WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.- The Sacred Heart University Women's Tennis team picked up its second win of the season this afternoon as the Pioneers defeated Monmouth by a final score of 6-1. The Pioneers fall season has now concluded as SHU's spring season begins on January 19 when the Pioneers face Columbia. Matches begin at 4:00 p.m.
The Pioneers took five victories in singles play with four Pioneers winning in straight sets as senior Brianne Lauria defeated Emily Manzo 6-1, 6-2, junior Kiera Tobia defeated Chinonye Gabriel 6-1, 6-3, fellow junior Laura Crivei defeated Sydney Denardo 6-1, 6-4 and senior Maggie Glynn swept Caroline Mattise 6-2, 6-2.
In doubles, SHU picked up two victories as the duo of juniors Lauren Santarsiero and Laura Crivei defeated Gabriel and Denardo 6-4 while Tobia and Glynn defeated Manzo and Mattise 6-3 to pick up the 6-1 victory.
1. Adrianne Alfonso (SHU) def. Ann Spurka (MON) 7-6 (7-4), 0-6, 11-4
2. Nicole Gasser (MON) def. Lauren Santarsiero (SHU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Brianne Lauria (SHU) def. Emily Manzo (MON) 6-1, 6-2
4. Keira Tobia (SHU) def. Chinonye Gabriel (MON) 6-1, 6-3
5. Laura Crivei (SHU) def. Sydney Denardo (MON) 6-1, 6-4
6. Maggie Glynn (SHU) def. Caroline Mattise (MON) 6-2, 6-2