Wildcats Blank AMCATS 9-0

Wildcats Blank AMCATS 9-0
RIVIERSIDE, RI – Bouncing back after a loss hasn't been an issue for the Johnson & Wales University women's tennis team. Following a loss at Springfield on Wednesday, the Wildcats wrapped up their last conference match of the regular season with a 9-0 victory over Anna Maria on Saturday.

The Wildcats improve to 10-2 overall, 5-1 in the GNAC. The AMCATS fall to 0-10, 0-6 in the league.

Johnson & Wales made quick work of the first three points as they swept the doubles points by identical 8-0 scores. Luiza Silva Simoes (Cuiaba, Brazil) teamed up with Ashley Hartford (Howell, Mich.) for the first time this year at number three. Nina Cohen (Guatemala City, Guatemala) and Delaney Macchirole (Greenport, NY) were victorious at number one and Holly Olson (Mukwonago, Wisc.) and Madison Hernandez (Phoenix, Ariz.) prevailed at number two.

The first singles victory came from Lauren Torre (New Fairfield, Conn.) with a 6-1, 6-0 win against Marrissa Leonard at number four. Clinching the team victory was Cohen as she took down Jessica Gautier, 6-2, 6-1 at number one.

The Wildcats play their final match of the regular season on Sunday when they travel to Salve Regina for a 12 p.m. match.

Johnson & Wales 9, Anna Maria 0

Singles competition
1. Nina Cohen (JWU) def. Jessica Gautier (AMC) 6-2, 6-1
2. Luiza Silva Simoes (JWU) def. Johanna Dean (AMC) 6-3, 6-0
3. Taylor Klein (JWU) def. Laura Cabral (AMC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Lauren Torre (JWU) def. Marrissa Leonard (AMC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Ashley Hartford (JWU) def. Casey Lacasse (AMC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Madison Hernandez (JWU) def. Sophia Wackell (AMC) 6-0, 6-0 

Doubles competition
1. Nina Cohen/Delaney Macchirole (JWU) def. Jessica Gautier/Johanna Dean (AMC) 8-0
2. Holly Olson/Madison Hernandez (JWU) def. Laura Cabral /Marrissa Leonard (AMC) 8-0
3. Luiza Silva Simoes/Ashley Hartford (JWU) def. Sophia Wackell/Casey Lacasse (AMC) 8-0 

Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,1) Singles: (4,1,3,2,5,6)
Johnson & Wales: 10-2, 5-1 GNAC
Anna Maria: 0-10, 0-6, GNAC