Trinity Women's Tennis Tops No. 23-Ranked New Jersey On The Road

Ewing, N.J. - The visiting Trinity College Bantams earned a 6-3 victory over The College of New Jersey Lions in women's tennis action this afternoon.  Trinity improves to 8-4, while the Lions, ranked No. 23 in the nation, drops to 14-2.  

Trintiy senior captain Kelsey Semrod (Princeton, N.J.) and junior Frances Cameron (Mill Valley, Calif.) set the tone with an 8-0 dusting at No. 2 doubles, and sophomores Regan Cherna (Bronxville, N.Y.) and Elizabeth Gerber (Bethesda, Md.) followed with an 8-5 win at No. 3 doubles for a 2-1 Bantam lead entering singles play.  Gerber won in straight sets at No. 5 singles, while sophomore Senzi Mauve-Maphia (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) took the first set in a tiebreaker and won her second set at No. 2 singles for another Trinity point.  Semrod rallied back from a 6-1 loss in her first set to take the next two, 6-2, and, 6-1, while Cherna split her first two sets before her opponent retied with Cherna holding a 1-0 lead in the third set.
1. NJ- Karisse Bendijo d. Hillary Hoyt, 6-3, 7-5
2. TC- Senzosihle Mauve-Maphisa d. Felice Trinh, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3
3. TC- Regan Cherna d. Allison Tierney, 4-6, 3-6, 1-0, retired
4. TC- Kelsey Semrod d. Paige Aiello, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1
5. TC- Elizabeth Gerber d. Lauren Balsamo, 6-0, 7-5
6. NJ- Deborah Wu d. Frances Cameron, 6-0, 6-3
1. NJ- Bendijo/Tierney d. Hoyt/Mauve-Maphisa, 8-6
2. TC- Cameron/Semrod d. . Emily Petersack/Trinh, 8-0
3. TC- Cherna/Gerber d. Aiello/Balsamo, 8-5
Trinity (Conn.) 6, New Jersey 3