PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Plymouth State University women’s tennis team finished the regular season on a down note Saturday afternoon with a 5-4 Little East Conference loss to Western Connecticut State University in the regular season finale at the P.E. Center Courts.
Freshman Lauren Post (Danbury, Conn.), junior Susie Kiselak (Danbury, Conn.) and senior Cailin McGaughan (Oakville, Conn.) led the Colonials with three wins apiece. Post won matches at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, stopping the four-match winning streak of PSU’s top singles player, senior Jill Deyermond (Atkinson, N.H.)
Deyermond teamed with freshman Buffy Garland (Freedom, N.H.) for PSU’s only victory in doubles. The teams split the six singles encounters, with junior Meghan Rodier (Francestown, N.H.), senior Briley Boisvert (Goffstown, N.H.) and sophomore Denise Huckins (Holderness, N.H.) collecting wins for PSU.
Plymouth State completes the regular season at 4-8 overall and 3-4 in LEC matches. WestConn is 2-6 overall and 2-3 in conference matches, with three duals still to play.
Both teams will compete in the annual LEC Tournament next Friday and Saturday at Rhode Island College. PSU is the defending LEC Tournament champion.
Western Connecticut 5, Plymouth State 4
#1 Lauren Post/Susie Kiselak (WC) def. Meghan Rodier/Briley Boisvert (PSU), 8-4
#2 Jill Deyermond/Buffy Garland (PSU) def. Sarah Holmes/Cailin McGaughan (WC), 8-6
#3 Brittany Hoynack/Kelly Macey (WC) def. Denise Huckins/Melissa Castellano (PSU), 8-1
#1 Lauren Post (WC) def. Jill Deyermond (PSU), 6-4, 6-4
#2 Meghan Rodier (PSU) def. Brittany Hoynack (WC), 6-0, 6-3
#3 Briley Boisvert (PSU) def. Sarah Holmes (WC), 6-3, 6-4
#4 Susie Kiselak (WC) def. Amanda Arponen (PSU), 6-2, 6-3
#5 Cailin McGaughan (WC) def. Buffy Garland (PSU), 7-5, 6-4
#6 Denise Huckins (PSU) def. Debbie Ferreira (WC), 6-3, 6-1
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