HOOKSETT, N.H. – The Saint Anselm College women's tennis team was blanked by the host Penmen from Southern New Hampshire University on Tuesday afternoon.
Saint Anselm, who fell by a 7-0 margin, also lost out on two Queen City Cup points in what was the first meeting between the Hawks and Southern New Hampshire in the 2019-20 academic year. The Hawks fall to 1-4 on the year while the Penmen up their record to 1-0.
Southern New Hampshire cruised in doubles play, dropping only four games throughout en route to a 1-0 lead heading into singles play. The duo of senior Kaitlin Hughes (Rockland, Mass.) and sophomore Emily Jacy (Glastonbury, Conn.) had the closest bout, falling 6-3.
Junior Maikah Bulpitt (Cumberland, R.I.) put up the strongest fight of the day for Saint Anselm at No. 4 singles, but Mina Houge turned away her counterpart by a 6-4, 6-2 score. Southern New Hampshire dropped only four games across No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6 singles.
Saint Anselm hosts Le Moyne this Saturday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m.