WORCESTER, Mass. – Clark University defeated UMass Dartmouth women's tennis 6-3 in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at the Corash Tennis Courts. The Corsairs fall to 11-7 on the 2015-16 year, while the Cougars improve to 10-8.
The lone two Corsairs that went undefeated on the day were senior Kristen Rose (North Dartmouth, Mass.) and sophomore Mollie McCaffrey (Taunton, Mass.). Rose and McCaffrey took down Rebecca Kravetz (Wayland, Mass.) and Phoebe Hughes (Parkland, Fla.) in the No. 3 doubles, to a score of 8-4. Rose then swept Kera Snyder (South Portland, Maine) at No. 4 singles 6-0, 6-0, before McCaffery needed a third set to dispatch Misa Mai (Sanford, Maine) at No. 5, 6-3, 5-7, 10-6.
In the top flight doubles, the Cougars' combination of Isabelle Long (Bellevue, Wash.) and Snyder defeated freshman Jenna Lahaie (Lakeville, Mass.) and senior Maggie LeBrun (Mattapoisett, Mass.) to a score of 8-2. Clark would take the No. 2 doubles as well, as the freshmen combination of Emily Shuman (Needham, Mass.) and Adrien Horowitz (Arvada, Colo.) downed the sophomore pairing from UMass Dartmouth, Kerry Magoon (Marshfield, Mass.) and Kheyla Orival (Woburn, Mass.), 8-1.
In the singles matchups, Long slid past Lahaie 6-3, 6-1 in the top flight. Shurman dispatched Magoon 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2, before Hughes bested LeBrun 6-2, 7-5 at No. 3 singles. Kravetz defeated freshman Amelia Ralowicz (Lowell, Mass.) 6-1, 6-2 to finish off the pairings
Next up for the LEC Champion UMass Dartmouth women's tennis team is the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship. The Corsairs will discover their next opponent when the NCAA Selection Show announces the bracket on May 9.
1. Isabelle Long (CLK) def. Jenna Lahaie (UMD) 6-3, 6-1
2. Emily Shuman (CLK) def. Kerry Magoon (UMD) 6-1, 6-1
3. Phoebe Hughes (CLK) def. Maggie LeBrun (UMD) 6-2, 7-5
4. Kristen Rose (UMD) def. Kera Snyder (CLK) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mollie McCaffrey (UMD) def. Misa Mai (CLK) 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
6. Rebecca Kravetz (CLK) def. Amelia Ralowicz (UMD) 6-1, 6-2
1. Isabelle Long/Kera Snyder (CLK) def. Jenna Lahaie/Maggie LeBrun (UMD) 8-2
2. Emily Shuman/Adrien Horowitz (CLK) def. Kerry Magoon/Kheyla Orival (UMD) 8-1
3. Mollie McCaffrey/Kristen Rose (UMD) def. Rebecca Kravetz/Phoebe Hughes (CLK) 8-4