Women's Tennis Falls To Providence, 7-0

Jessica DeSimone

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Holy Cross women's tennis team was not able to win its third straight match, dropping a 7-0 decision to Providence on Saturday, September 29. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 2-1 on the season while the Friars improve to the same record.

The duo of senior Jessica DeSimone (Lincoln, R.I.) and freshman Cassy Deng (Eden Prairie, Minn.) highlighted the match with their team-leading sixth win at No. 3 doubles this season. They defeated Bryant players Alli Carnall and Ali Marie Sullivan by a score of 8-4. DeSimone made her No. 6 singles match interesting, but she lost to Elisabetta Dewitt 6-4, 6-2.

Holy Cross No. 1 singles player freshman Jaclyn Carroll (Tewksbury, Mass.) was defeated by Marisela Aviles-Duron 6-0, 6-1, while junior Maya Welch (Rye, N.Y.) lost her No. 2 singles match to Maria Bernardez, 6-1, 6-0.

The Crusaders continue their fall slate on Monday, October 1 as they travel to Bryant for a 3:00 p.m. start. 

1. Marisela Aviles-Duron / Maria Bernardez (P) d. Jaclyn Carroll / Maya Welch (HC) 8-2

2. Karen Ramirez / Hannah Zangani (P) d. Abby Henry / Addie Devine (HC) 8-3

3. Jessica DeSimone / Cassy Deng (HC) d. Alli Carroll / Ali Marie Sullivan (P) 8-4



1. Marisela Aviles-Duron (P) d. Jaclyn Carroll (HC) 6-0, 6-1

2. Maria Bernardez (P) d. Maya Welch (HC) 6-1, 6-0

3. Alana Prinos (P) d. Abby Henry (HC) 6-1, 6-1

4. Taylor Corder (P) d. Addie Devine (HC) 6-0, 6-0

5. Caitlin Foley (P) d. Cassy Deng (HC) 6-3, 6-3

6. Elisabetta Dewitt (P) d. Jessica DeSimone (HC) 6-4, 6-2