MANCHESTER, N.H. -- The Saint Anselm women's tennis team hosted the Bentley University Falcons this afternoon in the Hawks' final home match of the season. The Hawks took the first lead with an 8-5 victory in No. 1 doubles. After the Falcons won the remaining doubles matches 8-3 and 8-5, the Hawks picked up victories in first and second singles to go ahead 3-2. However the Falcons won the final four singles matches to take a 6-3 victory and break the tie for fifth place in the Northeast-10. The win lifts the Falcons to 9-8 (8-4 NE-10), while the Hawks fall to 7-5 (7-5 NE-10).
The Hawks conclude the regular season on Friday afternoon, when they travel to Stonehill College in a Northeast-10 match beginning at 3:00 pm.
No. 1 Erika Sartor (STA) def. Kelly Fleszar (BEN): 6-3, 6-3
No. 2 Alexandra Lawrence (STA) def. Paulina Sotomayor (BEN): 6-3, 7-5
No. 3 Kara Murphy (BEN) def. Amanda Brahm (STA): 6-2, 6-4
No. 4 Rachael Litton (BEN) def. Alyssa Marciniak (STA): 6-3, 6-1
No. 5 Cheryl Martin (BEN) def. Lauren DeGuglielmo (STA): 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 Brittany Harbert (BEN) def. Julie Bednar (STA): 6-1, 6-3
No. 1 Sartor/Ginny Dalrymple (STA) def. Fleszar/Rachel Harbert (BEN): 8-5
No. 2 Aimee Tetu/Murphy (BEN) def. Lawrence/Marciniak (STA): 8-3
No. 3 Mating/B. Harbert (BEN) def. Bednar/Brahm (STA): 8-5