Tennis Women Drop Conference Match Against Lebanon Valley

(Posted September 21, 2005)

Huntingdon, Pa.? The Juniata College women?s tennis team played its tightest conference match of the season Wednesday afternoon, but the Eagles were unable to pull out a victory as the team dropped a 6-3 decision to conference foe Lebanon Valley. Juniata is now 4-3 on the year and 1-3 on Commonwealth action, while Lebanon Valley improved to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in conference.

Juniata got things started by taking one out of the three doubles matches. Ashley Andrews (Altoona/Altoona) and Caroline Weisser (York Suburban/York) claimed an 8-3 win at the first doubles position. Megan Carpenter (Huntingdon/Huntingdon) and Sarah Roby (Red Land/Lewisberry) played a tight match at third doubles before falling 8-5.

Juniata then earned a pair of points in singles action. Weisser posted a 6-3, 6-3 win at second singles, and Molly Coursey (Westminster/Hanover) earned a 6-4, 6-1 win at fourth singles. Andrews extended her first singles match to a third-set tiebreaker, before falling 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (10-5).

Each of the other singles matches were decided in straight sets.

Juniata will be back in action on Thursday with a match at non-conference opponent Penn State-Altoona.


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