Eagles Register First Win of the Season

Eagles Register First Win of the Season

CASTLETON, Vt. – The Green Mountain College women's tennis team posted its first win of the year against Lyndon State College at Castleton University on Saturday morning in non-conference play coming home with a 7-2 victory against the Hornets.

Green Mountain (1-2) took two of three matches in doubles action before winning all but one of the singles matches.

The Eagles' duo of Jannelle O'Connell (Colrain, Mass.) and Claire Chapman (Litchfield, Conn) were victorious in first flight doubles over Savannah Jackson and Faibe Achinda,  8-1.

Lyndon (0-1) came out on top in second flight doubles as Rachel Scholfield  and partner Melissa Calabro edged past GMC's Paige Vlahos (Little Silver, N.J.) and Lauren Coye (Plainstow ,N.H.),  9-7 (8-6)

Finishing up the doubles action for the hosts was Ruby Santiago (Worcester , Mass.) and Dan Jung Yoon (Daejeon, South Korea) who won by default.

GMC's Vlahos won in top flight singles 6-4, 6-3 over Jackson. Chapman came away with her second straight singles victory thanks to a 6-1, 6-0 over Schofield. O'Connell cruised past Achidna in number three singles with 6-0, 6-1 set victories.

Lyndon's Calabro earned the second points for the Hornets with a tough fought 6-3, 7-5 victory over Danjung Yoon.

Coye and Santiago each earned a win by default in the fifth and sixth singles slots.

The Eagles will next play at Johnson State on Sunday for a non-conference match with a start time of 1 pm.