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Women's Tennis Competes at Bulldog Invitational

Jan. 21, 2014


The Boston College women's tennis team competed at the Bulldog Invitational, Jan. 17 - Sunday, Jan. 19. Competing teams included the host school Yale, Boston College, Cornell, and St. Johns. The tournament only had individual match results and no team scoring.  Overall the Eagles went 18-13 in singles and doubles play.  BC was 6-7 against Yale, 5-4 against Cornell and 7-2 against St. Johns.

Sophomore Heini Salonen and junior Sarah Dalton went undefeated in singles play with 3-0 records.  Junior Jessica Wacnik, freshman Lexi Borr and sophomore Katya Vasilyev all had winning records going 2-1 on the weekend.

In doubles play, BC's No. 3 ranked team in the Northeast Region of Wacnik and Borr continued their strong play going 3-0 and now have a 13-2 record for the season.

 "These were really good matches to get us prepared for Brown next Friday.  Although there was no team scoring, each day the matches had a dual match feel to it," said head coach Nigel Bentley. "The ITA is experimenting with a new scoring format for the first month so we were able to get familiar with that.  We are still trying to determine where player's best fit in our lineup so this was a valuable weekend of tennis for us."

The team's season opener is Friday, Jan. 24 at Brown at 4 p.m.

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