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.


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



  • 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 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.


  • 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.