SALEM, Mass. – Emerson College took four-of-six singles matches in a 6-3 win over Salem State in a non-conference matchup on Wednesday afternoon at the Central Campus Tennis Courts. Alisha Parikh (Los Altos, Calif.) led the Lions with win at second singles and first doubles as Emerson improves to 2-1 on the season. The Vikings slide to 1-10.
Parikh earned straight set wins at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-1 over Ann Spence (Attleboro, Mass.) and teamed with Alex Weingarten (San Diego, Calif.) to beat Madeline Allaire (Columbus, Ohio) and Meredith Macdonald (Lynn, Mass.) 8-4 at first singles.
Allaire and Kristin Klimowicz (Ipswich, Mass.) won both singles matches for Salem State with Allaire winning 6-3, 6-4 over Sabrina Jacobs (Demarest, N.J.) at first singles while Klimowicz beat Cassie Burns (Tewksbury, Mass.) 6-3, 7-5 at No. 5 singles.
Cassie Morrison (Clinton. Mass.) and Klimowicz won the only doubles point for Salem State, beating Burns and Swaney, 8-6 at third doubles.
Portions of this release courtesy Salem State Athletics