Women's Tennis

Tennis Earns 3rd Sweep Of Year With 7-0 Win Over Fairleigh Dickinson

Jessica Podlofsky helped lead UMass to its second 7-0 sweep of the weekend with a win over FDU.

Jessica Podlofsky helped lead UMass to its second 7-0 sweep of the weekend with a win over FDU.

Feb. 17, 2013

WEST POINT, N.Y. - With its second 7-0 sweep of the weekend, the UMass women's tennis team defeated Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday morning for its third win in as many dual matches at Army's Lichtenberg Tennis Center. The 7-0 win over the Knights marked the second in as many matches and third sweep of the year for the Minutewomen who improve to 6-1 overall.

Prior to Sunday's win, UMass had defeated Army 4-3 on Friday before dispatching St. Bonaventure 7-0 on Saturday.

In Sunday's match, the Minutewomen took the doubles point by winning all three matches. Yuliana Motyl and Chantal Swiszcz picked up a win in the No. 1 spot (8-4), while Jessica Podlofsky and Arielle Griffin won the No. 2 doubles match (8-5). Sonia Bokhari and Chanel Glasper cruised to an easy 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles.

In singles action, the Minutewomen won all six matches. At No. 2 singles, Jessica Podlofsky and FDU's Egzona Morina battled through three sets before determining the winner. Morina won the first set 6-4, but Podlofsky battled back to take the second set 7-5. The tie-breaker was a back-and-forth affair with Podlofsky prevailing 11-9.

UMass will return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 20 in a dual match at Dartmouth before returning home to host Quinnipiac on Sunday (Feb. 24) at the Bay Road Tennis Center.

UMass 7

1. Motyl-Swiszcz def. Morina-Maier 8-4
2. Podlofsky-Griffin def. Rapoport-Guzairova 8-5
3. Bokhari-Glasper def. Leme-Sarrate 8-0



1. Motyl def. Rapoport 6-0 6-4
2. Podlofsky def. Morina 4-6 7-5 (11-9)
3. Bokhari def. Maier 6-1 6-1
4. Griffin def. Guzairova 7-5 6-3
5. Glasper def. Leme 6-2 6-1
6. Providence def. Sarrate 6-3 6-0


    Event Calendar

    Sunday, Sept 21
    at Brown Invitational All Day
    Friday, Sept 26
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Saturday, Sept 27
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Sunday, Sept 28
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Thursday, Oct 9
    at Connecticut 2:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 17
    at ITA Northeast Regionals All Day
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