Women's tennis splits pair of matches Thursday in Florida

Kat Roberts '22 (Josh McKee photo)
Kat Roberts '22 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals defeated Colorado College 9-0 and dropped an 8-1 decision against Bethel University at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, Florida, on Thursday.

Hamilton (3-2 overall) plays one more match in Florida on Monday, March 25 at noon against Whitworth University at the USTA National Campus. Kat Roberts '22 was the Continentals' lone winner against Bethel. Roberts dropped her first set at fourth flight singles but rallied to win in three, including 10-5 in the super-tiebreaker.

Roberts ended up winning all three of her matches on Thursday as she cruised to a singles win against Colorado College and teamed up with Ajla Karabegovic '21 for a hard-fought victory at first flight doubles. Roberts is 9-2 in singles play and her and Karabegovic have six wins as a doubles team.

Roberts (fourth singles), Karabegovic (fifth) and Sarah Bargamian '22 (sixth) didn't lose a single game in their matches, and Sophia Aulicino '21 dropped just one in her first flight match. Aulicino leads the team with 10 singles victories. Audrey Chor '21 and Jane Haffer '19 were the other winners in singles play at the second and third flights, respectively. Haffer picked up the 37th singles win of her Hamilton career.

Haffer and Becca Ingber '22 improved their record to 3-1 as a doubles pairing with a triumph at second flight, and Bargamian and Chor blanked their opponents at third flight in their first match together as doubles partners.


Bethel University 8, Hamilton 1

USTA National Campus
Lake Nona, Fla.
March 21, 2019

1. Grace Riermann (B) d. Sophia Aulicino 1-6, 6-3, 10-3.
2. Maggie Riermann (B) d. Audrey Chor 6-4, 6-3.
3. Mackenzie Novak (B) d. Jane Haffer 6-3, 6-2.
4. Kat Roberts (H) d. Sydney Rott 3-6, 6-4, 10-5.
5. Meghan Schuler (B) d. Ajla Karabegovic 6-3, 7-5.
6. Hayley Helberg (B) d. Becca Ingber 7-5, 6-2.

1. Riermann/Riermann (B) d. Aulicino/Chor 8-2.
2. Novak/Jill Weinzettel (B) d. Roberts/Karabegovic 8-6.
3. Schuler/Rott (B) d. Sarah Bargamian/Haffer 8-5.

Records: Bethel 12-2.

Hamilton 9, Colorado College 0

USTA National Campus
Lake Nona, Fla.
March 21, 2019

1. Sophia Aulicino (H) d. Tess Rubin 6-1, 6-0.
2. Audrey Chor (H) d. Annie Zlevor 7-6 (2), 6-1.
3. Jane Haffer (H) d. Simone Hall 6-4, 6-3.
4. Kat Roberts (H) d. Elise Chassman 6-0, 6-0.
5. Ajla Karabegovic (H) d. Lily Salzman 6-0, 6-0.
6. Sarah Bargamian (H) d. Emily Faulks 6-0, 6-0.

1. Roberts/Karabegovic (H) d. Zlevor/Hall 8-6.
2. Haffer/Becca Ingber (H) d. Chassman/Rubin 8-2.
3. Chor/Bargamian (H) d. Faulks/Salzman 8-0.

Records: Hamilton 3-2 overall; Colorado College 0-10.