Women's Tennis Drops First Match of Weekend Set to E-Town

Women's Tennis Drops First Match of Weekend Set to E-Town

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – The Goucher College women's tennis team was swept by the Elizabethtown Blue Jays in Hershey Raquet Club on Saturday.

With the loss the Gophers (4-10) fall to 1-4 in Landmark Conference play. Senior Amber Penaloza (Damascus, Md.) and sophomore Ali Tomasevich (Harleysville, Pa.) had the closest match of the day at No. 3 singles, falling, 9-8 (7-5).

Senior Alice Goldstein-Plesser (Durham, N.C.) stepped into the No. 1 singles role, but fell to Taylor Helsel, 6-0, 6-1. Fellow senior Leigh Oehrig nearly stole a set from Madison McCall at No. 2 singles, but was edged, 7-5, 6-0.

How It Happened:

Doubles competition

1. Madison McCall/Taylor Helsel (ETOWN) def. A. Goldstein-Plesser/Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) 8-1

2. Meghan Chemidlin/Lenea Riehl (ETOWN) def. Ali Gorson-Morrow/Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) 8-3

3. Amber Burd/Kaitlyn O'Connor (ETOWN) def. Amber Penaloza/Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 9-8 (7-5)


Singles competition

1. Taylor Helsel (ETOWN) def. A. Goldstein-Plesser (GOUW) 6-0, 6-1

2. Madison McCall (ETOWN) def. Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) 7-5, 6-0

3. Meghan Chemidlin (ETOWN) def. Ali Gorson-Morrow (GOUW) 6-2, 6-3

4. Lenea Riehl (ETOWN) def. Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) 6-2, 6-0

5. Amber Burd (ETOWN) def. Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 6-4, 6-2

6. Brooke Hillriegel (ETOWN) def. Katie Marzerka (GOUW) 6-4, 6-1


Up Next:

The Gophers have to bounce back quickly, taking on Moravian College on the road in Bethlehem, Pa. tomorrow at 11:30 a.m.