NORTH READING, Mass. – The Suffolk women's tennis team secured its second straight win as the Rams shutout Mount Ida, 9-0, to open GNAC play at North Reading High School Saturday afternoon.
SCORE: Suffolk 9, Mt. Ida 0
RECORDS: Suffolk (2-3, 1-0 GNAC) | Mt. Ida (1-4, 0-2 GNAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Suffolk gained a three-point lead after taking all three double courts. Danlyn Medou and Ahilya Malhourta put the Rams on the scoreboard first with a golden match over Yuliana Chairez and Kelsey Wallace in the third spot. Isabel Rathlev and Elena Cisneros Garcia picked up an 8-3 victory over Ginger Boodakian and Cierra Peaslee on the first court before Delaney Dunlap and Keely Hardy recorded an 8-1 win over Molly O'Donnell and Amanda Garner in the second spot.
In singles, Hardy finished first with a golden victory on court four versus Chairez. Malhoutra followed suit with a golden match over her own over Garner in the fifth position to seal up the win.
A 6-1, 6-0 win by Rathlev versus O'Donnell in the third spot kept the Rams' winning ways going.
Cisneros Garcia and Dunalp closed the match. The former bested Peaslee, 6-1, 6-1, in the third position, while the latter notched a 6-1, 6-2 decision over Boodakian in the top slot to close out the contest.
- Suffolk remains unbeaten all-time versus Mt. Ida, improving to 12-0.
- The Rams recorded their 11th shutout over the Mustangs, tallying its eighth straight cleansheet dating back to 2012.
- Hardy and Malhoutra recorded their first golden matches of their Rams' careers.
- Malhoutra registered her first victory in Suffolk blue and gold.
Suffolk takes its two-match win streak on the road as it begins a six-match road swing Wednesday, Sept. 27 at Regis. The GNAC contest is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.
1 – Delaney Dunlap (SUF) defeated Ginger Boodakian (IDA), 6-1, 6-2
2 – Isabel Rathlev (SUF) defeated Molly O'Donnell (IDA), 6-1, 6-0
3 – Elena Cisneros Garcia (SUF) defeated Cierra Peaslee (IDA), 6-1, 6-1
4 – Keely Hardy (SUF) defeated Yuliana Chairez (IDA), 6-0, 6-0
5 – Ahilya Malhoutra (SUF) defeated Amanda Garner (IDA), 6-0, 6-0
6 – Emily Bean (SUF) defeated Kelsey Wallace (IDA), 6-1, 6-1
1 – Isabel Rathlev/Elena Cisneros Garcia (SUF) defeated Ginger Boodakian/Cierra Peaslee (IDA), 8-3
2 – Delaney Dunlap/Keeley Hardy (SUF) defeated Molly O'Donnell/Amanda Garner (IDA), 8-1
3 – Danlyn Medou/Ahilya Malhourta (SUF) defeated Yuliana Chairez/Kelsey Wallace (IDA), 8-0
ORDER OF FINISH (S) 4, 5, 6, 2, 3, 1 (D) 3, 2, 1