Women's Tennis Falls to UMass

    DeLuca fell in a close fought match at the No. 3 position.

    DeLuca fell in a close fought match at the No. 3 position.

    Sept. 29, 2013

    AMHERST, Mass. - The Providence College women's tennis team fell 7-0 to UMass on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Amherst, Mass. The match marked the first of the 2013-14 season.

    Competing for the Friars in singles play were juniors Karen Ramirez (San Juan, Puerto Rico) and Taylor Corder (Corinth, Miss.), sophomores Alana Prinos (Foxborough, Mass.) and Hannah Zangari (Saunderstown, R.I.), senior Maria Clara Bernardez (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) and freshman Jennifer DeLuca (Riverside, Conn.).

    Bernardez held the No.1 singles position for the Friars, where she fell to Sonia Bokhari (6-2, 6-2). Prinos represented Providence in the No. 2 position, where she fell to Aarzoo Malik (6-4, 6-4).

    In the No. 3 position, DeLuca fell in a close match to Yuliana Motyl (5-6, 6-2 [11-9]). Ramirez competed in the No. 4 position, where she lost to Jessica Podlofsky (6-3, 6-3). Zangari fell to Anna Wooseley (6-5, 6-2) in the No. 5 singles position. Corder, the final Friar to compete in singles play, fell to Chanel Glasper (6-3, 6-5) in the No. 6 position.

    In doubles play, Bernardez and Zangari were defeated by Motyl and Malik (8-4) at the No. 1 postion. In the No. 2 doubles position, Prinos and DeLuca fell to Bokhari and Wooseley (8-3). Ramirez and Corder competed in the No. 3 position, where the duo fell to Glasper and Podlofsky (8-3).

    The Friars are back in action on Sunday, Oct. 6, when Providence will travel to West Hartford, Conn. to take on Hartford for a 1:00 p.m. match.



    --GO FRIARS--