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Bucknell Downs Lafayette in Patriot League Action

Amanda Kusnierz combined with Austin Denesuk for Lafayette's lone win in doubles action

April 15, 2012

EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette women's tennis team was defeated by Bucknell on Sunday, 7-0, at Sullivan Courts. The Leopards now sit at 5-9 in dual matches and 1-4 in Patriot League contests.

Caitlin Gordon, Amanda Kusnierz, Lucy Bass, Liza Blank, Lauren Gibbons and Austin Denesuk competed in singles action, while the duos of Gordon and Jordyn Spellberg, Bass and Blank and Kusnierz and Denesuk took the court as doubles pairs. The couple of Kusnierz and Denesuk claimed Lafayette's lone victory in the match, taking down Dumitrita Iepuras and Lauren Boone by a score of 8-3.

The Leopards return to the court on Monday, when they travel down the road to take on Patriot League foe Lehigh at 3 p.m.


Lafayette vs. Bucknell (L, 7-0)


1. Dumitrita Iepuras (BU) d. Caitlin Gordon (LC) 4-6, 6-2, (10-1)
2. Elena Vidrascu (BU) d. Amanda Kusnierz (LC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Lydia Colvin (BU) d. Lucy Bass (LC) 6-2, 6-3
4. Daria Tuzhikova (BU) d. Liza Blank (LC) 6-1, 6-2
5. Courtney Casey (BU) d. Lauren Gibbons (LC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Christie Schneider (BU) d. Austin Denesuk (LC) 6-1, 6-2


1. Vidrascu/Tuzhikova (BU) d. Gordon/Spellberg (LC) 8-2
2. Colvin/Casey (BU) d. Bass/Blank (LC) 8-4
3. Kusnierz/Denesuk (LC) d. lepuras/Lauren Boone (BU) 8-3