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PSU Women’s Tennis edged by UMass Boston

PSU Women’s Tennis edged by UMass Boston

Jakubas sisters combine for three wins for Panthers

            BOSTON – The Plymouth State University women's tennis team dropped a Little East Conference match at the University of Massachusetts Boston, 5-4, with the outcome going down to the final singles match, which was played at Boston College High School.

            The Jakubas sisters combined for three of PSU's victories. Senior Zara Jakubas (Califon, N.J.) and junior Sunny Jakubas (Califon, N.J.) combined for a win at No. 1 doubles, and then won their respective No.1 and No. 2 singles matches in straight sets.

            The teams each won three singles matches, with UMB prevailing on the strength of wins in two of the three doubles encounters.

THE BASICS

At Boston, Mass. – Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

UMass Boston 5, Plymouth State 4

Records:

PSU 3-3 (2-2 LEC); UMass Boston 3-3 (2-1 LEC) 

PSU HIGHLIGHTS

* The Panthers also got a singles win from sophomore Kelley Corson (Exeter, N.H.) in the No.4 flight.

* Freshman Alex Dunn (Jaffrey, N.H.) went to three sets at No. 6 singles before losing, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

NEXT MATCH

PSU vs. UMass Dartmouth, at the Holderness School, Saturday, Oct. 1, 1:00 p.m.

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