BEVERLY, Mass. – Endicott College swept the three doubles matches and took four of the six singles matches Saturday afternoon and defeated Plymouth State University, 7-2, in a non-conference women’s tennis match on the South Campus courts.
The Power Gulls won for the second time in as many outings this season, while Plymouth State, which played considerably better than its most recent outing, according to head coach Barbara Rawlsky-Willett, lost its second straight and dropped to 0-2.
The winners for PSU were junior Meghan Rodier (Francestown, N.H.) at #2 singles, and freshman Buffy Garland (Freedom, N.H.) at #5 singles. The Panthers also got an outstanding effort from #1 singles player Jill Deyermond (Atkinson, N.H.), who lost in three sets in the scorching hot sun after taking the opening set.
“We rebounded well after such a poor performance in our last match,” said Rawlsky-Willett. “This is the competitive team we were expecting all along.”
PSU is back in action Wednesday with a visit to Saint Michael’s College (3:30 p.m.)
Endicott 7, Plymouth State 2
#1 Nicole Breting/Lori Wardner (EC) def. Meghan Rodier/Joan Kietzman (PSU) 8-5
#2 Kate Fiske/Jenna Carme (EC) def. Jill Deyermond/Buffy Garland (PSU) 8-4
#3 Alyson Boehm/Melissa Delsole (EC) def. Briley Boisvert/Amanda Arponen (PSU) 8-5
#1 Nicole Breting (EC) def. Jill Deyermond (PSU) 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
#2 Meghan Rodier (PSU) def. Lori Wardner (EC) 6-2, 7-5
#3 Kate Fiske (EC) def. Joan Kietzman (PSU) 6-0, 6-3
#4 Jenna Carme (EC) def. Briley Boisvert (PSU) 6-2, 6-1
#5 Buffy Garland (PSU) def. Melissa Delsole (EC), forfeit
#6 Geneive Sherman (EC) def. Amanda Arponen (PSU) 7-6, 6-0
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