Fairfield, CT - The Sacred Heart women's tennis team opened up their dual match season with a 6-1 win over the Monmouth Hawks. The Pioneers won the doubles point, 2-1, and were victorious in five of the six singles matches.
Katie DeRienzo (Douglaston, NY) d. Brooke Verdiglione 6-1, 6-1
Gabi Kaldan (New Brunswick, NJ) d. Ashley Sandler 6-4, 6-0
Lindsey Post (Danbury, CT) d. Farrah Smoke 6-2, 6-0
Paige Olson (Sykesville, MD) d. Kendal Kauffman 6-3, 6-2
Taylor Gurda (Middletown, NY) d. Chioma Gabriel 6-0, 6-1
Robyn Belen d. Maggie Tooley (Cheshire, CT) 6-1, 6-4
Smoke/Verdiglione d. DeRienzo/Lindsay Post 8-6
Kaldan/Gurda d. Sandler/Gabriel 8-2
Olson/Haley Dubits (Andover, NJ) d. Kauffman/Belen 8-5
The Pioneers are back in action at the NJIT Fall Invitational, held on October 25-27.