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Leopards Split Spring Break Trip

April 1, 2013

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EASTON, Pa. – The Leopards women’s tennis took its annual spring break trip this past week with a trip to the Carolinas to taking on Belmont Abbey and Francis Marion. The Leopards defeated Belmont Abbey, 8-1, but fell to Francis Marion, 9-0.

Against Belmont Abbey, freshman Caroline Nixon won a hard fought match at first singles, 7-5, 6-7(5), (10-7). Junior Lucy Bass and freshman Catherine Senopoulos blanked their opponents at third and fourth singles, 6-0, 6-0, while junior Liza Blank and freshman Ally Simels each won, 6-1, 6-0

In doubles Nixon and sophomore Jordyn Spellberg earned an 8-6 decision at first doubles, while Bass and Blank were victorious, 8-3. In third doubles, Senopoulos and Simels had little trouble winning, 8-2.

In the match against Francis Marion, Nixon was defeated at first singles, 6-0, 6-1. Spellberg dropped her second singles match, 6-2, 6-0. Bass and Blank lost at third and fifth singles, while Senopoulos and Simels were knocked off at fourth and sixth singles.

Nixon and Spellberg fell, 8-0, in their first doubles match. Bass and Blank teamed up at second doubles, but were defeated, 8-0, while Senopoulos and Simels dropped their third singles match, 8-2.

Lafayette will visit Rider on April 3 at 3 p.m.

Lafayette 8, Belmont Abbey 1
1. Caroline Nixon (LC) def. Kirstie Jenkins (BAC) 7-5, 6-7 (5), (10-7)
2. Katherine Miller (BAC) def. Jordyn Spellberg (LC) 6-2, 6-2
3. Lucy Bass (LC) def. Brooke Ingram (BAC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Catherine Senopoulos (LC) def. Paige French (BAC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Liza Blank (LC) def. Bridget Franer (BAC) 6-1, 6-0
6. Ally Simels (LC) def. Abby Peotker (BAC) 6-1, 6-0

1. Nixon/Spellberg (LC) def. Jenkins/Miller (BAC) 8-6
2. Bass/Blank (LC) def. Ingram/Franer (BAC) 8-3
3. Senopoulos/Simels (LC) def. French/Peotker (BAC) 8-2

Francis Marion 9, Lafayette 0
1. Mona Blauen (FMU) def. Caroline Nixon (LC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Tereza Baranova (FMU) def. Jordyn Spellberg (LC) 6-2, 6-0
3. Julia Graf (FMU) def. Lucy Bass (LC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Kimberley Hunter (FMU) def. Catherine Senopoulos (LC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Lena Specht (FMU) def. Liza Blank (LC) 6-0, 6-1
6. Nora Westbye (FMU) def. Ally Simels (LC) 6-1, 6-0

1. Blauen/Graf (FMU) def. Nixon/Spellberg (LC) 8-0
2. Specht/Hunter (FMU) def. Bass/Blank (LC) 8-0
3. Baranova/Kerry Hall (FMU) def. Senopoulos/Simels (LC) 8-2