Miller continued her dominance, now playing at #3 singles, with a 6-0, 6-0 triumph. Through her seven singles wins this spring, the opening five at #2, Miller has won 84 games while dropping just 11. Once again she joined Anika Fischer '10 for an 8-6 win in doubles.
Holmes, playing at #6 during the matches up north, posted a solid 6-4, 6-0 win after collecting her first five victories at #4 during the team's trip to Florida in March. Also winning at single and doubles for the Cards vs. Conn. was #2 Ania Preneta '09 and #4 Rachael Ghorbani '09. Preneta won at #2 doubles with Linda McDougal '11 while Ghorbani was a winner at #3 doubles paired with Madalina Ursu '09.
Wesleyan faced its toughest test of the spring so far when it traveled to Middlebury for a match Sat., April 4. It was the first meeting between the teams since Sept. 27, 2003. Middlebury knocked off Wesleyan, 7-2, handing the Cardinals their first loss of the spring. Winners for Wesleyan were Ghorbani at #4 singles and the Fischer/Miller tandem at #1 doubles, their eighth straight victory.
Wesleyan was to play at Holy Cross Wed., April 8 but the contest was postponed due to cold weather and eventually cancelled. The team's next match came at Tufts Thurs., April 16. The Jumbos captured a 7-2 NESCAC win as Miller won at #2 and the doubles team of Preneta and McDougal took its match at #3. Ghorbani was on the short end of two very tight matches, losing 10-8 in a super-tiebreaker at #4 singles and dropping a 9-8 decision at #2 double along with Casey Simchik '10.
Wesleyan faces Hamilton in another NESCAC match Sat., April 18 in Middletown.