Women's Tennis post 5-2 win over Oakland City
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Women's Tennis post 5-2 win over Oakland City
Lara Zugasti picked up a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 3 singles. (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix women's tennis takes down Oakland City 5-2 for back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

Cumberland started the match by sweeping doubles play to get the point. Kaede Hatano and Elina Sungatullina amd Jessica Hernandez and Maria Arbelaez swept the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to earn the point. Alexandra Leisibach and Lara Zugasti closed it with a hard-fought 7-5 win to take all three doubles matches. 

Cumberland won four singles matches against the Mighty Oaks. Sungatullina won the first match at No. 2 singles defeating Norma Padilla 6-0, 6-2.  Lara Zugasti picked up a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 3 singles over Isabela Todorovich. 

Kaede Hatano defeated Kataryna Kulynych at No. 4 and Leisibach finished it off with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Marta Fernandez at No. 6 singles. 

Tomorrow's match vs IU-East has been canceled due to rain in the forecast, but the Phoenix will be back in action on Saturday against Campbellsviulle. 

Singles competition
1. Liz Aristizabal (OCU) def. Maria Arbelaez (CU) 6-1, 6-4
2. Elina Sungatullina (CU) def. Norma Padilla (OCU) 6-0, 6-2
3. Lara Zugasti (CU) def. Isabela Todorovic (OCU) 6-3, 6-4
4. Kaede Hatano (CU) def. Kataryna Kulynych (OCU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Pamela Barbosa (OCU) def. Carly Earnhardt (CU) 6-4, 7-5
6. Alexandra Leisibach (CU) def. Marta Fernandez (OCU) 6-1, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Kaede Hatano/Elina Sungatullina (CU) def. Liz Aristizabal/Norma Padilla (OCU) 6-0
2. Jessica Hernandez/ Maria Arbelaez (CU) def. Kaleigh Helm/Marta Fernandez (OCU) 6-0
3. Alexandra Leisibach/Lara Zugasti (CU) def. Kataryna Kulynych/Isabela Todorovic (OCU) 7-5