Women’s tennis competes post-quarantine

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

The Bison women’s tennis team competed in only their third and fourth matches of the season due to COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4.

Despite the team having been in quarantine for two weeks, they came out strong, earning a win against conference opponent Colgate. Cayla Koch ’21 took the court two win for the Bison, the score being 6-4, 6-4, Tyne Miller ’24 won at court three 6-3, 6-3 and Laurel Utterback ’24 won on court five 5-7, 6-1, 6-3.

For the doubles matchups against the Raiders, duo Koch and Daniella Bellini ’22 defeated their opponents 6-1, and partners Rachel Caroll ’21 and Utterback won 6-4.

The final score for the team as a whole was 4-1.

On Sunday, however, the Bison lost to the Lehigh Mountain hawks 5-2. On court one, Bellini took the victory 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 and Koch won at two 6-7 (0-2), 6-0, 6-1.

The Bison women’s tennis team will compete again this Friday, April 9 in West Point and Sunday, April 11 in Lewisburg against conference competitors Army West Point and Loyola. The match on Friday will take place at 1 p.m., and the match on Sunday will be at noon.

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