Oct. 9, 2008
BOSTON, MA - The University of Massachusetts Boston women's tennis team was defeated by visiting Plymouth State University, 6-3, today in a Little East Conference match played on the Boston College High School courts. The Beacons fall to 5-5 overall and 1-5 in LEC play, while the Panthers improve to 4-7 and 3-3.
UMass Boston will be in action again on Saturday, October 11 when it travels to Gorham, ME to take on Little East Conference foe University of Southern Maine at 1:00 p.m., while Plymouth State goes to Danbury, CT to play LEC opponent Western Connecticut State University on October 11 at 12:00 p.m.
\#1 Meghan Rodier (PSU) DEF. Emily Johnson (Saugus, MA) (UMB) 6-2, 6-1 \#2 Carolina Gonzalez (Bridgewater, MA) (UMB) DEF. Buffy Garland (PSU) 6-4, 6-1 \#3 Amanda Arponen (PSU) DEF. Imani Williams (Roxbury, MA) (UMB) 6-0, 6-1 \#4 Lydia Smith (PSU) DEF. Tabitha Karanja (Lowell, MA) (UMB) 6-0, 6-1 \#5 Sandy Capecelatro (PSU) DEF. Brittany Engel (Freehold, NJ) (UMB) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 \#6 Jillian Hurd (Taunton, MA) (UMB) DEF. Nikki Kolb (PSU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
\#1 Johnson/Gonzalez (UMB) DEF. Rodier/Smith (PSU) 9-8 (2) Pro-Set \#2 Garland/Arponen (PSU) DEF. Karanja/Katie McPherson (South Park, PA) (UMB) 8-3 Pro-Set \#3 Kolb/Abby Warren (PSU) DEF. Hurd/Williams (UMB) 8-2 Pro-Set