Women's Tennis Begins Season with Loss to New Haven

Women's Tennis Begins Season with Loss to New Haven

COLCHESTER, Vt. - The Saint Michael's College women's tennis team opened its season with a 7-0 loss to the University of New Haven on Saturday during Northeast-10 Conference play at the SMC Tennis Courts. The contest was the Purple Knights' first under new head coach Jerry Peach.


  • Saint Michael's (0-1, 0-1 NE10), New Haven (1-0, 1-0 NE10)



  • Gannon and Meiler lost their initial match at No. 2 doubles before seniors Ava Albis (Hamden, Conn./Hamden) and Bree Cotroneo (Middlebury, Vt./Middlebury Union) fell in the top spot, allowing the Chargers to clinch the doubles point. Jackson and Tagliaferro sided for a setback at No. 3.
  • In singles play, Cotroneo, Jackson and Meiler were turned back in the No. 2, 3 and 4 positions, respectively, as New Haven clinched the match victory.
  • Albis followed with a loss at No. 1 before Tagliaferro was defeated at six and Gannon at five.


  • Sunday vs. Adelphi University, 11 a.m.
  • The Panthers were eighth in the final 2022 NCAA East Region Poll.