Greyhound women's tennis romps past Franklin Pierce, 8-1, in Northeast-10 match

October 12, 2008


Assumption 8, Franklin Pierce 1

RINDGE, NH -- Freshmen JENNIFER ERICKSON (Simsbury, CT/Simsbury) and MELISSA FERRY (Cumberland, RI/Mount Saint Charles) both remained undefeated individually as Assumption College defeated Franklin Pierce University, 8-1, in Northeast-10 Conference women's tennis action here SUNDAY.

Erickson rambled past the Raven freshman JANE DUGGAN (Aurora, ONT/Williams), 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles to improve her singles mark to 3-0 and then combined with freshman SAMANTHA JEAN (Bedford, NH/Manchester West) to win 8-3 at No. 1 doubles over Franklin Pierce's Duggan and freshman KAITLIN KROLIKOWSKI (Massapequa, NY/Saint Anthony's) as the tandem moved to 3-0 on the young season.

Meanwhile, Ferry is also now 3-0 at No. 2 singles after dispatching Krolikowski, 6-3, 6-0 and moved to 2-0 at No. 3 doubles with partner, freshman MARISSA CHARLES (Mystic, CT/Saint Bernard), with an 8-1 win over senior KATHLEEN JUDGE (Lowell, MA/Lowell Catholic) and junior MONICA LAVERTU (Berlin, NH/Berlin).

Junior GRACE O'NEIL (Rumford, RI/Saint Mary's) also remained unbeaten through two matches winning at No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-0, over Lavertu.

The Greyhounds, now 3-1 overall and 3-1 in the conference, have completed the fall portion of their schedule and play next on March 12, 2009 hosting Bentley University. Franklin Pierce is now 1-5 and 1-4.

SINGLES RESULTS

1. Assumption, Jennifer ERICKSON (3-0) (Simsbury, CT/Simsbury) def. Franklin Pierce, Jane DUGGAN (Aurora, ONT/Williams), 6-1, 6-1;

2, Assumption, Melissa FERRY (3-0) (Cumberland, RI/Mount Saint Charles) def. Franklin Pierce, Kaitlin KROLIKOWSKI (Massapequa, NY/Saint Anthony's), 6-3, 6-0;

3, Assumption, Samantha JEAN (2-1) (Bedford, NH/Manchester West) def. Franklin Pierce, Lauren SMILOVICH (Meriden, CT/Sacred Heart), 6-4, 6-1

4, Assumption, Marissa CHARLES (2-1) (Mystic, CT/Saint Bernard) def. Franklin Pierce, Drew ALEXANDER (Long Beach, NY/Long Beach), 6-2, 6-0

5, Assumption, Grace FOX (1-2) (Warwick, RI/Toll Gate) def. Franklin Pierce, Kathleen JUDGE (Lowell, MA/Lowell Catholic), 6-1, 6-0

6, Assumption, Grace O'NEIL (2-0) (Rumford, RI/Saint Mary's) def. Franklin Pierce, Monica LAVERTU (Berlin, NH/Berlin), 6-1, 6-0

DOUBLES RESULTS

1, Assumption, ERICKSON and JEAN (3-0) def. Franklin Pierce, DUGGAN and KROLIKOWSKI, 8-3

2, Franklin Pierce, ALEXANDER and SMILOVICH def. Jaclyn HUBAN (Dalton, MA/Saint Joseph's) and Caitlin HARVEY (Rutland, MA/Wachusett) (0-1), 8-6

3, Assumption, FERRY and CHARLES (2-0) def. Franklin Pierce, JUDGE and LAVERTU, 8-1

TEAM RECORDS

Assumption: 2-1 overall and 2-1 conference; Franklin Pierce: 1-5 overall and 1-4 conference