Lehigh Sweeps Men's & Women's Tennis
March 25, 2012
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Lehigh University swept the Loyola University Maryland men's and women's tennis teams on Sunday afternoon, winning the men's match, 6-1, and edging the Greyhounds, 4-3, on the women's side.
Harrison Kunkel scored the men's point with a 6-2, 2-6, 10-6, victory over Edgars Rauza at No. 6 singles. Ben Gilman of Lehigh defeated Keyan Sanai, 6-0, 6-4, at No. 1, and Mitchell Petersen was a 6-3, 6-3, winner over J. Pierce Norton at No. 2.
The doubles matches were very tightly contested with the Mountain Hawks squeezing out the point. Norton and Zingler used a tiebreaker to win the No. 1 doubles match, 9-8 (5) for Loyola, but Chernykh and Petersen got past Sanai and Gorczakowski, 8-5, at No. 2. Lehigh clinched the point with an 8-6 win by Goldblum and Rauza over Lisco and Patrick Glaessner at No. 3.
The Lehigh women opened the match by winning the doubles point, sweeping the action from the Greyhounds.
Jenai Bilimoria and Abby Farrell defeated Rachel Janasek and Olivia Ott, 8-6, at No. 1 doubles, while Liz Piscitelli and Gabby Drucker narrowly edged Scarlett Hoy and Judy Lite, 9-8 (4), at No. 2. Kathleen Larkin and Jill Sloand then defeated Tiffany Ash and Jackie Lionetta, 8-1, in the No. 3 slot.
Ash bested Piscitelli, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, at No. 3 singles, and Lite was a straight-sets winner, 6-4, 6-1, over Drucker at No. 4. Ott then took down Molly Brooks, 6-1, 7-5, at No. 5 singles.
Bilimoria beat Janasek, 6-4, 6-3, at No. 1 singles, and Farrell used three sets to down Hoy, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. Lehigh closed the match as Emily Bruch edged Lionetta, 7-6 (7), 6-3 at No. 6 singles.
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Saturday, Mar 28 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Maryland Eastern Shore McClure Tennis Center Cancelled Colgate Lutherville, Md. (Greenspring Racquet Club) 7:00 PM Greenspring Racquet Club Directions
Sunday, Mar 29 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Lehigh - Men McClure Tennis Center 1:00 PM McClure Tennis Center Directions
Monday, Mar 30 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Towson - Women McClure Tennis Center 3:30 PM McClure Tennis Center Directions
Tuesday, Mar 31 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE George Mason - Women McClure Tennis Center 3:30 PM McClure Tennis Center Directions
Wednesday, Apr 1 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Navy - Men McClure Tennis Center 3:30 PM McClure Tennis Center Directions