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PSU Women’s Tennis defeats Worcester State

PSU Women’s Tennis defeats Worcester State

Panthers win five of six singles matches to clinch LEC win

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University won five of six singles matches and two of three doubles encounters Saturday afternoon to defeat Worcester State University, 7-2, in a Little East Conference women's tennis match at the Holderness School Courts.

            Senior Zara Jakubas (Califon, N.J.) and junior Sunny Jakubas (Califon, N.J.) made their first appearances of the season for PSU, and each captured two matches. They teamed up for an 8-3 triumph at No. 1 doubles, and then Zara won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and Sunny won 7-6, 6-3 at No. 2 singles. 

THE BASICS

at Holderness School Courts, Holderness, N.H. – Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Plymouth State 7, Worcester State 2

Records:

PSU 2-2 (1-1 LEC); WSU 1-1 (0-1 LEC) 

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

* Other singles winners for PSU included junior Megan Wallace (Moultonborough, N.H.) at No. 4, sophomore Kelley Corson (Exeter, N.H.) at No. 5, and senior Rachel Gustafson (Belchertown, Mass.) at No. 6

* PSU also got a win at No. 3 doubles from sophomore Megan Wheeler (Manchester, N.H./Central) and freshman Alex Dunn (Jaffrey, N.H.)

* Worcester State sophomore Nathalie Khafaga (Auburn, Mass.) and freshman Lauren Taylor (Attleboro, Mass.) won the No. 2 doubles match in a tiebreaker, 9-8 (10-8).

* The Lancers' lone winner in singles was junior Alexis Silk (Greenfield, Mass.) at No. 3. 

NOTES

* The Jakubas sisters missed PSU's first three matches of the season due to academic commitments. 

NEXT MATCH

PSU vs. Saint Anselm, ALLWell North Building, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 6:00 p.m.

WSU at MCLA, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 3:30 p.m. 

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