WORCESTER, Mass.- The Sacred Heart University Women's team picked up its first win of the season in dual play as they defeated Holy Cross by a final score of 6-1. The Pioneers will return to action on Friday, September 27 when the Pioneers compete at the Army Invitational.
The Pioneers would be able to take five out of six singles matches with first-year Sinead Keane picking up her first collegiate singles win in a dual match defeating Eleanor Fulghum 6-1, 6-1. In doubles, SHU swept the three matches as the duos of Vitalina Gould and Adrianne Alfonso defeated Maddie DeNucci and Sophia Papa 7-6 (7) and Lauren Santarsiero and Laura Crivei defeated Elizabeth Gibbons and Melissa Caiola 6-2 as Keira Tobia and Brianne Lauria wrapped up the sweep as they clinched a victory over Eleanor Fulghum and Elena Olsen 6-0.
1. Maddie DeNucci (HC) def. Vitalina Golod (SHU) 6-4, 6-1
2. Lauren Santarsiero (SHU) def. Clarisa Herrera (HC) 6-4, 6-1
3. Adrianne Alfonso (SHU) def. Elizabeth Gibbons (HC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Brianne Lauria (SHU) def. Melissa Caiola (HC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Sinead Keane (SHU) def. Eleanor Fulghum (HC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Laura Crivei (SHU) def. Sara Schmitt (HC) 6-0, 6-1