- The Lafayette women's tennis team made their first competitive action this fall on Sullivan Courts a successful performance as they won all of the contested singles and doubles matches in a 7-0 victory over visiting Monmouth.
The Leopards did not drop a set and only one match featured a set that went to tiebreak. Sophomores Cecelia Lesnick
and Samantha Snyder
, juniors Meredith Block
and Grace Conrad
along with freshman Maureen McCormack
all contributed to singles and doubles wins. Junior Katie Hill
and sophomore Ruthie Wilson
also picked up singles victories and sophomore Alexa Cooke
teamed with McCormack for a win at No. 3 doubles.
"This was a good team victory all the way from doubles to the singles," Lafayette head coach Ralph Van Ormer
said. "Everyone put forth a great effort to finish the match with a 7-0 victory."
Van Ormer praised Snyder and Block for their notable 6-1, 6-0 victories at No. 2 and No. 5 singles, respectively. The Leopards finish the fall portion of the schedule with a home match on Sat., Oct. 20 against University of California-Irvine.
LAFAYETTE 7, MONMOUTH 0
, L, def. Alexandra Graff, 6-1, 6-3
, L, def. Nicole Gasser, 6-1, 6-0
, L, def. Chinenye Gabriel, 6-2, 6-1
, L, def. Rachel Rosenthal, 6-2, 6-2
, L, def. Maria Ivaneva, 6-0, 6-1
, L, def. Sydney Denardo, 7-6 (7-5), 6-0
, L, def. Zaynah Muhammad 6-1
Lesnick/Snyder, L, def. Gasser/Ivaneva 6-1
Block/Conrad, L, def. Graff/Caroline Mattise 6-4
, L, def. Gabriel/Denardo 6-3