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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: April 19, 2012
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Kathryn Vergeyle (Orono, Minn.) and Mckenzie Love (Wenham, Mass.) won singles matches for Colby College in a 7-2 loss to 30th-ranked Bates College in NESCAC women's tennis Thursday.
Vergeyle won 5-7, 7-5, (10-5 pro-set) at third singles over Jacquelyn Holmes. Love took an easier 6-1, 6-4 victory over Ashley Brunk in the sixth spot.
Elena Mandzhukova (Lisbon, Portugal) won at first singles and received help from Meg Anderson (Cohasset, Mass.) for a win at first doubles for the Bobcats.Anderson lost 7-5 in the first set at second singles, won a tiebreaker 7-6 (5) in the second set, and then took an 11-9 pro-set victory to decide the match against Colby's Tess Perese (Minneapolis, Minn.). The Mules' Sally Holmes (Prairie Village, Kan.) also fell in a pro-set match by scores of 2-6, 6-3, (10-2) at fourth singles.
Bates improved to 9-7 overall and 2-2 in the NESCAC.
Bates 7, Colby 2
Doubles1: Elena Mandzhukova/Meg Anderson, B, d. Kathryn Vergeyle/Sarah Wiener, 8-1
2: Nicole Russell/Ashley Brunk, B, d. Tess Perese/Victoria Abel, 8-5
3: Jacquelyn Holmes/Lucy Brenna, B, d. Sally Holmes/Mckenzie Love, 8-4
Singles1: Mandzhukova, B, d. Wiener, 7-5, 6-2
2: Anderson, B, d. Perese, 5-7, 7-6 (5), (11-9)
3: Vergeyle, C, d. J. Holmes, 5-7, 7-5, (10-5)
4: Erika Blauth, B, d. S. Holmes, 2-6, 6-3, (10-2)
5: Brennan, B, d. Abel, 6-0, 6-3
6: Love, C, d. Brunk, 6-1, 6-4