Valdosta, Ga. – Lynn University's fifth-ranked women's tennis squad took care of business in Valdosta, Ga. this weekend, winning all three of its matches over nationally-ranked opponents. The Fighting Knights concluded the road trip on Sunday morning with a 5-0 victory over No. 8 Columbus St.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 5, Columbus St. 0
Records: #5 Lynn (5-1), #8 Columbus (7-3)
Location: The VSU Tennis Courts | Valdosta, Ga. (neutral site)
Series: Lynn leads 3-0 all-time
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Martina Gledacheva and Alina Jane got the momentum rolling with a clean 8-0 sweep at No. 3 doubles.
- Lynn followed up with another point at No. 2 doubles with an 8-2 victory from Carolina Cuevas and Grace Mpassy.
- Top-ranked Diana Bogolii and Rosalie Willig gave Lynn the doubles sweep with an 8-3 triumph at the No. 1 match over CSU's 11th-ranked duo of Camila Tobar and Kirsa Utech.
- The Blue & White needed little from singles action to close out the win.
- Mpassy blanked 50th-ranked Utech (6-0, 6-0) at No. 3 singles to put Lynn up 4-0. Cuevas handled Saravinder Pannu at the No. 5 spot (6-0, 6-1) for the deciding point.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- All three of the Fighting Knights' wins this weekend came over top-15 teams. Impressively, Lynn dropped only one individual match all weekend.
- Mpassy won her last two singles matches by identical 6-0, 6-0 tallies.
Lynn will have a bit of time off before returning to its home courts on Wednesday, March 9 for a matchup against Bethune-Cookman at 9 a.m.