02/09/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/09/2018 16:46
The Dragons won two of three doubles matches to take the doubles point. Salma Ziouti and Clary Rodriguez Cruz took a 6-4 decision at No. 2, and Ryshena Providence and Marta Martinez rounded out the doubles triumph with a 6-3 victory at No. 3.
In singles, the Dragons left little doubt as they won all six matches in straight sets. Ghita Benhadi set the pace at No. 1, going 6-2, 6-3. Ziouti cruised at No. 2, 6-1, 6-4 and Kendra Bunch handled business at No. 3, 6-2, 6-0. Rodriguez Cruz was victorious at No. 4, 6-4, 6-4, and Providence took the No. 5 match, 6-4, 6-3. Mya Fuentes rounded out the perfect singles day for the Dragons with a 6-1, 6-4 victory at No. 6.
The Dragons will now take on NJIT on the road on Saturday as part of a doubleheader with the men. The men's match takes place at 11 a.m., with the women following at 2 p.m.
Ghita Benhadi/Kendra Bunch def. by Lisa Jouraleva/Paige Leavy, 6-3
Salma Ziouti/Clary Rodriguez Cruz def. Cayla Koch/Mishi Papich, 6-4
Ryshena Providence/Marta Martinez def. Emilie Bush/Sofia Ayuso, 6-3
Ghita Benhadi def. Lisa Jouraleva, 6-2, 6-3
Salma Ziouti def. Paige Leavy, 6-1, 6-4
Kendra Bunch def. Mishi Papich, 6-2, 6-0
Clary Rodriguez Cruz def. Cayla Koch, 6-4, 6-4
Ryshena Providence def. Schuyler La Barge, 6-4, 6-3
Mya Fuentes def. Madeleine Melch, 6-1, 6-4