September 16, 2009

Women's Tennis Blanks Chestnut Hill College

BLOOMSBURG - The Bloomsburg University women's tennis team blanked Chestnut Hill College by a score of 9-0 on Wednesday. It was the first dual match of the season for the Huskies.

Bloomsburg won all three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead. At number two doubles the team of Laura Sullivan (Dingman's Ferry/Delaware Valley) and Andrea Malatesta (Berwick/Berwick) won by a score of 8-0.

In singles play, Emily Palko (McMurray/Peters Township), Kristen Bonito (Bridgewater, MA/Coyle Cassidy) and Malatesta all posted 6-0, 6-0 wins, while Sarah Fisher (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) was a 6-0, 6-1 winner at number six.

Bloomsburg (1-0) hosts Mercyhurst on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Bloomsburg 9, Chestnut Hill 0

DOUBLES
1. Palko/Carney (BU) def. Andersen/Knott, 8-3
2. Sullivan/Malatesta (BU) def. Gunuriro/Wasson, 8-0
3. Bonito/Walsh (BU) def. Doherts/Doherts, 8-1
SINGLES
1. Katie Hasyn (BU) def. Erin Anderson, 6-1, 6-1
2. Alison Carney (BU) def. Danielle Knott, 6-2, 6-0
3. Emily Palko (BU) def. Kristen Wasson, 6-0, 6-0
4. Kristen Bonito (BU) def. Karen Gunuriro, 6-0, 6-0
5. Andrea Malatesta (BU) def. Sarah Doherts, 6-0, 6-0
6. Sarah Fisher (BU) def. Nicole Fernandes, 6-0, 6-1