Manchester, N.H. (March 21)-The Saint Anselm College women's tennis team opened up the year with a 5-4 NE-10 victory over the Le Moyne College Dolphins on Saturday afternoon in the Carr Center. The win makes the Hawks 1-0 overall and in NE-10 play, while the loss drops Le Moyne to 2-7 overall and 2-5 in conference action.
The day came down to the last singles match as Hawk freshman Amanda Brahm (Middleton, Conn.) defeated Le Moyne sophomore Molly Slifer (Henrietta, N.Y.) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 to give Saint Anselm their first win in as many matches.
No. 1: Tirzah Walrath/Allison Cohen (LEM) def. Laura Nason/Erika Sartor (STA) 8-2
No. 2: McAul Lindermuth/Virginia Dalrymple (STA) def. Marielle Artessa/Caroline Tisdell (LEM) 8-3
No. 3: Molly Gaughan/Amanda Brahm (STA) def. Brittany Recchia/Elizabeth Rhose (LEM) 8-3
No. 1: Tirzah Walrath (LEM) def. Laura Nason (STA) 6-0, 6-4
No. 2: Allison Cohen (LEM) def. Virginia Dalrymple (STA) 7-5, 6-0
No. 3: Erika Sartor (STA) def. Caroline Tisdell (LEM) 6-0, 6-3
No. 4: McAul Lindermuth (STA) def. Brittany Recchia (LEM) 6-0, 6-3
No. 5: Marielle Artessa (LEM) def. Erin Sullivan (STA) 6-1, 6-2
No. 6: Amanda Brahm (STA) def. Molly Slifer (LEM) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3
The Hawks return to the courts tomorrow, March 22nd, as they will host the College of Saint Rose at noon in NE-10 action.