Women's Tennis Bounced in NE10 Semifinals with 4-1 Loss to Stonehill

Isabella Andrade awaiting her opponent's serve

When and Where: October 25, 2019 – Hooksett, N.H. (Penmen Stadium Tennis Courts)
Score: Stonehill College 4, Southern New Hampshire University 1
Records: Stonehill 11-3, SNHU 11-2

Freshman Isabella Andrade (Cochabama, Bolivia) secured a victory at No. 4 singles, but the second-seeded Southern New Hampshire University women's tennis team had its nine-match winning streak snapped Friday afternoon with a 4-1 loss to third-seeded Stonehill College in the Northeast-10 Championship semifinal round at the Penmen Stadium Tennis Courts.

  • Andrade, who played at No. 5 for the majority of the season, moved up to No. 4 where she pulled out a 6-1, 6-4 victory against Steffi Antao.
  • Freshman Magdalena Hubickova (Prague, Czech Republic) and sophomore Alexxa Etienne (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) combined for a 6-4 win at No. 1 doubles over Isabelle Porter and Samantha Ormeshe, though the Skyhawks would rally for wins at Nos. 2 and 3 to earn the doubles point.
  • Southern New Hampshire had now won nine consecutive matches, while Stonehill has now captured four straight against NCAA Division II opponents.
  • The Penmen earned a 4-3 road win against the Skyhawks in the regular-season meeting Oct. 5.
  • This marked the 12th time in the previous 13 seasons SNHU was playing in the NE10 semifinals.
  • Andrade remains undefeated at a perfect 13-0 this season in dual-match play.
  • Southern New Hampshire is now off until the spring.

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