ATLANTA, GA. — The deep south has been pretty good to the Williams College women's tennis team.
The defending NCAA Division III champions scored a 9-0 win over DePauw in the Fab Five Tournament at Emory University on Sunday.
The Ephs (8-1), who dropped their first match on Saturday, bounced back in a big way. Williams swept through the three doubles sets, and then won all six singles events in straight sets.
Two Ephs, Leah Bush and Giulia McDonnell won their matches by identical 6-0 scores.
TUCSON, ARIZ. >> The Ephs dropped a pair in Arizona on Saturday, losing to Colby 9-2 after falling to Bethel (Minn.) 7-4. With the sweep, Williams falls to 1-7.
In the loss to Bethel, the Ephs committed five errors in the game. It was 7-1 before Willams scored three runs in the ninth inning, accounting for the final score.
Against Colby, Williams starter Luke Rodino was touched up for five runs on 13 hits in eight innings.
Williams first baseman Nathan Michalski was 3 for 8 in the doubleheader.
WILLIAMS WOMEN'S TRACK
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. >> The Williams track and field teams won their respective meets at Point Loma Nazarine on Saturday.
The Williams men finished with 210 points, followed by MIT with 185 and Middlebury with 164.
The Eph women had 199 points, George Fox was second with 156.90, and Middlebury scored 145 for third.
Williams standout Lacey Serletti posted a outdoor personal best in the 5,000 meters with a winning time of 17 minutes, 32.64 seconds. She beat Point Loma's Alex Hernandez by 12 seconds.
On the men's side, Williams Griffin Colaizzi won the 1,500 in 3:56.78, beating Middlebury's Jonathan Perlman by nearly two seconds. The Ep[hs' James Heinl won the javelin with a throw of 56.79 meters. Calvin Aylward of Pomona Pitzer was second at 55.48.