March 28, 2012

Stonehill Takes 8-1 Win over Bentley

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.

Box Score

Easton, Mass.

Stonehill 8, Bentley 1

Doubles

1. Paige Frost/Sarah Hickey (STO) def. Paulina Sotomayor/Rachael Litton (BEN) 8-3

2. Jacquelyn Harrow/Bacall Brooks (STO) def. Kara Murphy/Melanie Scott (BEN) 8-0

3. Amy Toegemann/Kaitlyn Martin (STO) def. Brittany Harbert/Alyssa Hayes (BEN) 9-7

Singles

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

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