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.
Anastasia Startseva (Volgograd, Russia) / Maddie Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) cruised to an 8-3 victory at first doubles over Carole Allers (Wilton, Conn.) / Emma Chapman (Danbury, Conn.). Meredith Macdonald (Lynn, Mass.) / Kristin Klimowicz Ipswich, Mass. won 8-4 against Pooja Dudhedia (Brookfield, Conn.) / Sarah Warkoski (Bristol, Conn.) at second doubles. Caroline Robitalle (South Hadley, Mass.) / Hannah Dahroug (South Hadley, Mass.) completed the sweep with an 8-0 victory at third doubles.
Startseva defeated Chapman 6-1, 6-1 at first singles while Allaire won 6-2, 7-6 at second singles. Robitaille, Macdonald, Klimowicz and Dahrouge all won in straight sets at third through sixth singles with Robitalli and Dahrouge earning shutouts.
Salem St. 9, WestConn Women's Tennis 0
Sep 19, 2018 at Danbury, CT (Westside Courts)
|1. Anastasia Startseva (SSU) def. Emma Chapman (WCSUWT) 6-1, 6-1|
|2. Madeline Allaire (SSU) def. Carole Allers (WCSUWT) 6-2, 7-6|
|3. Caroline Robitaille (SSU) def. Sarah Warkoski (WCSUWT) 6-0, 6-0|
|4. Meredith Macdonald (SSU) def. Pooja Dudhedia (WCSUWT) 6-0, 6-3|
|5. Kristin Klimowicz (SSU) def. Gabriella Orsini (WCSUWT) 6-1, 6-0|
|6. Hannah Dahrouge (SSU) def. Clare Callahan (WCSUWT) 6-0, 6-0|
|1. Anastasia Startseva /Madeline Allaire (SSU) def. Carole Allers/Emma Chapman (WCSUWT) 8-3|
|2. Meredith Macdonald/Kristin Klimowicz (SSU) def. Pooja Dudhedia/Sarah Warkoski (WCSUWT) 8-4|
|3. Caroline Robitaille/Hannah Dahrouge (SSU) def. Clare Callahan/Gabriella Orsini (WCSUWT) 8-0|
|Salem St. 2-2/1-1|
|WestConn Women's Tennis 1-3/1-1|