Women's tennis earns first win of the season

Women's tennis earns first win of the season

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– The Saint Anselm College women's tennis team picked up their first win of the season, defeating Plymouth State on Monday, 8-1.

Box Score

The Hawks swept in the doubles category, with the first win for No. 1 doubles coming from pair Tess Malerbi (Scituate, Mass.) and Lexi Stathis (Rockaway Beach, N.Y.), beating Sage Winter and Maggie McCarthy 8-3. 

Sophomore Dominique Bolduc (Manchester, N.H.) and freshman Emily Jacy (Glastonbury, Conn.) won No. 2 doubles, beating out their Plymouth State counterparts 8-3. 

In No. 3 doubles, seniors Kayla Hodas (Peabody, Mass.) and Eleni Petromelis (Peabody, Mass.) earned the 8-4 win against Jenna Sundquist and Kerstin Venincasa

Malerbi was No. 1 in the singles round, taking the win against Maggie McCarthy 6-1, 6-3. Senior Lexi Stathis won the third sinlges round against Irene Kigugu 6-2, 6-3. Emily Jacy earned a 6-1, 6-2 singles win against Plymouth's Megan Wheeler.

Kayla Hodas (Peabody, Mass.) came back from a 6-1 deficit in her first set to defeat Jenna Sundquist 7-5, 10-7. Eleni Petromelis (Peabody, Mass.) came back from a 2-6 set-back in the first set to defeat Kerstin Venincasa 6-2, 10-4.

The Hawks are back in action on Friday Sept. 21 at 3:30 as they take on the Purple Knights of Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vt.