UMASS BOSTON WOMEN'S TENNIS DEFEATS NEWBURY, 8-1

Sept. 11, 2008

Box Score

CHESTNUT HILL, MA - The University of Massachusetts Boston women's tennis team opened its season by defeating host Newbury College, 8-1, today in a match played on the campus of Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA. The Beacons improve to 1-0 on the season, while the Nighthawks fall to 0-2.

UMass Boston will be in action again on Saturday, September 13 when it travels to Danbury, CT to take on Little East Conference foe Western Connecticut State University at 1:00 p.m., while Newbury hosts Bay Path College on September 13 at 3:30 p.m. at Pine Manor College.

SINGLES

\#1 Carolina Gonzalez (Bridgewater, MA) (UMB) DEF. Jillian Wojtowicz (NC) 2-6, 6-4, 6-0 \#2 Emily Johnson (Saugus, MA) (UMB) DEF. Kristen Conners (NC) 6-3, 6-1 \#3 Lauren O'Connor (Everett, MA) (UMB) DEF. Stephanie Valentine (NC) 6-2, 6-0 \#4 Tabitha Karanja (Lowell, MA) (UMB) DEF. Anna Collins (NC) 6-3, 6-1 \#5 Brittani Robinson (NC) DEF. Brittany Engel (Freehold, NJ) (UMB) 6-4, 6-3 \#6 Katie McPherson (South Park, PA) (UMB) DEF. Elizabeth Valcourt (NC) 6-1, 6-0

DOUBLES

\#1 Gonzalez/Johnson (UMB) DEF. Wojtowicz/Conners (NC) 9-7 Pro-Set \#2 Karanja/McPherson (UMB) DEF. Valentine/Collins (NC) 8-2 Pro-Set \#3 Engel/O'Connor (UMB) DEF. Robinson/Valcourt (NC) 8-1 Pro-Set