Lady Sailfish Flex Their Muscle in Taking Down Spartans

Written By: Lindsay Oren, Sports Information Graduate Assistant

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- Taking to the court for the first time this week, the #42 ranked Palm Beach Atlantic University women's tennis team played host to the visitng #40 ranked University of Tampa for a Saturday morning showdown at Gaines Park. Making a clean sweep in all singles and doubles matches, the Sailfish outmatched the Spartans claiming their 11th victory of the season with a 9-0 showcase.

The Fish made quick work in each of their singles matchups, not even surrendering one game in all six competitions. The #1, 2, and 3 doubles teams in Baca/Trotter, Wharton/Ittersagen, and Vahatalo/Domenech closed out their matches with scores of 8-3, 8-2, and 8-3 respectively.

The Sailfish (11-8) will welcome the Tritons of Eckerd College tomorrow, March 27th for a 1 pm matchup at Gaines Park.  With only three regular season competitions remaining, the Sailfish look to make this week a 2-0 sweep over visiting opponents.

#42 Palm Beach Atlantic University 9, #40 Tampa Spartans 0

#1 Singles Leslie Raymond vs. Vicky Baca -  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 6-3, 6-3
#2 Singles Nikol Williams vs. Vuokko Vahatalo - Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 6-3, 6-1
#3 Singles Megan Mancini vs. Natalia Trotter -  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 6-4, 6-2
#4 Singles Briana Ryan vs. Jessica Wharton -  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 6-1, 6-0
#5 Singles Becky Ewing vs. Jordan Ittersagen -  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 6-0, 6-2
#6 Singles Tori Simon vs. Krishna Domenech =  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 6-1, 6-2

 #1 Doubles Nikol Williams/Leslie Raymond vs. Vicky Baca/natalia Trotter -  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 8-3
#2 Doubles Megan Mancini/Maddie Caropino vs. Jessica Wharton/Jordan Ittersagen -  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 8-2
#3 Doubles Briana Ryan/Amber Fahrner vs. Vuokko Vahatalo/Krishna Domenech -  Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.) 8-3

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