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Lauren Mederios, Photography Co-Editor / The Bucknellian

This weekend, Women’s Tennis hosted Seton Hall and Delaware at the Central PA Tennis Center in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Bucknell was victorious over Seton Hall 4-3 and fell to Delaware 7-0. 

On Saturday, Bucknell faced off against Seton Hall, beating them in a close 4-3 battle. The Bison swept the doubles points and claimed three of the six singles matches.

In the doubles matches, the duo of Whitney King ’25 and Abby Platt ’26 defeated their opponents 6-1, the tandem Tyne Miller ’24 and Anna Lajos ’25 won 6-4 and the pair of Madi Sebulsky ’24 and Caroline Marcus ’25 prevailed 6-3. 

In the singles, King, Platt and Tori Allen ’27 each picked up wins. King won 6-2, 6-3, Platt won 6-3, 6-0 and Allen won 6-2, 6-2.

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Two other Bison had close matches in Lajos and Jaycie Mair ’27. Despite their efforts and forcing a third set, they were defeated. 

On Sunday, Bucknell fought hard but lost to Delaware 7-0. The Blue Hens swept the doubles point and the singles matches in straight sets. 

In the doubles matchups, the duo of King and Platt lost 4-6, while the tandem of Miller and Lajos also fell to their opponents 3-6.

In singles play, King and Lajos were the final Bison holdouts. Both sat tied at 5-5 in their respective sets. Unfortunately, King fell 5-7, 1-6 and Lajos lost 4-6, 5-7. 

During this match, Platt was the third Bison to win at least four games in a set against the Blue Hens, but she was defeated 3-6, 4-6. 

After this weekend, Bucknell’s record is now 3-6 on the season. 

Next weekend, the Bison host Villanova on Saturday, Feb. 24 and Le Moyne on Sunday, Feb. 25. 

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