Gophers Pin 8-1 Setback on Short-Handed Opponent

Gophers Pin 8-1 Setback on Short-Handed Opponent

TOWSON, Md. — After winning the only two contested doubles matches, Goucher had clinched a victory over McDaniel this afternoon since the Green Terror were forfeiting three matches. The Gophers still went on to take three of the four contested singles matches, making it an 8-1 triumph for head coach Sally Baum's squad.

By identical 8-5 scores, Goucher's No. 1 doubles team of Alice Goldstein-Plesser (Durham, N.C./Durham School of the Arts) and Kirsten Cianci (Bolton, Conn./Bolton) knocked off Maddy Simmons and Danielle Cloney and the No. 2 pairing of Mackenzie Donohue (Bronx, N.Y./Frank McCourt) and Miranda Egan-Brooks (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bard High School Early College) defeated Angie Johnson and Laura Penhallegon.

Cianci and Cloney met up again at No. 2 singles with Cianci posting a 6-1, 6-1 win. At No. 3, Ali Tomasevich (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton) polished off Johnson 6-2, 6-3; at No. 4, Donohue was a 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (5) winner over Penhallegon.

The Green Terror (0-2) picked up their lone point at No. 1 singles where Simmons topped Goldstein-Plesser 7-6 (5), 6-0.

The Gophers (2-1) will play the final match of the fall portion of their 2015-16 schedule on Saturday against Frostburg St. The match will be played at home, starting at 1 p.m.