(Courtesy of Worcester State Sports Information)
Worcester, Mass. – Worcester State swept all three doubles matches and added victories in two singles matches to post a 5-4 win over Wentworth this afternoon in non-conference women's tennis action. The Lancers end their season at 6-8, an improvement of two wins from a year ago, while the Leopards wrap up their 2010 campaign at 3-12.
The Blue and Gold were propelled by senior Courteney Blais (Paxton, MA) who teamed with classmate Ashley Perkins (Worcester, MA/Doherty) to earn a 8-3 win at first doubles while Blais also won at third singles, 6-0 and 6-2. Sophomore Marissa Boss (Holden, MA) paired with classmate Mariah Tangney (W. Boylston, MA) for the 8-2 win at second doubles as Boss was victorious at second singles with scores of 6-1 and 6-1.
Sophomore Jackie Shaw (Uxbridge, MA) and Brooke Michanczyk (Middletown, MA) added an 8-2 triumph at third doubles for WSU.
Second-year Joanna Gustafson (Ashburnham, MA), freshman Debora Massaro (Stony Point, NY) and sophomore Jillian Flynn (Billerica, MA) all posted victories at first, fourth and fifth singles, respectively, while sophomore Sophie Boyce (S. Portland, ME) defeated Michanczyk in extra frames with a 6-4, 4-6 and 10-8 win as the sixth seed.