Women’s Tennis Suffers 8-1 Setback Against Simmons
The women's tennis squad suffered their first loss of the season, dropping an 8-1 decision against Simmons in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at the Center Courts Tennis Complex on Sunday evening.
Simmons swept all three of the doubles contests and took five of the six singles spots en route to the victory. Margaret Teague notched a pair of wins for the visiting Sharks, earning an 8-3 win with Meghan Cokely at No. 1 doubles before posting 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles spot. Cokely also had a 6-0, 6-1 win at third singles for Simmons.
Sophomore Darcy Predieri (Sunbury, Ohio) recorded the lone win of the match for Johnson & Wales, posting a 6-3, 2-6, 10-3 win at the sixth singles spot.
With the loss Johnson & Wales is now 9-1 for the season and 4-1 in the GNAC while Simmons improves to 10-1 on the year and 8-0 in league play. The Wildcats return to action on Monday, October 8th when they travel to Emmanuel for a GNAC contest at 3:30 p.m.