WHITTIER, Calif. (Apr. 22, 2017) – The No. 40 Caltech women's tennis team completed a clean sweep of of Whittier College in Saturday's SCIAC match.
Junior Sarah Cai (Livermore, Calif. / West Lafayette Jr./Sr.) won her match in the quickest and most convincing fashion, 6-0, 6-1, at #5 singles. Fellow junior Vinci Chen (Austin, Texas / Westwood), meanwhile, handled her opponent as well at #6 singles, winning 6-1, 6-3.
Head Coach Mandy Gamble continued to break away from convention with her doubles pairings and came away with three wins. Sophomore Kana Moriyama (Redmond, Wash. / Redmond) and junior Erin Wang (Auburn, Calif. / Del Oro) united at #1 doubles to earn a 9-7 victory over the top Whittier doubles team. The #3 doubles team of freshman Alexandra Bodrova (Russia / Kurchatovskaya School) and senior Sophia Chen (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) especially clicked as they won their match, 8-1.
Gamble and the Beavers will next participate in the Ojai Valley Tournament, set to begin this Thursday, Apr. 27 at the Pierpoint Racquet Club in Ventura, Calif.