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Women's Tennis Nabs First Spring Victory Over King's (Pa.), 5-4

Women's Tennis Nabs First Spring Victory Over King's (Pa.), 5-4

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 5, King's (Pa.) 4 

Records: Emerson Lions (4-2) ; King's (Pa.) Monarchs (3-2) 

Location: Orlando, Fl. (Lake Cane Tennis Center)

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Lead: In the first official match of the Emerson women's tennis team's spring campaign, the Lions began their spring break trip with a 5-4 victory over King's (Pa.), 5-4, on Sunday afternoon down in Orlando. 

 

LIONS LEADERS

DOUBLES

#1 Annie Woodbury & Sophie Oglensky

#2 Eliana Flores-Barber & Thea Nagle 


SINGLES

#2 Woodbury

#3 Oglansky 

#4 Nagle

 

MATCH NOTES

  • Emerson topped King's (Pa.) for the second straight season opener, topping the Monarchs back on March 3, 2019 by the score of 6-3. 

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Emerson battled to a pair of doubles matches to start off the day before they fell in its third doubles game.  
    • Woodbury and Oglansky topped Alexis Zalutko and Emily Fernandez, 8-7, after the pair registered the 8-6 tiebreaker to take the match, 8-7. 
    • Flores-Barber and Nagle teamed up to take down Mikayla Reynolds and Diana Rodriguez, 8-5 in the second doubles game. 
    • Cassia Burns (Tewskbury, Mass.) and Angelica Ao (Chongqing, China) fell to Laure Lamarca and Addy Atkins, 8-2. 

 

  • Emerson entered the singles matches up, 3-2. 
    • Flores-Barber shouldered the loss in a match that went to a tiebreaker: 6-4, 1-6, 0-1 (1-10)
    • Woodbury picked up the victory over Rodriguez: 6-1, 6-1. 
    • Oglensky topped Zalutko: 6-4, 6-2. 
    • Nagle nabbed the third straight singles victory over Reynolds: 6-1, 6-0. 
    • Burns fell to Lamarca: 3-6, 4-6, 0-1 (8-10).
    • Sarah Skeeles (Hamden, Conn.) was defeated by Atkins: 7-6, 3-6, 0-1 (7-10). 

 

UP NEXT 

  • Emerson hits the court early on Monday, March 2 for an 9:00 a.m. match with Wartburg at the Oak Street Courts.