Women's Tennis Drops Season Opener to York

Women's Tennis Drops Season Opener to York

TOWSON, Md. – The Goucher College women's tennis team (0-1, Landmark 0-0) fell to York (Pa.) 8-1 on Thursday afternoon at home.

The Gophers fell down 3-0 following doubles play. All three doubles teams battled to a close result, but ultimately fell short. Sophomores Mandiel Mpofu (Harare, Zimbabwe) and Ali Gorson-Morrow (Broomall, Pa.) took #1 doubles to a 5-8 finish.

Sophomore Katie Mazerka (Wolfeboro, N.H.) earned the only win for the Gophers in the match, taking the set tie breaker over Jessica Sherman 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-4) at #5 singles.

The Gophers are back in action on Tuesday when they travel to Dickinson to take on the Red Devils.

How It Happened:

Singles competition

1. Katie Wagner (YCPW) def. Mandile Mpofu (GOUW) 6-3, 6-0

2. Rachel Wagner (YCPW) def. A. Gorson-Morrow (GOUW) 7-5, 6-1

3. Maisie Supp (YCPW) def. M. Egan-Brooks (GOUW) 6-1, 6-3

4. Gina Liguori (YCPW) def. Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 6-4, 6-3

5. Katie Mazerka (GOUW) def. Jessica Sherman (YCPW) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-4)

6. Hannah Shinsky (YCPW) def. M. Balasubramanian (GOUW) 6-2, 6-4


Doubles competition

1. Katie Wagner/Maisie Supp (YCPW) def. Mandile Mpofu/A. Gorson-Morrow (GOUW) 8-4

2. Rachel Wagner/Gina Liguori (YCPW) def. M. Egan-Brooks/Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 8-4

3. Jessica Sherman/Caroline Marderness (YCPW) def. M. Balasubramanian/Morgan Hartman (GOUW) 8-5