Bergen Leads Seahawk Women's Tennis at No. 40 Washington College

Melissa Barall '18
Melissa Barall '18

For Immediate Release · By Justin Gordon · jpgordon@smcm.edu

Chestertown, Md. – Junior Savannah Bergen (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) was part of both points for the St. Mary's College of Maryland women's tennis team Saturday afternoon as the Seahawks dropped a 7-2 non-conference decision to No. 40 Washington College.

St. Mary's 2, Washington College 7

Doubles

  • Team captains Marissa Romanek (Sunderland, Md./Huntingtown) and Melissa Barall (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake) battled at No. 1 doubles but were shutout, 8-0.
  • The team of juniors Chelsea English (Clarksville, Md./River Hill) and Raziela Manangan (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) would also come up a little short, 8-1, in their matchup at No. 2 doubles.
  • Bergen and first-year Claire Bodine (Smithsburg, Md./Smithsburg) picked up the lone doubles win with an 8-3 victory to improve to 2-0 in dual matches.

Singles

  • Barall, Romanek, Bodine, Manangan, and English would all come up short in their singles matches.
  • The bright spot on the day came from Bergen as she would defeat Washington College's Mariah Thomas, 8-1, to improve to 2-2 on the season. 

Up Next for the Seahawks
March 10 vs. Salisbury University at 3:30 p.m. (Capital Athletic Conference opener)

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