Women's Tennis

Xavier Defeats Tennis 4-0 In Atlantic 10 Semifinals

Arielle Griffin

Arielle Griffin

April 20, 2013

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Xavier picked up three quick wins in singles play after taking the doubles point to defeat the UMass women's tennis team 4-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament Semifinals at the Boar's Head Sports Club. The Minutewomen finish the season with a 16-6 overall record after tournament wins against Dayton and George Washington.

The Musketeers earned the first win in doubles play in the No. 3 match as Alex Brinker and Andrea Wolf defeating Sonia Bokhari and Chanel Glasper. The Minutewomen came back as Arielle Griffin and Jessica Podlofsky earned the win at No. 2 doubles. Xavier took the team point when Kally Alkire and Katie Pleiman defeated Chantal Swiszcz and Yuliana Motyl in the No. 1 match.

Three quick straight set wins in singles play sealed the win for Xavier. Binker defeated Motyl in No. 2 singles giving the Musketeers a 2-0 lead. That was followed by Lizzie Oosterbaan defeating Jocelyn Providence at No. 6 singles and Pleiman defeating Bokhari in No. 1 singles play.

Griffin was forced into a third set tie-breaker at No. 3 singles that went unfinished, while Podlofsky and Glasper were both in their second sets.


1. Katie Pleiman (XU) def. Sonia Bokhari (UM) 7-6(6), 6-2
2. Alex Brinker (XU) def. Yuliana Motyl (UM) 6-2, 6-3
3. Arielle Griffin (UM) vs. Kally Alkire (XU) 6-4, 1-6, 5-5, DNF
4. Jessica Podlofsky (UM) vs. Daniella Patton (XU) 5-7, 3-2, DNF
5. Andrea Wolf (XU) vs. Chanel Glasper (UM) 7-5, 1-5, DNF
6. Lizzie Oosterbaan (XU) def. Jocelyn Providence (UM) 6-1, 6-1
Order of Finish: 2, 6, 1



1. Kally Alkire/Katie Pleiman (XU) def. Chantal Swiszcz/Yuliana Motyl (UM) 8-6
2. Arielle Griffin/Jessica Podlofsky (UM) def. Daniella Patton/Ally Westling (XU) 8-6
3. Alex Brinker/Andrea Wolf (XU) def. Sonia Bokhari/Chanel Glasper (UM) 8-5
Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1


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