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MIT Tops Women's Tennis, 7-2, In Season-Opener

Funmi Olowookere Springfield, Mass. - September 12, 2009 - The Springfield College women's tennis team battled against conference powerhouse MIT on Saturday before falling, 7-2, at Appleton Courts.The match marked the first under new head coach, Tim Losee.

Springfield had two terrific showings from a pair of freshmen with Sam Carney leading the way. In her first collegiate match, Carney won at No. 4 singles by the scores of 6-0, 6-1. Classmate Erin Woodbury also had success at No. 5 singles as she won 6-3, 6-2. Vanessa Senecal nearly pulled off the Pride's third win at No. 6 singles after winning the first set 6-4, but Senecal eventually lost the second set and the tiebreaker.

MIT 7, Springfield 2
Singles competition:

11. Leslie Hansen (MIT) def. Amy Shaw (SC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Anisa McCree (MIT) def.Kyla Walgren(SC) 6-0, 6-2
3. Alex Hall (MIT) def. Funmi Olowookere (SC) 6-1, 6-2
4. Sam Carney (SC) def. Jenny Dohlman (MIT) 6-0, 6-1
5. Erin Woodbury (SC) def. Kerry Weinberg(MIT) 6-3, 6-2
6. Hillary Jenny (MIT) def. Vanessa Senecal (SC) 4-6, 6-3, (10-2)

Doubles competition:
1. McCree/Hall (MIT) def. Shaw/Walgren (SC) 8-0
2. Hansen/Jenny (MIT) def. Olowookere/Carney (SC) 8-5
3. Weinberg/Dohlman (MIT) def. Woodbury/Senecal (SC) 8-5

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