Seahawk Women's Tennis Drops Tough Match at Catholic

Raziela Manangan '18
Raziela Manangan '18

For Immediate Release · By Justin Gordon · jpgordon@smcm.edu

Washington D.C. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's tennis team (1-1) fell short at The Catholic University of America (4-0) Sunday afternoon, succumbing to a 6-3 setback in non-conference action.

St. Mary's 3, Catholic 6

How It Happened

Doubles:

  • St. Mary's opened up with a 1-0 lead behind an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles by sophomore Claire Bodine (Smithsburg, Md./Smithsburg) and first-year Alden Grosh (Hagerstown, Md./Smithsburg) over Bridget Kikelly and Christina Cochrane.

Singles:

  • Although the Seahawks only took two of the six singles matches, they were competitive and lost three matches in three sets.
  • Senior captains Melissa Barall (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake) and Chelsea English (Clarksville, Md./River Hill) earned the team's other two points of the match by defeating their opponents in straight sets at No. 1 and No. 6 singles, respectively.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Sept. 22-24 at ITA Southeast Regional Championships – Fredericksburg, Va. – University of Mary Washington 

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