairings came back from a 1-4 defecit in the tiebreaker set to win their matches.
- Emerson won their first NEWMAC match since 2013.