SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- The Bryant University women's tennis team defeated Merrimack, 7-0, on Saturday morning at the Bryant Tennis Courts.
The Bulldogs honored their four seniors prior to the match.
Bryant 7, Merrimack 0
Records: Bryant (2-3), Merrimack (1-3, 0-3)
Coach Cilli Quote
"The team put up a nice win for our seniors on Senior Day. Our newest NEC member is a team of fighters down to the last point. To their credit, they played hard."
How It Happened
- The Bulldogs won the doubles point. Ada Boru and Leanne Kendall won 6-1 at No. 1, Caterina Luisa Rokke and Sarah Hickey won 6-3 at No. 2.
- In singles, the Bulldogs received outstanding performances from top to bottom.
- Hickey, Arianna Oropeza, Kendall and Olivia Rondini all won in straight sets. Boru and Camila Baeza each needed third-set tiebreakers to clinch their match.
No. 1 - Boru (BRY) def. Caslistro (MC), 6-3, 3-6, 10-8
No. 2 - Hickey (BRY) def. Nerf (MC), 6-1, 6-3
No. 3 - Oropeza (BRY) def. Campanella (MC), 6-4, 6-1
No. 4 - Kendall (BRY) def. Camone (MC), 6-3, 6-0
No. 5 - Baeza (BRY) def. Tuffanelli (MC), 6-2, 6-7, 10-3
No. 6 - Rondini (BRY) def. Salts (MC), 6-1, 6-0
No. 1 - Boru/Kendall (BRY) def. Nerf/Campanella (MC), 6-1, 6-3
No. 2 - Rokke/Hickey (BRY) def. Calistro/Campone (MC), 6-3
No. 3 - Tuffanelli/Salts (MC) def. Pollock/Betancourt (BRY), 7-6
The Bulldogs will host Sacred Heart on Sunday afternoon at 12:00 p.m.