KINGSTON, RI (March 29, 2013) - The Sacred Heart women's tennis team swept all three doubles matches and took the #3 through #6 singles matches to earn a 5-2 win Thursday afternoon at the University of Rhode Island.
Freshmen Katie DeRienzo (Douglaston, NY) and Lindsay Post (Danbury, CT) led the charge teaming for a doubles win and winning their singles matches in the #3 and #4 slots. DeRinezo beat Nithila Asokaraj 6-1 and 6-1 while Post won her match over Karolina Wojciak, 6-3 and 6-1. In doubles play, the duo beat Asokaraj and Wojciak 8-6.
Fellow freshman Paige Olson (Sykesville, MD) won her #5 singles URI rookie Elizaveta Sadovnikova in a third set tie breaker. Olson won the first set 7-5, lost the second 6-4 and took the tie breaker 10-7.
SHU's fourth freshman Alyssa Migliorini (North Haven, CT) completed the rookie sweep with a win at #6, Lauren Benoit, 6-2 and 6-1. Olson and Migliorini teamed up to beat Sadovnikova and Benoit, 8-4, at third doubles.
The Pioneers are back in action hosting LIU Brooklyn on Tuesday, April 2nd.