Women’s Tennis Downed at Gordon, 8-1

Women’s Tennis Downed at Gordon, 8-1

BEVERLY, Mass. (April 16, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women's tennis team wrapped up its season on Monday afternoon at the Bass River Tennis Club, with an 8-1 non-conference loss to Gordon.

With the loss, Franklin Pierce concludes its season at 2-20, while Gordon finishes its campaign at 9-8.

The lone point of the day for the Ravens came at sixth singles, where junior Shelli Safran (Boxborough, Mass.) picked up a straight-set win after triumphing in a second-set tiebreak. She posted a 6-3, 7-6 (7) win over Gordon junior Courtney Barlotta.

The most competitive match of the day came at third singles, which necessitated a tiebreaker set after the two players split the first two sets. Ultimately, Gordon junior Gabrielle Brucker rallied for a 3-6, 6-3, 10-3 win over sophomore Sarah Rich (Windham, Maine).

In all, five different Gordon players were victorious in both singles and doubles play on Monday.

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