April 4, 2012

Women's Tennis Edges Stonehill 5-4

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Southern New Hampshire University rallied from a 2-1 deficit after doubles to post a 5-4 Northeast-10 women's tennis victory over Stonehill College Wednesday afternoon.  The Penmen upped their record to 12-5 and 9-1 in NE-10 play, while the Skyhawks suffered their first conference loss of the season and are now 11-4 and 9-1 in the league.

The Penmen took down victories in the top four singles flights to secure the victory.  Jamie Hann (Westhampton, N.Y.) clinched the match by prevailing 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) over Paige Frost at No. 4 singles.  Alena Mukdaprakorn (Hartford, Conn.) was a 6-4, 6-0 winner at No. 1, while Diana Vamvakitis (Wading River, N.Y.) recorded a 6-3, 6-3 triumph at No. 2.  Amanda Albuquerque (Weymouth, Mass.) was a 6-4, 6-3 winner at No. 3.

Mukdaprakorn and Vamvakitis earned SNHU's only point in doubles action, notching an 8-1 win at No. 1.

Southern New Hampshire returns to action Saturday when it travels to Merrimack College for a 3:00 contest.

#45 So. New Hampshire 5, Stonehill 4
04/04/12 at Manchester, N.H. (SNHU Courts)

Singles competition

1. Alena Mukdaprakorn (SNH) def. Amy Toegemann (STO) 6-4, 6-0

2. Diana Vamvakitis (SNH) def. Jennifer Denyes (STO) 6-3, 6-3

3. Amanda Albuquerque (SNH) def. Katie Gilligan (STO) 6-4, 6-3

4. Jamie Hann (SNH) def. Paige Frost (STO) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

5. Sarah Hickey (STO) def. Samantha Jean (SNH) 6-1, 6-0

6. Meryl Lawrence (STO) def. Kirsten Jean (SNH) 6-2, 6-3

 

Doubles competition

1. Alena Mukdaprakorn/Diana Vamvakitis (SNH) def. Paige Frost/Sarah Hickey (STO) 8-1

2. Jacquelyn Harrow/Bacall Brooks (STO) def. Jamie Hann/Samantha Jean (SNH) 8-5

3. Amy Toegemann/Meryl Lawrence (STO) def. Kirsten Jean/Amanda Albuquerque (SNH) 8-6

 

Match Notes

Stonehill 11-4, 9-1; Regional ranking #7

So. New Hampshire 12-5, 9-1; National ranking #45; Regional ranking #4

Official: David Keene T-4:00 A-50