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Women's Tennis Sweeps Past NVU-Johnson

Women's Tennis Sweeps Past NVU-Johnson

JOHNSON, Vt. -- In a need of a win to break a two-game skid, the Castleton University women's tennis team hit the road this afternoon to take on Northern Vermont University-Johnson. The Spartans (2-2, 0-1 LEC) swept through the Badgers (0-5, 0-1 NAC) winning 9-0 while only dropping four games the entire match. 

The Spartans quickly took a 3-0 lead as they eased through doubles play. The first flight of Megan Nadler and Regina Marchese did not drop a game in an 8-0 victory. The second flight of Emily Miller and Megan Hunt also pulled out the 8-0 win while Alexis Curley and Grace Sharkey took home the 8-1 victory at third doubles.

In singles play, the Spartans lost a total of three games as they easily finished the win. Nadler took home the 6-0, 6-0 win at first singles defeating Samantha Kershner. Nadler, who leads the team in career singles wins, goes to 2-2 to start the season at first singles. 

Second singles were more of the same for the Spartans as Miller dropped just one game in a 6-0, 6-1 win over Iris Serrano. Miller is currently tied for the lead in singles wins with Regina Marchese as she claimed her third win. Marchese, who also collected her third singles victory of 2019, won today at fourth singles, defeating Kristen Tirrito 6-0, 6-1.

Rounding out the scoring for the Spartans was Hunt winning 6-0, 6-1, Sharkey winning 6-0, 6-0 and Curley winning 5-0, forfeit.

Women's tennis returns to the courts on Saturday, September 14 as it takes on Bridgewater State in a Little East Conference matchup starting at 1 p.m.