EASTON, Mass. – Junior Rachael Litton (Burlington, Ontario/Nelson) won in No. 3 singles, but Stonehill took an 8-1 victory over the Bentley women's tennis team in Northeast-10 play at the indoor Sally Blair Ames Complex.
Litton took the first set from freshman Katie Gilligan 6-2, but Gilligan won the second 6-4 to force a third set. In the decider, Litton came out on top 10-6 to claim the match.
But the Skyhawks claimed the other matches, including all three doubles, to improve to 9-3 on the season and 7-0 in the NE-10. Bentley drops to 4-8 and 4-1 in the NE-10.
The Falcons are back on the courts on Saturday when they face Saint Michael's at noon.
Stonehill 8, Bentley 1
1. Paige Frost/Sarah Hickey (STO) def. Paulina Sotomayor/Rachael Litton (BEN) 8-3
1. Amy Toegemann (STO) def. Paulina Sotomayor (BEN) 6-0, 6-0
2. Jennifer Denyes (STO) def. Kara Murphy (BEN) 6-3, 6-2
3. Rachael Litton (BEN) def. Katie Gilligan (STO) 6-2, 4-6, 10-6
4. Paige Frost (STO) def. Brittany Harbert (BEN) 7-5, 6-2
5. Sarah Hickey (STO) def. Melanie Scott (BEN) 6-0, 6-1
6. Meryl Lawrence (STO) def. Katie Van Gilst (BEN) 8-0