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