Women’s tennis sweeps Grove City 9–0

The Carnegie Mellon women’s tennis team traveled to Grove City College on Tuesday for their first dual meet of the season, shutting out Grove City 9–0.

In doubles, senior Mai Otsuka and sophomore Claire Weiss began the day with an 8–1 win over Grove City players Julie Bellissimo and Erin Bennett. Next, senior Mona Iyer and partner junior Amy Staloch won their match 8–2 over opponents Nicole Andreini and Tamara Nations. First-years Andrea Meythaler and Alisa Liebowitz also posted an 8–2 score in their match against Grove City doubles team Kristin McNally and Lindsey Hosler, giving the Tartans a 3–0 lead heading into the singles matches.

In singles play, Staloch, at number-one singles, dominated Adreini Otsuka 6–0, 7–5. Iyer trounced McNally 6–1, 6–1 at number-two singles. Otsuka again faced Bellissimo, defeating her 6–0, 6–3. Weiss went on to dominate Baldwin 6–0, 6–2. Liebowitz and Meythaler both posted 6–1, 6–0 scores over opponents Bennett and Nations.

The Tartans then traveled to Fredericksburg, Va., to compete at the ITA Regionals at the University of Mary Washington this weekend. Play finishes today.