Women's Tennis Downs NVU-Johnson, Nine Purple Knights Nab Wins

Women's Tennis Downs NVU-Johnson, Nine Purple Knights Nab Wins

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.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (5-6), NVU-Johnson (4-7)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

MATCH FACTS

  • 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 ACTION

  • 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.