Gorham, Maine – The Thomas College women's tennis team fell 8-1 in a non-conference match with the Huskies of the University of Southern Maine. The loss is the second in a row for the Terriers and drops them to record of 1-6 (1-3 NEAC East) while the USM Huskies improve to 3-3.
The Huskies controlled the match from the start earning three straight points in doubles action to lead the Terriers 3-0 before heading into singles competition.
Thomas freshman Jessica Bowen recorded the lone point for the Terriers taking a hard-won 6-4, 0-6, 11-9 win at the top of the singles line-up. Bowen defeated Southern Maine number one sophomore Mary Moran.
The Terriers will travel to Colby-Sawyer this Saturday for a NEAC East Division match at high noon.
Southern Maine 7, Thomas 1
1. Jessica Bowen (THO) def. Mary Moran (SMWT11) 6-4, 0-6, 11-9
2. Tegan Talbot (SMWT11) def. Dalia Williams (THO) 6-1, 6-1
3. Ali Hartley (SMWT11) def. Sarah Marckoon (THO) 6-0, 6-0
4. Molly Morrill (SMWT11) def. Emily Howard (THO) 6-0, 6-0
5. Meaghan Robinson (SMWT11) def. Kayla Giroux (THO) 6-3, 6-1
6. Michele Morris (THO) vs. Monique Giroux (SMWT11) no result
1. Mary Moran/Tegan Talbot (SMWT11) def. Jessica Bowen/Dalia Williams (THO) 8-5
2. Ali Hartley/Molly Morrill (SMWT11) def. Emily Howard/Sarah Marckoon (THO) 8-0
3. Meaghan Robinson/Monique Giroux (SMWT11) def. Kayla Giroux/Michele Morris (THO) 8-0