GORHAM, Maine - Plymouth State College's women's tennis team fell back to the .500 mark Wednesday, dropping a 6-3 decision to the University of Southern Maine.
The win improved USM's record to 7-2, while the Panthers are now 4-4.
PSC earned all three of its victories in singles. Freshman Katie Olsen (Reading, MA) improved her team-best record to 6-1 with a win at No. 2 singles, and sophomore Sadie Roy (Lewiston, Maine) picked up a victory by default at No. 1 singles. Senior Jamie Hupper (Merrimack, NH) needed a tie-breaker in the third set to win her match at No. 5 singles.
The Panthers are back in action Saturday (Oct. 7) at Rhode Island College (12 p.m.). PSC returns home on Monday (Oct. 9) to host Saint Anselm (3 p.m.).
Southern Maine 6, Plymouth State 3
#1 Sadie Roy (PSC) def. Anna Stasiv (USM), default
#2 Katie Olsen (PSC) def. Kim Vincent (USM), 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
#3 Sara Goodine (USM) def. Becky Stanley (PSC), 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
#4 Sarah LcLean (USM) def. Sarah Kasuba (PSC), 6-3, 6-2
#5 Jamie Hupper (PSC) def. Emily McArdle (USM), 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7-1)
#6 Emily Jose (USM) def. Becky Wark (PSC), 6-0, 6-2
#1 Stasiv (USM) def. Roy/Olsen (PSC), 8-6
#2 Goodine/Jose (USM) def. Kasuba/Hupper (PSC), 8-5
#3 McArdle/Michelle Zajac (USM) def. Stacy Wright/Thorup (PSC), 8-2