2018-19 Team Name Women's Tennis News

  • Startseva Named Little East Women's Tennis Player and Rookie of the Year, Allaire Earns First Team Honors
    October 24, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. ? Salem State University's Anastasia Startseva (Volgograd, Russia) has been named the 2018 Little East Conference (LEC) Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year, while teammate Maddie Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) earned first team, all-confernece singles and doubles.
  • Panthers Edge Vikings in LEC Semifinals
    October 19, 2018
    SALEM, MASS. – No. 3 seed Salem State was defeated by No. 2 seed Plymouth State by a score of 5-4 in the semifinals of the Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament on Friday afternoon at the RIC Tennis Center in Providence, R.I. The Panthers took four-of-six singles matches to earn a trip to the championship match tomorrow against either top seed Rhode Island College or No. 4 seed UMass Dartmouth.
  • Salem State Advances to Little East Semifinals
    October 17, 2018
    SALEM, MASS. – No. 3 seed Salem State defeated No. 6 seed Southern Maine 5-0 on Wednesday afternoon at The Central Campus Tennis Courts to advance to the second round of the Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament. The Vikings will now face No. 2 seed Plymouth State in a semifinal match on Friday at 11:00 AM at host Rhode Island College.
  • Vikings Conclude Regular Season With 7-2 Victory Over Lancers
    October 16, 2018
    SALEM, MASS. – Salem State concluded their regular season with a 7-2 triumph over Worcester State on Tuesday afternoon at The Central Campus Tennis Courts. The Vikings wrapped up Little East play with a 7-2 conference record and will begin play in the Little East Conference Post-Season Tournament as the No. 3 seed. The Vikings will host sixth seed Southern Maine in a quarterfinal round match tomorrow afternoon at home beginning at 3:00 PM.
  • 2018 Little East Conference Women's Tennis Tournament
    October 16, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Following an undefeated regular season, Rhode Island College will be the top seed in this week’s Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Championship Tournament. The announcement was made by the Conference following the conclusion conference action Tuesday.  
  • Salem State Sweeps Emmanuel 3-0
    October 16, 2018
    SALEM, Mass. – Haley Reed’s (Goffstown, N.H.) vital seven service ace performance helped the Salem State Vikings shut out the Emmanuel Saints 3-0 on Tuesday evening at Twohig Gymnasium. The Vikings won all three sets, 25-16, 25-18, 25-12. Salem rises to 13-8 on the year while the Saints fall to 7-13 on the season.
  • Emerson Beats Salem State 6-3
    October 14, 2018
    SALEM, MASS. – Emerson won two of three doubles matches en route to a 6-3 win over Salem State at The Central Campus Tennis Courts on SSubday afternon. The Lions improve to 2-2 while the Vikings slip to 7-5.
  • Salem State Defeats Bridgewater State 6-3
    October 10, 2018
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Anastasia Startseva (Volgograd, Russia) and Madeline Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) each picked up wins in singles and doubles as Salem State earned a 6-3 decision over Bridgewater State in a Little East Conference (LEC) match on Wednesday afternoon at the Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts. The Vikings improve to 7-4 on the season and 6-2 in the Little East, while the host Bears fall to 7-7 overall and 4-4 in conference play.
  • Vikings Post 7-2 Win Over UMass Boston
    October 09, 2018
    SALEM, MASS. – Salem State easily dispatched UMass Boston 7-2 on Tuesday afternoon in a Little East Conference matchup at The Central Campus Tennis Courts. The Vikings dominated the Beacons, winning all three doubles matches to improve to 6-4 on the year and 5-2 in conference. UMass Boston remains winless at 0-8 and 0-7 in conference.
  • Anchorwomen Defeat Vikings 7-2, Startseva Remains Unbeaten in Confernece
    October 06, 2018
    SALEM, MASS. – Anastasia Startseva (Volgograd, Russia) remained unbeaten in the Little East Conference at No. 1 singles, improving to 6-0 on the season and 8-1 overall, but first place Rhode Island College came out on top 7-2 over the Vikings on Saturday afternoon at the RIC Tennis Center. The Anchorwomen are now 11-0 and 6-0 in conference while the Vikings slip to 5-4 and 4-2 in the LEC.
