Women's College Tennis
Monmouth University 7, Rider University 0
WEST LONG BRANCH--The Rider University women's tennis team lost a non-conference match at Monmouth Thursday afternoon.
"Marly and Tricia soundly defeated the Monmouth first doubles team," said head coach Ed Torres. "They played very well together and attacked the net. They did a nice job."
In singles play, junior Danielle White (Reading, Pa./Reading) took her opening set to a tie-breaker at fourth singles before losing 7-6 (5), 6-1.
"It was a very windy day," said Torres. "Monmouth made better adjustments to the conditions than we did. Danielle had the best single match. She took the first set to a tie-breaker and played for a long time. She put up a fight."
The match was originally scheduled for October 1 before being postponed due to rain.
"Overall, Monmouth played steadier," Torres added. "We made a few more errors but the match was closer than the scores would indicate. We really weren't blasted off the court. We missed some easy shots."
Monmouth defeated Rider 4-3 in Lawrenceville last season.
The Rider women host St. Francis (NY) on Sunday.