Women's Tennis Weekly Preview: Johnson & Wales, Vaughn and Simmons

Women's Tennis Weekly Preview: Johnson & Wales, Vaughn and Simmons

Albertus Magnus College
Women's Tennis Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus (3-1, 1-0)
vs.
Johnson & Wales (4-1, 0-0)
Wed., Sept. 20 • 3 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.

Albertus Magnus (3-1, 1-0)
at
Vaughn (0-0)
Thurs., Sept. 21 • 8 p.m. • East Elmhurst, N.Y.

Albertus Magnus (3-1, 1-0)
at
Simmons (4-3, 1-0)
Sat., Sept. 23 • 12 p.m. • Boston, Mas..

A NEW WEEK
The Albertus Magnus College women's tennis team prepares for three matches in the week ahead, including a pair of conference matches against Johnson & Wales and Simmons. Prior the match against the Sharks, the Falcons will face Vaughn in non-conference play on Thursday evening.

WEEK THREE RECAP
Game 3: Albertus 8 | Mt. Ida 1 – RECAP/ BOX SCORE

GAME THREE HIGHLIGHTS

  • The duo of Alicia Weaver (Bethel, Conn.) and Izzy Sabino (Cheshire, Conn.) took the doubles win in the No. 1 slot by a score of 8-1
  • Albertus Magnus won five out of the six matches, including a pair of shutout wins by Paige Williams (Orange County, Va.) and Nallely Magana (East Haven, Conn.) at No. 6 and No. 5 singles

COUGHLIN NAMED GNAC CORVIAS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
For the second time this season, freshman Jessica Coughlin (Durham, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women's tennis team has been tabbed as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Rookie of the Week.

Coughlin won both her singles and doubles matches in the Falcons' GNAC opener against Mount Ida College on Saturday afternoon. The duo of Coughlin and Kelsea Wildman (Hamden, Conn.) started things off for the Falcons with a 8-1 win in No. 2 doubles. Coughlin also put up a strong effort in No. 2 singles, defeating her opponent 6-4 and 6-1. 

ALL-TIME VS JOHNSON & WALES
Johnson & Wales leads Albertus Magnus in the all-time series, 21-0.

LAST TIME VS JOHNSON & WALES
Game (10/10/16): Johnson & Wales 9 | Albertus Magnus 0 – RECAP/ BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS VAUGHN
Albertus Magnus leads Vaughn in the all-time series, 4-0.

LAST TIME VS VAUGHN
Game (9/24/16): Albertus Magnus 9 | Vaughn 0 – RECAP/ BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS SIMMONS
Simmons leads Albertus Magnus in the all-time series, 22-0.

LAST TIME VS SIMMONS
Game (10/8/16): Simmons 6 | Albertus Magnus 1 – RECAP/ BOX SCORE

A LOOK INSIDE THE STATS

  • The Falcons have a 16-8 overall record in singles.
  • The Falcons have a 8-4 record in doubles.
  • A quartet of players have a 3-1 record in singles.
  • The pairs of Izzy Sabino/Alicia Weaver and Jessica Coughlin/Kelsea Wildman are undefeated in doubles play with a 2-0 record.

THIS YEAR NOTES

  • The Falcons welcome two newcomers to the club in 2017.
  • Head Coach Bob Migliorini enters the season with an overall record of 24-41.
  • Albertus Magnus returns five players from last year's squad.
  • Senior Kelsea Wildman was named captain for the 2017 season.
  • Head Coach Bob Migliorini welcomes a new assistant coach and alum Daniel Constantinidi.

GNAC WOMEN'S TENNIS PRESEASON POLL
LINK: 
Complete Release
The Albertus Magnus College women's tennis team was picked to finish sixth in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Coaches' Poll.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against Suffolk.

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