Women's tennis splits pair of Saturday matches
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Women's tennis splits pair of Saturday matches
Marianela won the deciding match in CU's victory Saturday over King University. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles and all six singles matches in a 9-0 victory over King University, helping Phoenix women’s tennis earn a split of two outings Saturday in Harrogate, Tenn. CU lost 8-1 earlier in the day to Lincoln Memorial.

Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Joana Bou posted an 8-1 victory at No. 1 doubles over Isla Bell and Murphy Harr and Marianela Landi and Stefanie Navaratnam did not lose a game at No. 2 doubles versus Vanessa Francois and Morgan Buchanan. The Tornado played the match with just four players, defaulting at No. 3 doubles and Nos. 5 and 6 singles.

Landi’s 6-0, 6-2, victory at No. 2 singles against Bell clinched the match for Cumberland and Garijo Garrido did not lose a game at No. 1 singles over Francois. Bou collected a 6-0, 6-2, win at No. 3 versus Harr and Ana Marĩa Collazos collected a 6-0, 6-1, victory at No. 4 against Buchanan.

Garijo Garrido claimed the only point for Cumberland (2-1) in the loss to Lincoln Memorial, registering a 6-1, 6-0, win at No. 1 singles versus Kristin Vogel. Landi dropped a 4-6, 6-4, 7-10, decision to Julia Valls at No. 3.

The Railsplitters also won a pair of close doubles outings, with Vogel and Kiersten Waugh defeating Belén Salazar Yañez and Collazos, 8-5, at No. 2 and Valls and Angelica Solana posting a 9-7 tiebreaker at No. 3 versus Landi and Stefanie Navaratnam.

Cumberland returns to action February 22 at Tennessee State and takes on Southern Indiana and Murray State in Murray, Ky., on Feb. 25.

Lincoln Memorial 8, Cumberland University 1
SINGLES

1. #14 Ainhoa Garijo Garrido (CU) def. Kristin Vogel (LMU), 6-1, 6-0
2. Julia Loos (LMU) def. Jasmine Shankar (CU), 6-0, 6-0
3. Julia Valls (LMU) def. Marianela Landi (CU), 6-4, 4-6, 10-7
4. Julia Zellner (LMU) def. Joana Bou (CU), 6-0, 6-4
5. Angelica Solana (LMU) def. Stefanie Navaratnam (LMU), 8-0
6. Kiersten Waugh (LMU) def. Ana Marĩa Collazos (CU), 8-4

DOUBLES
1. Johanna Delisse (LMU) def. Garijo Garrido-Bou (CU), 8-1
2. Vogel-Waugh (LMU) def. Belén Salazar Yañez-Collazos (CU), 8-5
3. Valls-Solano (LMU def. Landi-Navaratnam (CU) 9-8 (7)
Order of Finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,1,3,4,6,5)

Cumberland University 9, King University 0
SINGLES

1. #14 Ainhoa Garijo Garrido (CU) def. Vanessa Francois (KING), 6-0, 6-0
2. Marianela Landi (CU) def. Isla Bell (KING), 6-0, 6-2
3. Joana Bou (CU) def. Murphy Harr (KING), 6-0, 6-2
4. Ana Marĩa Collazos (CU) def. Morgan Buchanan (KING), 6-0, 6-1
5. Belén Salazar Yañez (CU) won by default
6. Jasmine Shankar (CU) won by default

DOUBLES
1. Garijo Garrido-Bou (CU) def. Bell-Harr (KING), 8-1
2. Landi-Navaratnam (CU) def. Francois-Buchanan (KING), 8-0
3. Belén Salazar Yañez-Collazos (CU) won by default
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,6,2,1,3,4)