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Salve Regina Defeats Women’s Tennis, 8-1

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 18, 2005 –Salve Regina sophomore Louise Taylor and junior Kristina Kennedy both won their singles matches as the Seahawks defeated Springfield College, 8-1, this afternoon (Sep. 18) at Appleton Courts on the campus of Springfield College.

Taylor won her #1 singles match in three sets by the score of 6-2, 2-6, 6-1. Kennedy won her #3 singles match in two sets by a score of 7-6 (11-9), 6-4. Kristina also paired up with her sister Michelle Kennedy at #1 doubles, winning 9-8 (7-5). Salve Regina improves its record to 4-0.

For Springfield, both Melissa Weinstein (Allentown, Pa.) and Meghan Kelly (Queensbury, N.Y.) had strong days, battling to a tiebreak when paired together for doubles, and fighting into three-setters in their respective singles matches. Kelly had the sole victory for the Pride today in a solid comeback, winning 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6) over Salve's Michelle Kennedy.

SC is now 1-4 overall on the season and will next travel to Clark University for a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Tuesday afternoon, September 20th, at 4:00 p.m.

#1- Kennedy/Kennedy (SR) def. Melissa Weinstein/Meghan Kelly 9-8 (5)
#2- Taylor/Tokutake (SR) def. Shannon Desroches/Amy Domurad 8-3
#3- Cynewski/Welch (SR) def. Jenny Cameron/Heide Eidse 8-1

#1- Louise Taylor (SR) def. Melissa Weinstein 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
#2- Meghan Kelly (SC) def. Michelle Kennedy 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6)
#3- Kristina Kennedy (SR) def. Shannon Desroches 7-6 (11-9), 6-4
#4- Katie Wright (SR) def. Amy Domurad 6-2, 6-1
#5- Marissa Giaimo (SR) def. Jenny Cameron 6-4, 6-1
#6- Alicia Wills (SR) def. Heidi Eidse 6-1, 6-2
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