MILTON, Mass. – The Lesley University women's tennis team dropped a Sunday matinee 8-1 to host Curry College in non-conference action. The Lynx fall to 2-10 overall while the Colonels improve to 4-10 on the season with the win.
Curry won all three doubles matches before taking five of six singles flights to earn the victory.
Curry's Kayle Prete and Kimberly Love topped Lesley sophomores Caroline Kiddie (Scituate, Mass.) and Theresa Pereira (Hopedale, Mass.) 8-2 in the top doubles match before Katie Harrington and Laura Ferris downed Frances De Leon (Murrieta, Calif.) and Diana Watson (Acton, Mass.)) 8-4 at No. 2. The Colonels completed the doubles sweep when Hannah Erickson and Alex Marchetto defeated Rosie Heller (State College, Pa.) and Courtney Goggin (Cheshire, Conn.) 8-1 in the third match.
Kiddie earned Lesley's lone win of the day with a 6-3, 6-4 triumph over Prete in the top flight.
Erickson used identical set scores of 6-2 to down Pereira in No. 3 singles while Ferris followed with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Watson in the fourth match. Harrington posted a 6-1, 6-0 win over Heller while Marchetto passed by Goggin in the sixth match 6-3, 6-2. Love earned a victory in second singles by a Lesley retirement due to injury.
The Lynx will return to New England Collegiate Conference play on Thursday when they host Becker College at 7:30p.