BY KASS LAWRENCE ’22
Over spring break, Mount Holyoke Tennis traveled to Florida to compete against several Division-II and Division-III teams. The team finished off the trip with an out-of-state 3-2 record.
Mount Holyoke’s first match of the trip was against Winona State University’s Division-II team. Despite earning several wins in doubles and singles, the Lyons suffered a final 5-2 loss. Joy Maran ’19 and Ayame Yazawa ’19 won their doubles match with a score of 6-3, garnering the first point for the Lyons. In singles, Annissa Aamoum ’22 won with a 6-0 and 6-3 margin.
In the next match, Mount Holyoke won by an 8-1 margin over the University of Scranton. In the same afternoon, the Lyons faced another Division-II team and suffered their second loss of the trip against Lees- McRae College.
Mount Holyoke Tennis concluded their Florida trip with a two-game winning streak against the University of Northwestern (MN) by an 8-1 margin, and the Division-II University of Sioux Falls team by a close score of 4-3. The Lyons dominated in duos against the University of Southern Florida, winning all three sets of doubles. Lyons Tennis is now 7-5 for their overall season.
BY KASS LAWRENCE ’22
Mount Holyoke Lacrosse packed their bags and set off to Clearwater and Orlando, Florida for their spring break training trip, bringing home two wins against Western Connecticut University and Morrisville State University.
Mount Holyoke first faced Western Connecticut University, triumphing with a score of 13-10. Caroline Flynn ’22 had four goals, while Julianna Rankin ’20 finished with three goals and one assist and Abby Bald- win ’22 scored two goals and two assists. Goalie Mia Wysocki ’21 earned 15 saves for the Lyons.
The next game against Morrisville State University was intense, going into overtime with a 12-12 score. The teams were tied at the end of the first half with a score of 6-6. In the second half, Lyons were down 10-12 before Rankin and Flynn scored two goals, leading the team into overtime. Baldwin, leader in goals for the game, scored for the sixth time to secure the win for the Lyons.
Following their trip, the Lyons took on Salve Re- gina on March 20 for a 19-17 win at home, Wheaton College on March 23 for a 14-8 loss away and Eastern Connecticut State University on March 27 for a 20-4 win at home. The Lyons will next compete on Saturday, March 30, when they face MIT at 12 p.m. at home.