Brandeis Too Strong For Men's And Women's Tennis
BABSON PARK, Mass. – The Brandeis University men’s and women’s tennis teams both earned convincing victories over host Babson College on Thursday. The Brandeis women, ranked 28th in the nation, defeated the Beavers by a score of 8-1, while the men’s team topped Babson, 9-0.
Babson (7-6) picked up its lone point in the women’s match at number one doubles, where the tandem of senior captain Jes Huang (Andover, Mass.) and sophomore Rebecca Stone (Dover, Mass.) edged the Judges’ top duo of first-year Faith Broderick (Washingtonville, N.Y.) and junior Rachel Rosman (Bonita Springs, Fla.), 9-7. However, Brandeis (6-5) took the remaining two doubles contests and all six singles matches, including a a 6-3, 6-0 win by Broderick at one and a 6-1, 6-1 triumph by Rosmon at two, to run away with the 8-1 victory.
In the men’s match, Brandeis (6-6) jumped out to an immediate 3-0 lead thanks to a sweep of doubles play. The Judges then took all six singles contests, including matching 6-1, 6-0 wins by juniors Nick White (Wellesley, Mass.) and Simon Miller (Plantation, Fla.) at number one and two, respectively. Babson (3-8) senior captain Brian Lafayette (Burlington, Vt.) and first-year Simeon Human both put up strong fights in the opening set of their matches, but Lafayette eventually fell to Brandeis first-year Steven Milo (Woodbury, N.Y.), 7-5, 6-0, at four and Human lost to sophomore Mike Tatarski (Wayne, N.J.) at six.