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Merrimack Women’s Tennis Breezes Past Franklin Pierce

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Supported by a 6-0 sweep of singles play, the Merrimack College women’s tennis program recorded its second win in as many games with an 8-1 victory over visiting Franklin Pierce University on Tuesday afternoon from North Andover High School.

The Basics
Score: Merrimack 8, Franklin Pierce 1
Records: Merrimack (5-3, 5-3 NE10) | Franklin Pierce (0-9, 0-6 NE10)
Location: North Andover, Mass. | North Andover High School

Results
Doubles

1. Alana Wyatt/Sonia Rodrigues (FPU) def. Mana Seifaei/Lauren Persson (MERW) 8-6
2. Mia Briggs/Cassie Restrepo (MERW) def. Kelly O’Donnell/Sarah Rich (FPU) 8-0
3. Mackenzie Blair/Danielle Dunn (MERW) def. No player/No player (FPU), by default

Singles

1. Mana Seifaei (MERW) def. Alana Wyatt (FPU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Lauren Persson (MERW) def. Sonia Rodrigues (FPU) 6-1, 5-0
3. Danielle Dunn (MERW) def. Sarah Rich (FPU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Cassie Restrepo (MERW) def. Kelly O’Donnell (FPU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mackenzie Blair (MERW) def. Alexia Dasilva (FPU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Roberta Marcos (MERW) def. No player (FPU), by default

Rapid Recap (Doubles)

  • With Franklin Pierce only traveling with five student-athletes – ensuring the Warriors one point in the doubles realm – the duo of sophomore Mia Briggs (York, Maine) and freshman Cassie Restrepo (Miami, Fla.) shutout their opposition at second doubles to give Merrimack a 2-0 lead
  • Junior Mana Seifaei (North York, Ontario) and junior Lauren Persson (Barnstable, Mass.) battled through a 14-game match at No. 1, but suffered an 8-6 loss

Rapid Recap (Singles)

  • All five of Merrimack’s singles win came via sweeps. Seifeai bounced back at first singles, winning in straight sets (6-2, 6-2)
  • Persson recorded her second win at No. 2 of the season with a 6-1 opening-set victory followed by a 5-0 blanking to complete the sweep. Sophomore Roberta Marcos (Monterrey, Mexico) slotted in at the sixth flight, earning credit for the victory
  • Restrepo impressively won at fourth singles without losing a game, while senior captains Danielle Dunn (Middleton, Mass.) and Mackenzie Blair(Thomaston, Conn.) picked up two-set wins at third and fifth singles, respectively

Up Next
Merrimack travels to New York for a pair of matches this weekend beginning on Saturday at 12 p.m. against Saint Rose.

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