Women’s Tennis Blazes Through No. 14 VSU

Women’s Tennis Blazes Through No. 14 VSU

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The third-ranked Lynn University women's tennis team saw its first test of the season on Sunday but came out on top over 14th-ranked Valdosta State, 8-1.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: #3 Lynn 8, #14 Valdosta State 1
Records: #3 Lynn (2-0), #14 Valdosta State (0-1)
Location: Perper Tennis Complex | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn leads 14-1
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Lynn's top two doubles squads got the ball rolling before Martina Gledacheva and Tereza Hejlova battled for an 8-7 victory at No. 3 to give the Fighting Knights the doubles sweep.
  • 12th-ranked Diana Bogolii (No. 3) and Gledacheva (No. 4) made quick work of their opponents in singles to clinch the match for the Blue and White.
  • Shortly after, VSU notched its lone point of the match in a three-set nationally-ranked battle at the top flight.
  • Rosalie Willig fought back from a first-set defeat for a 3-6, 7-6, 6-3 victory at No. 2.
  • Stefanie Stemmer and Hejlova closed out the action with straight-set wins at No. 5 and No. 6, respectively.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Lynn lost an individual match for the first time this season.

UP NEXT:
The Fighting Knights return to action on Feb. 9 for a 3 p.m. matchup against Keiser at home.