Women's Tennis sweeps Shawnee State
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Women's Tennis sweeps Shawnee State
Kaede Hatano picked up a doubles and singles win in a sweep over Shawnee State. (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis snaps a two-game losing skid with a sweep of Shawnee State Wednesday afternoon. 

Cumberland took the doubles point quickly as Alexandra Leisibach and Lara Zugasti swept Grace Ebrhart and Katelyn Pauley, 6-0, at No. 3 doubles. Jessica Hernandez and Kaede Hatano followed quickly with a 6-1 win at No. 2 to clinch the point. Elina Sungatullina and Maria Arbelaez finished the doubles sweep off with a hard fough 7-5 victory. 

Arbelaez started off singles action with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles and Lara Zugasti defeated Lacy Urban at No. 3 singles 6-3, 6-3. Elina Sungatullina picked up the clinch with a two set win over Grace Eberhard. 

Hatano topped Lexy Urban in two sets, 6-1, 6-3 and Carly Earnhardt defeated Sarah Lemaster 6-0, 6-2 at No. 5 singles. Lesibach posted a 6-1, 6-0 over McKenzie Harman for the clean sweep of the Bears to move to 2-1 in Mid-South Conference play. 

Cumberland will play again tomorrow morning against Oakland City at 10:00 a.m. at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts. 

Singles competition
1. Maria Arbelaez (CU) def. Claire Carruthers (SSU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Elina Sungatullina (CU) def. Grace Eberhard (SSU) 6-1, 7-6 (8)
3. Lara Zugasti (CU) def. Lacy Urban (SSU) 6-3, 6-3 
4. Kaede Hatano (CU) def. Lexy Urban (SSU) 6-1, 6-3 
5. Carly Earnhardt (CU) def. Sarah Lemaster (SSU) 6-0, 6-2
6. Alexandra Leisibach (CU) def. McKenzie Harman (SSU) 6-1, 6-0
 
Doubles competition
1. Maria Arbelaez/Elina Sungatullina (CU) def. Claire Carruthers/Elizabeth Scott (SSU) 7-5
2. Jessica Hernandez/Kaede Hatano (CU) def. Lacey Urban/Lexy Urban (SSU) 6-1
3. Alexandra Leisibach/Lara Zugasti (CU) def. Grace Eberhart/Katelyn Pauley (SSU) 6-0