Leicester, Mass.- Becker College soared past Regis College 5-0 in New England Collegiate Conference women's tennis playoff action this afternoon.
In doubles play, the number one tandem of Megan Nessen (Levittown, Penn.) and Laura Mimms (Ashland, Mass.) defeated Elora Granados (Chillichote, TX.) and Mary Jane Barron (Whitinsville, Mass.) 8-2. Senior Shauna McNally (Worcester, Mass.) and freshman teammate Nicole Connolly (Scarborough, ME.) picked up the win in the number two doubles spot by defeating Caroline Roche (Hanover, Mass.) and Erika Palmer (Southborough, Mass.) 8-0. The Hawks completed the sweep of doubles when Lianna Woodbury (South Dennis, Mass.) and Courtney Johnson (Auburn, ME.) downed Kendall Kolb (Plymouth, Mass.) and Maryse Emungu (South Burlington, VT.) 8-1.
In singles action, freshman Nicole Connolly defeated Mary Jane Barron in straight sets 6-1, 6-0. Senior Laura Mimms then propelled the Hawks into the conference finals when she sealed the win defeating Caroline Roche 6-0, 6-0.
Regis finishes the season with a mark of 5-9. The Hawks improved to 15-1 on the season and will host the NECC finals on Saturday afternoon at 1p.m.