Women's tennis opens spring season with easy victory

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College women's tennis team had no problem in Saturday's spring season opener, romping to a 9-0 victory over Franklin Pierce University.

Gabriela Venditti, Callie Nesbitt (pictured), Jessica Tsai, Isha Banerjee, and Emily Dyckman had singles wins. Molly Higgins won by default for the Mules. 
 
Gabriela Venditti and Lydia Venditti combined to win at first doubles. Jamie Pine and Maddie Lupone won at second doubles, while Hania Lenderking and Kahler Mabbs won by default at three.
 
Colby plays host to NESCAC rival Hamilton College on Sunday at 2 p.m.
 
Colby 9, Franklin Pierce 0
Singles
1: Gabriela Venditti, C, d. Alana Wyatt, 6-3, 6-0
2: Callie Nesbitt, C. S. Sarah Rich, 6-0, 6-0
3: Jessica Tsai, C, d. Kelly O'Donnell, 6-0, 6-0
4: Isha Banerjee, C, d. Maria Quagliano, 6-0, 6-0
5: Emily Dyckman, C, d. Shelli Safran, 6-3, 6-1
6: Molly Higgins, C, won by default
Doubles
1: Gabriela Venditti/Lydia Venditti, C, d. Wyatt/Quagliano, 8-1
2: Jamie Pine/Maddie Lupone, C, d. Rich/O'Donnell, 8-2
3: Hania Lenderking/Kahler Mabbs, C, won by default