WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19 // 6:00 PM
SERIES RECORD // FIRST MEETING
BOSTON – The Suffolk women's tennis team is bound for a GNAC showdown Saturday, Sept. 22 as the Rams head to Eastern Nazarene for a 3 p.m. conference match.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk women's tennis team could not build momentum off its double points advantage as Regis swept singles action to take down the Rams, 7-2, Wednesday night at North Reading High School.
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Suffolk looks to snap a two-match skid that put the Rams at 2-5 on the season and 1-2 in conference contests.
Ilda Ascichas been the most successful singles player. She boasts a team-best 4-3 singles record exclusively in Suffolk's second spot in her first collegiate season. She has partnered with the Rams' ace, senior Delaney Dunlap (3-4), for the blue-and-gold's top tandem, which sits 4-3 on the year and 2-1 in league matches.
Eastern Nazarene, who joined the GNAC women's tennis ranks for its first year in 2018, is undefeated at 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in league action. The Lions schedule has featured a sweep of Lesley, a 7-2 victory against Regis and a 6-3 win over Salem State.
Five different singles players are undefeated on the year including the Lions top three racquets, who's individual records mirror the team's 3-0 mark. Sharon Biondi has played every match at No. 1 with Emily Turrkowski and Adele Duval holding down the second and third spots, respectively.
In doubles play, Duval and Ruttkowski join forces for Eastern Nazarene's top team and hold a 3-0 record.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk and Eastern Nazarene will meet for the first time.
Suffolk takes a week off before opening a three-match homestand Wednesday, Oct. 3 versus St. Joseph (Conn.) Game time is set for 6 p.m.