WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE, 8-1

Sept. 18, 2010

Box Score

DANBURY, CT -- The Western Connecticut State University women's tennis team improved to 3-0 overall and are now 1-0 in the Little East Conference after defeating University of Massachusetts Boston, 8-1 at Westside Courts Saturday afternoon. The loss drops UMass Boston to 4-2 overall, 0-1 in LEC play.

The Colonials swept through the six singles matches including wins by Deborah Ferreira (Danbury, CT) over Wendy Steinman (Dudley, MA) at sixth solos, 6-1, 6-4.

Lauren Post (Danbury, CT) gave WestConn a 1-0 lead after cruising to a 6-1, 6-2 win over Anitra Kloczewiak (Newton, MA) at top singles.

The Beacons captured the number three doubles match when freshman Samantha Counts (Bridgewater, MA) and Hieu Nguyen (Dorchester, MA) edged Maxx Zimmer (Sandy Hook, CT) and Liza Zanderigo (Torrington, CT), 9-7.

WestConn continues its LEC slate this Tuesday when it travels to Rhode Island College for a 3:30 pm match with the Anchorwomen while the Beacons host UMass Dartmouth the same day at 3:00 pm.

Singles competition
1. Lauren Post (WC) def. Anitra Kloczewiak (UMB) 6-1, 6-2
2. Alyssa Hoynack (WC) def. Destanee Ringler (UMB) 6-4, 6-3
3. Alison Mahony (WC) def. Brittany Engel (UMB) 6-0, 6-1
4. Ashley Gorelik (WC) def. MaKenna Hughes (UMB) 6-4, 3-6, 10-8
5. Elizabeth Bonacci (WC) def. Samantha Counts (UMB) 6-2, 6-3
6. Deborah Ferreira (WC) def. Wendy Steinman (UMB) 6-1, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Lauren Post/Alyssa Hoynack (WC) def. Kloczewiak/Ringler (UMB) 8-3
2. Alison Mahony/Ashley Gorelik (WC) def. Engel/Hughes (UMB) 8-0
3. Samantha Counts/Hieu Nguyen (UMB) def. Maxx Zimmer/ Zanderigo (WC) 9-7


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