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PSU Women’s Tennis falls to Bridgewater State

            BRIDGEWATER, Mass. - The Bridgewater State College women's tennis team remained undefeated on the season with a convincing 9-0 victory over Little East Conference (LEC) rival Plymouth State University this afternoon from the Dr. Henry Rosen Memorial Courts.

            The Bears (3-0, 2-0 LEC) swept all three doubles flights and all six singles matches to come away with the win over the Panthers (1-4, 1-2 LEC).

            Sophomore Rachel Elman (Rehoboth, Mass.) earned the top flight singles victory with a tough straight set win over Plymouth State senior Meghan Rodier (Francestown, N.H.).  Elman won the first set, 7-6, with a 7-0 tiebreaker, and came away with a 7-5 victory in the second set.  Elman also teamed with junior Paulina Ucher (Webster, Mass.) for an 8-0 win at second doubles.  Ucher breezed to a 6-1, 6-1 straight set victory in her fifth flight singles match.

            Rounding out the singles winner for the Bears were junior Lauren Donnelly (Centerville, Mass.), sophomore Jessica Francis (West Barnstable, Mass.), junior Catarina Rosa (Fall River, Mass.) and sophomore Danielle Linscott (Uxbridge, Mass.) .

            Donnelly and Francis teamed up for an 8-6 victory in the top flight doubles match, while Rosa and senior Paula Araujo (Fall River, MA) partnered for an 8-4 win at third doubles.

            The Panthers return to the courts on Saturday with a conference match at home against Salem State (2:00 p.m.) 

(Courtesy of Bridgewater State Sports Information)

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