MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Saint Anselm College women's tennis team was toppled by the Falcons from Bentley University on Wednesday by a 5-2 margin at the South Athletic Field Tennis Courts.
Saint Anselm falls to 1-2 overall on the season while Bentley moves to 1-0 following its season-opening match.
Despite a 6-2 victory at No. 1 doubles by the tandem of senior Kaitlin Hughes (Rockland, Mass.) and sophomore Emily Jacy (Glastonbury, Conn.), the Falcons came away with the doubles point after securing 6-1 and 6-2 victories at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles, respectively.
Hughes came through once again for the Hawks at No. 1 singles, downing Bentley's Alessa Matuty by scores of 7-5, 6-2. Freshman Anastasia Kapothanasis (Westbrook, Maine) posted a dominant 6-2, 6-0 victory at No. 3 singles to secure the other Hawks point on the afternoon.
Saint Anselm will battle NCAA Division I Holy Cross this Friday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m.