Women’s Tennis Blanks Assumption, 9-0

Virginia Peck-Philips

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women's tennis team swept every point en route to a 9-0 victory over Assumption on Wednesday afternoon at the Assumption Tennis Courts. With the win, Holy Cross improves to 3-2 on the season, while the Greyhounds begin the 2013-2014 campaign at 0-1.

Holy Cross No. 1 singles player, freshman Virginia Peck-Philips (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.), won her match versus Hannah Riley, 7-6, 6-1, and teamed with sophomore Jaclyn Carroll (Tewksbury, Mass.) to win No. 1 doubles, 8-4. Carroll also won her No. 2 singles match over Kristen Carbone, 6-0, 6-0. Crusader senior captain Maya Welch (Rye, N.Y.) claimed the No. 3 singles match over Paige Gilet, 7-6, 6-0.

Crusader freshman Marielle Newell (St. Louis, Mo.) won her No. 4 singles match over Cassy Waung, 6-2, 6-1, while sophomore Cassy Deng (Eden Prairie, Minn.) earned the No. 5 singles triumph versus Meg Hall in straight sets 6-2, 6-1. Holy Cross sophomore Abby Henry (Wellesley, Mass.) claimed the No. 6 singles win against Paige Palmero, 6-0 ,6-2. Newell and Welch won their No. 2 doubles match, 8-1, while Deng and Henry earned the win at No. 3 doubles, 8-1.

Holy Cross will return to action on Sunday, Sept. 29 when it hosts Providence at the Sinnott Family Tennis Facility for a 1:00 p.m. match.



1. Virginia Peck-Philips (HC) def. Hannah Riley (AC), 7-6, 6-1
2. Jaclyn Carroll (HC) def. Kristen Carbone (AC), 6-0, 6-0
3. Maya Welch (HC) def. Paige Gilet (AC), 7-6, 6-0
4. Marielle Newell (HC) def. Cassy Waung (AC), 6-2, 6-1
5. Cassy Deng (HC) def. Meg Hall (AC), 6-2, 6-1
6. Abby Henry (HC) def. Paige Palmero (AC), 6-0, 6-2

1. Virginia Peck-Philips / Jaclyn Carroll (HC) def. Hannah Riley / Kristen Carbone (AC), 8-4
2. Marielle Newell / Maya Welch (HC) def. Cassy Waung / Meg Hall (AC), 8-1
3. Cassy Deng / Abby Henry (HC) def. Paige Gilet / Mel McCauley (AC), 8-1