Women’s Tennis Blanks No. 28 Grand Valley St.

Women’s Tennis Blanks No. 28 Grand Valley St.

Kissimmee, Fla. – Lynn University's fifth-ranked women's tennis team competed against 28th-ranked Grand Valley St. in neutral Kissimmee, Fla. on Friday, shutting out the Lakers, 9-0.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 9, Grand Valley St. 0
Records: #5 Lynn (7-1), #28 Grand Valley St. (19-4)
Location: Kissimmee, Fla.
Series: First-ever meeting
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Lynn recorded comfortable victories at the top two flights and battled out an 8-6 win at No. 3 to sweep all three doubles points. 
  • The No. 1 squad of Rosalie Willig and Diana Bogolii along with the No. 2 duo of Grace Mpassy and Carolina Cuevas each produced 8-1 wins. Alina Jane and Martina Gledacheva notched the tight victory for Lynn at No. 3.
  • In singles, the Fighting Knights won all six matches, including four in straight sets.
  • Bogolii (No. 1), Mpassy (3), Cuevas (4) and Jane (6) surrendered no more than two games in each of their respective straight-set triumphs.
  • Willig won the opening set 6-1 at No. 2 singles before dropping the second, 4-6. The junior brought home the deciding frame, 6-2.
  • Gledacheva was also forced to a third set at No. 5, ultimately closing out the Blue & White sweep (6-4, 5-7, 6-4).

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Lynn is 3-0 in neutral site matches this season.
  • The Lakers have competed in a whopping 23 dual matches in 2015-16, compared to just eight for Lynn.

UP NEXT:
The Fighting Knights next host Auburn Montgomery on Monday, March 14 at 3 p.m.