BOCA RATON, Fla. – Another solid 3-0 start in doubles action on a windy Sunday afternoon helped the third-ranked Lynn University women's tennis team to a 9-0 Sunshine State Conference victory over 38th-ranked Rollins College.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: #3 Lynn 9, #38 Rollins 0
Records: #3 Lynn (8-0, 2-0 SSC), #38 Rollins (4-5, 2-3 SSC)
Location: Perper Tennis Complex | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn leads 37-4
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- A remix in doubles pairings proved no problem for the Fighting Knights as the home side took all three bouts.
- Germans Grace Mpassy/Stefanie Stemmer took the top doubles flight, 8-4, Diana Bogolii/Martina Gledacheva breezed by at the two-spot, 8-1, and Carolina Cuevas/Tereza Hejlova rounded out the pairs sweep at No. 3, 8-3.
- 12th-ranked Bogolii was all business in singles play, winning at the No. 2 spot, 6-1, 6-0.
- Shortly after, Gledacheva closed out in the No. 4 match to secure Lynn's fifth team point (6-3, 6-0).
- 23rd-ranked Mpassy won in straight sets with identical 6-2 tallies, Cuevas took the No. 5 matchup, 6-2, 6-1, and Hejlova won at No. 6, 6-4, 6-2.
- Rollins' Carlye Goldman, the only Tars' player with ITA clout at 20th-ranked in the region, gave Stemmer some fight at No. 3 but the Fighting Knight pulled it out in a second-set tiebreaker, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- Lynn has won both of its SSC matches so far this season by a 9-0 score.
- Six of Lynn's eight wins this year have come against nationally-ranked opponents.
- Lynn and Barry are the only undefeated teams in the conference based on overall records.
The Fighting Knights next head up to Daytona Beach on March 8 for a neutral site match against Lewis University at 10 a.m.