Women’s Tennis falls to Navy

Lauren Medeiros, Staff Writer

Bucknell Women’s Tennis hosted Navy at home on March 26. Unfortunately for the Bison, they lost the match in a tough 6-1 battle. 

“The team fought hard in our match against Navy this past weekend,” Abby Platt ’26 said. “We started off strong by winning the doubles point, and several of our singles matches had close scores.” 

The only point scored for the Bison came from the doubles teams. 

At No. 1 doubles, Platt and Whitney King ’25 defeated their opponents 7-6, and at No. 3 doubles, Madi Sebulsky ’24 and Caroline Marcus ’25 won 6-3. Playing as a tandem this season, Sebulsky and Marcus now have a 6-3 record. As for Platt and King, their record is 9-4 when playing together. 

Although Navy won four singles matches in a row to clinch the match, the Bison competed extremely well and put up a good fight. 

The results to the singles are as followed: King at No. 1 fell short to her opponent 6-2, 6-4, No. 2 Anna Lajos ’25 lost 2-6, 4-6, No. 3 Tyne Miller ’24 was defeated 2-6, 6-2, 6-0, No. 4 Platt narrowly missed 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, No. 5 Kate Novak ’24 lost 1-6, 3-6 and No. 6, Mirra Manolov ’26 came short 6-7, 2-6. 

“Heading into our next Patriot League match against Lehigh, we are going to bounce back,” Platt said. 

For the next three matches, Bucknell will be on the road. On Saturday, April 8, the Bison will take on Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. 

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