RIVERSIDE, RI – The Johnson & Wales University women's tennis team picked up its first conference victory in convincing fashion. The Wildcats pitched a 9-0 shutout of Albertus Magnus on Wednesday at Centre Court.
Johnson & Wales improved to 4-3 and 1-1 in the league. The Falcons dropped to 2-5 and 0-3 in the GNAC.
The Wildcats breezed through all three doubles matches. Delaney Macchirole and Kourtney Moore didn't drop a game at number one. Drew Bobey and Mackenzie Carroll were 8-1 winners at number three. Wrapping up the sweep was Victoria Pizzulo and Lily Votta at number two with their 8-5 triumph.
Johnson & Wales only lost two games during the entire singles matches. Macchirole was the first one off the courts in singles as she produced a 6-0, 6-0 triumph at number three over Lakhena Rath. Wrapping up the team victory was Lauren Torre with her 6-1, 6-0 victory against Nallely Magana at number three.
The Wildcats are right back on the courts Thursday to face UMass Dartmouth at 3:30 p.m. in a game that was rescheduled due to inclement weather.
Johnson & Wales 9, Albertus Magnus 0
Sep 26, 2018 at Riverside, RI (Centre Court)
1. Claire Parry (JWU) def. Izzy Sabino (AMC) 6-1, 6-0
2. Lauren Torre (JWU) def. Nallely Magana (AMC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Delaney Macchirole (JWU) def. Lakhena Rath (AMC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Gabriela Velazquez (JWU) def. Nhi Trinh (AMC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Katherine Ledesma (JWU) def. Cassie Couture (AMC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Emily Gilbert (JWU) def. Tiffanee Gardner (AMC) 6-0, 6-0
1. Kourtney Moore/Delaney Macchirole (JWU) def. Sabino/Magana (AMC) 8-0
2. Victoria Pizzulo/Lily Votta (JWU) def. Rath/Trinh (AMC) 8-5
3. Drew Bobey/Mackenzie Carroll (JWU) def. Couture/TiaBrianna Belnavis (AMC) 8-1
Albertus Magnus: 2-5, 0-3 GNAC
Johnson & Wales 4-3, 1-1 GNAC
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (3,2,1,6,5,4)