Clark Cruises to Victory Over Worcester State

Clark Cruises to Victory Over Worcester State


-Score: Clark University 8, Worcester State 1

-Records: Clark (4-12), Worcester State (9-7)

-Location: Worcester, Mass. (Corash Tennis Courts)

-The Lead: The Clark University women's tennis team dominated in both singles and doubles play in a match with non-conference, cross-town rival Worcester State University on Thursday afternoon.


-The Cougars swept the Lancers in doubles play. Doubles partners Maggie Tarbox (Lebanon, Conn.) / Chloe Dunnell (Montclair, N.J.) and Anna Gates (North Scituate, R.I.) / Elizabeth Garfield (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) defeated Victoria Konicki (Auburn, Mass.)/Alexis Silk (Greenfield, Mass.) and Valerie Tocco (Pelham, N.H.)/Emma Collings (Marion, Mass.), respectively, by scores of 8-2. The final doubles match of the day was between duo Isabelle Long (Bellevue, Wash.) / Jillian Skulsky (Marshfield, Mass.) defeated Nathalie Khafaga (Auburn, Mass.)/Dominique Alves (Ludlow, Mass.) at No. 1 doubles by a score of 8-3 to head into singles play with Clark ahead 3-0. 

Clark won five singles matches while Worcester State's Khafaga logged the Lancers lone win at No. 2 singles. She defeated Gates by scores of 6-1 and 6-2. Alves was shutout by Long 6-0, 6-0 at the No. 1 slot. Silk, Collings, Tocco, and Konicki were also setback by Garfield, Elizabeth Tchantouridze (Northfield, Vt.), Tarbox, and Bichtroan Nguyen (Worcester, Mass.), respectively, at the No. 3-6 spots.


-The match wrapped up both seasons for the Cougars and the Lancers.