Fourth-ranked Johns Hopkins shuts out Bryn Mawr in conference matchup
BALTIMORE -- Fourth-ranked Johns Hopkins blanked visiting Bryn Mawr 9-0 in Centennial Conference action on Saturday.
The Blue Jays improved to 6-2 overall and 2-0 in the Centennial, while the Owls fell to 1-8 and 0-3.
Hopkins lost just one game in doubles play as the Blue Jays jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the match. Senior Andrea Berlinghof and freshman Olivia Kasten won all eight games to defeat Rachel Genovese and Kendall Baller 8-0 at second. Junior Lauren Fields and freshman Kara McDonough turned the same trick at third as the pair beat Amelia Arnold and Priyamvada Golcha 8-0.
Junior Abby Clark and sophomore Stephanie Rettig won 8-1 at first against Vivien Chen and Jenny Vogel.
In singles play, the Blue Jays lost just seven games as they swept all six matches. Sophomore Shannon Libaw was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at first against Chen. Berlinghof won 6-0, 6-2 at second against Vogel. At third, senior Ariel Several won 6-1, 6-2 against Melina Koukoutchos.
Field won all 12 games as she beat Baller 6-0, 6-0 at fourth. Kasten clinched the win for the Blue Jays as she beat Tirsa Delate 6-0, 6-1 at fifth. And at sixth, McDonough beat Arnold, 6-1, 6-0.