Women's tennis defeated by Cornerstone, 5-2

Women's tennis defeated by Cornerstone, 5-2

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Saint Anselm College women's tennis team lost a 5-2 contest to Cornerstone University on Thursday morning.

Box Score

The Hawks fall to 6-12 on the year while the Golden Eagles move to 10-3 on the season. Saint Anselm will conclude its trip in Orlando, Fla. on Friday, Mar. 8 at 8 a.m. against Cedarville University.

Senior Tess Malerbi (Scituate, Mass.) swept Olivia Kelley at No. 2 singles (7-5, 6-0) while sophomore Dominique Bolduc (Manchester, N.H.) also earned a sweep at No. 6 singles. 

Freshman Emily Jacy (Glastonbury, Conn.) lost a close match at No. 3 singles. The first set ended with a 7-5 final in favor of Marissa Hooker while the two battled to a 9-6 score in the second set, which went to Hooker. Senior Kayla Hodas (Peabody, Mass.) lost a three-set match at No. 5 singles. After falling in the first set, she came back to take the second set by a score of 6-4. Cornerstone's Amanda VerHulst eventually took the third set by a 10-7 margin.

The duo of junior Kaitlin Hughes (Rockland, Mass.) and Jacy at No. 1 doubles defeated Valentina Garcia and Hooker by a 7-5 margin. In the third doubles flight, Bolduc and sophomore Maikah Bulpitt (Cumberland, R.I.) lost by a score of 7-5 to Amanda VerHulst and Abbie Meeuwsen.