Tennis Falls to Eastern in Spring Home Opener

Tennis Falls to Eastern in Spring Home Opener

BRYN MAWR, Pa. – Senior Eliza Perocchi and sophomore Kendall Baller produced Bryn Mawr's only two wins on the afternoon as the visiting Eastern Eagles downed the Owls 7-2 in non-conference action.

Perocchi, playing No. 3 singles, defeated Jenn Balbi 6-3,6-0, to register Bryn Mawr's first win of the day. Shortly after Perocchi's win, Baller topped Laura Thomas 7-5, 6-2 in the No. 5 singles slot.

In other singles play, senior Vivien Chen fell to Jenna Laubach from the top spot while classmate Jenny Vogel was edged by Megan Kloserman at No. 2 singles. In the fourth position, sophomore Melina Koukoutchos lost her first set before bouncing back and claiming set 2, 3-6 over Elaine Grazulis. However, Grazulis won the super set 10-8. Sophomore Molly MacDougall dropped her No. 6 match to Nicole Filipek.

In doubles action, the No. 1 duo of Chen and Perocchi battled hard with Laubach and Klosterman but the EU tandem picked up the 8-3 win. From the second position, freshman Eram Haider and Vogel dropped their match 8-5 while the No. 3 team of Baller/Koukoutchos fell 8-4.

Bryn Mawr is back to the courts as they open up their Centennial Conference slate on Saurday, March 23, when they host Gettysburg College at 1:00 pm.