  • Vikings Move to 4-1 in the Little East
    September 29, 2018
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. --  Salem State received wins in singles and doubles play from four different individuals to post a 7-2 Little East Conference women’s tennis victory over UMass Dartmouth Saturday afternoon on the UMD Courts.
  • Gulls Best Vikings 7-2
    September 27, 2018
    SALEM, Mass. – Anastasia Startseva (Volgograd, Russia) and Madeline Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) picked up wins at first and second singles in Salem State’s 7-2 defeat to Endicott on Thursday afternoon  at The Central Campus Tennis Courts. The Gulls remain unbeaten on the year at 9-0 while the Vikings slip to 4-3.
  • Salem State Wins Third Straight
    September 26, 2018
    SALEM, Mass. – Salem State shut out Castleton 9-0 in a Little East tennis match on Wednesday afternoon at the Central Campus Tennis Courts. The Vikings raise their record to 4-2, 3-1 while the Spartans go to 2-5, 0-4.
  • Vikings Topple Huskies 8-1
    September 22, 2018
    SALEM, Mass. – Salem State improved to 2-1 in the Little East and 3-2 overall with an 8-1 victory over Southern Maine at The Central Campus Tennis Courts on Saturday afternoon. Once again, Anastasia Startseva (Volgograd, Russia) and Madeline Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) led the way at first and second singles and teamed up at first doubles for an 8-1 win against Elise Harvey (Newton Abbot, United Kingdom) / Samantha Harden (Turner, Maine). Southen Maine’s Courtney Jordan (Portland, Maine) picked up the only point for the Huskies with a 6-0, 7-5(11-9) victory at third singles.
  • Salem State Triumphs 9-0 Over Western Connecticut
    September 19, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Salem State did not lose a set in winning their first Little East match of the season over Western Connecticut State University on Wednesday night at the Westside Courts  The Vikings, who won 9-0, improved to 2-2 on the year and 1-1 in conference while the Colonials dropped to 1-3 overall and 1-1 in the Little East.
  • Panthers Nip Vikings 5-4
    September 15, 2018
    SALEM, Mass. -- Plymouth State took two-out-of three doubles matches to clip Salem State 5-4 in a Little East tennis match at The Central Campus Tennis Courts on Saturday afternoon. Sage Winter (New Castle, N.H.) / Maggie McCarthy (Marion, Mass.) defeated Maddie Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) / Caroline Robitaille (South Hadley, Mass.), 8-4 at first doubles while Jenna Sundquist (Monument Beach, Mass.) / Kerstin Venincasa (Sutton, Mass.) / beat Meredith Macdonald (Lynn, Mass.) / Kristin Klimowicz Ipswich, Mass.), 8-5 at third doubles.
  • Lions Upend Vikings 6-3
    September 14, 2018
    MILTON, Mass.- Salem State suffered their first defeat of the year 6-3 at the hands of a highly competitive Eastern Nazarene team. Meredith MacDonald (Lynn, Mass.) / Kristin Klimowicz (Ipswich, Mass.) earned the only point in doubles for the Vikings (1-1), as they defeated Veronica Jimenez (Lynn, Mass.) / Alecia Tubbs (Rochester, N.Y.), 8-4 at third doubles. Jenna Jarman (Auburn, N.Y.) / Madeline Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) lost a tough, closely played set at first doubles, 9-8 to Adele Duval (Redding, Calif.) / Emily Ruttkowski (Castrop-Rauxel, Germany).
  • Vikings Open Up With 8-1 Win Against Curry
    September 08, 2018
    MILTON, Mass. -- Anastasia Startasia opened up her Salem State career with wins at first singles and doubles to propel Salem State to an 8-1 victory over Curry in the season opener at the Big Nine Tennis Courts. The Vikings are now 1-0 while the Colonels fall to 0-2.