SAUGUS, MA—The host Lynx women's tennis team battled to a close 5-4 victory over the MCLA Trailblazers in a conference match Saturday afternoon. The win advances Lesley to 5-3 and 4-0 in conference on the season, while the Trailblazers fall to 2-4 and 2-2 in conference.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE:
- The Trailblazers came out strong, taking a 2-0 lead over the first doubles of the afternoon. Mary Pulling and Annie Dai were able to earn an 8-7 win in doubles #3 to prevent the Lynx from being swept.
- The Lynx bounced back in singles, with Joselyn Martinez earning a sweep in singles #6 by a score of 6-0, 6-0.
- Summer Lamprey was a point off of a sweep of her own, winning singles #5 by a score of 6-1, 6-0.
- Lesley also got a strong performance from Maddie Abbott, who won singles #1 6-2, 6-1 against MCLA's Jessia DuPont.
- With Lesley up 4-3, Grace Jovanovich pulled off a close victory against MCLA's Mackenna Jordan at a 7-5, 6-2 score.
- The Lynx were able to survive the strong doubles showing by finding singles success and taking the close match 5-4.
Lesley continues their homestand againts non-conference opponents Regis College at 5 PM on Tuesday September 24th.