Women’s Tennis Falters at Regis, Dealt 8-1 Loss

Women’s Tennis Falters at Regis, Dealt 8-1 Loss

WESTON, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene women's tennis team absorbed an 8-1 setback on the road at Regis Thursday.

The Lions slip to 1-1 on the year while the Pride rises to 1-0 overall with the victory.

The hosts claimed a 3-0 advantage after sweeping the three doubles matches.

Tressa Burrello (Herkimer, N.Y.) and Lindsey Steelman (Darlington, Md.) dropped an 8-4 decision at the No. 1 position to Jessie Lord and Jewel Medeiros.

Jordan Cressman (Bowmanstown, Pa.) and Alecia Tubbs (Rochester, N.Y.) suffered an 8-2 loss to Emily Rice and Emily Morgenbesser at the second spot.

Hannah Lariviere (Biddeford, Maine) and Julie Sutton (Middletown, Conn.) fell to Kendall Kolb and Erica Murphy at the No. 3 doubles slot, 8-1.

Regis secured its first win of the fall with five victories in singles action.

Steelman picked up Eastern Nazarene's lone win on the day at the No. 1 singles spot. The rookie topped Morgenbesser 6-2, 6-4.

Burrello was edged by Rice 6-2, 7-6 at the second position while Cressman endured a 6-1, 6-1 loss at the third slot. Bethany Mohnkern (Petersburg, Pa.), Lariviere and Tubbs all fell in straight sets at the fourth, fifth and sixth singles matches, respectively.

Up next, Eastern Nazarene opens league action September 6 with a home clash against Curry.