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Losee Picks Up First Career Win as Women's Tennis Downs Clark, 8-1

Funmi Olowookere Worcester, Mass. - September 29, 2009 - Head Coach Tim Losee picked up his first career win as the Springfield College women's tennis team defeated Clark, 8-1, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match on Tuesday evening.

The win now makes the Pride 1-3 on the season and 1-2 in conference play.

The Pride swept the doubles competition with Amy Shaw and Kyla Walgren leading the way at No. 1 doubles with an 8-3 victory. Shaw went on to pick up her second win of the evening at No. 1 singles as she won, 6-1, 6-2.

Freshman Sam Carney continued her outstanding first year for the Pride as she stayed undefeated with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles, while Funmi Olowookere won at No. 4 singles, 6-3, 6-4.

The Pride picked up wins at No. 5 and No. 6 singles as Erin Woodbury and Vanessa Senecal cruised to victories.

The Pride will continue conference play on Saturday afternoon when it travels to take on Babson.

Doubles
Amy Shaw/Kyla Walgren (SC) def. Julia Bergeron/Andrea Nathan (CU) - 8-3
Sam Carney/Funmi Olowookere (SC) def. Emily Schweitzer/Phoebe Livingston (CU) - 8-4
Erin Woodbury/Vanessa Senecal (SC) def. Kristen Cullity/Jenni Adams (CU) - 8-4

Singles
Shaw (SC) def. Bergeron (CU) - 6-1, 6-2
Andrea Nathan (CU) def. Walgren (SC) - 6-4, 6-7 (7-3), 10-8
Sam Carney (SC) def. Schweitzer (CU) - 6-0, 6-0
Olowookere (SC) def. Cullity (CU) - 6-3, 6-4
Woodbury (SC) def. Livingston (CU) - 6-0, 6-0
Senecal (SC) def. Silvia Jakubski (CU) - 6-0, 6-1

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