The 16th ranked Skidmore College women’s tennis team beat The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women’s tennis team, 8-1, in a Liberty League match at Sharp Courts.
Skidmore, which is sixth in the Northeast Region, improved to 10-8 and 7-0 in Liberty League play. RPI is now 7-8 overall, and 3-3.
Skidmore opened the day by winning each of the three doubles matches: 8-6 at No. 1, 8-3 at No. 2, and 8-2 at No. 3. The Thoroughbreds took a 6-0 lead by winning the top three flights of singles, each in straight sets.
Zoe Valella ’15 was a 6-1, 6-2 winner at number one singles over Casey Olsen. Valella and Yumi Karlshoej ’15 defeated Emily Laurilliard and Melanie Frank, 8-6, at number one doubles.
Skidmore will host Trinity College on Saturday, April 25, at 1 p.m.