FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Bates junior Maisie Silverman went 2-0 and stayed unbeaten in singles play at the University of Mary Washington's Blue & Grey Invitational, as the Bobcat women's tennis fell 7-2 to No. 13 nationally ranked Johns Hopkins.
Silverman (Brunswick, Maine) teamed up with sophomore Bella Stone (Concord, Mass.) to defeat Anna Kankanala and Kimberly Zou by an 8-5 score at No. 1 doubles, but the Blue Jays won convincingly at second and third doubles to carry a 2-1 lead into singles play.
Silverman dropped the first set 6-4 in her No. 1 singles match against Jody Law, but bounced back with a 6-2 win in the second set and won the tiebreaker 10-7 to score Bates' other point in the match. Senior Elizabeth Erbafina (Sudbury, Mass.) and Stone both played competitively in losses at second and third singles, respectively.
Bates concludes tournament play on Sunday against tournament host Mary Washington, beginning at noon.
July 27, 2017 Erbafina, Stone named ITA All-Academic
April 21, 2017 Women's tennis defeats Wheaton Lyons 8-1
April 9, 2017 Women's tennis wins 7-2 at Trinity
April 2, 2017 Women's tennis falls 9-0 on the road at No. 4 Bowdoin
March 12, 2017 Women's tennis wins 8-1 at Hamilton
March 11, 2017 Women's tennis drops NESCAC opener at No. 3 Middlebury
February 24, 2017 Women's tennis drops close 5-4 match to Caltech
February 23, 2017 Women's tennis falls 9-0 at No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer
February 19, 2017 Women's tennis opens season with 5-3 win at Westmont
October 15, 2016 Women's tennis wins five matches at Bowdoin Invitational
September 23, 2016 Erbafina, Stone win first-round doubles match at ITA Championships