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Maroon Women’s Tennis Routs Kalamazoo 9-0

Nicole Semenov
Nicole Semenov

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The University of Chicago continued its red-hot start to the season by making quick work of host Kalamazoo College by a 9-0 margin on Friday.

The No. 8-ranked Maroons have swept all three of their dual-match opponents this year. In the process, UChicago produced one of its most dominating performances in recent memory. Over the course of nine matches, the Maroons only surrendered seven total games– three in singles and four in doubles.

Junior Catherine Xu (No. 2), sophomore Nicole Semenov (No. 3), first-year Perene Wang (No. 5) and first-year Brigitte Wu (No. 6) each collected 6-0, 6-0 shutouts in singles play.

UChicago 9, Kalamazoo 0

1. Lauren Park (UC) def. Laura Hanselman (KZOO) 6-0, 6-2
2. Catherine Xu (UC) def. Maddy Winarski (KZOO) 6-0, 6-0
3. Nicole Semenov (UC) def. Helen Pelak (KZOO) 6-0, 6-0
4. Claudia Ng (UC) def. Sophie Zhuang (KZOO) 6-1, 6-0
5. Perene Wang (UC) def. Ella Knight (KZOO) 6-0, 6-0
6. Brigitte Wu (UC) def. Meghan Killmaster (KZOO) 6-0, 6-0
1. Perene Wang/Claudia Ng (UC) def. Laura Hanselman/Helen Pelak (KZOO) 8-1
2. Eugenia Lee/Catherine Xu (UC) def. Sophie Zhuang/Ella Knight (KZOO) 8-2
3. Lauren Park/Brigitte Wu (UC) def. Meghan Killmaster/Bella Russo (KZOO) 8-1


  • Saturday, Feb. 15 @ 11:00 AM (ET) / 3:00 PM (ET) – UChicago at Hope College / UChicago vs. Case Western Reserve University (at Holland, Mich.)