Badminton Tops Villanova in Season Opener

Badminton Tops Villanova in Season Opener

BRYN MAWR, Pa. – The Bryn Mawr College badminton team got the 2012-2013 season underway as they blanked visiting Villanova 9-0.

In singles action, Hao Jiang was a 21-12, 21-19, winner over Mariel La Sala while Stephanie Yang won her match 21-12, 21-16 over Christine Yi. In the third slot, Amy Zhoa cruised to a 21-7, 21-18, win while Xilei Kuang won her match 21-15, 21-18. In the fifth spot, Wancheng Tong won 21-15, 21-17, as Pan Xie won 21-12, 21-4, from the sixth position.

In doubles play, the No. 1 tandem of Tiffany Sheng and Xiangzuan Kong won 21-8, 21-13. The second doubles team of Tong and Kuang won their match 21-16, 21-13, and Lemay Zhang and Linda Zhang were 21-6, 21-6 winners in the third position.

The Owls are back to action when they host rival Haverford on Monday, Nov. 26. Start time is TBA
Doubles:

Singles
1 Hao Jiang (BMC) def. Mariel La Sala: 21-12, 21-19
2 Stephanie Yang (BMC) def. Christine Yi: 21-12, 21-16
3 Amy Zhao (BMC) def. Megan : 21-7, 21-10
4 Xilei Kuang (BMC) def. Claire : 21-15, 21-18
5 Wancheng Tong (BMC) def. Jaqueline : 21-15, 21-17
6 Pan Xie (BMC) def. Katherine Calemo: 21-12, 21-4

Doubles:
1 Tiffany Sheng / Xiangxuan Kong  (BMC) def. Mariel La Sala / Christine Yi : 21-8, 21-13
2 Wancheng Tong / Xilei Kuang (BMC) def. Megan / Claire 21-16, 21-13
3 Lemay Zhang / Linda Zhang (BMC) def. Jaqueline / Katherine 21-6, 21-6