Colonels Compete at DePauw Invitational

Colonels Compete at DePauw Invitational

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre women's tennis team played three matches over the weekend at the DePauw Invitational, defeating Wooster by a score of 7-2 and falling a pair of nationally-ranked opponents in No. 25 DePauw 7-2 and No. 40 Oberlin 6-3. 

Junior Aliza Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio) went 3-0 in singles play at the invitational, including a 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 win over regionally-ranked Gretchen Wilder of DePauw. 

The doubles duo of sophomore Neha Rao (London, Ky.) and freshman Zena Maddux (Hopkinsville, Ky.) also went 3-0 at the No. 2 doubles position. 

In Centre's 7-2 win over Wooster, Rao (No. 1), Williams (No. 2), freshman Abigail Kent (College Station, Texas) (No. 3), sophomore Emily Zelichenok (Louisville, Ky.) (No. 4) and Maddux (No. 5) all collected singles triumphs, while the tandem of Williams and Zelichenok earned an 8-4 win at the top doubles slot in addition to Rao and Maddux's victory at No. 2 doubles. 

Zelichenok was victorious against Oberlin in singles action in the tiebreaker by a score of 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (6-4). 

The Colonels opens the home portion of the 2017 season on Friday hosting non-conference foe Asbury at 4:30 p.m. ET. 

 

#25 DePauw 7, Centre 2

Singles competition 

1. Maddie Lee (DPUW) def. Neha Rao (CENTRE-W) 2-6, 6-0, 10-5

2. Aliza Williams (CENTRE-W) def. Gretchen Wilder (DPUW) 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

3. Ali Bush (DPUW) def. Abigail Kent (CENTRE-W) 6-0, 6-1

4. Colleen Morris (DPUW) def. Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) 6-2, 6-4

5. Megan Galle (DPUW) def. Kenny Snow (CENTRE-W) 6-0, 6-1

6. Meredith Breda (DPUW) def. Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) 6-3, 4-6, 10-5

Doubles competition 

1. Maddie Lee/Gretchen Wilder (DPUW) def. Aliza Williams/Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) 8-3

2. Neha Rao/Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) def. Alyssa Seneviratne/Meredith Breda (DPUW) 9-7

3. Megan Galle/Sarah Wilder (DPUW) def. Abigail Kent/Mary Chapin Snow (CENTRE-W) 8-2

 

Centre 7, Wooster 2

Singles competition

1. Neha Rao (CENTRE-W) def. Rachel Mole (WOO) 6-2, 6-0

2. Aliza Williams (CENTRE-W) def. Joy Li (WOO) 6-2, 6-1

3. Abigail Kent (CENTRE-W) def. Morgan Wagers (WOO) 6-4, 6-0

4. Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) def. Bonnie Salmeron (WOO) 6-0, 6-0

5. Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) def. Elizabeth Brewington (WOO) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)

6. Shannon Sertz (WOO) def. Mary Chapin Snow (CENTRE-W) 6-0, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Aliza Williams/Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) def. Rachel Mole / Morgan Wagers (WOO) 8-4

2. Neha Rao / Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) def. Joy Li / Elizabeth Brewington (WOO) 8-2

3. Shannon Sertz / Bonnie Salmeron (WOO) def. Kenny Snow / Mary Chapin Snow (CENTRE-W) 8-2

 

#40 Oberlin 6, Centre 3

Singles competition

1. Sarah Hughes (OBEW) def. Neha Rao (CENTRE-W)3-6, 7-5, 6-3

2. Aliza Williams (CENTRE-W) def. Emma Brezel (OBEW) 7-6 (6-4), 6-1

3. Mayada Audeh (OBEW) def. Abigail Kent (CENTRE-W) 6-1, 6-2

4. Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) def. Delaney Black (OBEW) 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (6-4) 

5. Jackie McDermott (OBEW) def. Courtney DeLong (CENTRE-W) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

6. Rainie Heck (OBEW) def. Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Sarah Hughes / Emma Brezel (OBEW) def. Aliza Williams / Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) 9-8 (10-8) 

2. Neha Rao / Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) def. Jackie McDermott / Mayada Audeh (OBEW) 9-8 (7-5) 

3. Rainie Heck / Olivia Hay (OBEW) def. Abigail Kent / Courtney DeLong (CENTRE-W) 8-4