February 27, 2010

LC Women Display Conference Prowess In A 8-1 Victory

RESULTS

by Andrew Moller

PORTLAND, ORE.-

The women had a strong showing at University of Puget Sound on Saturday against a conference opponent. The women finished with an 8-1 score to earn the victory.

The day started off on a good note as the Pioneers swept all three doubles matches. Continuing a winning streak, Lisa Harunaga and Isabelle Borris defeated their opponents with a score of 8-3. Playing together for the first time, Amalia Nilsson and Jill Coleman looked comfortable together as they downed their opponents 8-2. Maggie Peach and Macrina Sharpe finished off their opponents with an equally impressive score of 8-3.
After a promising display in doubles action, the Pioneers continued their dominance in singles play. At #1 and #2 respectively, Amalia Nilsson and Lisa Harunaga got off to a strong start and never looked back, as they came out on top with a 6-0, 6-0 score. A couple matches were much more competitive. At the #4 spot, Coleman was pushed to a third set but came out victorious with a score of 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-4). There was another close match at #6 singles. Macrina Sharpe battled hard but ended up falling short with a 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (13-11) score.

The women are back in action tomorrow morning at 9:30 at the LC Tennis Dome. They will meet a competitive conference opponent in the Willamette Bearcats.

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