Sailfish Close Out Nailbitter Over Ashland University in Women's Tennis

Written By: Michael Brown, Palm Beach Atlantic University SID

HILTON HEAD, S.C.- The top three of Montse Ripoll, Olga Alekseeva, and Lina Rubiano all earned victories on Tuesday morning as the Palm Beach Atlantic University women’s tennis team closed out a 5-4 victory over Ashland University on their spring break trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina.

The three previous players along with junior Natalie Aleman teamed up for two-of-the-three doubles victories while Ripoll, Alekseeva, and Rubiano all earned singles victories in the first three positions for the Sailfish.

PBA 5 Ashland 4

1D. Ripoll/Alekseeva def. Goudy/Cooper 8-3
2D. Rubiano/Aleman def. Orozco/Pasley 8-5
3D. Livesay/Artigas lost to Tegner/Halicki 8-1

1. Ripoll def. Orozco 6-2,6-0
2. Alekseeva def. Goudy 6-1,6-1
3. Rubiano def. Cooper 6-1,6-1
4. Aleman lost to Tegner 6-2,7-6(1)
5. Domenech lost to Pasley 6-2,6-3
6. Livesay lost to Ware 6-0,6-1

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