Women's Tennis

Weekend Sweep As Tennis Defeats Binghamton 6-1

Jessica Podlofsky improved to 10-1 on the year in dual matches with her win against Binghamton.

Jessica Podlofsky improved to 10-1 on the year in dual matches with her win against Binghamton.

March 3, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass women's tennis team won its second match in as many days with a 6-1 victory over Binghamton on Sunday afternoon at the Bay Road Tennis Center. The Minutewomen swept doubles play before Jessica Podlofsky's win at No. 3 singles sealed the match for UMass. Overall, the Maroon & White won five of the six singles matches on the day.

The win improves UMass to 9-2 overall on the year, while Binghamton falls to 3-8 in dual matches.

The Minutewomen won all three doubles matches to start the day with the doubles point. Podlofsky and Arielle Griffin highlighted the play with an 8-0 win over Sara Kohtz and Missy Edelblum in the No. 3 match.

Griffin then made quick work at No. 4 singles defeating Shea Brodsky, while Sonia Bokhari followed suit with a straight set win over Kohtz at No. 2 singles.

With UMass leading 3-0, Podlofsky sealed the team win with her victory over Alexis Tashiro in No. 2 singles. After the first set went to a tie-breaker game with Podlofsky winning 7-6, she then won the second set 6-0.

In No. 1 singles, Yuliana Motyl battled back from a 6-2 loss in the first set to take the second one 6-2, but Binghamton's Katherine Medianik won the tie-breaker set 6-1 for the Bearcats lone point of the day.

Chanel Glasper and Jocelyn Providence each went on to win straight set matches at No. 5 and No. 6 singles play, respectively.

The Minutewomen will return to action next Friday and Saturday with a pair of matches against Xavier and Dayton. UMass will face the Musketeers on Friday before meeting the Flyers on Saturday afternoon.

UMass 6
Binghamton 1



1. Motyl-Swiszcz def. Medianik-Ambrozy 8-4
2. Bokhari-Glasper def. Tashiro-Brodsky 8-4
3. Podlofsky-Griffin def. Kohtz-Edelblum 8-0

1. Medianik def. Motyl 6-2 2-6 6-1
2. Bokhari def. Kohtz 6-4 6-2
3. Podlofsky def. Tashiro 7-6 6-0
4. Griffin def. Brodsky 6-2 6-0
5. Glasper def. Ambrozy 6-1 6-2
6. Providence def. Edelblum 6-1 6-3


    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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