Women’s Tennis Doubles Up Post, 6-3, For Big Regional Victory

Women’s Tennis Doubles Up Post, 6-3, For Big Regional Victory


When and Where: April 10, 2016 – Manchester, N.H. (SNHU Tennis Courts)
Southern New Hampshire University 6, Post University 3
Records: SNHU 12-6, Post 13-7

Ashley Loft (Leysin, Switzerland) and Abla Chadli each won two matches as the Southern New Hampshire University women's tennis team recorded a big regional win against Post University, 6-3, Sunday at the SNHU Tennis Courts.

Loft and Chadli teamed up for an 8-5 victory at No. 1 doubles against Liza Dubrovskaya and Brianna Miah, but the Penmen would lose the two remaining doubles matches, including an 8-6 decision at the No. 3 spot, to head into singles play trailing by one.

Loft, ranked 20th in the region, took down Dubrovskaya, ranked 16th, 6-3, 6-4, at No. 1 singles, while Chadli made quick work of Madison Young at No. 2 singles with a 6-1, 6-0 victory that put SNHU back on top, 3-2.

Freshman Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) recorded her first singles win in a SNHU uniform with a 6-2, 6-2 triumph over Miah at No. 3 to put the Penmen one win away from victory. After Post pulled within one, freshman Rachel Wagner (Framingham, Mass.) recorded a big, 6-4, 6-1 win against Sarah Namazi at No. 6 singles to bring home the match.

Freshman Kaitlyn Poje (East Stroudsburg, Pa.) dropped the first set, 7-5, to Jessica Bergen at No. 5 singles, but roared back to win the final two sets, 6-1, 6-2.

-Southern New Hampshire is No. 7 in the latest ITA East Regional rankings, while Post sits right behind in eighth.

Up Next:
The Penmen are back in action Saturday, April 23 when they play host to Queens (N.Y.) College at 1 p.m.

For the latest on Southern New Hampshire University athletics, follow the Penmen via social media on TwitterFacebookYoutube and Instagram. Sign up to receive text message alerts and e-mail newsletters about your favorite Penmen teams here.