Women's Tennis Loses NE10 Match to Franklin Pierce

Women's Tennis Loses NE10 Match to Franklin Pierce

COLCHESTER, Vt. - The Saint Michael's College women's tennis team fell to Franklin Pierce University, 6-1, on Wednesday afternoon at the SMC Tennis Courts during Northeast-10 Conference play.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (4-6, 3-6 NE10), Franklin Pierce (7-3, 4-3 NE10)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

MATCH FACTS

  • Edelmann and McKenna improved to 5-3 in doubles this season.
  • The Purple Knights were playing singles without senior Abby Ramsay (Bedford, N.H./Bedford), the lone player on the team to appear in the top spot during Northeast-10 Conference play the last two seasons. That absence pushed three teammates one spot higher in the lineup, as each made their first career appearances in the respective top three positions.

THE ACTION

  • The Ravens won the first two doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead in the contest, losing a total of three games.
  • In the third position, Edelmann and McKenna won a lengthy match by a 7-6 (7-3) count.
  • Franklin Pierce took the first three singles matches, yielding just five games, to clinch the team victory.
  • Senior Autumn Tamlyn (Silver Bay, N.Y./Queensbury) put together a strong second set in a 6-2, 6-3 loss at No. 6.
  • Sumner closed out the match by winning by virtue of a third-set tiebreaker in the fourth spot, capturing a 7-6 (11-9), 2-6, 10-6 decision.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S MATCH

  • Saturday vs. Le Moyne College, 1 p.m.
  • The Dolphins are 10th in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Region poll.
  • The contest will be Senior Day, while the Purple Knights also host a Hope Happens Here Mental Health Awareness Match as part of You Are Loved Day.