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Salve Regina Sweeps Women's Tennis

Salve Regina Sweeps Women's Tennis

BOSTON, Mass. – The Salve Regina University women's tennis team won its second straight match with a 9-0 win over Wentworth Institute of Technology in a Commonwealth Coast Conference contest played at Harvard University's Beren Tennis Center.

With the win the Seahawks improve to 2-2 overall and 2-0 in CCC play while the Leopards fall to 1-2 (0-1).

At No. 2 doubles, junior Taylor Amendola (Westbrook, Conn.) teamed with freshman Caroline Rodman (Southington, Conn.) to take an 8-3 victory over senior Nicole McColgan (Tewksbury, Mass.) and sophomore Emily Jodoin (Burrillville, R.I.). At No. 3, senior Julia Grant (Warwick, R.I.) and freshman Abbey Packard (Dudley, Mass.) teamed to defeat senior Nicole Mooney (Waterford, Conn.) and freshman Kelsey DeGouveia (New Bedford, Mass.) by an 8-3 score before senior Kasey Walther (Natick, Mass.) and junior Emma Gruber (New Canaan, Conn.) completed the doubles sweep with an 8-2 win at No. 1 over sophomores Sam Webb (Westminster, Md.) and Caitlyn Briggs (Lee, Mass.).

In singles play, Walther defeated Briggs at No. 1, 6-2, 6-1 before Rodman's 6-1, 6-0 win over Jodoin at No. 3 clinched the match for Salve Regina.

Packard defeated freshman Ellen Butts (Brookfield, Mass.) (6-2, 6-0) at No. 5, Grant defeated Webb (6-0, 6-0) at No. 6, Gurber defeated McColgan (6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)) at No. 2, and sophomore Corey Bailey (North Dartmouth, Mass.) defeated Mooney (6-3, 7-5) at No. 4.

Wentworth hosts Eastern Nazarene on Saturday while Salve Regina is at Endicott on Thursday.

Tennis Match Results
Salve Regina vs Wentworth
09/08/15 at Boston, Mass.
(Beren Tennis Center)

Salve Regina 9, Wentworth 0

 Singles competition
1. Kasey Walther (SRU) def. Caitlyn Briggs (WIT) 6-2, 6-1
2. Emma Gruber (SRU) def. Nicole McColgan (WIT) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)
3. Caroline Rodman (SRU) def. Emily Jodoin (WIT) 6-1, 6-0
4. Courtney Bailey (SRU) def. Nicole Mooney (WIT) 6-3, 7-5
5. Abigail Packard (SRU) def. Ellen Butts (WIT) 6-2, 6-0
6. Julie Grant (SRU) def. Sam Webb (WIT) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Kasey Walther/Emma Gruber (SRU) def. Sam Webb/Caitlyn Briggs (WIT) 8-2
2. Taylor Amendola/Caroline Rodman (SRU) def. Nicole McColgan/Emily Jodoin (WIT) 8-3
3. Julie Grant/Abigail Packard (SRU) def. Nicole Mooney/Kelsey DeGouveia (WIT) 8-3