Dolphins Defeat Women's Tennis in Conference Contest

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-Score: Le Moyne 6, Assumption 1

-Records: Assumption (2-2, NE10 2-2), Le Moyne (5-0, NE10 3-0)

-Location: Assumption Tennis Courts

-The Lead: The Assumption College women's tennis team fell in a Northeast-10 Conference match-up with the Dolphins of Le Moyne College on Saturday afternoon, 6-1. Sophomore Ana Escudero (Rockville, Md. / Richard Montgomery) was victorious in a singles and doubles match to lead the Hounds.


-Assumption duo of junior Julia Chappell (Manchester, N.H. / Manchester Central) and senior Maria Monje (Worcester, Mass. / Holy Name) put up a hard fought battle at No. 1 doubles but ultimately fell to Le Moyne sophomore Birdem Oz and freshman Francesca Lilliegren, 6-3. 

-Lilliegren and her classmate Marta Perez Fernandez edged senior Camille Latoni (San Juan, P.R. / Academia Maria Reina) and junior Valeria Sanchez (Carolina, P.R. / Colegio La Piedad) at No. 2 doubles, 6-4. 

-Junior Veronica Op (Westford, Mass. / Westford Academy) and Ecudero were victorious at No. 3 doubles, earning the 8-6 victory over junior Marta Nunez and sopohmore Brianna Laureti

-Oz and Lilliegren each earned victories in singles play with set scored of 6-1 and 6-0. Nunez defeated Monje at No. 2 singles, 6-3 and 6-0. 

-Latoni pushed her singles match to three sets with Fernandez but ultimately fell, 6-1, 2-6, 10-6. Escudero fought her way to a three-set victory at No. 6 singles, 6-2, 3-6, 16-14.


-The Hounds are back at home on Wednesday, September 25th when the host Holy Cross at 4:00 p.m.


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