Wooster Dominates Capital 8-1 for Seventh Win of Season

Catherine Christian
Catherine Christian

The College of Wooster won for the fifth time in seven matches, this time registering its most decisive victory of the season, 8-1 over Capital University during non-conference women's tennis action Saturday at Columbus, Ohio.

Wooster (7-7) started the match strong, sweeping the doubles competition. Catherine Christian and Melanie Chin teamed for an 8-2 triumph at the top of the lineup, Rose Chiumento and Lauren Gilliss doubled up their opponents at No. 2, 8-4, and Rachel Dietz and Rachel Appleton rolled to an 8-1 win at No. 3.

The Scots were equally dominant in singles. Christian yielded just three games during a 6-1, 6-2 victory at the No. 1 position, while Chiumento and Chin were even more dominant at No. 2 (6-0, 6-2) and No. 3 (6-0, 6-1), respectively. Also scoring points for the team were Dietz, who prevailed 6-3, 6-2 at the fourth slot, and Gilliss, who toppled her foe 6-1, 6-0 at the sixth position.

Next, Wooster gets into North Coast Athletic Conference East Division action as it welcomes No. 30 ranked Oberlin College (13-4, 0-0 NCAC East) for a 4:30 p.m. match-up on Wednesday.