Women's Tennis

2018 Record: 4-9; GNAC Record: 0-7 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 4

Women's Tennis Ends Season with Defeat at Simmons in the GNAC Tournament

Women's Tennis Ends Season with Defeat at Simmons in the GNAC Tournament

Boston, Mass. – The Albertus Magnus College women's tennis team saw their season come to an end with a 5-0 road loss to No. 3 Simmons College in the opening round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament on Wednesday evening.

RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (7-8) | Simmons (10-5)


In doubles action, the hosts won all three matches to take an early edge entering singles play. The duo of Jessica Coughlin (Durham, Conn.) and Kelsea Wildman (Hamden, Conn.) put up a strong fight at No. 2 doubles, but fell short, 8-6, to Celia Speth and Paola Rios. The Falcons tandem of Alicia Weaver (Bethel, Conn.) and Izzy Sabino (Cheshire, Conn.) was unable to stop Nickie Nguyen and Marissa Johnson from taking No. 1 doubles, 8-1.

In singles play, the Sharks locked up the win after posting back-to-back wins at No. 5 and No. 6 singles. Simmons Paola Rios defeated Nallely Magana (East Haven, Conn.) at No. 5 singles, 6-0, 6-0. At No. 6 singles, Olivia Lakes outlasted Paige Williams (Orange County, Va.) to score the win and help the Sharks move on to the semifinals.



1. Nickie Nguyen (SIMWT) vs. Alicia Weaver (AMCWT17) 6-2, 2-1, unfinished
2. Marissa Johnson (SIMWT) vs. Jessica Coughlin (AMCWT17) 6-0, 3-3, unfinished
3. Michelle Medici (SIMWT) vs. Izzy Sabino (AMCWT17) 3-6, 1-0, unfinished
4. Celia Speth (SIMWT) vs. Kelsea Wildman (AMCWT17) 6-2, 5-0, unfinished
5. Paola Rios (SIMWT) def. Nallely Magana (AMCWT17) 6-0, 6-0
6. Olivia Lakes (SIMWT) def. Paige Williams (AMCWT17) 6-1, 6-2 


1. Nickie Nguyen/Marissa Johnson (SIMWT) def. Alicia Weaver/Izzy Sabino (AMCWT17) 8-1
2. Celia Speth/Paola Rios (SIMWT) def. Jessica Coughlin/Kelsea Wildman (AMCWT17) 8-6
3. Michelle Medici/Olivia Lakes (SIMWT) def. Nallely Magana/Lakhena Rath (AMCWT17) 8-0


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