2011-12 Merrimack Women's Tennis News

Season Recap: Women’s Tennis Earns Fifth-Straight Postseason Bid in 2011-12
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack women’s tennis team reached the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament for the fifth-consecutive season in 2011-12. The Warriors owned a 9-14 overall record on the year and finished the regular season with an 8-5 mark in league matches in head coach Sean Tully’s first season at the helm.

Hole, Messina Earn Northeast-10 Women’s Tennis All-Conference Accolades
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Kara Hole and Shakee Messina represented the Merrimack women’s tennis team on the Northeast-10 All-Conference teams, as announced by the league office Thursday.

Merrimack Announces Finalists for Female Rookie of the Year; Vote Online Today
Shakee Messina, Chloe Rothman, and Stephanie Sheehan have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Female Rookie of the Year.

Women’s Tennis Falls at Southern NH in Northeast-10 Quarters, 5-0
MANCHESTER, NH- The sixth-seeded Merrimack women’s tennis team was eliminated from the Northeast-10 Tournament with a 5-0 loss at third-seeded Southern NH in the quarterfinals Wednesday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Set to Face #45 Southern NH in Northeast-10 Quarters Wednesday
After earning the No. 6 seed in the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament, the Merrimack women’s tennis will hit the road to take on third-seeded #45 Southern New Hampshire in the quarterfinals Wednesday, April 18.

Shakee Messina Claims Fourth NE-10 Rookie of the Week Nod
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Freshman Shakee Messina of the Merrimack women’s tennis team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season, as announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Drops Regular Season Finale at Stonehill, 8-1
EASTON, MA- The Merrimack women’s tennis team wrapped up the 2011-12 regular season with an 8-1 loss at Stonehill Friday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Clinches Playoff Berth with Sweep at American International
LUDLOW, MA- The Merrimack women’s tennis team blanked American International 9-0 Thursday afternoon at the Ludlow Tennis Club.

Women’s Tennis Edged at Bentley, 5-4
WALTHAM, MA- The Merrimack women’s tennis team suffered a 5-4 setback on the road at Bentley Tuesday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Falls to #45 Southern NH, 8-0
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack women’s tennis team suffered an 8-0 loss to Southern NH in the final home match of the regular season Saturday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Sweeps Saint Rose, 9-0
MELROSE, MA - The Merrimack women’s tennis team defeated The College of Saint Rose 9-0 Friday afternoon at the Bellevue Country Club.

Women’s Tennis Absorbs Second Conference Loss, Falls at Adelphi
WEST HEMPSTEAD, NY- The Merrimack women’s tennis team had its three-match winning streak halted with a 7-2 loss at Adelphi Sunday evening.

Women’s Tennis Tops Pace 8-1 for Third-Straight Win
MT. KISCO, NY- The Merrimack women’s tennis team earned an 8-1 victory at Pace Saturday afternoon at the Saw Mill Club. The Warriors improve to 7-9 on the year and 6-1 in the Northeast-10 Conference.

Women’s Tennis Breezes By New Haven, 9-0
MELROSE, MA- The Merrimack women’s tennis team blanked New Haven, 9-0, Friday afternoon at Bellevue Country Club.

Women’s Tennis Triumphs at Franklin Pierce, 7-1
RINDGE, NH- The Merrimack women’s tennis team captured a 7-1 victory at Franklin Pierce Wednesday afternoon to snap a five-match losing streak.

Women’s Tennis Drops Road Match at #36 Florida Tech
MELBOURNE, FL- The Merrimack women’s tennis team absorbed a 9-0 loss at #36 Florida Tech Friday afternoon in its final match in the Sunshine State.

Women’s Tennis Swept at Bethune-Cookman, 9-0
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - The Merrimack women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to Division I foe Bethune-Cookman Thursday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Falls to Hamilton 6-3
ORLANDO, FL - The Merrimack women’s tennis team suffered a 6-3 setback to Hamilton Wednesday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Drops Non-League Match to Colby, 6-3
ORLANDO, FL- The Merrimack women’s tennis team suffered a 6-3 non-conference loss to Colby Tuesday afternoon. The Warriors fall to 4-6 on the season while the Mules improve to 4-3 overall.

