Pine Manor falls to UMass-Boston in first tennis action of 2010

BOSTON, MA -- In its first action of the season, Pine Manor dropped a 9-0 decision Tuesday afternoon at UMass-Boston.

Freshman Linda Nguyen fell to Anitra Kloczewiak in straight sets in first singles action, 6-0, 6-0, while the Beacons Destanee Ringler bested Pine Manor's Margaret Roberts by the same count. 

Gators junior Beth Deegan picked up two games in her 6-1, 6-1 loss to Brittney Engel in third singles action. Freshman Christine Lowe picked up two games in her 6-1, 6-2 loss to UMB's Hieu Nguyen.

Pine Manor returns to action on Thursday night under the lights, as the Gators play host to the Lynx of Lesley University at 6:30 p.m.

Box Score
Singles competition
1. Anitra Kloczewiak (UMB) def. Linda Nguyen (PMC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Destanee Ringler (UMB) def. Margaret Roberts (PMC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Brittany Engel (UMB) def. Beth Dergan (PMC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Samantha Counts (UMB) def. Glenn Grusko (PMC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Hieu Nguyen (UMB) def. Christine Lowe (PMC) 6-1, 6-2
6. No player (UMB) def. No player (PMC), by forfeit
Doubles competition
1. Anitra Kloczewiak/Destanee Ringler (UMB) def. Linda Nguyen/Glenn Grusko (PMC) 8-0
2. MaKenna Hughes/Wendy Steinman (UMB) def. Margaret Roberts/Beth Dergan (PMC) 8-0