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Spartans Sweep Green Mountain for Third Straight Win

Spartans Sweep Green Mountain for Third Straight Win

RUTLAND, Vt. – The Castleton women's tennis team defeated Green Mountain College by a final score of 9-0 on Sunday afternoon.

The win was the third consecutive victory for the Spartans, putting them at 5-1 overall and 1-1 in NEAC East play. Green Mountain drops to 0-4 on the season and 0-2 in conference play.

The Spartans cruised through doubles play, with the pairing of Sara Novenstern and Jackie Lisak winning 8-0, while Ciara Bannister and Kirsten Kruk were victorious 8-1. Gabrielle Welch and Denise Clavijo also recorded an 8-0 victory to round out doubles play.

In singles play, Lisak, Bannister, and Kruk all won 6-0, 6-0. Novenstern and Dianne Benedicto rolled to 6-1, 6-0 victories, while Meg Susslin earned her first singles win of the year after defeating her opponent 6-2, 6-0.

Castleton is back in action on Tuesday, when they host MCLA. Match time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.