Women’s Tennis Falls to Chestnut Hill in Home-Opener, 7-2
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- In the first home event of the 2011-12 season, the Merrimack women’s tennis team suffered a 7-2 loss to Chestnut Hill Sunday at North Andover High School.

Shakee Messina Earns NE-10 Player, Rookie of the Week Accolades
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Freshman Shakee Messina (Caracas, Venezuela) of the Merrimack women’s tennis team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, as announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Defeats Saint Anselm, 8-1
MANCHESTER, NH - The Merrimack women’s tennis team glided past Saint Anselm 8-1 Sunday afternoon. The Warriors rise to 4-4 on the season and 3-1 in the Northeast-10 Conference with the win.

Women’s Tennis Endures 7-0 Non-Conference Loss at Colgate
HAMILTON, NY- The Merrimack women’s tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision on the road at Colgate Sunday afternoon. The Warriors sink to 3-4 on the year while the Raiders improve to 3-5 overall.

Women’s Tennis Drops Spring Opener at Saint Michael’s, 7-2
COLCHESTER, VT- The Merrimack women’s tennis team suffered a 7-2 loss at Saint Michael’s Saturday afternoon to kick off the spring season.

Women's Tennis Travels to Saint Michael's Saturday to Start Spring Season
The Merrimack women's tennis team will hit the road to open the spring schedule as it visits Saint Michael's Saturday afternoon in a Northeast-10 Conference match.

Women’s Tennis Tabbed Sixth in Northeast-10 Preseason Poll
SOUTH EASTON, MA- The Merrimack women’s tennis team has been voted sixth in the Northeast-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll, receiving 109 total votes.

Women’s Tennis Unveils 2012 Spring Schedule
The Merrimack women’s tennis team has announced its 15-match spring schedule. The Warriors will return to the courts February 25 with a Northeast-10 Conference match at Saint Michael’s.

Women’s Tennis Wraps Up Fall at New England Invitational
FAIRFIELD, CT – The Merrimack women’s tennis team closed out the fall season at the New England Invitational over the weekend hosted by Fairfield University.

Women's Tennis Match at Franklin Pierce Postponed
The Merrimack women's tennis team's final fall dual match has been postponed until the spring season due to inclement weather.

Women’s Tennis Edged at Niagara 4-3
NIAGARA FALLS, NY – The Merrimack women’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 loss to Niagara Sunday.

Women’s Tennis Rolls Past Roberts Wesleyan, 7-2
NIAGARA FALLS, NY- The Merrimack women’s tennis team captured its second-straight victory with a 7-2 decision over Roberts Wesleyan Saturday at Niagara University.

Shakee Messina Repeats as NE-10 Rookie of the Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- Freshman Shakee Messina (Caracas, Venezuela) of the Merrimack women’s tennis team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week for the second-straight week, as announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Powers Past Le Moyne, 7-2
SYRACUSE, NY – The Merrimack women’s tennis team defeated Le Moyne 7-2 Saturday. The Warriors improved to 2-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Northeast-10 Conference with the win.

Women's Tennis Suffers 5-2 Loss at Holy Cross
WORCESTER, MA- The Merrimack women's tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision at Holy Cross Friday.

Shakee Messina Selected as NE-10 Rookie of the Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- Freshman Shakee Messina of the Merrimack women’s tennis team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week, in an announcement made Tuesday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Nabs First Conference Win, Tops Assumption 7-2
WORCESTER, MA – The Merrimack women’s tennis team started the 2011 dual match slate with a 7-2 victory at Assumption Sunday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Opens Season at ITA Regional Tournament
PHILADELPHIA - The Merrimack women’s tennis team kicked off the 2011-12 season at the ITA Regional Tournament held at the Arthur Ashe Jr. Youth Tennis Center hosted by Chestnut Hill College over the weekend.

Sean Tully Named Head Tennis Coach Following Stevens’ Resignation
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Sean Tully has been named the new head men’s and women’s tennis coach after Chris Stevens resigned from the position.