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Katherine Wurster earned the clinching win in the Westcliff match
Katherine Wurster earned the clinching win in the Westcliff match

CMS Women's Tennis Earns Pair of 5-2 Home Wins Over Point Loma, Westcliff

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's team dropped the doubles point against both Point Loma and Westcliff, but rallied to control singles and earn 5-2 wins in both matches of its doubleheader on Friday at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

With the wins, CMS moves to 3-0 on the year, with the wins coming against Division I UC San Diego, Division II Point Loma and Westcliff of the NAIA. 

In the first match of the day, Audrey Yoon and Katherine Wurster won 6-2 at No. 3 doubles, but Point Loma was able to win at both No. 1 and No. 2 to take a 1-0 lead into singles. 

CMS won all five of its singles matches in straight sets to come away with the win. Jade Haller had the most dominant win at No. 4, winning 6-3, 6-0. Lindsay Eisenman was a 6-2, 6-4 winner at No. 2, and Alisha Chulani was able to prevail 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3. 

Sena Selby was pushed in the second set at No. 5, but was able to come away with a 6-2, 7-5 win, while Brissett went to a tiebreaker in the first and came away with a 7-6 (7-2) 6-3 win. 

In the evening match, CMS again fell behind 1-0 after doubles after Westcliff earned the decisive match 7-5 at No. 1. Eisenman and Brissett earned a 6-2 win at No. 3, but the Warriors were able to . The Athenas, though, earned the next five points to get the clinch. Arushi Malik tied the score with a 6-3, 6-0 win at No. 6, and Muduo Zhou followed with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 5 to give CMS the lead for good. 

Haller closed strong for a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 1 to improve to 2-0 in singles on the day, giving CMS a 3-1 lead, and Wurster provided the clincher with a 6-4, 6-3 win at No. 3. Brissett fell behind at No. 2 singles, but rallied for a 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 win to account for the final CMS point. 

CMS will be back in action next Friday, when it takes on Brandeis for a 3 p.m. contest.