RIVERSIDE, RI – The Johnson & Wales University women's tennis team continued its winning ways on Saturday. The Wildcats picked up a GNAC victory with a 9-0 win over Simmons.
The win bumped JWU's record to 6-3 overall, 2-1 in the GNAC. Simmons is still searching for its first GNAC triumph with a 0-3 mark and 2-7 overall.
The Wildcats dominated doubles action, dropping only one game. The tandem of Lauren Torre and Katherine Ledesma were 8-0 winners at number three as were the top duo of Delaney Macchirole and Kourtney Moore. Putting a bow on the sweep was Claire Parry and Drew Bobey at number two as they prevailed, 8-1.
JWU got the first singles point when Gabriela Velazquez was a 6-2, 6-2 winner over Carrie St. Peter at number six. Moore secured the team victory when she won 6-0, 6-0 at number four over Sarah Mariski.
Johnson & Wales goes on the road Tuesday to face Eastern Nazarene at 3 p.m. in a match that was rescheduled due to inclement weather.
Johnson & Wales 9, Simmons 0
September 29, 2018
Centre Court (Riverside, RI)
1. Claire Parry (JWU) def. Nickie Nguyen (SC) 6-0, 6-1
2. Lauren Torre (JWU) def. Paola Rios (SC) 6-4, 6-3
3. Delaney Macchirole (JWU) def. Michelle Medici (SC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Kourtney Moore (JWU) def. Sarah Mariski (SC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Drew Bobey (JWU) def. Megan McKeever (SC) 6-2, 6-0
6. Gabriela Velazquez (JWU) def. Carrie St. Peter (SC) 6-2, 6-2
1. Delaney Macchirole/Kourtney Moore (JWU) def. Paola Rios/ Michelle Medici (SC) 8-0
2. Claire Parry/Drew Bobey (JWU) def. Nickie Nguyen/Sabrina Brown (SC) 8-1
3. Lauren Torre/Katherine Ledesma (JWU) Sarah Mariski (SC)/Megan McKeever (SC)
Johnson & Wales 6-3, 2-1 GNAC
Simmons: 2-7, 0-3 GNAC
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,4,3,1,2,5)