BRISTOL, R.I. - The Worcester State University women's tennis team got all it could handle from Roger Williams University, falling 9-0 to the Hawks in non-conference action at the RWU Tennis Courts Tuesday afternoon.
With the loss, the Lancers pick up their second consecutive loss and fall to 1-2.
Despite a few hard-fought battles in doubles play, Roger Williams escaped with a commanding 3-0 lead headed into singles. The closest match was in the second doubles position, where junior Emily Costa (Dudley, Mass.) and senior Lauren Taylor (Attleboro, Mass.) fell 8-6.
The Hawks continued to roll in singles play, taking all six matches to secure the shutout. The closest match was in the fourth position, where sophomore Charlotte Mullane (Sterling, Mass.) suffered a 7-5, 6-2 defeat.
Worcester State will return to the courts on Thursday for a match against Division II Bentley. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m.