CASTLETON, Vt. - The Castleton State College women's tennis team defeated Plymouth State University for the first time since 2000, earning a 6-3 non-conference victory Tuesday afternoon.
The Spartans swept all three doubles matches with Jamie Olson and Kim Allen defeating senior Jill Deyermond (Atkinson, N.H.) and freshman Buffy Garland (Freedom, N.H.) 8-0 in the #1 slot to set the tone.
Castleton split the six singles matches with the Panthers. Deyermond took the #1 singles match for PSU over Charla Klaas 6-2, 6-0, and teammate Briley Boisvert (Goffstown, N.H.) needed three sets to dispatch Olson in #2 singles, 6-2, 5-7, (10-6). Allen would take the #3 singles match without dropping a game over Garland, while sophomore Amanda Arponen (Plymouth, Mass.) picked up the other Panther victory at #4 singles.
The Panthers were without two of their top players, one who is injured and one who was attending a class.
Castleton improves to 4-1 on the season while Plymouth State falls to 1-6. The Spartans are back in action on Sunday when they play host to NAC foe, Bay Path College at 1:00 pm. Plymouth State hosts UMass-Boston at 2:00 pm on Saturday in Little East Conference action. Castleton State 6, Plymouth State 3
#1 Jamie Olson/Kim Allen (CSC) def. Jill Deyermond/Buffy Garland (PSU), 8-0
#2 Charla Klaas/Emily Hallett (CSC) def. Briley Boisvert/Amanda Arponen (PSU), 9-7
#3 Mary Kay Capone/Courtney Gosselin (CSC) def. Melissa Castellano/Liz Wong (PSU), 8-2 Singles
#1 Jill Deyermond (PSU) def. Charla Klaas (CSC), 6-2, 6-0
#2 Briley Boisvert (PSU) def. Jamie Olson (CSC), 6-2, 5-7, (10-6)
#3 Kim Allen (CSC) def. Buffy Garland (PSU), 6-0, 6-0
#4 Amanda Arponen (PSU) def. Emily Hallett (CSC) 6-2, 6-4
#5 Mary Kay Capone (CSC) def. Melissa Castellano (PSU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Meg Kuczynski-Sherwi (CSC) def. Nikki Kolb (PSU) 6-1, 6-0
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