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PSU Women’s Tennis overpowers Lyndon State

PSU Women’s Tennis overpowers Lyndon State

Panthers too much for Hornets in season opener

            LYNDONVILLE, Vt. – The Plymouth State University women's tennis team opened the 2016 season Thursday afternoon with an easy 9-0 victory over Lyndon State College in a non-conference road match.

THE BASICS

At Lyndonville, Vt. – Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

Plymouth State 9, Lyndon State 0

Records:

PSU 1-0; LSC 0-1

PSU HIGHLIGHTS

* Five Panthers were double winners, taking matches in both singles and doubles.

* PSU won five of six singles matches in straight sets.

* Junior Megan Wallace (Moultonborough, N.H.) came back from a set down to win at No. 1 singles in a third-set tiebreaker.

* Sophomore Megan Wheeler (Manchester, N.H./Central) won at No. 5 singles and teamed with Wallace with win at No. 2 doubles.

* Sophomore Kelley Corson (Exeter, N.H.) and senior Rachel Gustafson (Belchertown, Mass.) won in straight sets at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, and paired up to win at No. 1 doubles.

* Freshman Alex Dunn (Jaffrey, N.H.) was a double-winner in her collegiate debut, winning at No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles with sophomore Lily O'Connor (Salem, N.H.)

*Sophomore Nicole Tartagni (Guilford, Conn.) also took the No. 6 singles match. 

NOTES

* PSU's top player, sophomore Irene Ireme (Concord, N.H.) missed the match for an academic commitment.

* Season opener for both schools 

NEXT MATCH

PSU at Bridgewater State, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 3:30 p.m.

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