Women's Tennis Cruises Past Rider
April 5, 2012
EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette women's tennis team took four singles matches in straight sets and swept doubles play en route to a 6-1 victory over visiting Rider on Wednesday at Sullivan Courts. With the win, the Leopards improve to 4-5 in dual matches this season.
Caitlin Gordon, Amanda Kusnierz, Liza Blank and Lauren Gibbons all took straight set wins in singles action, while Lucy Bass claimed an early 1-0 lead at No. 4 singles before her opponent retired due to injury.
The Leopards return to the court on Thursday, April 5 at Villanova. Patriot League play resumes on April 13 and 14 with matches against Army and Holy Cross at West Point.
Singles 1. Caravaglio, Michelle (RU) def. Spellberg, Jordyn (LC) 3-6, 7-5, 10-2 2. Gordon, Caitlin (LC) def. Clay, Allison (RU) 6-2, 6-1 3. Kusnierz, Amanda (LC) def. Manforti, Alexa (RU) 6-1, 6-0 4. Bass, Lucy (LC) def. Leder, Kim (RU) 1-0 ret. 5. Blank, Liza (LC) def. Eldridge, Maria (RU) 6-0, 6-1 6. Gibbons, Lauren (LC) def. Troxell, Samantha (RU) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles 1. Spellberg/Gordon (C) def. Caravaglio/Clay (RU) 8-0 2. Kusnierz/Katherine Charchalis (LC) def. Eldridge/Manforti (RU) 8-1 3. Bass/Blank (LC) def. Leder/Troxell (RU) 8-0