April 11, 2010

Even Dozen for Women's Tennis as SNHU Blanks New Haven

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern New Hampshire University women’s tennis team defeated the University of New Haven 9-0 on Sunday afternoon.  With the victory, the Penmen improve to 13-1 overall and 10-0 in Northeast-10 Conference play, winning their 12th straight match.  The Chargers fall to 3-9 overall and 2-8 in the conference.

With the win, the Penmen also set a single-season school record for wins, eclipsing the 12 victories SNHU posted last season.

Amber Chandronnait (Bow, N.H.) and Alena Mukdaprakorn (Hartford, Conn.) shut out the tandem of Lauren Lyons and Noelle Polhemus in No. 1 doubles play by a final score of 8-0.  In addition to winning her doubles match alongside partner Allison Waring (Westboro, Mass.), Catalina Echeverry (Cali, Colombia) blanked her No. 3 singles opponent 6-0, 6-0.

The Penmen return to action Tuesday afternoon as they take on Bentley University in a 4:00 p.m. contest at home.

DOUBLES

No. 1 Amber Chandronnait / Alena Mukdaprakorn (SNH) def. Lauren Lyons / Noelle Polhemus (UNH) , 8-0

No. 2 Catalina Echeverry / Allison Waring (SNH) def. Chelsea Annese / Leah Smith (UNH), 8-2

No. 3 Kara Pease / Samantha Jean (SNH) def. Kristina Bensley / Mariana Zahora (UNH), 8-1

SINGLES

No. 1 Amber Chandronnait (SNH) def. Lauren Lyons (UNH), 6-0, 6-1 (Default)

No. 2 Alena Mukdaprakorn (SNH) def. Noelle Polhemus (UNH), 6-1, 6-1

No. 3 Catalina Echeverry (SNH) def. Leah Smith (UNH), 6-0, 6-0

No. 4 Alison Waring (SNH) def. Chelsea Annese (UNH), 7-6 (7-1), 6-0

No. 5 Samantha Jean (SNH) def. Christina Oiler (UNH), 6-2, 6-1

No. 6 Kara Pease (SNH) def. Mariana Zahora (UNH), 6-1, 2-1 (Default)