WOMEN’S TENNIS EARNS FIRST SPRING WIN OVER SAINT FRANCIS BROOKLYN, 5-2
BROOKLYN, NY – After falling to Marist in its spring opener, the Monmouth University women’s tennis team picked up its first win of 2017 over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday morning, 5-2. Senior Adriana Armendariz earned the win at #1 singles before teaming up with Maria Ivanova for the 6-0 victory at #2 doubles. The Hawks will play five matches in the next seven days, beginning with a 10:30 AM match with Niagara tomorrow morning in West Long Branch.
-Armendariz won the #1 singles match by a score of 6-2, 6-1 before blanking the Terriers with Ivanova in the doubles portion.
-Kauffman joined Caroline Mattise at #3 doubles to take the convincing win.
1. Armendariz, Adriana (MONW) def. Bogdanovic, Sara (SFB) 6-2, 6-1
2. Dimante, Laura (SFB) def. Graff, Alexandra (MONW) 6-3, 3-6, 10-6
3. Pastro, Runsi (SFB) def. Nugent, Victoria (MONW) 6-1, 6-3
4. Kauffman, Kendal (MONW) def. Tanko Esapo, Kimera (SFB) 8-0
5. Gabriel, Chioma (MONW) def. Lenjor, Akyi (SFB) 8-1
6. Ivanova, Maria (MONW) def. Rojo, Andrea (SFB) 8-2
The Hawks will host their second conference match of the spring, as they welcome MAAC opponent Niagara tomorrow at 10:30 AM.