Athletics

Brewer and Devlin Lead Jeffs at ITA Regionals

Contact: Mike O'Brien

COMPLETE RESULTS

Brewer2.jpgWILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Amherst women’s tennis team swept the singles and doubles bracket at the USTA/ITA New England Regional Championships Sunday, hosted by Williams College.

The reigning national champion doubles team, seniors Jordan Brewer and Gabby Devlin, ran through the doubles bracket with five consecutive wins as they outscored their opponents 45-5. The duo met last year’s doubles champions Kara Shoemaker and Rebecca Curran from Williams in the finals and defeated them 8-1.

Brewer and Devlin excelled in singles play as well and met in the championship match as the No. 1 and No. 8 seeds respectively. Brewer did not lose one match all tournament and claimed the singles title by beating her doubles partner 6-0, 6-3.

Sue Ghosh ’16 and Jen Newman ’14 picked up two wins each from the No. 9 and 10 seeds to round out the top performances for the Jeffs.

Amherst returns to the court Saturday, Oct. 5 to face Williams.