Women's tennis falls at regional power Stonehill to begin two-match weekend

Women's tennis falls at regional power Stonehill to begin two-match weekend

EASTON, Mass. - The Saint Michael's College women's tennis team opened a two-match road weekend by losing at regionally-ranked Stonehill College, 9-0, on Saturday at the Charlie Watt Tennis Courts during Northeast-10 Conference play. The Purple Knights slipped to 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the NE-10, while the Skyhawks are 2-1 and 2-0. Stonehill was sixth in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Region poll and qualified for the past eight NCAA Tournaments.

Senior Nicole Kellogg (Burnt Hills, N.Y./Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake) and first-year Abby Ramsay (Bedford, N.H./Bedford) won three games during their No. 1 doubles match, while senior Riley Kruger (Colchester, Vt./Colchester) and first-year Caroline Sumner (Needham, Mass./Needham) claimed one at No. 3.

During singles, Kellogg nabbed two games in each set of a loss in the top position, and junior Amelia Weeks (Clinton, Wash./South Whidbey) suffered a 6-3 setback during her second set in a defeat at No. 4. Each of the other four Purple and Gold players also lost in straight sets.

The Purple Knights visit The College of Saint Rose tomorrow at 1 p.m.