CAMDEN, N.J. - The Goucher College women's tennis team opened their 2018-19 season on Sunday at Rutgers-Camden, where the Gophers dropped a 6-3 decision to the host Scarlet Raptors.
In the defeat, Rutgers-Camden got the day started by sweeping all three doubles contest to take a 3-0 lead. Goucher, however, did not go down without a fight in two of the three matches contested in doubles, losing at number one and number three, 8-7, on tiebreakers.
Singles began strong for Goucher, as first-year Anais Gill was victorious in the number two position in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1. After Rutgers-Camden recorded their first win at singles in the top spot, sophomore Morgan Hartman (Woodstock, Vt.) was a 6-2, 7-5 winner at number six to keep Goucher in the match.
However, Rutgers-Camden clinched the victory with wins at four and three singles, winning both matches in three sets. Goucher salvaged the day with a win at number five singles, as senior Ali Tomasevich (Harleysville, Pa.) was a three-set winner (2-6, 6-3, 6-4).
The Goucher College women's tennis team returns to action on Friday, as they travel back to New Jersey for a match at Kean. First serve is set for 4:30 p.m.
Rutgers University-Camden 6, Goucher College 3
Sep 16, 2018 at Camden, NJ (Rutgers-Camden Community Park)
1. Aubrey Hawn (RUCW) def. Mandile Mpofu (GOUW) 7-6 (10-8), 6-2
2. Anais Gill (GOUW) def. Danielle Lemma (RUCW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Tiffany Trivers (RUCW) def. Haddie Hill (GOUW) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
4. LeAnne Hall (RUCW) def. Katie Marzerka (GOUW) 1-6, 6-2, 7-5
5. Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) def. Morgan Dempsey (RUCW) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
6. Morgan Hartman (GOUW) def. Hannah Cohan (RUCW) 6-2, 7-5
1. Aubrey Hawn/LeAnne Hall (RUCW) def. Anais Gill/Mandile Mpofu (GOUW) 8-7 (7-2)
2. Danielle Lemma/Tiffany Trivers (RUCW) def. Haddie Hill/Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 8-3
3. Morgan Dempsey/Hannah Cohan (RUCW) def. M. Balasubramanian/Morgan Hartman (GOUW) 8-7 (7-4)
Goucher College 0-1
Rutgers University-Camden 3-1
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (2,1,6,4,3,5)