Falcons Fall to SNHU 8-1, Set to Meet Saint Michael’s in NE-10 Quarters

Katie Van Gilst
Katie Van Gilst

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Bentley closed out the regular season with an 8-1 loss at Southern New Hampshire on Saturday, meaning the Falcons will be the fifth-seed in the Northeast-10 Women's Tennis Championship and will play at fourth-seeded Saint Michael's on Wednesday.

Junior Katie Van Gilst (Harwinton, Conn./Lewis S. Mills) took Bentley's only win on the day, defeating Samantha Jean in fifth-flight singles, 8-2.

The Falcons finish the regular season with a record of 9-4 in the NE-10 and 9-11 overall. Saint Michael's pulled out a narrow, 5-4 win over Bentley on March 31 in the only meeting of the season.

Box Score

At Manchester, N.H.

So. New Hampshire 8, Bentley 1


1. Alena Mukdaprakorn/Diana Vamvakitis (SNH) def. Paulina Sotomayor/Rachael Litton (BEN) 8-1

2. Jamie Hann/Samantha Jean (SNH) def. Kara Murphy/Melanie Scott (BEN) 8-3

3. Kirsten Jean/Amanda Albuquerque (SNH) def. Alyssa Hayes/Brittany Harbert (BEN) 8-1


1. Alena Mukdaprakorn (SNH) def. Paulina Sotomayor (BEN) 6-0, 6-0

2. Diana Vamvakitis (SNH) def. Kara Murphy (BEN) 6-1, 6-1

3. Amanda Albuquerque (SNH) def. Rachael Litton (BEN) 6-3, 6-0

4. Jamie Hann (SNH) def. Brittany Harbert (BEN) 6-3, 5-7, 10-8

5. Katie Van Gilst (BEN) def. Samantha Jean (SNH) 8-2

6. Kirsten Jean (SNH) def. Melanie Scott (BEN) 8-2