St. Mary's Women's Tennis Continues CAC Play at Salisbury

Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Photo Credit: Bill Wood

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

Salisbury, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's tennis team traveled to regionally-ranked Salisbury University on Friday for a Capital Athletic Conference match. Salisbury (9-3, 2-0 CAC), who ranks 14th in the Atlantic South region, notched an 8-1 win over St. Mary's (6-4, 1-2 CAC).

St. Mary's 1, Salisbury 8

How It Happened

Doubles:

  • Former Smithsburg High School teammates, sophomore Claire Bodine (Smithsburg, Md./Smithsburg) and first-year Alden Grosh (Hagerstown, Md./Smithsburg) reunited Friday but came up just short against Shannon Hickman and Sage Cole, 7-9, at No. 3 doubles.

Singles:

  • Senior captain Melissa Barall (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake) fought hard but succumbed to a 6-1, 4-6, 2-6 setback to Annika Kezman at No. 1 singles.
  • Bodine pulled in the lone point for the Seahawks as she handed Marina Kaiafas a 6-0, 6-2 defeat at No. 4 singles.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Apr. 6 at Southern Virginia University (10-2, 1-1 CAC) – Buena Vista, Va. – CAC match – 3:30 p.m. 

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