MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Holy Cross women's tennis team won five singles matches and three doubles tilts as it defeated St. Anslem, 8-1, on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Crusaders improve to 5-8 on the season.
Holy Cross sophomore No. 1 singles player Taylor Stathis (Rockaway Beach, N.Y.) defeated Alie Lawrence, 6-0, 6-3, as freshman No. 2 singles player Jaclyn Carroll (Tewksbury, Mass.) topped Katie Morrissey, 6-3, 6-2. Both Stathis and Carroll won their No. 1 doubles match over Lawrence and Morrissey, 8-3.
Crusaders freshman Cassy Deng (Eden Prairie, Minn.) won her No. 5 tilt over Julie Rohnstruck, 6-1, 6-1, as senior captain Jessica DeSimone (Lincoln, R.I.) claimed the 6-2, 6-1 victory over Leah Fitzgerald in No. 6 singles.
Holy Cross returns to action on Sunday, April 21, as it will travel to Brandeis for a 12:00 p.m. match.
HOLY CROSS 8, ST. ANSELM, 1
1. Taylor Stathis (HC) def. Alie Lawrence (SA), 6-0, 6-3
2. Jaclyn Carroll (HC) def. Katie Morrissey (SA), 6-3, 6-2
3. Kathryn Rindo (SA) def. Maya Welch (HC), 4-6, 2-1 (forfeit)
4. Abby Henry (HC) def. April Regan (SA), 6-1, 6-0
5. Cassy Deng (HC) def. Julie Rohnstuck (SA), 6-1, 6-1
6. Jessica DeSimone (HC) def. Leah Fitzgerald (SA), 6-2, 6-1
1. Stathis / Carroll (HC) def. Lawrence / Morrissey (SA), 8-3
2. Welch / Henry (HC) def. Fitzgerald / Kate Martin (SA), 8-3
3. DeSimone / Katie McKenna (HC) def. Christine Woods / Rindo (SA), 8-1