Tennis Wins 10th Match Of The Season, 6-1, At Dayton
March 10, 2013
DAYTON, Ohio - After suffering a tough loss on Friday night at Xavier, the UMass women's tennis team bounced back on Saturday afternoon to defeat Dayton 6-1 at the Five Seasons Sports Club. The win marks the 10th of the season for the Minutewomen and improves the squad to 4-1 against A-10 foes.
UMass won all three doubles matches to capture the doubles point at the start of the afternoon.
Playing at No. 1 singles for just the third time this season, Sonia Bokhari picked up a straight set win over Sammi Hornbarger. Yuliana Motyl played No. 2 singles and recorded a straight set win over Carley Peck.
Maureen Stevens defeated Jessica Podlofsky in No. 3 singles needing three sets. Stevens won the first set 6-2 before Podlofsky came back to win the second set by the same score. The pair battled through a tie breaker set with Stevens coming away with a 10-6 win to secure the win.
Chanel Glasper also needed a tie-breaker set to win No. 4 singles, but was able to win the second and third sets after falling in the first one to Katie Boeckman.
The Minutewomen will continue their five-match road swing this Friday at Boston College starting at 5 PM.
1. Bokhari def. Hornbarger 6-2 6-4
2. Motyl def. Peck 6-3 6-3
3. Stevens def. Podlofsky 6-2 2-6 (10-6)
4. Glasper def. Boeckman 2-6 7-5 (10-1)
5. Providence def. McNulty 6-3 6-1
6. Swiszcz def. Filbrant 6-0 6-1