Lewiston, Maine - The Trinity College women's tennis team opened the 2018-19 season at the Wallach Doubles Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Bates College in Lewiston. The Bantams boasted strong performances on both days of the tournament, which lasted through Sunday.
On the first day of action, sophomore Lily Everett (Atlanta, Ga.) and senior Jane Weber (Winchester, Mass.) teamed up for a quarterfinals victory in the "B" draw while junior Krista Jiranek (Owings Mill, Md.) and sophomore Morgan Wilkins (Halesite, N.Y.) won an 8-3 match in the quarterfinals of the "C" draw. Wilkins and Jiranek dropped a hard-fought semifinals match, 8-6, but bounced back to win the third place match by a score of 8-2.
The Bantams saw a handful of victories on Sunday as well. Rookies Ashley Walker (New Canaan, Conn.) and Isabelle Nolan (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) picked up their first career doubles victory with an 8-4 triumph in the first round of the "C" draw. The pair went on to win their flight with an 8-6 victory over their counterparts from Colby in the "C" draw finals. Everett and Weber also continued their strong play as a duo, going 2-1 on Sunday to finish the weekend with three victories. The pair won, 8-4, in the second round of the "B" draw before cruising to an 8-1 victory in their final match of the day.