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Women's Tennis News & Highlights

April 09, 2013

Eagles Nipped by Knights

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Jenna Laubach won at both singles and doubles at Arcadia.

GLENSIDE, Pa.- Eastern University Women's Tennis picked up points at the top of the order, but the Eagles dropped two doubles points and the bottom three singles spots to fall 5-4 to Arcadia. Jenna Laubach and Jenn Balbi were both double-winners in Eastern's third conference match of the year.

Laubach and Balbi raced to an 8-3 win at first doubles, but the Eagles trailed 2-1 at the end of doubles competition. Laubach earned an efficient 6-3,6-1 win at first singles to set the tone for the visiting Eagles, but the Knights picked up momentum with strong matches at fourth, fifth, and sixth singles. 

After dropping her first set 6-0, Balbi battled to a three-set win at the second spot. Kim Kirk emerged with the fourth Eastern point of the day with a a marathon 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 win at third singles. Kirk won the final set with a 7-1 win in the tiebreaker.

The Eagles (2-8, 0-3 Freedom) return to action at Bryn Athyn College tomorrow.

Updated: Tuesday, 09 April 2013

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Mark Spangler

Mark Spangler

Coach Spangler enters his fourth year at the helm of the Eastern Women's Tennis Program.

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