October 12, 2013

Riley Leads Hounds in 8-1 Win Over Saint Rose

Albany, N.Y. (October 12) -- Freshman Hannah Riley (Ellington, Conn. / Ellington) led the Greyhounds with two points as the Assumption College women's tennis team defeated The College of Saint Rose by an 8-1 final on Saturday afternoon.

Riley earned her first point in number one doubles as she paired with Cassy Waung (Bolton, Conn. / East Catholic) for an 8-4 victory. She followed that up with a dominating 6-0, 6-1 win at number one singles to lead the Greyhounds at the top of the lineup.

Waung also earned a second point in the match, winning her match at number four singles by a 6-1, 6-2 final as the Greyhounds swept singles action. Paige Gilet (Chelmsford, Mass. / Chelmsford) earned a point at number three singles with a 6-0, 6-3 win and Meg Hall (Pembroke, Mass. / Notre Dame) shut down Ashley Cunningham with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at number five singles. Paige Palmero (Trumbull, Conn. / Lauralton Hall) completed the sweep with a 6-1, 6-0 win at number six singles.

The Greyhounds improve to 1-4 on the season with the win and improve their Northeast-10 Conference record to 1-2 while Saint Rose falls to 0-6 overall and is now 0-4 in the league.

Assumption has concluded its fall schedule and will return to action in the spring.

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Singles competition

1. Hannah Riley (ASM) def. Paige Southwick (STR) 6-0, 6-1

2. Kristen Carbone (ASM) def. Gabriella Pizzanelli (STR) 6-2, 6-2

3. Paige Gilet (ASM) def. Maggie Moran (STR) 6-0, 6-3

4. Cassy Waung (ASM) def. Megan Stacklum (STR) 6-1, 6-2

5. Meg Hall (ASM) def. Ashley Cunningham (STR) 6-0, 6-0

6. Paige Palmero (ASM) def. Taylor White (STR) 6-1, 6-0

 

Doubles competition

1. Hannah Riley/Cassy Waung (ASM) def. Paige Southwick/Gabriella Pizzanelli (STR) 8-4

2. Kristen Carbone/Paige Gilet (ASM) def. Alyssa Haddad/Megan Stacklum (STR) 8-2

3. Maggie Moran/Ashley Cunningham (STR) def. Allison Gorman/Kendra Sloan (ASM) 8-6