Sat May 04
0 #2 Babson
5 at #1 MIT
Match 5 - NEWMAC Championship
Sat May 11
0 New Paltz
5 at MIT
(NCAA Tournament - Second Round - at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine)
Sun May 12
3 at Bowdoin
NCAA Tournament - Third Round
Mon May 20
5 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.)
@ West Hills Athletic Club - Kalamazoo, Mich. NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals - Note new time and location
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2017-18 NEWMAC Women's Tennis News

  • Kopelman Named Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach at Babson
    September 12, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynchannounced the appointment of Michael Kopelman as the head men's and women's tennis coach. Kopelman replaces longtime coach Jim Berrigan, who stepped away in August after a 19-year tenure.
  • MIT's Chen and Kohrs Garner Academic All-America At-Large Honors
    June 14, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) saw two MIT student-athletes earn Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large honors last week. Jessica Chen of the swimming and diving team earned First Team honors while Elysa Kohrs of women's tennis took home Second Team accolades. Both Chen and Kohrs received these honors for the first time in their careers.
  • MIT's Carol Matsuzaki Named as Wilson ITA National Coach of the Year
    May 25, 2018
    TEMPE, Ariz. (May 24) -- MIT women's tennis head coach Carol Matsuzaki has been named as the Wilson ITA Division III National Coach of the Year, as announced by the ITA Office this week. This is the first time that Matsuzaki has earned national Coach of the Year honors.
  • Kohrs, Rickeman End Season at NCAA Division III Championships
    May 25, 2018
    The Lead: On Friday at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, the No. 11 MIT women's tennis season came to a close as senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and freshman Libby Rickeman(Wayzata, Minn.) were each knocked out of the bracket after earning All-American honors. Kohrs fell in the quarterfinals of the singles tourney, while Kohrs and Rickeman dropped their quarterfinal doubles match.
  • MIT's Kohrs and Rickeman Earn All-American Honors and Advance to Friday
    May 24, 2018
    The Lead: Senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) earned a berth in the NCAA Singles Championship quarterfinals on Thursday evening in Claremont, California. Kohrs advances to the third round for the second time in her career. In addition, the duo of Kohrs and freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) advanced to the doubles national quarterfinals with a thrilling three-set win. For their performances, the duo each earned All-American honors as Kohrs is an All-American in singles and doubles, along with doubles for Rickeman.
  • No. 11 Women's Tennis Falls to CMS in NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 21, 2018
    The Lead: In the NCAA National Quarterfinal on Monday evening, the No. 11 MIT women’s tennis team dropped a 5-0 final to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in a match at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. 
  • REGIONAL CHAMPS - MIT Advances to the Elite Eight With 5-3 Win Over No. 6 Tufts
    May 13, 2018
    The Lead: In a thrilling regional final on Sunday afternoon, the No. 11 ranked MIT women's tennis team advanced to the program's second Elite Eight with a 5-3 victory over No. 6 ranked Tufts University. The victory gives the team its first 20-win season in program history and avenged an earlier 5-4 loss to the Jumbos from back in early April. This is MIT's second Elite Eight appearance in the last four seasons.
  • MIT Advances to NCAA Regional Final With 5-0 Victory Over Colby-Sawyer
    May 12, 2018
    The Lead: On a rainy Saturday afternoon, No. 11 ranked MIT women's tennis advanced to the next round of the NCAA Tournament with a 5-0 victory over Colby-Sawyer College in a match played indoors at the Woburn Racquet Club. With today's victory, the team has now set the single-season program record for wins at 19 and advances into the NCAA regional final for the fourth time.
  • No. 11 MIT Advances With 5-0 Shutout of John Jay
    May 11, 2018
    The Lead: Led by a dominant performance in doubles to get an early 3-0 lead, the No. 11 ranked MIT women's tennis advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 5-0 shutout of John Jay College on Friday afternoon.
