COLCHESTER, Vt. - Nine different players earned at least one victory as the Saint Michael's College women's tennis team defeated Northern Vermont University-Johnson, 9-0, on Tuesday afternoon in the Tarrant Recreation Center.
- Saint Michael's (5-6), NVU-Johnson (4-7)
SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS
- Junior Autumn Tamlyn (Silver Bay, N.Y./Queensbury), 2 wins
- First-year Elly McKenna (Lowell, Mass./Lowell Catholic), 2 wins
- First-year Annie Serkes (Garden City, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy), 2 wins
- Senior Katie Costa (Old Saybrook, Conn./Old Saybrook Senior), 1 win
- Senior Margaret de Pont (Norton, Mass./Bishop Feehan), 1 win
- Senior Anna Schneider (Westbrook, Conn./Westbrook), 1 win
- Junior Abby Ramsay (Bedford, N.H./Bedford), 1 win
- Sophomore Melissa Wood (Stratham, N.H./Exeter), 1 win
- First-year Abby Edelmann (Boxford, Mass./Masconomet Regional), 1 win
- The teams' first meeting since Sept. 17, 2002.
- In a series that began in 1982-83, Saint Michael's is now 4-0.
- Saint Michael's began a four-match week and a regular-season-ending six-match homestand.
- Nine different Purple Knights earned at least one win, marking the fourth time this season that a minimum of eight players on the team were victorious during a match.
- The doubles tandems of de Pont/Ramsay and Schneider/Tamlyn opened play with matching 8-0 victories in the No. 1 and 3 positions, respectively. Tamlyn claimed the initial doubles win of her career while siding with Schneider for the first time.
- In the second spot, McKenna and Serkes won by an 8-3 decision during their first match as partners.
- Serkes claimed a 6-0, 6-0 sweep at No. 4 in her college singles debut.
- Edelmann clinched the team victory with a 6-0, 6-3 win in the second spot, playing higher than five for the first time.
- During her initial career appearance at No. 1, Wood nabbed a 6-2, 6-0 win.
- Costa, seeing time in a career-high third spot in the lineup, earned a 6-1, 6-1 victory.
- McKenna earned her second triumph of the day, 6-1, 6-2, in the fifth position.
- Tamlyn concluded the match with a 6-0, 6-4 win at No. 6.
NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S MATCH
- Thursday vs. Assumption College, 3 p.m.