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Panthers earn first win at Salem State

SALEM, Mass. - It was a successful Monday for the Plymouth State College women's tennis team as the Panthers defeated the Vikings of Salem State College, 9-0.

Plymouth State captured its first win of the season improving to 1-2. The Panthers played six single matches and three doubles, winning all nine.

PSC's Sarah Kasuba (Stratford, CT) won at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles to lead the way. Panther sophomore Sadie Roy (Lewiston, ME) was the winner at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles. PSC's top newcomer, Katie Olsen (Reading, MA) won at No. 3 singles and teamed with Stacy Wright (Harwich, MA) at No. 3 doubles. Olsen is leading the team in singles with a record of 3-0.

Other Panthers registering wins include Becky Stanley (Peterborough, NH) at No. 4 singles, freshman Molly Barnaby (Portsmouth, NH) at No. 5 singles and Calley Thorup (Cumberland, ME) at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles. Panther senior Jamie Hupper (Merrimack, NH) also won at No. 2 doubles.

The Panthers look to even their record at 2-2 on Wednesday, Sept., 20 as they will play in their home opener against Green Mountain (3:30 p.m.).

Plymouth State 9, Salem State 0

Singles

#1 Sarah Kasuba (PSC) def. Amanda Stanley (SS), 6-1, 6-3

#2 Sadie Roy (PSC) def. Taeco Suzuki (SS), 6-1, 6-1

#3 Katie Olsen (PSC) def. Fumico Nagai (SS), 6-1, 6-0

#4 Becky Stanley (PSC) def. Danielle Ouellette (SS), 6-2, 6-3

#5 Molly Barnaby (PSC) def. Jill Schifano (SS), 6-2, 6-0

#6 Cally Thorup (PSC) def. Kristine TreCartin (SS), 6-4, 6-3

Doubles

#1 Roy/Olsen (PSC) def. Stanley/Suzuki (SS), 8-6

#2 Kasuba/Jamie Hupper def. Nagai/Ouellette (SS), 8-5

#3 Stacey Wright/Thourp def. TreCartin/Naomi Helman (SS), 8-7

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