WEST HAVEN, Conn. – The Suffolk women's tennis team downed the University of Saint Joseph, 7-2, at the USJ Tennis Courts Saturday afternoon to push its win streak to five straight.
SCORE: Suffolk 7, Saint Joseph (Conn.) 2
RECORDS: Suffolk (7-4, 3-1 GNAC) | Saint Joseph (Conn.) (3-6, 1-4 GNAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
After taking a 2-1 lead out of doubles play, Suffolk rattled off five consecutive singles win to seal the 7-2 conference triumph.
Meagan French and Jacquelyn Nakamura started the match with a convincing 8-1 win over Emily McAllister and Alivia Castle in the third position. Elena Cisneros Garcia and Danyln Medou fell to Lucy Roberg and Leah Nguyen, 8-6, on the first court, before Delaney Dunlap and Keely Hardy bested Ashley Savino and Dominique Carnot, 8-4, in the second spot.
In singles, Nakamura stated the action with a golden match in the sixth slot versus Castuve. Hardy took down Savin, 6-1, 6-0, on court three and Dunlap secured the victory with a 6-4, 6-0, decision on the top court over Roberge.
With the match already notched for the Rams, Medou registered a 6-1, 6-0 win on court four over Carnot and Cisneros Garcia put together a together a 6-1, 6-4, win over Nguyen in the second position.
The Blue Jays earned their second point of the match as McAllister defeated French, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, at No. 5
- Suffolk remains unbeaten versus St. Joseph (Conn.) dating back to 2007.
- The Rams have defeated the Blue Jays by 7-2 decisions in the last four meetings.
- Suffolk extended its win streak to five, marking a season-best, and the most consecutive victories since stringing five together to open October (1-10) last season.
Suffolk closes its road swing Wednesday, Oct. 11 when it visits Johnson & Wales. First serve is set for 3 p.m.
1 – Delaney Dunlap (SUF) defeated Lucy Roberge (USJCT), 6-4, 6-0
2 – Elena Cisneros Garcis (SUF) defeated Leah Nguyen (USJCT), 6-1, 6-4
3 – Keely Hardy (SUF) defeated Ashley Savino (USJCT), 6-1, 6-0
4 – Danlyn Medou (SUF) defeated DomniqueCarnot (USJCT), 6-1, 6-0
5 – Emily McAllister (USJCT) defeated Meagan French (SUF), 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
6 – Jacquelyn Nakamura (SUF), defeated Alivia Castle (USJCT), 6-0, 6-0
1 – Lucy Roberge/Leah Nguyen (USJCT) defeated Elena Cisneros Garcia/Danlyn Medou (SUF), 8-6
2 – Delaney Dunalp/Keely Hardy (SUF) defeated Ashley Savino/Domonique Carnot (USJCT), 8-4
3 – Meagan French/Jacquelyn Nakamura (SUF) defeated Emily McAllister/Alivia Castle (USJCT), 8-1
ORDER OF FINISH: D (3, 1, 2) S (6, 3, 1, 4, 2, 5)