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.
At Manchester, N.H.
So. New Hampshire 8, Bentley 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