Wildcats Blank Curry 8-0 in Season Opener

Wildcats Blank Curry 8-0 in Season Opener

NEWTON, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales University women's tennis team wasted little time in getting their first win of the season. The Wildcats went on the road to shutout Curry, 9-0, on Saturday.

JWU did not lose a single game during doubles with a trio of 8-0 victories. Claire Parry and Drew Bobey were the first ones off at number two. Victoria Pizzulo and Lily Votta teamed up at number three and the number one duo of Delaney Macchirole and Kourtney Moore completed the sweep.

The Wildcats faced just as little resistance in singles. Bobey got her first collegiate singles win, 6-0, 6-0 against Kelsie Merrill at number five. Wrapping up the team victory was Gabriela Velazquez with the 6-0, 6-0 triumph at number six against Samantha Gilbert.

Johnson & Wales gets back on the courts Monday in its home opener against Western New England at 3:30 p.m. The match will be played at Centre Court in Riverside.

Johnson & Wales 9, Curry 0
September 1, 201 at Newton, Mass.

Singles competition
1. Claire Parry (JWU) def. Hannah Fagan (CC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Delaney Macchirole (JWU) def. Allison Daigle (CC) 6-0, 6-1
3. Lauren Torre (JWU) def. Rosie Rebidous (CC) 6-3, 6-1
4. Kourtney Moore (JWU) def. Sidney Stortwell (CC) 6-2, 6-0
5. Drew Bobey (JWU) def. Kelsie Merrill (CC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Gabriela Velazquez (JWU) def. Samantha Gilbert (CC) 6-0, 6-0 

Doubles competition
1. Delaney Macchirole/Kourtney Moore (JWU) def. Hannah Fagan/ Allison Daigle (CC) 8-0
2. Claire Parry/Drew Bobey (JWU) Rosie Rebidous/ Sidney Stortwell (CC) 8-0
3. Victoria Pizzulo/Lily Votta (JWU) def. Kelsie Merrill/ Samantha Gilbert (CC) 8-0 

Match Notes
Johnson & Wales: 1-0
Curry: 0-1 

Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (5,6,2,1,3,4)