Women's Tennis Sweeps Franklin Pierce, 9-0


- Score: Assumption 9, Franklin Pierce 0

- Records: Assumption (1-0, 1-0 NE10); Franklin Pierce (0-3, 0-1 NE10)

- Location: Rindge, N.H. (Franklin Pierce University)

- The lead: The Assumption women's tennis team opened the season with a 9-0 sweep of NE10 foe Franklin Pierce, as the Hounds looked sharp in their season opener.


- Senior Cassie Burbine (Londonderry, N.H. / Londonderry) and freshman Julia Chappell (Manchester, N.H. / Manchester Central) teamed up for number one doubles and defeated Sonia Rodgrigues and Alana Wyatt by a score of 8-2.

- After senior Paige Benoit (Holden, Mass. / St. Peter Marian Central Catholic) and freshman Valeria Sanchez (Carolina, P.R. / Colegio La Piedad) won at the second doubles (8-3), sophomore Camille Latoni (San Juan, P.R. / Academia Maria Reina) and freshman Veronica Op (Westford, Mass. / Westford Academy) completed the sweet at number three doubles by a score of 8-0.

- Burbine went three sets at number one singles (6-2, 2-6, 10-5), while Chappell dropped just one game in two sets at number two singles (6-0, 6-1).

- Benoit, Monje, Sanchez and Latoni all won in two sets to complete the 9-0 win over Franklin Pierce



-Assumption returns to action tomorrow when they return home to take on Holy Cross at 3:30 p.m.



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