Tennis Takes Down Saint Joseph's 6-1
Feb. 3, 2013
AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass women's tennis team won five of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches en route to a 6-1 win over Saint Joseph's on Sunday afternoon at the Bay Road Tennis Center. The win improves the Minutewomen to 3-1 in dual matches this year with UMass returning to action next Saturday at Harvard.
UMass won the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles matches to start the afternoon. Yuliana Motyl and Chantal Swiszcz teamed up to defeat Casey Robinson and Kristina Eisenbrand 8-4, while Sonia Bokhari and Chanel Glasper defeated Lauren Roy and Aurora Davis 8-5. The Minutewomen missed a sweep of the doubles action as Kelly Mulquin and Devi Jadeja earned a hard-fought 8-6 win over Jessica Podlofsky and Arielle Griffin.
The Hawks won the No. 1 singles as Casey Robinson defeated Yuliana Motyl in three sets. Robinson won the first set 6-4 before Motyl forced a tiebreaker with a 6-4 win in the second set. Both players battled in the third set with Robinson eventually coming away with a 10-8 win.
1. Motyl-Swiszcz def Robinson-Eisenbrand 8-4
2. Bokhari-Glasper def Roy-Davis 8-5
3. Mulquin-Jadeja def Podlofsky-Griffin 8-6