  • NEWMAC Announces 2018 Women's Tennis Postseason Awards
    May 09, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2018 Women's Tennis Postseason Awards on Wednesday afternoon. After boasting an impressive 14-1 record at No. 1 Singles during the 2018 season, MIT's Elysa Kohrs was voted the Athlete of the Year for the third time in her career. Spending her rookie campaign at No. 1 Singles and holding a 13-4 (6-1) record, Babson's Alexa Tutecky was voted the Rookie of the Year.
  • No. 11 MIT Claims Eighth NCAA Tournament Berth
    May 08, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 7) -- The No. 11 MIT women's tennis team, fresh off the program's third straight and ninth overall New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship, has earned an automatic bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship.
  • MIT Defeats Babson, 6-0, to Capture Third Straight NEWMAC Women's Tennis Championship
    May 05, 2018
    The Lead: On Saturday afternoon, the No. 11 MIT women's tennis team claimed the program's third straight and ninth overall NEWMAC Championship with a 6-0 victory over No. 2 seeded Babson College. The Engineers earn the league's automatic bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Tournament. In addition, senior Dora Tzeng(Fremont, Calif.) was named the Tournament Most Outstanding Player for her performance this past week. 
  • No. 38 Babson Ousts No. 39 Wellesley in NEWMAC Tournament Semifinal, 5-2
    May 01, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The second-seeded Babson College women’s tennis team built a 2-1 lead after doubles and got victories from seniors Claire Foster (Orange, Conn.) and Jenny Quenard (St.-Legier, Switzerland) and first-year Marissa Madison (Columbus, Ohio) in singles to defeat third-seeded Wellesley College, 5-2, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament semifinal on Tuesday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Center.
  • Engineers Defeat Wheaton to Advance to NEWMAC Final
    May 01, 2018
    In the NEWMAC semifinals on Tuesday afternoon, the No. 11 ranked and top-seeded MIT women's tennis team defeated Wheaton College by a 5-0 final to advance to the 2018 NEWMAC Championship Match.  
  • MIT's Tzeng and Das Sweep NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    April 30, 2018
    In a pair of matches, Tzeng posted a 2-0 record as the Engineers clinched the top seed in the NEWMAC Tournament. At No. 2 doubles, the team of Sonya Das and Dora Tzeng were a perfect 2-0 in a pair of matches as MIT clinched the top seed in the NEWMAC Tournament.
  • Wheaton Edges Mount Holyoke, 5-4 in NEWMAC Quarterfinals
    April 28, 2018
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – First year Allison Burton claimed victory at five to give fifth-seeded Wheaton College a 5-4 victory over fourth-seeded Mount Holyoke College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Tennis Tournament quarterfinal round on Saturday afternoon at the MHC Tennis Courts. 
  • Wellesley Tennis Sweeps Past Springfield, Advances To NEWMAC Semis
    April 28, 2018
    WELLESLEY, Mass. – Third-seeded Wellesley College tennis took control of the match in doubles, before clinching the victory with wins in the No. 6 and No. 4 singles matches, to defeat sixth-seeded Springfield College, 5-0, in the quarterfinals of the 2018 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Tennis Championship on Saturday afternoon at the Wellesley Outdoor Courts.
  • NEWMAC Announces 2018 Women's Tennis Championship Bracket, MIT Earns Top Seed
    April 24, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass. – With the conclusion of the regular season this evening the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the seeds for the 2018 Women’s Tennis Championship on Tuesday. Clinching the top seed and regular season title with their perfect 8-0 record is MIT. The Engineers have earned hosting rights for one semifinal matchup. Earning the No. 2 seed goes to Babson who wrapped up at 7-1, the Beavers will also host a semifinal match next week.
  • MIT's Zhu, Zhang and Kohrs Sweep NEWMAC Weekly Awards
    April 23, 2018
    In a perfect week for No. 13 MIT at No. 2, junior Kelly Zhu was 3-0 and had the clinching point vs. No. 33 Wellesley as the Engineers improved to 7-0 in conference play. In a perfect 3-0 week, the Engineers No. 1 doubles team went undefeated, including an 8-0 shutout of Springfield and wins over two nationally-ranked teams with Wellesley and Vassar.
