Vo was a part of both clinching wins for the Skyhawks this afternoon with her wins at No. 2 singles and doubles.
Porter and Vo lead double-winners for Skyhawks in 17th-straight NE10 regular season win
EASTON, Mass. (September 26, 2018) – Stonehill College, ranked No. 42 in the most recent Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II rankings, opened a busy week of matches by cruising to a 7-0 victory over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference women's tennis action at Charles Watt Tennis Courts this afternoon.
Junior Alexandra Vo and sophomore Isabelle Porter led five double-winners for Stonehill in its 17th-straight regular season NE10 win dating back to the 2016 season. Porter posted wins at No. 1 singles and doubles for the Skyhawks, starting with a 6-2 decision with sophomore Bethany Hammond that clinched a sweep of the three doubles matches. Porter followed that up by battling back from a 2-4 deficit in the opening set for a 6-4, 6-1 triumph against Franklin Pierce junior Alana Wyatt in singles play.
Vo and freshman Samantha Ormesher teamed up with a 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles that clinched the doubles point for Stonehill. Vo then provided the match-clinching fourth point with her 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 2 singles against Franklin Pierce freshman Grayson LaCroix. Hammond and Ormesher were also double-winners for the Skyhawks. Ormesher also erased a first half deficit at No. 3 singles in her way to a 6-4, 6-0 win against junior Sarah Rich, while Hammond blanked Brigid Washburn 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4.
Freshman Emma Markaryan rounded out the double-winners for Stonehill without dropping a single game over her wins at No. 3 doubles, with junior Caroline Ray and No. 5 singles. Junior Anastasiya Shyianok also earned a point for the Skyhawks with her win at No. 6 singles.
Stonehill (4-0, 4-0 NE10) continues its busy four match week on Friday night, when it hosts Division I College of the Holy Cross at Watt Courts at 6 p.m. Franklin Pierce (1-5, 1-2 NE10) visits Bentley University on Saturday at noon.
For the latest on Stonehill Athletics, follow the Skyhawks via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Fans can also download the Stonehill Skyhawks "Front Row" mobile app, powered by PrestoSports, on iTunes and the Android Market.