Brazell wins B singles, Crom takes home C singles
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College women's tennis team advanced to four out of five championship rounds in both singles and doubles play during Sunday's Wheaton Invitational on the Beard Field House tennis courts inside the Haas Athletic Center. Play was moved inside due to weather concerns.
Freshman Amanda Brazell (Las Vegas, Nev./The Meadows School) won her B singles flight defeating teammate Morgan Bell (Gloucester, Mass./Pingree School) in the championship round by a score of 6-1, 6-2. Brazell advanced to the finals with a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the semis against Roger Williams. Bell defeated her opponent from Stonehill College 3-6, 6-2, 10-7 to move on to the finals.
In the C singles championship, senior Sarah Crom (Bremen, Germany/International School of Bremen) dealt Stonehill's Amanda DePasquale a 6-0, 6-1 loss. Crom also bested Stonehill's Caitlin McKinney 6-4, 6-4.
Wheaton junior Alexandra Marlowe (Mesa, Ariz./Mountain View) defeated Samantha Curran, 6-0, 6-3 in the A singles semifinals, while senior Lyndsay Cooke (Bakersfield, Calif./Bakersfield Christian) earned a 6-1, 6-1 victory in her semis matchup. Cooke and Marlowe did not play the championship round of the A singles flight.
In A doubles, freshman Michelle Trainor (Amesbury, Mass./Saint Thomas Aquinas) and sophomore Caroline DiNicola-Fawley (Brattleboro, Vt./Brattleboro Union) won their consolation round match against Roger Williams University, 8-2, to round out play for the Lyons.
Wheaton returns to action on Thursday, April 10 at home versus Brandeis at 4 p.m.