Women's Tennis Wins Season Opener at Alfred

Women's Tennis Wins Season Opener at Alfred

ALFRED, NY – The Penn State Behrend women's tennis team posted an 8-1 victory over Alfred in the non-conference action on Friday night in their season opener.

Score: Penn State Behrend 8, Alfred 1

Records: Penn State Behrend (1-0), Alfred (0-3)

Key Moments:

* The Behrend Lions had three double winners on the day
* Audra Carnes (Fairview, PA/Fairview), Erica Jasinski (Fairview, PA/Fairview) and Jada Donatien (Brooklyn, NY/Millburn)
* Jasinski won at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles with Carnes
* Jasinski and Carnes posted an 8-2 doubles results, while Donatien and Marissa Bowles (South Orange, NJ/Columbia) registered an 8-6 No. 1 doubles win
* Jasinski managed a 6-1, 6-2 singles win in the top spot and Carnes recorded a 6-1, 6-4 No. 3 singles win
* At No. 4 singles, Donatien was up 6-2 after the first set before retirement of the game
* Rachel Weber (Hampton, PA/Hampton) and Emily Roman (Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair) finished the doubles matches with an 8-3 victory in the third spot
* Sara Howard (Ashtabula, OH/Edgewood) and Natalie Denny (Harborcreek, PA/Harbor Creek) were the final two victorious singles winners
* Howard and Denny managed identical 6-4, 6-3 wins at No. 5 and 6 singles, respectively

Up Next:

* The Lions return to action tomorrow against Pitt-Bradford. Match is at Westwood Racquet Club at 1 p.m.

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