October 10, 2010

Merrimack stops Hounds women's tennis, 7-2, in NE-10 match

Merrimack 7, Assumption 2
    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. ---  Merrimack College defeated Assumption College, 7-2, in a Northeast-10 Conference women’s tennis match here SUNDAY.
    The Greyhounds were led by freshman PAIGE GILET (Chelmsford, MA/Chelmsford) who won at No. 4 singles, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, over Merrimack sophomore MOLLIE FITZGERALD (Melrose, MA/Melrose).  And, freshman CHRISTIE MALANGA (Bolton, CT/East Catholic) who won her No. 6 singles match over Merrimack sophomore SIOBHAN LICUDINE (Mansfield, MA/Bishop Feehan), 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.
    Assumption is now 1-3 overall and 1-3 in the conference, while Merrimack is 2-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference.  The Greyhounds are in action MONDAY at the University of New Haven in another conference match at 1 p.m.  That match is scheduled to be played at Amity, CT High School.

Singles results
    1, Merrimack, KARA HOLE Fr., Portsmouth, RI/Lincoln School) def. Assumption, ERICA MICCICHE (Framingham, MA/Framingham), 3-6, 6-7 (5-7)
    2, Merrimack, COURTNEY GARVEY (Jr., Woburn, MA/Arlington Catholic) def. Assumption, GRACE FOX (Sr., Warwick, RI/Toll Gate), 0-6, 0-6;
    3, Merrimack, ALYX BARNES (Fr., Portsmouth, NH/Portsmouth) def. Assumption, MEGHAN HALL (Fr., Pembroke, MA/Notre Dame), 1-6, 6-7 (2-7)
    4, Assumption, PAIGE GILET (Fr., Chelmsford, MA/Chelmsford) def. Merrimack, MOLLIE FITZGERALD (So., Melrose, MA/Melrose), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2;
    5, Merrimack, KYLIE WADDINGTON (Jr., South Glastonbury, CT/Glastonbury) def. Assumption, ALEXANDRA RAHAL (Fr., Queensbury, NY/Queensbury), 6-4, 6-3;
    6, Assumption, CHRISTIE MALANGA (Fr., Bolton, CT/East Catholic) def. Merrimack, SIOBHAN LICUDINE (So., Mansfield, MA/Bishop Feehan), 6-2, 3-6, 6 1.

Doubles results
    1, Merrimack, HOLE and FITZGERALD def. Assumption, HALL and MICCICHE, 8-5;
    2, Merrimack, GARVEY and BARNES def. Assumption, FOX and GILET, 8-1;
    3, Merrimack, KATIE VEASEY (So., Atkinson, NH/Timberlane) and WADDINGTON def. Assumption, RAHAL and ALLIE PLACK (So., Oakdale, CT/Montville), 8-4.