POULTNEY, Vt. – The Plymouth State College women’s tennis team registered its first victory of the season Thursday, handing Green Mountain College a 7-2 defeat. It marked PSC’s first win in five tries this season.
The Panthers were led by freshman Sadie Roy (Lewiston, Maine) and junior captain Liza Tallarita (Warwick, RI), who both won two matches. Roy, who plays both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles for PSC, won her first encounters of the season at both positions. She teamed for the win at No. 1 doubles with freshman Sarah Kasuba (Stratford, CT), who was also a winner at No. 5 singles. Tallarita was victorious at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles with freshman Tracy Grosner (Milford, CT).
Other Panthers registering wins included sophomore Kate Votto (Cheshire, CT) at No. 6 singles, and the No. 3 doubles team of junior Jamie Hupper (Merrimack, NH) and freshman Stacy Wright (Harwich, MA).
The Panthers will look for their second victory Saturday (Sept. 25) at home against St. Michael’s College (1:00 p.m.).
Plymouth State 7, Green Mountain 2
#1 Sadie Roy (PSC) def. Khristin Chisholm (GMC), 6-0, 6-3
#2 Liza Tallarita (PSC) def. Caitlyn McDonnell (GMC), 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)
#3 Cass McNeil (GMC) def. Jamie Hupper (PSC), 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)
#4 Erica Peterson (GMC) def. Becky Wark (PSC), 6-2, 1-6, 6-2
#5 Sarah Kasuba (PSC) def. Ali Peters (GMC), 6-0, 6-1
#6 Kate Votto (PSC) def. Hooising Tan (GMC), 6-0, 6-1
#1 Roy/Kasuba (PSC) def. Chisholm/McDonnell (GMC), 8-4
#2 Tallarita/Tracy Grosner (PSC) def. McNeil/Peterson (GMC), 8-3
#3 Hupper/Wright (PSC) def. Peters/Tan (GMC), 8-0