Women's Tennis Falls To Brandeis, 8-1

Jessica DeSimone

WALTHAM, Mass. - The Holy Cross women's tennis team dropped its final regular season dual match versus Brandeis, 8-1 on Sunday afternoon at Rieger Tennis Courts. With the loss, the Crusaders slip to 5-9 overall, while the Judges improve to 8-8 on the season.

Holy Cross freshman Cassy Deng (Eden Prairie, Minn.) won the only match for the Crusaders as she defeated Dylan Schlesinger in No. 6 singles, 1-6, 6-4, (10-7). Junior Maya Welch (Rye, N.Y.) lost her No. 4 singles tilt to Maya Vassat, 6-4, 6-1, while sophomore No. 1 singles player Taylor Stathis (Rockaway Beach, N.Y.) was defeated by Faith Broderick, 6-1, 6-1. 

The Crusaders did not claim any doubles points, as Brandeis won all three matches by scores of 8-1. 

Holy Cross returns to action on Friday, April 26, when it will compete in the Patriot League women's tennis quarterfinal match held at West Point, N.Y.



1. Faith Broderick (B) def. Taylor Stathis (HC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Allyson Bernstein (B) def. Jaclyn Carroll (HC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Maya Vasser (B) def. Maya Welch (HC) 6-4, 6-1
4. Alexa Katz (B) def. Abby Henry (HC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Emily Eska (B) def. Addie Devine (HC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Cassy Deng (HC) def. Dylan Schlesinger (B) 1-6, 6-4, 10-7

1. Carley Cooke/ Broderick (B) def. Stathis/ Carroll (HC) 8-1
2. Simone Vandroff/Roberta Bergstein (B) def. Welch/ Henry (HC) 8-1
3. Marissa Lazar/A. Bernstein (B) def. Deng/Jessica DeSimone (HC) 8-1