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Blue Tennis Concludes Play at Wellesley Invitational

Melinda Alviar '24 and Annissa Mu '24 (Frank Poulin)
Melinda Alviar '24 and Annissa Mu '24 (Frank Poulin)

BABSON PARK, Mass. - Wellesley College tennis concluded play at the Wellesley Invitational on Sunday with both singles and doubles matches against Babson, Merrimack, and Stonehill at the Babson Tennis Courts.

Junior Annissa Mu (Saratoga, Calif.) followed up a 2-0 Saturday with a 6-4, 6-0 loss against Babson's Olivia Soffer (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.). Classmate Melinda Alviar (Indianapolis, Ind.) bounced back from a pair of losses Saturday with a convincing 6-1, 6-2 win against Stonehill's Lily Peter (Quincy, Mass.).

Mu and Alviar then faced off in doubles against a hybrid team consisting of Wellesley teammate Celeste Tran (Los Altos, Calif.) and Merrimack's Allyson Nerf (Boca Raton, Fla.). Mu and Alviar came out on top with an 8-1 win. Tran also had a 6-4, 6-4 singles win over Babson's Morgan Mann (Newport Coast, Calif.).

Isabella and Cristiana DeAgazio (Winchester, Mass.) were in action in doubles, with Isabella also playing singles. Isabella opened Sunday with a 6-3, 6-4 setback to Stonehill's Annaliese Beltran (Spring, Texas). The DeAgazio sisters then teamed up to face Babson's Kamila Stasiowska (Burlington, Conn.) and Juliette Moschella (Little Silver, N.J.) but dropped an 8-1 final as both Stasiowska and Moschella capped off undefeated weekends for Babson.

Junior Jennifer Fan (Vancouver, British Columbia) lost 6-1, 6-2 to Babson's Elena Keitt (Austin, Texas), while first-year teammate Emilee Pak (Chicago, Ill.) fell 6-0, 6-3 to Moschella. Fan and Pak then wrapped up the weekend with an 8-3 doubles loss to Babson's Grace Starcher (Morristown, N.J.) and Mann.

The Blue head out to the ITA Regionals on Thursday. Play will take place from Thursday to Saturday at Williams College.