Holden, Mass.- The Regis College Pride women's tennis team comes back to campus on Thursday night after beating Worcester State University earlier in the afternoon, 8-1.
The Pride won two of the three doubles matches of the day. Their first win came from the pairing of Kaeleigh FitzPatrick (South Windsor, Conn.) and Lauren Mogelnicki
(Wethersfield, Conn.) beating their opponents in third doubles, 8-3. The Pride's pairing for first doubles, Katasha Jarvis (Mt. Vernon, N.Y.) and Ariana McCormack (Worcester, Mass.), defeated Dominique Alves and Morika Murlarski, 8-5. Worcester State would win second doubles, 9-7.
Singles would all swing in favor of the Pride. FitzPatrick would win in straight sets, defeating her opponent Emily Costa (6-2, 6-2). Ginger Boodakian (Burlington, Mass.) would defeat her opponent in straight sets as well (6-1, 6-3).
The clinching win of the day would come when Carly Donovan (Harwich, Mass.) closed out her match (6-2, 6-0). Jarvis would then win third singles (6-3, 6-2), followed by McCormack winning first singles (6-2, 6-3). The team match ended with Mogelnicki finishing her contest in fourth singles in a super tiebreaker (4-6, 6-3, 1-0).
The Lancers will play again Saturday, Sept. 15 against Bridgewater State.
The Pride play on Saturday as well when they face the Blue Jays of St. Joseph (Conn.) at the Regis Tennis Center at 1:30 p.m.