Two Panther Doubles Teams Advance To NCAA Semifinals

Ann Martin Skelly and Heather Boehm in action.
Ann Martin Skelly and Heather Boehm in action.

A pair of Middlebury women's tennis doubles teams have advanced to the NCAA Semifinals. The duos will compete on Sunday at 12:00 p.m., with the winners to compete immediately following for the NCAA Championship. Matches are being held at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Heather Boehm and Ann Martin Skelly made somewhat quick work of Emma Alsup and Lauren Hawley of Denison, 6-2, 7-5. The duo will take on Sarah Bahsoun and Nicole Tan of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in a semifinal contest on Sunday.

Later in the day, Katherine Hughes and Skylar Schossberger came back to defeat Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico and Defne Olcay of Emory, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. The pair will face Catherine Allen and Caroline Cox of CMS in the other semifinal on Sunday afternoon.