PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University and Endicott College split the six singles tennis matches Saturday afternoon, but the visiting Power Gulls captured the 6-3 team victory on the strength of sweeping the three doubles matches.
Endicott went up in the contest by winning the doubles matches outdoors to start the day. Rain forced the competition inside, where the two teams battled to a draw in the singles. Four of the six singles matches went to a third set.
Winners for PSU included sophomore Meghan Rodier (Francestown, N.H.) at No. 2 singles, junior Joan Kietzman (Plymouth, N.H.) at No. 5, and junior Briley Boisvert (Goffstown, N.H.) at No. 6.
Endicott got double wins from seniors Carli Conners, Nicole Breting, and sophomore Lori Wardner, and doubles wins from Bri Cogan, Jenna Carme and Kate Fiske.
PSU, 0-2, plays its Little East Conference opener next Saturday at UMass Dartmouth (1:00 p.m.) Endicott, 2-1, is back in action Tuesday at Wentworth (4:00 p.m.)
Endicott 6, Plymouth State 3
#1 Carli Conners/Lori Wardner (EC) def. Jill Deyermond/Erica Huckins (PSU), 8-6
#2 Nicole Breting/Bri Cogan (EC) def. Meghan Rodier/Joan Kietzman (PSU), 8-3
#3 Jenna Carme/Kate Fiske (EC) def. Kiley Boyd/Brittany Campbell (PSU), 8-2
#1 Carli Conners (EC) def. Jill Deyermond (PSU), 6-3, 0-6, 6-4
#2 Meghan Rodier (PSU) def. Bri Cogan (EC), 7-6 (7-1), 3-6, 1-0 (10-4)
#3 Nicole Breting (EC) def. Kiley Boyd (PSU), 6-4, 6-4
#4 Lori Wardner (EC) def. Erica Huckins (PSU), 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
#5 Joan Kietzman (PSU) def. Jenna Carme (EC), 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 1-0 (10-6)
#6 Briley Boisvert (PSU) def. Kate Fiske (EC), 7-6 (8-6), 6-2
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