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No. 48 Women’s Tennis Earns 4-3 Victory Over Boston University

No. 48 Women’s Tennis Earns 4-3 Victory Over Boston University

Kallenberg won her fifth-straight match from the top singles position (Zack Williamson).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Returning home after playing its last two contests on the road, No. 48 Harvard women's tennis picked up a victory in a rivalry match over Boston University, 4-3.

Harvard (7-5) leapt out to an early lead after securing the doubles point. Freshmen Nikki Kallenberg and Ellen Jang-Milsten teamed up in the second position for a 6-1 triumph while June Lee and Amanda Lin scored a 6-4 victory from the third slot.

In singles play, Kallenberg recorded her fifth-consecutive win from the top position, 6-1, 6-2, while Annika Ringblom and Lin registered straight-set victories of their own. Ringblom totaled a 6-1, 6-4 triumph while Lin blanked her opponent, 6-0, 6-0.

Harvard begins Ivy League play on April 3 at Cornell and April 4 at Columbia.

Singles

  1. Nikki Kallenberg (HARV) def. Hyoty (BU) 6-1, 6-2
  2. Davis (BU) def. Monica Lin (HARV) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
  3. Kostirko (BU) def. Ellen Jang-Milsten (HARV) 6-1, 4-6, 4-3 (5)
  4. Annika Ringblom (HARV) def. Rodriguez (BU) 6-1, 6-4
  5. Amanda Lin (HARV) def. Craft (BU) 6-0, 6-0
  6. McCallum (BU) def. Sylvia Li (HARV) 6-3, 7-5

Doubles

  1. Hyoty/Rodriguez (BU) def. M. Lin/Ringblom (HARV) 6-4
  2. Kallenberg/Jang-Milsten (HARV) def. Davis/Craft (BU) 6-1
  3. June Lee/A. Lin (HARV) def. McCallum/Kostirko (BU) 6-4
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