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Women's Tennis Tops Holy Cross in League Weekend at West Point

Jordan Spellberg won at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles against Holy Cross

April 15, 2012

WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Lafayette women's tennis team knocked off Holy Cross, 5-2, on Saturday to cap a weekend of Patriot League action at Army. The Leopards were swept by the seven-time defending champion Black Knights on Friday.

The Leopards now stand at 5-8 in dual matches and 1-3 in Patriot League play.

Jordan Spellberg, Amanda Kusnierz, Lucy Bass and Liza Blank each won singles matches against the Crusaders. The pairs of Spellberg and Caitlin Gordon, Bass and Blank and Kusnierz and Katherine Charchalis were all victorious to guide the Leopards to a sweep of the doubles point.

Patriot League play continues on Sunday afternoon in Easton against Bucknell.


Lafayette at Army (L, 7-0)

Singles 1 Erin Colton (ARMY) d. Caitlin Gordon (LC) 6-0, 6-1 2 Jamila Paul (ARMY) d. Jordyn Spellberg (LC) 6-0, 6-0 3 Natalie Allen (ARMY) d. Amanda Kusnierz (LC) 6-0, 6-0 4 Margaret Iliev (ARMY) d. Liza Blank (LC) 6-0, 6-1 5 Della Taylor (ARMY) d. Lauren Gibbons (LC) 6-0, 6-1 6 Elle Taylor (ARMY) d. Austin Denesuk (LC) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles 1 D. Taylor/E. Taylor (ARMY) def. Gordon/Spellberg (LC) 8-0 2 Colton/Paul (ARMY) def. Kusnierz/Katherine Charchalis (LC) 8-0 3 Kari Pope/Morgen Kiser (ARMY) def. Blank/Lucy Bass (LC) 8-3

Lafayette vs. Holy Cross (W, 5-2)

Singles 1 Taylor Stathis (HC) def. Caitlin Gordon (LC) 6-1, 6-2 2 Jordyn Spellberg (LC) def. Molly Montgomery (HC) 6-2, 6-2 3 Emily Marr (HC) def. Katherine Charchalis (LC) 4-6, 6-4, 10-0 4 Amanda Kusnierz (LC) def. Carolyn Chandley (HC) 6-2, 6-4 5 Lucy Bass (LC) def. Maya Welch (HC) 6-1, 7-6 (4) 6 Liza Blank (LC) def. Emma Rudnik (HC) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles 1 Gordon/Spellberg (LC) def. Stathis/Montgomery (HC) 8-5 2 Bass/Blank (LC) def. Marr/Chandley (HC) 8-6 3 Kusnierz/Charchalis (LC) def. Rudnik/Jessica DeSimone (HC) 8-1