No. 17 Women's Tennis tops Bears 5-2
Friday, March 19, 2021
No. 17 Women's Tennis tops Bears 5-2
Ana Maria Collazos won her singles match in straight sets. (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis handled Shawnee State in Cincinnati with a 5-2 win Friday afternoon.

Cumberland swept the doubles competition giving the Phoenix an early advantage.

Shawnee State's No. 1 Kiersten Hensley defeated Jessica Hernandez in straight sets and the Bears No. 3 topped Marcela Cordeiro to give Shawnee State two points.

The Phoenix manages to sweep the remaining four singles matches for the 5-2 win. Ksenija Dmitrovic defeated Claire Carruthers 6-1, 6-1. Carly Earnhardt defeated LAcey Urban 6-1, 6-1. Alexandra Leisibach and Ana Maria Collazos won in straight sets.

The Phoenix head to Thomas More tomorrow to face Mid-South opponents at 4:30 p.m.

#17 Cumberland University 5, Shawnee State University 2

Singles competition
1. Kierstin Hensley (SSU) def. Jessica Hernandez (CU) 6-4, 6-3
2. Ksenija Dmitrovic (CU) def. Claire Carruthers (SSU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Sara Martin (SSU) def. Marcela Cordeiro (CU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Carly Earnhardt (CU) def. Lacey Urban (SSU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Alexandra Leisibach (CU) def. Allison Romito (SSU) 6-3, 6-0
6. Ana Maria Collazos (CU) def. Elizabeth Scott (SSU) 6-1, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Joana Bou/Ksenija Dmitrovic (CU) def. Kierstin Hensley/Claire Carruthers (SSU) 6-1
2. Marcela Cordeiro/Ana Maria Collazos (CU) def. Allison Romito/Sara Martin (SSU) 6-1
3. Jessica Hernandez/Anna Kopituk (CU) def. Elizabeth Scott/Lacey Urban (SSU) 6-0