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Women's Tennis Claims Conference Opening Win

Women's Tennis Claims Conference Opening Win


Waterville, Me. --The Lesley Women's Tennis team opened up conference play with a 9-0 sweep over Thomas College Sunday afternoon.  The sweep gave the Lynx their first win on the season while the Terriers drop to 0-2.


  • Lesley made a clean sweep in the doubles action to start the night.  All three doubles partners didn't allow the Terriers to score a point en route to three 8-0 victories. 
  • The Lynx continued their dominance in the singles match up with Maddie Abbott and Theresa Pereira in the No. 1 and No. 2 slots winning in two 6-0 sets apiece.
  • Jessica Russo claimed the win with scores of 6-0 and 6-1 over Breanna Whitmarsh in the No. 3 position.
  • Sara Stanton, Mary Pulling, and Sarah Tobin closed out the night winning their matches in two sets with scores of 6-0.


"We are really excited about this match win," said senior captain Theresa Periera.  "It was a great way to start with our new head coach in a new conference.  We have a new found confidence in the way we play and look forward to the rest of the season."


The Lynx next host Saint Joseph's College on Wednesday September 12 at 4pm.