Women’s Tennis Picks Up First Hawaiian Victory by Downing Chaminade, 9-0

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When and Where: March 17, 2017 – Laie, Hawaii (BYUH Tennis Courts)
Score:
Southern New Hampshire University 9, Chaminade 0
Records: SNHU 14-5, Chaminade 0-10 

The Southern New Hampshire University women's tennis team lost just four games the entire match as it recorded the first win of its Hawaii trip by recording a 9-0 victory against Chaminade University on Friday at Brigham Young University-Hawaii's Tennis Courts.

The Penmen completely swept doubles play as sophomores Kaitlyn Poje (E. Stroudsburg, Pa.) and Sofia Morais (Porto, Portugal) defeated Cai Yan Fang and Tomomi Kohno, 8-0, at No. 1, graduate student Abla Chadli (Rabat, Morocco) and sophomore Anna Sala (Matadepera, Spain) tallied an 8-0 win at No. 2 versus and Emma Haurillon and Elyssa Sirai, and junior Lindsay Baum (N. Salem, N.Y.) and sophomore Rachel Wagner (Framingham, Mass.) also captured an 8-0 triumph with a victory at No. 3 against Jackie McGreal and Hannah Parker. 

In singles action, Chadli made quick work of Yan Fang, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1, while Morais was also a 6-0, 6-0 winner out of the No. 2 slot against Shirai. Sala and Poje were also 6-0, 6-0 victors against Kohno at No. 3 and Haurillon at No. 4, respectively.

Wagner rung up a 6-0, 6-3 win against Kim Spring at No. 5 singles, with Baum penciling in a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Parker at No. 6. 

Notes:
-SNHU wins for the ninth time in its last 12 matches.
-Chadli, who began the season 12-0 at singles, had lost four of her last five before the win against Yan Fang.
-Baum (15-2) wins for the 10th time in her last 11 singles matches, while she and Wagner improve to 16-2 this season as doubles partners.
-Southern New Hampshire is slotted sixth in the ITA East Region Rankings.

Up Next:
The Penmen return to action Monday, March 20 when they cap their trip to Hawaii against fifth-ranked Hawaii Pacific University.

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