2.16.14 WOMEN'S TENNIS: Cavs Edge Mercyhurst 5-4

Women's Tennis, 2014-02-16

ERIE, Pa. - Walsh improved to 15-6 on the season with a 5-4 win over Mercyhurst University (3-2) at the Westwood Racquet Club today.

Walsh took a 2-1 advantage in doubles action, defeating the Lakers in the #1 and #3 matches. Sofya Logunova (Fr., Praha, Czech Republic/Russian Embassy School in Prague) and Daria Bondareva (Fr., Sankt-Petersburg, Russia/HS) defeated Caroline Bristol and Sarah Baich 8-5 at first doubles. Anastasiya Dasik (Fr., Kiev, Ukraine/School N 40) and Jaclyn DiDomenico (Sr., Canfield, OH/Cardinal Mooney) then posted an 8-2 win at thrid doubles.

Each team won three matches in singles play for the one-point Walsh win. The Cavaliers won at #1, #2, and #3, while the Lakers earned victories in the bottom three matches.

Logunova won 6-1, 6-1 at first singles. Bondareva won 6-0, 6-2 at second singles, and Alona Skobkina (Fr., Tarragona, Spain/Instituto Espan de Andorra) won 0-6, 6-4, 6-3 at third singles.

Walsh 5, Mercyhurst 4