  • NEWMAC Announces 2018 Women's Tennis Academic All-Conference
    April 19, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) is pleased to announce the 2018 NEWMAC Women's Tennis Academic All-Conference Team. The NEWMAC women's tennis student-athletes totaled 35 honorees this year.
  • MIT's Kohrs and Rickeman Sweep NEWMAC Weekly Awards
    April 17, 2018
    In a perfect 4-0 week for the No. 13 MIT team, Kohrs was 3-0 at No. 1 singles as she won all three matches in straight sets. In a 4-0 week for MIT, the Engineers' No. 1 singles team was a perfect 3-0 that included NEWMAC wins over Wheaton and Mount Holyoke, as well as an 8-3 win over Bowdoin in MIT's first win over the Polar Bears since 2006.
  • MIT's Kohrs and Babson's Merz/Kam Garner NEWMAC Weekly Awards
    April 09, 2018
    At No. 1 singles, Kohrs was 2-0 with wins over Tufts and Emerson. Babson's number two doubles pairing of senior Kylie Kam and first-year Carolina Merz extended their winning streak to three with an 8-0 win over Smith.
  • Wellesley's Huang and Babson's Tutecky, Quenard Claim NEWMAC Weekly Awards
    April 02, 2018
    Wellesley junior Justine Huang was a perfect 3-0 on the week to help the No. 31 ranked Blue complete a 4-1 California road trip. Playing together for the first time this season, Tutecky and Quenard breezed to a pair of conference victories at number one doubles.
  • Babson's Tutecky and Merz Garner NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week
    March 26, 2018
    Tutecky and Merz went 2-0 at number one doubles to help Babson win two of out three matches last week in Florida. The Beavers' top duo picked up an 8-5 victory over Hope and an 8-2 triumph against Hamilton in 5-4 wins over the 36th-ranked Flying Dutch and the Continentals.
  • MIT's Rickeman and Kohrs Sweep Second Consecutive NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    March 19, 2018
    In three matches vs. nationally-ranked teams, Rickeman picked up three straight-set wins to lead the Engineers to a 3-0 week. Kohrs and Rickeman defeated the No. 16 and No. 19 ranked doubles teams in the nation, en route to a 3-0 record for the week as MIT three straight nationally-ranked opponents at the Blue-Grey Invitational.
  • MIT's Rickeman and Kohrs Sweep NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    March 12, 2018
    At No. 2 singles, Rickeman picked up a dominant 6-1, 6-1 win over Keren Khromchenko to help lead the Engineers to the upset win over the Judges. At No. 1 doubles, Kohrs and Rickeman defeated the Brandeis team of Haley Cohen and Olivia Leavitt by an 8-1 final on Friday.
  • Babson's Tutecky and MIT's Kohrs, Rickeman Garner NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    March 05, 2018
    Tutecky cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 win over Emily Wyman at number one singles in Babson's 9-0 victory over St. Lawrence on Sunday. In the spring season debut, Kohrs and Rickeman blanked the No. 1 doubles team from St. Lawrence by an 8-0 final.
  • Wellesley's Huang Garners NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    February 26, 2018
    Wellesley junior Justine Huang posted a perfect 3-0 record at No. 1 singles to lead the Blue to runner-up honors at the 2018 Seven Sisters Championship.
  • NEWMAC Announces 2018 Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches' Poll, MIT Named Favorite
    February 15, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2018 Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches' Poll on Thursday afternoon. 2018 will mark the first season NEWMAC women's tennis competes in the spring. Following the programs seventh crown back in the fall of 2016, the MIT Engineers have been tabbed as the preseason favorites with eight first place votes. Voting for the preseason poll is conducted by the head women's tennis coaches.