Trinity Women's Tennis Drops Match Against No. 3-Ranked Amherst

Julia Brogan '20 teamed with classmate Elena Pellgrini to take down the nation's No. 7-ranked doubles tandem
Julia Brogan '20 teamed with classmate Elena Pellgrini to take down the nation's No. 7-ranked doubles tandem

Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College Bantams lost, 8-1, this afternoon against the No. 3-ranked Amherst College Mammoths in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's tennis action this afternoon at Assaiante Center.  Trinity drops to 1-5 overall and 0-3 in the NESCAC, while the Mammoths improve to 6-1.  The Bantams visit No. 8-ranked Williams tomorrow at 2 p.m.

Bantam juniors Julia Brogan (Falmouth, Maine) and Elena Pellegrini (Leghorn, Italy) earned the home team's point with an 8-5 win at first doubles over Amherst's Jackie Buzkin and Claire Evans, the No. 7-ranked doubles tandem in the nation.  Pellegrini also won her first set at No. 1 singles before losing the second, 6-3, and the tiebreaker, 10-3.  At second singles, Trinity rookie Marta Drausnik (Zagreb, Croatia) won her first set, 7-6, before dropping the second, 6-4, and the tiebreaker, 10-8.

MATCH RESULTS
Doubles
1. TC- Julia Brogan/Elena Pellegrini d. Jackie Buzkin/Claire Evans, 8-5
2. A- Maddie DeWire/Anya Ivenitsky d. Marta Drausnik/Jillian Winer, 8-2
3. A- Kelsey Chen/Camille Smukler d. Lily Everett/Janie Weber, 8-3
Singles
1. A- Smukler d. Pellegrini, 4-6, 6-3, 10-3
2. A- DeWire d. Drausnik, 6-7 (6), 6-4, 10-8
3. A- Ivenitsky d. Brogan, 6-4, 6-0
4. A- Maggie Owensby d, Krista Jiranek, 6-0, 6-1
5. A- Evans d. Winer, 6-0, 6-1
6. A- Camilla Trapness d. Ashley Walker, 6-1, 6-2 
Amherst 8, Trinity (Conn.) 1