Rain Cancellation Caps Florida Trip for Women’s Tennis

Rain Cancellation Caps Florida Trip for Women’s Tennis


When and Where: March 19, 2016 – Lakeland, Fla. (Wynne Warden Tennis Center)
Texas A&M University-Kingsville 2, Southern New Hampshire University 1 (CANCELED - RAIN)
Records: Texas A&M-Kingsville 4-11, SNHU 11-6

Senior Ashley Loft (Leysin, Switzerland) and freshman Abla Chadli earned a doubles win, but rain forced the cancelation of the Southern New Hampshire University women's tennis team's match with Texas A&M University-Kingsville on Saturday at the Wynne Warden Tennis Center, with the Javelinas leading 2-1.

Loft and Chadli pushed the Penmen out to a 1-0 lead with an 8-0 blanking of Nadia Grlj and Paula Saenz at No. 1 singles, but the Javelinas evened the match as Mariaxi Herrera and Erika Larrea posted an 8-0 win against freshman Kaitlyn Poje (E. Stroudsburg, Pa.) and freshman Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) at No. 2 doubles. Southern New Hampshire lost a tough one at No. 3 doubles, with senior Yolanda Green (Springfield, Mass.) and freshman Rachel Wagner (Framingham, Mass.) dropping an 8-5 decision to Madi Gomez and Marija Dimitrovska.

The teams then jumped into singles play when the rain came on too strong to let the match continue.

- The Penmen are ranked seventh in the latest Oracle/ITA Division II East Rankings that were released Wednesday.
-Texas A&M-Kingsville is 43rd in the nation and 10th in the South Central Rankings.

Up Next:
The Penmen are back in action Sunday, April 10 (1 p.m.) when they play host to Post University.

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