Women's Tennis

Tennis Closes Regular Season With Win On Senior Day

Senior captain Yuliana Motyl tabbed a No. 3 doubles and No. 1 singles victory on Senior Day.

Senior captain Yuliana Motyl tabbed a No. 3 doubles and No. 1 singles victory on Senior Day.

April 19, 2014

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AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass tennis team closed its 2013-14 regular season schedule with a 6-1 win over Rhode Island on Senior Day. The squad blanked the Rams in doubles play and took five-of-six singles matches on the afternoon at the Mullins Center Courts. The Minutewomen capped off the year 11-8 overall and 3-1 in conference play while the Rams dropped to 10-6 overall and 0-3 in the A-10 conference.

UMass opened the match with a sweep in doubles play. Aarzoo Malik and Arielle Griffin started off the Minutewomen with an 8-0 No. 2 win quickly followed by an 8-3 No. 3 win from Yuliana Motyl and Anna Woosley. Sonia Bokhari and Chanel Glasper rounded out the doubles pairs with a 5-2 unfinished match in the No. 1 spot.

Motyl continued UMass' winning fashion, taking the No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-7 (12-10). The Rams returned with a win of their own in No. 2 singles from freshman Talyor Holden. Holden held off Bokhari in a three-set battle, dropping the first set 2-6, then answering with a 6-2 second-set victory before taking the tiebreaker 10-8.

Malik, Griffin, Woosley and Podlofsky sealed the win in the remaining singles matches, all with straight set victories in the No. 3, 4, 5 and 6 spot, respectively.

The Minutewomen now set their sights on the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship at the Linder Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio with matches beginning Thursday, April 24.

1. Bokhari-Glasper (UM) vs. Uy-Asokaraj 5-2 Unfinished
2. Malik-Griffin (UM) def. Chernykh-Sadovnikova 8-0
3. Motyl-Woosley (UM) def. Holden-Rucks 8-3

1. Motyl (UM) def. Chernykh 6-1 6-7 (12-10)
2. Holden def. Bokhari (UM) 2-6 6-3 (10-8)
3. Malik (UM) def. Uy 6-1 6-4
4. Griffin (UM) def. Sadovnikova 6-3 6-3
5. Woosley (UM) def. Asokaraj 6-3 6-0
6. Podlofsky (UM) def. Rucks 6-1 6-2




    Event Calendar

    Thursday, Oct 15
    vs Providence 2:30 PM
    Thursday, Oct 22
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Friday, Oct 23
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Saturday, Oct 24
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Sunday, Oct 25
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Monday, Oct 26
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
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