Women's Tennis Drops GNAC Match to Simmons

Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular
Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular

Brighton, Mass. – The Albertus Magnus College women's tennis team lost to Simmons College, 9-0, on Saturday afternoon at Daly Courts

FINAL SCORE: Simmons 9 | Albertus Magnus 0
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-3, 1-2) | Simmons College (5-3, 2-0)


HOW IT HAPPENED

In doubles play, the hosts took all three matches to take an early edge over the Falcons. The tandem duo of freshman Jessica Coughlin (Durham, Conn.) and senior Kelsea Wildman (Hamden, Conn.) put up a strong fight in No. 2 doubles, but fell 8-5 to Nickie Nguyen and Marissa Johnson. 

The Sharks carried their strong play over into singles, taking 12 of the 13 matches to earn their second conference win of the fall. Sophomore Paige Williams (Orange County, Va.) recorded a strong performance for the Falcons at No. 6 singles, taking the first set 6-4, but Elise Kenney took the next two matches to secure the win.

RESULTS

Singles

No. 1 – Jessica Schroedl (SC) def. Alicia Weaver (AMC), 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 – Nickie Nguyen (SC) def. Jessica Coughlin (AMC), 6-3, 6-1
No. 3 – Michelle Medici (SC) def. Izzy Sabino (AMC), 6-3, 7-5
No. 4 – Celia Speth (SC) def. Kelsea Wildman (AMC), 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 – Gail Tynkov (SC) def. Nallely Magana (AMC), 6-1, 4-1 (injury)
No. 6 -  Elise Kenney (SC) def. Paige Williams (AMC), 4-6, 6-1, 10-8

Doubles

No. 1 – Schroedl/Olivia Lakes (SC) def. Weaver/Sabino (AMC), 8-2
No. 2 – Nguyen/Johnson (SC) def. Coughlin/Wildman (AMC), 8-5
No. 3 - Speth/Paola Rios (SC) def. Magana/Williams (AMC), 8-2

UP NEXT
Albertus Magnus returns to action next week against Suffolk and New Rochelle.