BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College dropped just two points in three doubles matches and won all six singles matches in straight sets on its way to defeating visiting Colby-Sawyer College, 9-0, in non-conference women's tennis action on Wednesday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Complex.
With its ninth win in the last 10 matches, Babson wraps up the regular season at 13-5 overall. Colby-Sawyer, which has already punched its ticket to the NCAA Division III Tournament, drops to 13-5 with the loss.
Senior Alexandra Blizard (Dover, Mass.) and sophomore Carolina Merz (Santa Tecla, El Salvador) won 8-0 at number two doubles, while the pairings of sophomores Alexa Tutecky (North York, Ontario) and Nastasia Tamarkin (Washington, D.C.) and classmate Marissa Madison (Columbus, Ohio) and first-year Mary Kille (Simsbury, Conn.) recorded matching 8-1 victories at first and third doubles, respectively.
Madison at number four singles and Kille at number both posted 6-0, 6-0 wins. Tamarkin registered a 6-0, 6-2 triumph at number three, Merz followed with a 6-1, 6-2 victory at number two, and Tutecky posted a 6-0, 6-4 triumph at number one.
Blizard finished off the sweep with a 6-1, 6-4 result at number six singles.
Babson returns to action next Tuesday when it hosts either Wellesley or Springfield in a NEWMAC Tournament semifinal, while Colby-Sawyer must wait until May 6 to find out who it will face in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
• The Beavers are 8-4 all-time against Colby-Sawyer and have won their last seven matches against the Chargers.
• Babson is 9-2 at home this season.
• The Beavers' 13 wins are tied for the sixth highest total in program history. The Green and White won a school-record 16 matches in 2003-04 and matched it in 2014-15.