GORHAM, ME – Thomas College opened up the 2014 season defeating University of Southern Maine, 5-4, in a non-conference women's tennis match on Thursday evening.
Thomas started the match falling down 2-1 in doubles play. The top doubles team of Jessica Bowen and Lindey Allen however gave the Terriers one point, defeating the Huskie's top pair, 8-6.
The Terriers however would gain ground in singles play, taking four out of the six flights. Bowen won in the one spot 6-2, 6-2 and Allen took #2 singles 5-7, 6-1, 6-4. Dalia Williams, who played in the third spot won 6-1, 7-5, and Olivia Mora in her collegiate debut took #4 singles 6-3, 1-6, 7-5.
The Terriers will be back on the court on Saturday, September 6 in a tri-match at Colby with the Mules and Colby-Sawyer.