Head coach Traci Green is the second coach in Harvard women's tennis history to earn triple-digit wins (Athletic Communications).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In their final matches of a 10-game homestay, Harvard women's tennis sunk Stony Brook, 6-1, and Providence, 7-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Murr Center. Head coach Traci Green earned her 100th and 101st wins at the duals, and is the second coach in Harvard women's tennis history to earn triple-digit wins. The Crimson improves to a 9-1 record at home, posting a 9-5 overall record.
First up, Harvard faced the Stony Brook Seawolves. June Lee and Erica Oosterhout competed in the first doubles slot against Yana Nikolava and Ester Chikvashili, tallying a 6-1 win. Isabel Jasper and Sabrina Xiong swept Ana Carrion and Amanda Foo in the third position, 6-0, giving the Crimson the doubles point.
Competing in the first position in singles, Oosterhout notched her ninth win this season, recording a 6-2, 6-2 win over Nikolava. Lee improved to a 4-4 record in the second slot, posting a pair of 6-2 wins over Chikvashvili. Natasha Gonzalez earned her second win in the fourth position, besting Ana Carrior, 6-4, 6-3. In the fifth position, Sabrina Xiong downed Amanda Foo, 6-2, 6-2. Angelina Ye competed in the sixth position for Harvard, tallying her second win of the season, with a final tally against Anniki Hierl reading 6-1, 6-2.
After a short break, Harvard saw action against Providence. Lee and Oosterhout swept in the first position for doubles, downing Amanda Pitocco and Aiden Epstein, 6-0. Xiong and Jasper earned their second win of the day in doubles, registering a 6-0 win against Katherine DeNucci and Anie DaSilva.
After securing the doubles point, Oosterhout bested Rise Takenaka 6-0, 6-0 in the first position. Lee faced Amanda Pitocco in the second slot and earned her third-consecutive win in the second slot, 6-1, 6-0. Gonzalez saw action in the third position, besting Katie Marvin in three, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1. Ye took on Epstein in the fourth position, and earned her third victory of the season, recording 6-0, 6-1 marks. Jasper went head to head with DeNucci in the fifth slot, registering a 6-2, 6-4 victory. Capping off Harvard's 7-0 sweep against the Friars, Kaelli Thiel faced Natalie Pitocco in the sixth position, triumphing in three sets, 6-4, 4-6, 10-7.
Harvard will travel to the west coast for a series of matches March 15-18. Harvard will play Texas State at the Knollwood Club in Santa Barbara on March 15 at noon and Cal State Northridge at 3 p.m. The trip finishes with a battle against UC Santa Barbara on March 18 at 2 p.m.