MILTON, Mass. – The Curry College women's tennis team lost to Commonwealth Coast Conference opponent Salve Regina University 6-3 this afternoon at the Big Nine Courts in Milton, Mass. The loss drops the Colonels to 1-4 overall and 0-3 in the CCC. With the win, the Seahawks improve their record to 1-3 on the season and 1-1 in CCC action.
Salve swept the Colonels in four of the six single matches and two doubles. Curry earned two single victories and one doubles by default.
The Seahawks No. 1 singles player, Emma Gruber (New Canaan, Conn.) outlasted Keeley Hardy (Charleston, S.C.) in three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 10-7. Salve's No. 2 singles player Priscilla Gaspard (Brockton, Mass.) claimed her tilt verse Kayla Prete (Orange, Conn.), 6-1, 6-0. In No. 3 singles, the Colonels Laura Ferris (Shelton, Conn.) was bested by Abigail Burke (Harwich, Mass.), 6-3, 6-1. Anna Godshalk (Orleans, Mass.) earned the No. 4 singles win for the Seahawks, 6-1, 6-1 by defeating Katelyn Harrington (Westport, Mass.).
In doubles, the No.1 pair Gruber and Gaspard earned an 8-6 victory over the Colonels Hardy and Prete. The No. 2 duo of Burke and Godshalk bested Curry's Ferris and Harrison, 8-1.
The Colonels return to action on Saturday, September 17 at 11:00 a.m. when they travel to CCC opponent Nichols. The Seahawks also return to action on Saturday, September 17, when they host CCC opponent Endicott in an 11:00 a.m. start.