Women’s Tennis Competes at USTA/ITA New England Regional

(L-R): Katie Paradies and Lily Bondy both won a pair of consolation matches.
(L-R): Katie Paradies and Lily Bondy both won a pair of consolation matches.

The Middlebury women's tennis team had several players taking part in the USTA/ITA New England Regional hosted by Williams. The event took place from Friday to Sunday in Massachusetts.

In the main singles draw, sophomores Alexandra Fields (Coral Gables, Fla.) and Kaysee Orozco (New Milford, N.J.) each picked up a win during their respective opening-round matches in the bracket of 64, but both were defeated in their ensuing matches.

After dropping their matches in the main draw, senior Katie Paradies (Atlanta, Ga.) and sophomore Lily Bondy (Brooklyn, N.Y.) were both placed into the consolation bracket. Paradies and Bondy each posted a pair of wins in those matches, including Bondy's 6-0, 6-0 victory over Meghan Cokely of Simmons.

In doubles play, Bondy and Fields earned an 8-1 win in their first-round match, but were beaten in the round of 16, 8-4. The Panther duo of Orzoco and sophomore Jennifer Sundstrom (Bradenton, Fla.) were defeated in the first round by an 8-6 score, but breezed during their initial consolation match by an 8-0 score.

• Women’s tennis competes at USTA/ITA New England Regional
• Up next: 10/3-5 hosts Middlebury Invitational