Women's Tennis Dispatches Franklin Pierce 6-1

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THE BASICS:

- Score: Assumption 6, Franklin Piece 1

- Records: Assumption (8-3, 7-3 NE10), Franklin Pierce (2-11, 2-8 NE10)

- Location: Worcester, Mass.

- The Lead: Assumption won for the sixth time in its last seven matches with an impressive 6-1 victory over visiting Franklin Pierce on Friday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- The Hounds opened the day with three dominant wins in doubles action. The duo of Camille Latoni (San Juan, P.R. / Academia Maria Reina) and Paige Benoit (Holden, Mass. / St. Peter Marian) posted a 6-1 win at No. 1 doubles while Julia Chappell (Manchester, N.H. / Manchester Central) and Ana Escudero (Rockville, Md. / Richard Montgomery) matched them with a 6-1 victory at second flight singles. Assumption also earned a 6-3 win at No. 3 doubles.

- Sophomore Valeria Sanchez (Carolina, P.R. / Colegio La Piedad) posted a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 4 singles while Escudero nearly matched her with a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the fifth flight. Veronica Op (Westford, Mass. / Westford Academy) came through with a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 6, while Chappell (6-4, 6-1) and Latoni (6-0, 6-2) rounded out the final two singles victories.

UP NEXT:

- Assumption concludes its regular season when the team hosts Stonehill on Saturday at 12 pm.

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