BOSTON– The Suffolk women's tennis team fell to Simmons, 8-1, in GNAC play at the Daly Courts on Saturday afternoon.
SCORE: Suffolk 1 | Simmons 8
RECORDS: Suffolk (1-9, 1-4 GNAC) | Simmons (4-6, 2-2 GNAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Suffolk found itself in a 3-0 hole after the Sharks locked up all doubles points in order.
The Rams picked up a singles point behind Ilda Ascic's 6-1, 6-3 decison in the first slot over Nickie Nguyen, but it would not be enough as Simmons locked up the remaining five courts to secure the 8-1 win.
1 – Ilda Ascic (Suffolk) defeated Nickie Nguyen (Suffolk) 6-1, 6-3
2 – Marissa Johnson (Simmons) defeated Kendall Smith (Suffolk) 6-0, 6-1
3 – Sarah Mariski (Simmons) defeated Jordan Miller (Suffolk) 6-2, 6-0
4 – Leah Bonis (Simmons) defeated Barbara Consales (Suffolk) 6-2, 6-1
5 – Megan McKeever (Simmons) defeated Alyssa Blade (Suffolk) 6-1, 6-1
6 – Mary Miller (Simmons) defeated Bianca Prescott (Suffolk) 6-3, 6-4
1 – Nickie Nguyen/Marissa Johnson (Simmons) defeated Ilda Ascic/Kendall Smith (Suffolk) 8-2
2 – Sarah Mariski/Megan McKeever (Simmons) defeated Jordan Miller/Barbara Consales (Suffolk) 8-2
3 – Leah Bonis/Carrie St. Peter (Simmons) defeated Alyssa Blade/Bianca Prescott (Suffolk) 8-4
ORDER OF FINISH | Singles (2,4,5,3,1,6) | Doubles (1,2,3)
- The Rams lone point came thanks to Ascic, who defeated Nickie Nguyen, 6-1, 6-3, for her second straight and third overall singles victory of the season.
Suffolk heads down to Johnson & Wales next Saturday, Oct. 5 for a 6 p.m. clash.