Women’s Tennis Rolls Queens Moves to Quarterfinals
LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Lynn University’s No. 3 women’s tennis team blanked the Queens (NY) College Knights 5-0 in the NCAA Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship Tournament on Wednesday.
Lynn (21-4) composed two 8-0 wins in doubles with another 8-3 throttling , completing the doubles sweep to start the match.
The Fighting Knights’ No. 3 tandem of Sabine Krause and Ioana Ivan collected their third 8-0 win of the season against Queens’ team of Francesca Fanchin and Erika Goldsmith at the top doubles flight to give Lynn the early 1-0 tilt. The Ivan-Krause team has now totaled a 21-3 record on the year.
Doubles number three concluded play next with Kim Przeszlowski and Andrea Berkova rolling to their first 8-0 blanking of the season against the Knights of Queens team of Taylor Barber and Daniela Celi.
Completing the landslide of doubles, Ana Kriz and Roxane Alexandru rolled to an 8-3 win over Phoebe Chiem and Anna Rodinova at the third doubles flight.
With a 3-0 lead heading into singles, Alexandru gave Lynn a 4-0 advantage with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Barber at the sixth singles flight.
Shortly after Alexandru’s match, No. 3 Ivan collected another 6-0, 6-0 win for Lynn at the top singles flight against Goldsmith. Ivan’s win gives her 22 singles victories on the year.
The Fighting Knights play the winner of the Abilene Christian and Indiana (PA) match tomorrow, May 17, at 9 a.m. Live stat coverage will be available for every Blue & White match. Stay connected to LynnFightingKnights.com for the latest women’s tennis news and results from the NCAA Championships.